About Events

Arrival of Foreign Delegates from 47 Countries.

  • Date: October 31st and November 01st

 

 

Opening Ceremony

  • Date & Time : November 02nd 2017 &  9.00am to 5.00pm

  • Venue : Temple Trees

Speech by His Excellency the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Hon. Maithripala Sirisena.

Ceremony for the issuing of the commemorative stamp & First Day Cover.

Commemorative photo session.

 

 

Audience with His Excellency President of Sri Lanka

  • Date: & Time : November 02nd 2017 – From 7.00pm onwards

  • Venue : President’s House, Colombo 01

 

 

Presentations

  • Date & Time : November 03rd 2017 – 9.00am to 5.00pm

  • Venue : Temple Trees

3 presentations on important Buddhist topics and future plans to be presented to all delegates.

 

 

Round Table Discussions

  • Date & Time : November 04th 2017 – 9.00am to 5.00pm

  • Venue : Temple Trees

3 round table discussions on current and important Buddhist topics to be conducted.

 

 

Closing Ceremony

  • Date & Time : November 05th 2017 – 9.00am to 3.15pm

  • Venue : Temple Trees

Chanting for world peace and serenity.

Speech by the Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Hon. Ranil Wickramasinghe.

Ceremony at the Bhodhi Tree.

Gifting of Buddha statues to Buddhist leaders from 46 countries.

 

 

Cultural Performance

  • Date & Time : November 05th 2017 – 3.45pm to 7.00pm

  • Venue : Nelum Pokuna Theatre

Performances showcasing the cultural uniqueness of Sri Lanka.

Speech by the Minister of Buddha Sasana Hon. Wijedasa Rajapakshe

 

 

Visit to Jaya Sri Maha Bhodhiya & Other Religious Sites

  • Date: November 06th 2017

  • Jaya Sri Maha Bhodhiya
  • Ruwanweliseya
  • Thuparamaya
  • Lovamahapaya
  • Abhayagiri Dageba
  • Jathawanaramaya
  • Mirisaveti Sthupa
  • Lankarama

 

 

Visit to Dalada Maligawa (Study tour of Kandy)

  • Date : November 07th 2017

  • Theva Ceremony at the Tooth Relic
  • Floral Tribute Ceremony
  • Visit to Tooth Relic Museums
  • Special Exposition of the Lord Buddha’s Relic
  • Chanting Sessions

 

 

Departure of Foreign Delegates from 47 Countries.

  • Date : November 08th 2017