Sri Lanka New Year celebrations in Birmingham
The Birmingham Buddhist Maha Vihara celebrated Sinhala and Tamil New year on 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18 April 2021 with large crowd including Sri Lanka High Commissioner Her Excellency Ms.Saroja Sirisena.
As it is Corona virus rules, management committee decided to have few days to celebrate and bless the crowds. There have been a lot of Sinhalese and Tamil from far cities participated during these days. Meanwhile British Sri Lanka forum remembered lost lives of war Heros during 30-year war and blessing for those who are serving for the country.
The members of forces of Sri Lanka Army, Sri Lanka Navy, Sri Lanka Air force, Sri Lanka Police, Sri Lanka Special Task force and Civil defence force were blessed as well as to flags of forces. Also, this event was attended by security adviser to Sri Lanka High Commission in London Brigadier Mr.Mahinda Rajapakse and official from Sri Lanka High commission.