As the exquisitely beautiful Kandy Esala Perahera 2021 came to an end enthralling a world, all eyes turn towards Sri Maha Vishnu Devalaya for the “Valiyak Festival” also known as the dance of “Valiyak” , it is a “Shanthikarma” (a traditional ancient ritual) known as ” Hadda Valiyakuma”. Performed by a group of people who did not take part in the Procession, to bless all those who took part and to get rid of all evil. This ritual is done for seven days at a strech evening till dawn. Accordingly the ritual was performed in Sri Maha Vishnu Devalaya from the last day of the festival (23) till today (30).
“Perahera Sandeshaya” the communication of the successful conclusion of the Kandy Esala Perahera Festival 2023 was handed over to His Excellency the President Hon. Ranil