This is a special celebration that Sri Lankans organize to commemorate significance of the June full moon day, called as Poson. Venerable Mahinda who is son of the Emperor Ashoka arrived to Sri Lanka in 3rd century BC with the Gautama Buddha's message. The King Devanampiya Tissa was ruling the county in that period. 

The Sri Lankan Buddhist community in Edmonton gratefully organize the Poson celebration in June. Devotional songs, Lanterns, Free food (Dansala) will take a place in this celebration.

You are invited to:

  • Make a lantern for the competition (Max size is 3 ft x 3 ft -- can be smaller. Winners will be selected based on public votes and will be rewarded).
  • Offer an unused household item(s) for the silent auction fundraiser.

    Please let us know by submitting the following online form or by contacting Bhagya Liyanage (780-432-0692) or Dhammika Ranatunga (780-438-5320).