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Colombo Navam Perahera

Navam Maha Perahera celebrated in the month of February (Navam) on full moon day, is an annual parade held since 1979 in the city of Colombo drawing thousands to witness the grand procession that combines dance, culture and splendor.

The heavily decorated elephants with their majesty and elegance are a major attraction holding spectators in awe among the sights and sounds of various cultural performers, dancers and drummers. The Perahera parades a number of streets and the main road in front of the Gangaramaya temple and along the Beira Lake - Navam Mawatha in Colombo. Navam Maha Perahara is a much celebrated and revered occasion that brings together communities and depicts the country's religious and cultural traditions.