Vesak festival is a religious and cultural festival in Sri Lanka and begin on Vesak day which is one of the biggest days of the year and is celebrated by Buddhist all over the World. Dharmasoka College being one among the oldest Buddhist School in the country, DCPPA-UAE decide to contribute to Vesak festival in United Arab Emirates as part of their cooperate social responsibility to the Sri Lankan community in United Arab Emirates.
Accordingly, DCPPA – UAE Members and their families were represent the Vesak festival in Dubai and Abu Dhabi by performing a Bhakthi Gee on stage at this both location.
It was a colorful event and Sokian performers were dressed with the colors of Alma Matter and delivered on stage with twenty five (25) old Sokians and their family members together in both occasion.
Dubai vesak festival is organized by Dubai Dahampasala and was held on 05th May 2017 at Latifa Hospital Ground in Dubai and delivered a Bhakthi Gee in front of Mr. Charitha Yattogoda, Counsel General of Sri Lanka Dubai and Northern Emirates and hundreds of Sri Lankan community.
Abu Dhabi vesak festival is organized by the Sri Lankan Embassy and the Sri Lanka Cultural Foundation and was held on 19 May 2017 at Abu Dhabi City Golf Club Ground and delivered a Bhakthi Gee in front of Ambassador to United Arab Emirates His Excellency Mr. Suleiman J. Mohindeen and hundreds of Sri Lankan community around United Arab Emirates.