|'Gaalu Samaya' begins today|
|Wednesday, 24 December 2008|
Tuesday, 23 December 2008
The "Gaalu Samaya" carnival will be held in Galle under the patronage of the President Mahinda Rajapaksa from today until December 26.
An exhibition depicting the history and the heritage of Galle will be held at the Galle Town Hall auditorium while seminars and workshops will also be held simultaneously.
This event has been organized on the initiative of Agriculture Minister Hemakumara Nanayakkara. It is expected to add beauty, splendour and colour to the historic City of Galle. An industrial exhibition will be held at the Butterfly Play ground while an international exhibition will be held at the Dharmapala Park.
An ancient type traditional spice auction will be held at Amarasooriya Playground in the Galle Fort, while a mass pahan pooja will be held at the Army Memorial on December 26.
In addition, exhibitions will be held in old schools in Galle to depict their ancient glory and dignity. An exhibition of old books will be held at the oldest library building in the Galle Fort.
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