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Thorons and Lanterns Lanterns

Display at Hakmuna, Hambantota District

This town display was organised by the Town Council.

Different businesses and organizations such as the police, had created the displays

Opening ceremony by a dignitary

Many of the streets were illuminated.

Like many of the elaborate lantern displays, this one rotates and changes colour as it circles.

Garden depicting Lord Buddha meditating

Candy floss stall

Crowds are attracted from far and wide