|Film Description:||Reel 11 of 24|
Shotlist1955: Reel 11: Ceylon. [Sri Lanka] August 3-4. Kandy. Esala Perahera festivities.
Elephant with lamps; Sri Dalada Maligawa [Temple of the tooth] area; torch poles, (in Kandy)
Temple scenes and shrines.
Crowd waiting for Esala Perahera.
Decorated elephant with covered seat, [mws]
People assembling and getting trappings at Tooth Temple.
Chief getting into his auto.
Group with bull whips.
Elephants,(in Esala Perahera procession)
Chieftain,(in Esala Perahera procession)
Drummers,(in Esala Perahera procession)
Dancers,(in Esala Perahera procession)
Palanquins,(all Esala Perahera)
|Film Creator:||Watson Kintner|
|Topics:||Sri Lanka, Kandy, Esala Perahera, Buddhism, Buddhist festivals|
|Tags:||Buddhism | Buddhist festivals | Esala Perahera | Kandy | Sri Lanka|
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