The event, which was inaugurated at the Independence Arcade on Dec. 20 will conclude today (22). A host of distinguished guests including Archbishop of Colombo Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Minister of Tourism Development, Christian Religious Affairs and Lands - John Amaratunge graced the opening.
The festival will feature stalls selling a variety of products including, gift items, local crafts and toys. A food festival with 15 stalls run by the city’s top hotels will also feature a wide range of local delicacies and seasonal favorites.
In addition, the Christmas Street at Green Path, which was opened yesterday, will be held until Dec. 23. from December 21st to 23rd.
The following are several instances of the Christmas Fest 2017 inaugural night on Dec. 20.
(Pics : Shanika Jayasekara)