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Vesak Day in Ottawa - 2015

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Buddhist Temple  Road Sign in Ottawa - 2013

Buddhist Temple
Road Sign in Ottawa

Vesak Day in Ottawa, Celebrate Together

May 2nd 2015

12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

ALL ARE WELCOME

Jean Pigott Hall, Ottawa City Hall

110 Laurier Ave West

21 ft by 12 ft Buddhsit Flag on Display

For the second consecutive year Ottawa has proclaimed Vesak Day

A BIG THANK YOU to ALL Sponsors, Volunteers and Everyone for the  Support

"The Lion Dance"

“The Lion Dance”

Media Coverage:

www.tone.ca

Buddhist News:

Embassy News:

Ottawa Community News:

Youtube: Ottawa Vesak Celebrations

Ven Sanga Chanting for World Peace

Ven Sanga Chanting for World Peace

Ven Sanga Walking in Ottawa City Hall May 4 2014

Ven Sanga Walking in Ottawa City Hall May 4 2014

From Left Hon. MPP Jack MacLaren - Vesak in Ottawa Founder Visita Leelaratna - Ambassador of Thailand Pisan Manawapat and Wanchana Manawapat

From Left Hon. MPP Jack MacLaren – Vesak in Ottawa Founder Visita Leelaratna – Ambassador of Thailand Pisan Manawapat and Madam Wanchana Manawapat

Mayor Jim Watson, left Founder of Vesak in Ottawa Center and right Stittsville ward councillor Shad Qadri

Mayor Jim Watson, left Founder of Vesak in Ottawa Center and right Stittsville ward councillor Shad Qadri

Ambasador Pisan Manawapat

Ambasador Pisan Manawapat

 

Mayor Jim Watson

Mayor Jim Watson

MPP Jack Mack MacLaren

MPP Jack Mack MacLaren

Councillor Shad Qudri

Councillor Shad Qudri

 

We would like to share our rich cultures, evolved over several centuries

We would like to share our rich cultures, evolved over several centuries

 

 

 Vesak Day and Asian Heritage Festivities at Ottawa City Hall on May 4th 2014;

Let’s Celebrate together!

Celebrations of Vesak have now become an essential part of Ottawa’s cultural heritage.

Ottawa

community’s Multicultural

Vesak Festival and

 Asian Heritage Month Celebrations

 Ottawa Community News

Recognized by the United Nations General Assembly in 1999, Vesak Day provides an opportunity to promote the message of compassion, peace, equality, goodwill and devotion to humanity

In May 2002, the Government of Canada signed an official declaration to designate May as Asian Heritage Month

 www.VesakInOttawa.com