Sri Lanka: Kandy Esala Perahera

In the central Sri Lankan city of Kandy a colourful procession of drummers, dancers, elephants and custodians of the temples takes place every year on the full moon day in the month of Esala. This documentary shows the colour and traditions of the festival held in homage to the tooth relic of the Buddha enshrined in the 'Sri DaladaMaligawa' in Kandy.