Orange Electric, joined hands with ANCL, as main
sponsor in the illumination of the Amadahara Vesak Zone. This is
the third consecutive year Orange Electric came forward as the
main sponsor of this national event.
The illumination of the Amadahara Vesak Zone is
a key event in Colombo’s Vesak calendar. Situated in the
vicinity of Lake House, the Amadahara Vesak Zone comprised the
area leading from the Lake House roundabout, along D.R.
Wijewardena Mawatha and Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha.
The Amadahara Vesak programme took place on
Tuesday May 1 and Wednesday May 2. The programme, included a
Vesak lantern competitions, bhakthi gee, traditional puppet
shows and dansalas. ITN and Lakhanda Radio provided live updates
of the proceedings, which were attended by a large gathering
including ministers, senior officials from the media and
The aesthetic beauty of the lighting displays
within the Amadahara Zone illustrates the versatility and
creative potential of lighting in the electrical industry.
Ananda Rajapakse, CEO of Orange Electric, in his
address to the gathering, confirmed this. "As a totally Sri
Lankan company and market leader in electrical accessories,
Orange Electric is keenly involved in the lives of the people.
Vesak touches the core of the beliefs of the people and so every
aspect of their lives.
"Vesak uses lighting to commemorate the Enlightenment of the
Lord Buddha. Therefore, it is only fitting that a wholly Sri
Lankan company involved in lighting and power associates itself
with this national event."