Sri Lanka Embassy participates at Flower Mart 2013

May 20, 2013 at 8:50 pm

The elegant display of Sri Lankan floral arrangements won over many visitors attending Flower Mart 2013 Washington DC at the National Cathedral on Friday, May 3, 2013. The display by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington DC, featured a traditional oil lamp decorated with roses, pun kalas (clay pots) with coconut flowers, traditional drums and sesath.

Held in the premises of the hallowed DC National Cathedral since 1939, flower mart is an annual outdoor festival much looked forward to by Washingtonians. All Hallows Guild, a volunteer organization sponsors this colourful event.

Washington based Embassys and international floral designers participate in Flower Mart with displays featuring their distinct and unique cultures.