UN Vesak 2017 Day Celebration in Pictures Decoration at the 2017 UN Vesak Day celebration at Paul Keating Park, Bankstown The Buddha statue. Children in multicultural costumes and adults leading procession of the Sangha community onto the stage. MCs for the formal proceeding: Jenny Needham and Andrew Williams Inviting the Sangha members to place paper human figures onto the Globe of Harmony as a symbol of unity while Andrew Williams performs. Children representing different cultures offering flowers to Sangha members. Senior Venerable Thich Phuoc Tan, Chairman of the organising committee giving the opening Vesak address Sangha members, VIP guests and members of the public at the ceremony. Procession of Sangha members around the Buddha statue. Sangha members taking part in the Buddha Bathing Ritual. Dr. Luu Vinh Binh and members of public taking part in the Buddha Bathing Ritual. Venerable Phra Psatit to deliver closing address of the formal proceeding. MCs for the entertainment section: Joyce Nguyen and Andrew Williams performing a song together. Children performing multicultural dances at the opening ceremony. Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.