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Vesak Festival of Light

Bendigo Showcase Events , Arts Culture and Music At The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion 25 Sandhurst Town Road Myers Flat, Victoria 3556

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On May 20, 2017
12:00pm - 19:30pm

The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion


5446 7568



Festival of Light is a multicultural celebration of peace and harmony inspired by Buddha’s birthday.

Visitors are invited to venerate the large collection of Buddhist relics, bathe a baby Buddha statue, join a guided tour to of the Great Stupa and surrounds and participate in workshops and meditations. Vegetarian cuisine is available throughout the day and night.

The highlight of the event – the evening light and fireworks show. Multicultural music and dance performances on stage are accompanied by beautiful coloured lights and images projected onto the Great Stupa. Experience performances such as Vietnamese dancing, Korean drumming and chanting by Tibetan monks. The night ends with a brilliant show of fireworks.

Click here to see the program. 

Entry to the day program is free. 11am-4pm

Entry to the night show is $10/adult $5 children under 14, which includes a reserved seat. 5.30pm-7pm


Photo credit: Main image by Meg West Photography 

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