The national poson festival is organized at historic mihinthala sacred city . The main ceremony will be held at Mihithala raja maha Viharaya under strict health guidelines. This time the ceremony will be held without the participation of the devotes due to corona pandemic situation. The poson week commenced yesterday. This time the poson national festival will give prominence to “Prathi-pathi Pooja Observances”. The theme for this year is “all human beings should live a healthy life without any sufferings”. The rathana suthra chanting program at this Viharaya commenced on Sunday. The pinkam proceedings will commence tomorrow. The Mihinthala Aloka Pooja will be inaugurated tomorrow under the patronage of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will inaugurate the Aloka Pooja on the poson poya day- the 24th June.