|All attendees were provided with packed vegetarian dinner before the event, thanks to the sponsors.|
|Fortunately, I brought sketch books for my boys and they started drawing there oblivious to the crowd standing around them.|
|To our relief, finally we were allowed in. We received a goodie bag with some buns, a bottle of water, a Wesak flag and the event booklet.|
The audience were given a battery operated lotus candle, which could change colours. We were directed which way to hold it and practiced a few times for the "opening" ceremony.
|Colourful colour-changing lotuses|
The event was officiated by Y.A.B. Tan Sri Dato' Seri Abd Khalid bin Ibrahim, the Chief Minister of Selangor. After that, it was followed by speeches and presentation.