In parallel to the 'United Nations International Vesak Festival 2017' to be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, the Light of Asia Foundation, a non-profit organization that focuses on the advancement of Buddhism throughout the world by using audiovisual media, will be hosting the annual event of ‘International Vesak Buddhist Film Festival 2017’ for the 9th consecutive year, in collaboration with the Ministry of Buddhasasana and the National Film Corporation of Sri Lanka, to exhibit the true principles of Buddhism through visual media. IVBFF 2017 will present Short, Feature, Documentary, Animated, Mobile, Children's & Musical films. The Festival also offers a friendly, competitive platform for filmmakers, both amateurs and professionals from around the globe to showcase their films to a large number of local & international delegates attending the festival. Enjoy IVBFF 2017 at the SÁKYA KINGDOM - Piliyandala, Sri Lanka from 11 - 14 May, 2017 with your families and friends.