The Esala Perahera of the Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy will be held without spectators for the second consecutive year.
The Esala Perahera will be held while strictly observing health guidelines.
The Kumbal and Randoli processions will be held from the 13th to the 23rd of August.
Speaking at a media briefing in Kandy, Diyawadana Nilame Pradeep Nilanga Dela Bandara said artists will join the processions while observing social distancing and health measures.
The Diyawadana Nilame said several discussions were held with health authorities pertaining to the conduct of the procession, adding that the advice and blessings of the Chief Prelates was also obtained in reaching decisions.