The Volkswagen Beetle Owners Club (VBOC) held the “Bug drive” of jubilation to commemorate their diamond jubilee in partnership with the Mount Lavinia Hotel on the 7th July 2013. MLH have been in partnership with the VBOC, for the 3rd consecutive year to highlight the only car with an international significance and indeed a national day. The day was felicitated with 75 cars that took to the streets and ended the show and shine rally at the Mount Lavinia Hotel courtyard with the celebration at the regency Pavilion.. The flag off was headed by H E Dr Juergen Morhad – Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Sri Lanka and Patron of the VBOC Mr Kapila Jayawardena.
However the celebration does not end there as Mount Lavinia Hotel will kick start “Herbie goes Bananas at the Mount” a week-long promotion from the 8th to the 13th July where an all day banana menu awaits you. The highlight of the day would be the showing off of the ole classics in all ages and colours at the hotel courtyard from 8pm to 9pm each night till the 13th July.
So come and go Bananas over the bugs!