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Galle Face Hotel hosts Beetle car rally in celebration of World VW Day 2018


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The Galle Face Hotel recently hosted World Volkswagen Day 2018 in collaboration with the Volkswagen Beetle Owners’ Club.  

A vibrant parade of Volkswagen Beetle cars kick started the grand event from the iconic hotel, where Group Sales and Marketing Director Mubarak Gaffoor was selected to flag the rally. 

Brightly coloured Volkswagen cars of all ages and models thronged at the Galle Face Hotel to the delight of the city’s classic car buffs. The parade proceeded along Galle Road towards Mount Lavinia for the grand finale.  

Volkswagen clubs across the world, usually commemorate this annual celebration on 22 June. The mighty bug was introduced to Sri Lanka as early as 1953.


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