All posts tagged "culture"

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    Vesak festival in Sri Lanka and around the World

    The ritual, cultural and religious celebration, Wesak (or Vesak), commemorates the birth, enlightenment, and death (or parinibbāna) of the Buddha. It is celebrated on the day of the full moon in May. Wesak is celebrated in Theravāda countries...

    • Posted April 26, 2014
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  • Sinhala and Tamil New Year Games in Sri Lanka– Aurudu Kreeda

    The Sri Lankan Sinhalese and Tamil New Year (Aluth Avurudhu” in Sinhala and “Puththandu in Tamil ) is a national festival which has been celebrated for centuries. The most pronounced areas of the new year festivities are food,...

    • Posted April 10, 2014
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  • Travel and Tourism Videos on Sri Lanka

    We bring you some promotional travel and holiday videos produced by Sri Lankan Tourism, and by some tourists to the country. Visit Sri Lanka 2017 3min TV Commercial by Official Travel and Tourism site. Seductive beaches and tempting water...

    • Posted January 13, 2013
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  • Kala Pola
    Kala Pola street art market fair on Green Path Colombo

    The annual Kala Pola brings the country’s talented artistes and sculptors together on a common platform. This much awaited open-air feast will be held this year on January 27 from 8 am to 6 pm at the Nelum...

    • Posted January 9, 2013
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  • 8 World Heritage sites in Sri Lanka – Map and Details

    Sri Lanka has  enormous  amount  of culture  and heritage-based  resources.  Sri  Lanka  is home to eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Six Cultural Sites and two Natural Forest Areas. We bring you an interactive google map showing the...

    • Posted March 19, 2012
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  • Ruwanvaliseya Dagaba and Wewa (Lake) in Anuradhapura
    Tourist attractions in Sri Lanka-culture-beaches-wildlife-hill-country

    Sri Lanka is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region, as it contains mixture of golden beaches, rare unique wildlife, breathtaking landscapes and a rich cultural heritage. According to the World Tourism Organization, Sri...

    • Posted March 19, 2012
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