Tag: Event

Festivals, Events and Holiday calendar in Sri Lanka

Festivals, Events and Holiday calendar in Sri Lanka

Most (but not all) Sri Lankan festivals follow the lunar calendar, meaning that dates vary considerably from year to year.
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Poson Poya day- Story behind the arrival of Buddhism in Sri Lanka

Poson Poya day- Story behind the arrival of Buddhism in Sri Lanka

History says it was on a Poson Poya day that Arahath Mahinda, son of the great King Asoka of India,
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UN International Vesak Festival 2017 in Sri Lanka

UN International Vesak Festival 2017 in Sri Lanka

Vesak is the most important day in the Buddhist calendar, marks commemoration of Lord Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and passing away.
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Vesak festival in Sri Lanka and around the World

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.
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Kala Pola street art market fair on Green Path Colombo

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
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