Gems in Sri Lanka

Gems in Sri Lanka

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  • November, Nov 11, 2021

Sri Lanka’s gem industry has a very long and colorful history. Sri Lanka was affectionately known as Ratna-Dweepa which means Gem Island. The name is a reflection of its natural wealth. Marco Polo wrote that the island had the best sapphires, topazes, a

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The Esala Perahera in Kandy

The Esala Perahera in Kandy

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  • June, Jun 13, 2020

The Esala Perahera in Kandy is celebrated to honour the Sacred Tooth Relic and the four ‘guardian’ Gods Natha, Vishnu, Kataragama and Goddess Pattini. The Kandy Maligawa Perahera is followed in order by those of the Natha, Vishnu, Kataragama and Patti

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Poson Festival of Sri Lanka

Poson Festival of Sri Lanka

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  • May, May 17, 2020

Poson full-moon poya day (Poson Poya Day/Poson Festival) is celebrated the arrival of Buddhism in Sri Lanka in the 3rd century BC, a festival of great historical and religious significance celebrated island-wide by Buddhists. Poson, held on the full moon

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Vesak In Sri Lanka

Vesak In Sri Lanka

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  • April, Apr 26, 2020

Vesak is a religious and cultural festival in Sri Lanka. It is celebrated on the day of the full moon in the month of May.

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Sinhalese and Tamil New Year

Sinhalese and Tamil New Year

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  • April, Apr 04, 2020

Sinhalese New Year, generally known as Aluth Avurudda (Sinhala: අලුත් අවුරුද්ද) in Sri Lanka, is a Sri Lankan holiday that celebrates the traditional New Year of the Sinhalese people in Sri Lanka. It is a major anniversary celebr

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National Day in Sri Lanka

National Day in Sri Lanka

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  • January, Jan 09, 2020

Sri Lanka celebrates its independence day on 4th of February, commemorating the independence from British rule in 1948. Also known as National Day of Sri Lanka, February 4 is a national holiday in the country and celebrates independence and self-rule from

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Vesak In Sri Lanka

Vesak In Sri Lanka

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  • April, Apr 15, 2019

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — It was time to reclaim the holiday. To put the Buddha back into Vesak, so to speak. But as Sri Lankans prepared to celebrate Vesak, the holiday this week commemorating the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and death, the government s

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Flag of Sri Lanka

Flag of Sri Lanka

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  • January, Jan 01, 2019

ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ ජාතික කොඩිය

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