Tag Archives: Sri Lanka tours

Kataragama Esala Festival: A remarkable spectacle.

The annual Kataragama Esala Festival and the perehera commenced on the 17th of July 2017 and came to an end on the 31st of July. The festivities begins with a ‘Kap’ planting ceremony and concludes with a water cutting ceremony after 15 days. The festival is organized by the Katharagama devalaya and festival this year […]

By fritzjames
Date : 15-Aug-2017
MasterChef Australia Judge George Calombaris Visits Sri Lanka – A True Culinary Treat

George Calombaris, the celebrity television personality, restaurateur and the much-loved judge of MasterChef Australia visited Sri Lanka recently. The veteran chef commenced his four-day tour to the island on the 7th of May and was hosted by one of the luxurious hotels in Colombo. An acclaimed chef, George Calombaris kick-started his career at one of […]

By fritzjames
Date : 25-Jul-2017
The Poson Festival – Celebrating the arrival of Buddhism in Sri Lanka

Buddhists in Sri Lanka celebrated the Poson Festival recently with much devotion. The Poson Full Moon Poya marks the arrival of Buddhism to Sri Lanka in 247 BC. Hence, is one of the most important of Buddhist events celebrated in the country. Though celebrations are held across the island, one of the most extravagant of […]

By fritzjames
Date : 30-Jun-2017
Maha Shivaratri Celebrations in Sri Lanka – A Night of Festivity

Hindu’s worldwide celebrate the Maha Shivaratri festival, which literally translates into the ‘Great Night of Shiva’, and is held in honour of Lord Shiva. This year, Maha Shivarathri fell on Friday, the 24th of February. Hindus in Sri Lanka, India and Hindu diaspora living all over the world celebrated this day (and night) with great […]

By fritzjames
Date : 29-Mar-2017
Duruthu Maha Perahera in Sri Lanka – Historic Cultural Procession Held in Iconic Kelani Temple

Regarded as one of the most highly anticipated events in the Buddhist calendar the Duruthu Maha Perahera was successfully conducted from the 11th to the 16th of January this year. As an iconic religious procession which is the focus on many Sri Lanka tours as well as Sri Lanka Tailor-made vacation experiences, this year’s Kelani […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 09-Jan-2017
Tourism “Celebrate Colombo” with Amazing Rides at CFW 2015

The tourism industry of Sri Lanka has seen a growth of 16.7% by February 2015. The marketing initiatives taken by the Tourism Bureau have been a key role in attracting the tourist to the stunning isle of Sri Lanka and to its busy commercial capital Colombo. One such initiative to power the biggest fashion event […]

By catalinaforbes90
Date : 20-Apr-2015