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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