Sinhala and Tamil New Year 2019 – A time for culture and blessings


As you hear the sound made by the ‘koha’, a bird that makes an appearance during the Sinhala and Tamil New Year, this signifies the arrival of this special time for Sri Lankans. The festival marks the end of the harvest season. Citizens from all parts of the island such as Kandy, Colombo and Mirissa. Things to do during this season are in abundance as everyone is preparing to welcome the new year!

Traditional games and popular activities are held all over the island, especially at properties such as Elysian Realty Mirissa and surrounding areas. Make sure you take time off your vacation to experience this grand local celebration that lasts almost 3 days.