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Story of Frescoes: A Glimpse of Sri Lankan Magnificent Wall Paintings

Kelaniya Temple Wall Painting

Sri Lanka is well-known as the pearl of the Indian Ocean. It is not only the endless ocean belonged to this beautiful tropical island, but a proud history which runs back more than 30,000 years with its precious heritage and culture. Sri Lankan arts and…

Negombo : The Beach-Front Paradise

Negombo Lagoon

That was more than a paradise to Portuguese who found the wild cinnamon that grow in the area is the very best in the world and lagoon’s shallow water provided safe shelter for their sea vessels. Without having a proper idea of where they have…

Ape Gama; Take a Walk back into the Past.

Sri Lanka has always been a center for tourist attraction owing to it’s scenic beauty and the hospitality rendered by our country. Foreign tourists also seem to find the culture and tradition of our country precious and some show an admiration to discover facts about…

New Colour Video Clips Of Old Ceylon In 1955 (Including Dalada Perahara)

ceylon in 1955

You will be amazed to see the quality of this videos and You will surely enjoy watching this collection of video clips depicting old Sri Lanka (Old Ceylon). Penn Museum attached to the The University of Pennsylvania Department of Archaeology and Anthropology has released this  historic…

Ten Top Things That Peter Kuruwita Loves About Sri Lanka

Peter Kuruwita is a celebrity chef who is living in Australia. Peter has been one of most famous Sri Lankan expatiate and he has been promoting Sri Lanka and Sri Lanka foods in various TV programs. Peter has now reveled ten best things that he…

The ingenious Mask and Puppet shows in Ambalangoda.

Ambalangoda, found at a distance of 86 km from Colombo is surprisingly not famous for its crystal clear waters or its breathtaking beaches but renowned for devil dancing, mask making and puppet shows and depicts art forms gradually fading away from the fabric of Sri…

Tissamaharama, Sri lanka’s underrated Paradise

Located 270 km’s from Colombo, Tissamaharama or Tissa as it is fondly knows among locals is a town with rich archaeological significance. It is blessed with a rich history and ruins which are of immense value both historically and archaeologically. Buddism is the dominant religion…

‘The Queen of Curries” is back again at Curry Leaf

No academic qualifications. No hospitality training. Sheer gut feeling, intuition and God-given talent were all she needed to make a name in the art of gourmet-cooking. “She churns out curry in such dramatic flavors that she literally turned tables in her favour. In turn she…

“My Sri Lanka” a culinary journey of celebrity chef Peter Kuruvita

Australia based Sri Lankan celebrity chef Peter Kuruvita is going to explore the Sri Lankan cuisine in a different manner with his newest television series “My Sri Lanka”. The new 10 part series show will explore Sri Lankan food and tourist hotspots, hosted by Chef…

‘Gimhanaye Abhimanaya’ By Sri Lankan Youth in Canada for a worthy Course

Ridhma Cultural Troupe which is recognized and admired for its captivating dance performances presented at “Ru Sanda Rae Concert”  featuring Rookantha & Chandraleka, Sri Lanka Day Celebrations, Royal Bank Cultural Day Celebrations, Your University Multi Cultural Festival and the University of Toronto Fund Raising Dance…

Kaffringna’ and ‘Manja’ the Life style music of Sri Lankan Kaffirs

“We are proud of our name “Sri Lankan Kaffirs”, it is not a racist word like the word negro or nigger,” said Marcus Jerome Ameliana, who believes her ancestors came to Sri Lanka, then known as Ceylon, as Portuguese slaves. Forgotten by many their population…

How Sri Lankans are different from rest of the world – Videos

“We, Sri lankans, are different from rest of the world” is the theme for Lanka Bell latest promotions. In their quest to promote Lanka Bell as a product of 100 % Sri Lankan, they have chosen this promotional method which is clearly out of ordinary…

Sri Lankan Indigenous People’s Day Festival

Uruwarige Wanniyalaththo has visited President’s House in Kandy to invite President Mahinda Rajapaksa to the Indigenous People’s Day festival which will be celebrated in Vakarai Sallathiv area on July 30 and 31 to mark World Indigenous People’s Day. Further he stated that all indigenous communities…

Sri Lankan Dancers perform in Lord’s ground

When Sri Lankan Cricket star, Thilakarathna Dilshan established the best score by a Sri Lankan with his bat at Lords, a traditional dancing group of Sri Lankans set up a new record in the ground. The new captain set up a new record of 193…

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