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Vesak is an annual holiday observed by practicing Buddhists in many Asian countries; festival, which is celebrated with high enthusiasm and elaborate preparations.
Arugam Bay Tourism Association (ABTA) was established in 1999, and was formally registered in 2005. Bay is on the list of the top ten surf points in the world.Situated on the South East side of Sri Lanka, the best time of the year is between May and November when the predominant wind is offshore for at least the first half of the day.
Each year during month of April most local and international tourists visit Nuwara-Eliya to enjoy the beauty of greeny nature and festive season enrich with carnivals, exhibitions, tournaments, games and variety of races.
, Nuwara Eliya.
Sri Lanka is becoming a major spot for watching Whales and Dolphins. West coast in locations from Alankuda beach in Kalpitiya, Mirissa or Dondra Point of down south, east coast of Trincomalee in Sri Lanka is the main ports of Whale and Dolphin watching in Sri Lanka.
Sinhala and Tamil New Year occasionally fall on the 13th and 14th April. These are the most important dates in Sri Lanka's cultural calendar.
The coastal town of Galle and its magnificent fort will play host to Sri Lankaâ€™s initial international film festival. The festival will be a five day show. The Galle Film Festival aims to provide a forum where film can be appreciated and discovered. Through various activities ranging from screenings to workshops, you will able to explore the role of films in changing human values, minds and behaviour.
MahaSivaratri is celebrated on the 6th night of the dark Phalgun (Feb or March) every year. On the auspicious day, devotees observe fast and offer fruits, flowers and bel leaves on Shiva Linga Mahashivaratri marks the night when Lord Shiva performed the 'Tandava'. The festival is observed for one day and one night only.
Navam Perahera Festival in Colombo is a famous parade that draws tourists and visitors from across the country. It held at Gangaramaya temple at hunupitiya in Colombo. It comprises of fascinating elephants, dancers and musicians stunning by vivid and elegant outfits walk around streets during this grand and pretentious parade in Colombo, Sri Lanka through two nights. It provides breathtaking and splendid sight of the Sri Lankan traditional celebrations. Navam Perahera is a festival of colour, e
Sri Jinarathana Road, Colombo 2 (Slave lsland).
In January 1999, the inaugural Donald Steel Trophy was played on the occasion of the opening of the Victoria Golf Club. This has become an annual event and The Ebert Pot, The Pam Fernando Trophy and the Victoria Bowl have been added to this golfing weekend, the last two events being for ladies.