The First Flying - Art Exhibition
From 2016-10-07 to 2016-10-07
Art exhibition by Rasal Hewage and Supuli Hewage to the public and all paintings and sculptures are based on last 8 years of their works. Exhibition from 07-Oct-2016 at 5.00PM to 09-Oct-2016 at JDA Perera Gallery, 46, Horton Place, Colombo 07.
Esala Maha Randoli Perahara
Sittamgallena Randoli PerahAra will parade the streets on Oct 15, 2016.
The annual historical Sittamgallena Randoli Esala Perahera will take a place for the 49th year on 15 October 2016 and parading the streets in and around the vicinity of the ancient lake and Sittamgallena Raja Maha Vihara Sacred Area, situated in Mulkirigala Elecorate, Hambantota District, Southern Province, Sri Lanka.
SHOOP - SUMMER OF THE 90's
Red 107.8 SUMMER OF THE 90s presents, SHOOP!
Sing Gloria! An evening of sacred choral music.
PLUGGED AND UNPLUGGED MUSIC WITH WAYO
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New Application form for the present M and N series passport holders
Reservation accommodation of John de Silva Memorial Theatre Hall
Accredited Secondary Standards Dosimetry Calibration Laboratory service
Receipt of Letters, Small Packets and Express Letters Sent by Air Mail and Sea Mail for Delivery in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is often known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean.
Solos Maha Stana
According to the great chronicle of Sir Lanka, the Mahawansa there are 16 places which was visited by Buddha during his 3 visits to Sri Lanka. These places are called Solosmahastana and the Bhuddhists worship these places with the following gatha (sutra) and holds them at highest esteem.
Harbors and Beaches
Sri Lanka’s natural harbours have made the island a magnet for mariners throughout its history, from the legendary Sindbad the Sailor to the Portuguese navigator Vasco de Gama and the others who followed in search of the untold wealth of the fabled Orient. Modern visitors are as likely to be drawn by some 1600km of sandy beaches, warm Indian Ocean waters and coral reefs.
Sri Lanka History
Recent excavations show that even during the Neolithic Age there were food gatherers and rice cultivators in Sri Lanka. Very little is known of this period; documented history began with the arrival of the Aryans from North India. The Aryans introduced the use of iron and an advanced form of agriculture and irrigation. They also introduced the art of government. Of the Aryan settlements, Anuradhapura grew into a powerful kingdom under the rule of King Pandukabhaya. According to traditional history he is accepted as the founder of Anuradhapura
The Buddhist flag is a flag designed in the late 19th century to symbolise and universally represent Buddhism. It is used by Buddhists throughout the world. The flag was originally designed in 1885 by the Colombo Committee, in Colombo, Sri Lanka.