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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Handing Over of Letters and Other Postal Articles to be Sent Through Express Post to the Countries Mentioned in the List of Charges Annexed
Pension Scheme for Journalists
Reservation of Museum Auditorium
Start Herbal Gardens at School/Dhamma School
Planning & Monitoring Unit - Functions and Services
Demography of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka has a population of 20 million of whom the majority is Sinhalese (74%). Other ethnic groups are made up of Sri Lankan Tamils (12.6%), Indian Tamils (5.5%), Moors,Malays, Burghers (of Portuguese and Dutch descent) and others (7.9%). Sri Lanka is a multi–religious country; Buddhists constitute the majority (69%). Other religious groups include Hindus (15%), Christians (8%) and Muslims (8%). Sri Lanka's literacy rate of 92.3% is one of the highest in Asia.
Economy of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is mainly an agricultural country. The chief crop is rice with which the country is almost self–sufficient. Tea, rubber and coconut are also important agricultural crops with tea being a major foreign exchange earner.
Sport and Recreation
Sri Lankans have triumphed internationally at athletics, among them, 2000 Olympic Games Bronze medallist sprinter Susanthika Jayasinghe and others, including Sriyani Kulawansa and Sugath Tillekaratne.
Sigiriya (Lion Rock, Sinhalese - සීගිරිය)
Sigiriya (Lion Rock, Sinhalese - සීගිරිය, pronounced see-gee-REE-yah) is located in the central Matale District of the Central Province, Sri Lanka in an area dominated by a massive column of rock nearly 200 meters high. According to the ancient Sri Lankan chronicle the Culavamsa the site was selected by King Kasyapa (477 -- 495 AD) for his new capital.
Anuradhapura, the first capital of the Sri Lanka flourished for almost 1500 years starting form the 4th century BC. In the middle of 3rd Century BC, after 236 years of passing away of Buddha, Buddhism was introduced to Sri Lanka and from that point onward a great civilisation was built upon the teaching of Buddha.