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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Obtaining a Post Office Box Number
Renewals and Amendments of Travel Documents
Ordinary Rupee Savings Accounts
Other Geological Surveys
Bulk Postal Facilities Under the Bulk Post Numbers
General information about Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka, an island in the Indian Ocean is located to the South of the Indian subcontinent. It lies between 5 55’ and 9 55’ North of the equator and between the Eastern longitudes 79 42’ and 81 52. The total land area is 65,610 sq km and is astonishingly varied.
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.
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.
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
Transportation Services in Sri Lanka
The easiest mode of transport around Sri Lanka is by trishaw, or commonly known as three–wheeler. A large number of three–wheelers operate on the roads and are easily available. As price bartering is widespread, agree on a rate before starting your journey working on a rough guide of about Rs. 30/- a mile in towns and make sure the driver has a clear idea of your destination.Taxis are good value for longer journeys and operate on set charges.