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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Change of the Place where the Meters is Fixed
Agricultural Development Programme
Payment of Examination Fees
Register Auditors ( Individual )
Issuing of Transport permit for Furniture
National Flower of Sri Lanka
The Nil Manel (Nymphaea stellata) Blue Water Lily was chosen as the national flower of Sri Lanka in February 1986. The Blue Water Lily of exquisite beauty is a common sight throughout the island. Growing in shallow fresh waters with no season for blooming, the Blue Water Lily thrives wherever lakes, ponds or marsh land is found.
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.
Kingdom of Anuradhapura
The city of Anuradhapura is situated 220 kms away from Colombo in the north central province of Sri Lanka on Malwathu Oya. Founded in the 6th century BC, it was the capital of the Sri Lanka from 4th century BC to beginning of 11th century AD.
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.
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.