, Alutgama, Sri Lanka.
Nanda malini (sinhala:නන්දා මාලනී) (born august 23, 1943) whose unmatchable deep voice started a new chapter in sri lankan female classical music context is undoubtedly the most talented sri lankan female singer who is often compared with country's most respected singer pandith a
, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
Chitrasena (born amaratunga arachige maurice dias) (26 january 1921 – 18 july 2005) was a pioneering dancer from sri lanka, internationally known for his work in establishing a modern sri lankan tradition of dance and popularizing traditional sri lankan dance forms worldwide.
Walisingha Harischandra Museum and Cultural Centre, Negombo, Sri Lanka.
Brahmachari walisinghe harischandra (sinhala:බ්රහ්මචාරී වලිසිංහ හරිශ්චන්ද්ර) ( 9 july 1876 - 13 september 1913 ) was a social reformer, historian, author and revivalist of sri lankan buddhism. he was a follower of anagarika dharmapala,
Sri Vikrama Rajasinha
, Kandy, Sri Lanka.
Sri vikrama rajasinha (1780 - january 30th 1832, born kannasamy nayaka) was the last of four kings, to rule the last sinhalese monarchy of the kingdom of kandy in sri lanka. the nayak kings were buddhist that spoke tamil.the king was eventually deposed by the british under the terms of the kandyan c
, Kandy, Sri Lanka.
Lieutenant general denzil lakshman kobbekaduwa rwp, rsp, vsv, usp, rcds, psc, slac (in sinhalese: ලුතිනන් ජෙනරාල් ඩෙන්සිල් ලක්ෂ්මණ් කොබ්බෑකඩුව) (july 27, 1940 – august 8, 1992) was a highly decorated and respected gene
Utuwankande Sura Saradiel
, Kegalle, Sri Lanka.
Deekirikevage saradiel alias utuwankande sura saradiel (sinhala:උතුවන්කන්දේ සුර සරදියෙල්) is a ceylonese hero, gang leader and bandit who became a legendary figure in sri lanka known as the "robin hood of sri lanka". some sri lankan scholars place him in t
Queen Viharamaha Devi
Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
Viharamahadevi (sinhala:විහාරමහාදෙවි) was the mother of king dutugamunu, saddhatissa and the queen consort of king kavantissa (king of the ruhuna sri lanka).in the nowadays her name has been deciphered and says her name might have been "sharwaree" which means evening.
Main Town, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka.
The chronicle culavamsa reveals that king codaganga had been a nephew of king nissankamalla (1187-1196 ad) who preceded him as the ruler of sri lanka. though the reign of king codaganga was very short, this epistle brings to light a cola invasion from south india, which was successfully repulsed dur
King Dutugemunu (161-137 BC)
Main Town, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.
King dutugemunu was succeeded by his brother saddhatissa who completed ruvanvali saya and lovamahapaya built by king dutugemunu. his son valagamba succeeded to the throne. there was an invasion of anuradhapura by the pandyans and the king had to live in exile for 14 years. king valagamba also known