Bentota Beach Hotel welcomes Sinhala and Tamil New Year

Bentota Beach Hotel welcomes Sinhala and Tamil New Year

Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore, Reunion, and Mauritius were celebrating the Sinhala & Tamil New Year with elaborate ceremonies, rituals and extensive traditional feasts. Green Globe member, the Bentota Beach Hotel in Sri Lanka, welcomed the New Year with a [Read More...]

Sinhala and Tamil New Year's Message

Sinhala and Tamil New Year's Message

This New Year brings a new opportunity for all Sri Lankans to join together in the spirit of tolerance, reconciliation, and peace. As Sri Lankans gather to mark the potential of the New Year, we join in celebrating with you. As you continue your work to [Read More...]

In Sri Lanka, we celebrate Sinhala & Tamil New Year NOT Sinhala & Hindu New Year

In Sri Lanka, we celebrate Sinhala & Tamil New Year NOT Sinhala & Hindu New Year

Is the Christian dominated press, often accused of functioning as a 5 th column, attempting to create new nomenclatures or simply upto usual mischief as directed by their sponsors in attempting to throw a new phrase to what has been traditionally used? [Read More...]

Sinhala and Tamil New Year in Jaffna, Sri Lanka: Ground realities

Sinhala and Tamil New Year in Jaffna, Sri Lanka: Ground realities

Sinhala & Tamil New Year when I was growing up was always a much-awaited annual event in our neighbourhood. We’d have card tournaments and badminton tournaments leading up to the “Big Day,” and when the day actually came, it was always a flurry of [Read More...]

Sri Lanka celebrates Sinhala and Tamil New Year

Sri Lanka celebrates Sinhala and Tamil New Year

Colombo: The Sinhala and Tamil New Year celebrations on Friday brought the capital city of Colombo to a standstill with businesses being shut and the migrant workers from rural outbacks returning home to join in the festivities. The new year is observed by [Read More...]

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