Bentota Beach Hotel welcomes Sinhala and Tamil New Year

Bentota Beach Hotel welcomes Sinhala and Tamil New Year

LOS ANGELES, California - April 14 marked the first day of the traditional Tamil calendar, and millions of people in India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore, Reunion, and Mauritius were celebrating the Sinhala & Tamil New Year with elaborate ceremonies [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...]

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...]

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...]

The Sinhala and Tamil New Year in Sri Lanka

The Sinhala and Tamil New Year in Sri Lanka

Its the Sinhala and Tamil New Year for folks in Sri Lanka tomorrow, the dawn of a new year herelds tomorrow night that is the 14th. Sinhala and Tamil Hindus celebrate their new year in the month of April, usually on the 13th and 14th or 12th and 13th [Read More...]

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