Festivals in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has a history as long as many ancient civilizations, positioning in the crossroad of the East and West. And by being a multicultural society it celebrates a wide variety of festivals, ceremonies and events. List of festivals are normally celebrated and cherished with dancers, lights and elephants paraded around the city as to bear the tooth of Buddha. Find out more about festivals in Sri Lanka below!

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Festival Highlights in Sri Lanka

  • Witness the dancers, drummers and decorated elephants during Esala Perahera Festival
  • Firecrackers, lightning of oil lamps and partying in the street, all at once? Only during Aluth Avurudda Festival
  • To accept diversity, different stream in music and all ethnic group, Sri Lanka has Jaffna Music Festival

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