Festivals in Galle

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. Check out below for more information about festivals in Galle!

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Festivals in Galle

  • The Galle Literary Festival is commonly known as the world’s best literary festival! Writers from all over the world come over to Galle, and the number of attendees of the festivals keeps increasing. So if you’re into books, make sure to visit this festival in mid January.
  • The Galle Children’s Festival is also worth visiting during mid October. Although the name says ‘children’, it’s definitely fun for adults too. The forts of Galle come to life with all kinds of performances, workshops, trips and parades. The entrance is completely free, so make sure to take a look at the program.

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