If you want to experience festivities in Nuwara Eliya, you should head to this town in April. The Sinhalese and Tamil New Year are celebrated abundantly, with a band performance in which all the local school bands perform an act.
The month of April is an overall busy and festive month. Apart from the New Year celebrations, there are also numerous horse racing, motor racing and golf tournaments to be found. If you are interested in visiting Nuwara Eliya around this time of the year, make sure to book your accommodation early as there is often a shortage of places to stay in April.
For an overview of the holidays in Sri Lanka, have a look at the general holiday information page.
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