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India's Cricket Tour of Sri Lanka

Date: 26th July - 06th September 2017

Venue: Galle, Kandy, Dambulla & Colombo

India's tour of Sri Lanka, which features three Tests, five ODIs and a T20I, will begin in Galle on July 26, 2017.
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India's Cricket Tour of Sri Lanka

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Kandy Esala Perehara Festival

Date: 29th July - 08th August 2017

Venue: Kandy

The Esela Procession of Kandy is the ostentatious pageant of the Asia held annually to respect the sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha which is honourably housed at the palace of Kandy called DaladaMaligawa. Representing a unique symbol of Sri LankaAnchor, the procession consists of many traditional local dances such as fire-dances, whip-dances, Kandyan dances and various other cultural dances. Elephants are usually adorned with lavish garments to honour the procession. Traditional event designers have properly synchronised the colours used for the procession with lighting to create more elegant and contrasted scene all over the procession.
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Kandy Esala Perehara Festival

Justifiably the most celebrated religious and cultural pageant in South Asia, the Kandy EsalaPerahera rings the goriest history of ancient Sri Lanka alive before your eyes. No other pageant anywhere else in Asia embodies so many historical cultural, political, spiritual and emotional elements of the nation. Beautifully caparisoned elephants, whip crackers and flame throwers, traditional dancers and drummers are some of the participants that threads through the old torch / lit streets in this truly exotic experience which has changed little over the centuries. The Kandy EsalaPerahera begins with the KapSituveema, with a sanctified young Jackfruit tree (Artocarpusintegrifolia) is cut and planted in the premises of each of the four Devales (Shrines of Gods) dedicated to the four guardian gods Natha, Vishnu, Katharagama and the goddess Pattini. Traditionally it was meant to shower blessing on the King and the people. The festival ends with the traditional diya-kepeema ritual, a water cutting ceremony which is held at the Mahaweli River at Getambe, Kandy.

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The Asia Pacific Choir Games(APCG)

Date: 21st - 28th October 2017

Venue: Colombo

With the 4th Asia Pacific Choir Games 2017 being prepared for Colombo, Sri Lanka, INTERKULTUR is eager to explore a new cultural area and tradition, since this is the very first time that an INTERKULTUR event is going to be held in South Asia. Thousands of participants from a host of competing nations will perform in a variety of venues, turning Colombo into a hub for Asia-Pacific choral music. The invitation to this unique event goes not only to choirs from the Asia-Pacific region, but also to ensembles from all around the globe, all of whom will surely find a platform to participate....

The Asia Pacific Choir Games(APCG)


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Tourism fest

Date: 23 December 2017

Venue: Colombo

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) under the guidance of the Ministry of Tourism Development & Christian Religious Affairs is organizing a mega tourism event during the Christmas & New Year Season targeting the tourists visiting Colombo city during this peak season. This event will include a food festival, exhibitions, cultural shows, a Christmas & New Year bazaar and carols to cater the tourists as well as Sri Lankans. ...

Tourism fest


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