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Wishing you a very Happy and a Prosperous New Year 2010

Friday, January 1st, 2010

Wishing you a very Happy and a Prosperous New Year 2010 to our dear Readers of Golden Lanka Travels (Pvt) Ltd. Hope this New Year brings you, Hopes for a bright future, Affection and Love, Peace for the heart Year-round fun From – Staff members of Golden Lanka

Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day falls on the 31st of this month. The significant of this Poya day is the arrival of the secred Bo-tree (right branch of the secret Bodhi tree where Buddha attained enlightenment). This was brought by Sangamitta Their” in 3rd century B.C. The secred Bo-tree of Anuradhapura is treated as one [...]

Sinhala and Tamil New Year 2008 (Aluth Avurudhu)

Sunday, April 6th, 2008

Among the many other festivals Sinhala & Tamil New Year is the most important and unique festival for Sinhalese Buddhists and the Tamil Hindu’s living all around the world. This falls on the 13th or 14th of April every year. Sinhala & Tamil New Year begins when the sun moves from the “House of Pisces” [...]

Boat Show 2008 Sri Lanka

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

The first boat show of Sri Lanka (Boat Show 2008) will be held on the month of June. It will be starting on the 8th June 2008  to 10th June 2008 and the venue will be BMICH .

Maha Sivarathri festival

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

Maha Sivarathri is a Hindu festival which is celebrated during the end of February or early march. This important religious festival is for Hindu’s in honoring of Siva. On this day poojas are held in the temples hindu’s spend the full night in temples singing bajans and prayers

“Deyata Kirula” exhibition opening on the 60th Independence Day of Sri Lanka

Friday, February 1st, 2008

Sri Lanka will be celebrating the 60th  Independence Day on 04th of February. Along with this celebration an exhibition called “Deyata Kirula” will be open to public. The idea behind this exhibition is to educate the young generation and the public regarding the great history of Sri Lanka, present and where the country is heading. [...]

Sri Lanka Celebrating the 60th Independence Day

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

Sri Lanka will be Celebrating the 60th Independence Day on February 04. In the year of 1948 Sri Lanka won the , after ruling Sri Lanka from 1815 to 1948. Irrespective of the security threats from the LTTE it is believed that their will be a grand Independence Day Celebration this year. Government has increased [...]

Navam Perahera Gangaramaya Temple – Colombo

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

Navam Perahera is held at Gangaramaya Temple, Colombo on the Navam full moon poya day of every year. The Perahera was first started in the year of 1979. This year the Perahera will be held on the 20th of February and it is treated as one of the spectacular pageants apart from the Kandy and [...]

ITB travel and tourism exhibition in Berlin, Germany

Sunday, January 13th, 2008

ITB the world’s largest travel and tourism exhibition will be held from March 5th to 9th in Berlin, Germany.  This exhibition is treated as one of the largest travel exhibition in the world. There will be more than 10,000 companies from 184 countries will be present for this exhibition.  More than 50 travel companies will [...]

Annual Duruthu Maha Perahera of Kelaniya

Saturday, January 5th, 2008

Annual Duruthu Maha Perahera of Kelaniya temple will be held on the 22nd of this month (on Duruthu full moon poya day) which is taken place science 1927. This colorful procession is only second to the Kandy Perahera. The Perahera is held for three nights. Udamaluwa Perahera starts with the ritual handing of the secret [...]