Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Sinhalese And Tamil Communities In Sri Lanka Celebrated Traditional New Year With Harmony

Sinhalese and Tamil Communities today jointly celebrated their Traditional New Year for the first  time after ending three decade old terrorism in the Country.Both Communities celebrated the New year which was dawn at 6.58 a.m today according to the astrologers.

Sinhalese and Tamils all over the world joined this Celebrations by preparing traditional Milk Rice along with sweet meats and taking the meal at a given auspicious time on 9.07 a.m Sri Lankan time.After taking meals at the auspicious time younger ones worship the elders and Exchange Money which was a part of the New Year traditions.

Exchanging meals with Neighbors was also taken place after wards.Large number of Traditional New Year Game festivals were organized throughout the country to mark the new year celebrations.

The Oil annoying Ceremony which is also a major part of the New Year Festival is due to be held tomorrow morning.

A Female Has Died And Two Others Drowned After A Canoe They Were Travelling In Nilwala River Toppled Over

A 40 year old female has died after drowning  and two others have drowned and rescued  after the canoe   they were travelling in Nilvala...