Saturday, September 21, 2019

“HarithArana” to plant 80,000 trees

A Memorandum of Understanding ( MOU) was signed between the Bank of Ceylon and the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment to launch "HarithaArana"...

Is your Child Suffering from Nature Deficit Disorder?

Nowadays children spend very little time with nature, and therefore the opportunity to enjoy nature, learn from nature, and develop nature based skills is...

Tank Cascade System (Ellanga System)

Sri Lanka is well known for its ancient hydraulic civilization dating back to 300BC, which is a complex irrigation system. King Pandukabhaya was the first...

Osteoarthritis and Ayurveda

Senior Lecturer | Department of Ayurveda Pharmacologyand Pharmaceutics | Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo, Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka | Consultant Physician at National...

Masks enrich Sri Lanka’s ritualistic heritage

The hereditary traditional masks of Sri Lanka can be classified into a number of groups such as Kolam, Sanni, Pali and Raksha and each...

Traditional rice varieties of Sri Lanka

Rice is the staple food of Sri Lanka and many other countries. Over 2000 different kinds of traditional rice varieties are being cultivated in...

Ceylon Tea Museum

Preserving The Heritage of Ceylon Tea by,Indika Vitharanage, Manager Ceylon Tea Museum   The adventure began 150 years ago. The epic saga of Ceylon Tea continues to...

Traditional medicine systems in Sri Lanka

By: Dr. Pathirage Kamal Perera (PhD) Sri Lanka is a country with a very old civilization and Ayurveda has been a widely practiced medical system...

Traditional Beeralu Lace, a vital factor of Sri Lankan heritage

Beeralu or lace making can be considered  as one of the important aspects of Sri Lanka’s heritage . It has  long been regarded as...

Protecting endemic species at Moragahakanda and Kaluganga reservoir projects

Large scale development projects always come with some negative impacts, Moragahakanda Agricultural Development Project (MADP) and the Kalu Ganga Reservoir and Agricultural Extension Projects...

Creating a cultural bridge to take local Handicrafts ...

By Sureshni Pilapitiya The proven fact that handicrafts have been a part and parcel of the Sri Lankan culture was aptly highlighted by the...

Museums of Sri Lanka — the best places to understand ...

While visiting an unknown country and if interest is to seek how the people of that country  live,  and understand their culture, history and...

Kanneliya Forest Reserve an unforgettable experience

If you are a nature lover or seeking some sort of adventure, the ideal place for your interests is Kanneliya-Dediyagala Nakiadeniya forest complex, situated...

A Journey into Jaffna

As a pillar of Tamil culture, Jaffna invites its visitors wholeheartedly. It's charming, unimposing, marginally out of the way and an altogether edifying spot...

Angampora: a martial arts form unique to Sri Lanka

Students of the University of Moratuwa who are the members of Feel Lanka a project organized by AIESEC to promote Sri Lanka’s tourism, visited...

Ayurveda: knowledge of life

Ayurveda is a holistic approach to health that is designed to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The term Ayurveda is a...

Beddagana Wetland Park

Finding solace among the natural environment with thousands of endemic birds many other faunal species seem to be a rare  and unique opportunity for...

Ancient cooking tools Sri Lankans still use

It is a common fact that most of the Sri Lankan homes have two kitchen for their day to day culinary needs. According to...

Why is Ceylon tea unique?

Sri Lanka was known to the whole world for its tea due to its unique flavour, aroma and colour. Its not wrong to say...

The Garrison Cemetery of Kandy an important symbol of our colonial...

John D’Oyly is one of the prominent figures who played a key role arranging the takeover of the Kandyan Kingdom by the British colonialists...

Botanical Gardens of Sri Lanka a valuable national asset

Sri Lanka’s botanic gardens have a long and proud history and are an important section of the island nation’s rich heritage as well as...

Sri Lanka’s lesser known bird sanctuaries

Thangamale and Attidhiya bird sanctuaries Sri Lanka’s lesser known bird sanctuaries Sri Lanka, the resplendent island in the Indian Ocean is one of the important locations...

The Sri Lankan Malay Heritage, Culture and Language

Sri Lanka, the Pearl of the Indian Ocean is blessed with an interesting cultural mosaic that has enriched the history, culture as well as...

Dutch Burghers- Vital factor in Sri Lankan Heritage

Richard Gerald Anthonisz They came as traders but due to many reasons they became colonists. They colonized the maritime provinces of Sri Lanka for 140...

Hurulu Eco Park

Hurulu Eco Park situated between the 116th and 117th mile post about 100 meters from Habarana, along the road to Trincomalee is an interesting...

Angampora

Angampora is one of the unique features that has been embellished into the history, culture and heritage of Sri Lanka. This ancient martial art...