Under the Visiting Journalist Program of the SLTPB , Sri Lanka Tourism welcomed popular Japanese Luxury Magazine Elle Décor to explore Sri Lankan Architecture, Design and Travel, for a different experience to feature in the magazine.
Having over 70,000 monthly Japanese readers Elle Décor specifically focus on Sri Lankan ‘’Must Visit’’ new and upcoming destinations, architecture and unique interior designs. They have been inspired by the creations of legendry architect Geoffrey Bawa and travelled around the island to witness his architectural marvels including Sri Lanka Parliament Complex, Jetwing Light House Hotels, Heritance Kandalama, etc. According to magazine’s editor Mika Kowaki ‘’ Geoffrey Bawa is well-known within Japanese community and this year commemorates the century of his birth. Expected Sri Lanka articles in Magazine Elle Décor will be covering his legacy remains in Sri Lanka including Lunuganaga Estate. This will be another way of taking the uniqueness of Sri Lanka in different dimensions to the world, and attracting international attention on Sri Lanka’s potential in producing creative architecture.