Sinhala & Tamil New Year (April)

Celebrated in the month of April, the Sinhala & Tamil New Year is a traditional festival that is filled with rituals, togetherness and mouthwatering sweetmeats! Based upon auspicious times, the Sinhala & Tamil New Year marks the end of the harvest season. Somewhat similar to thanksgiving, it is a time of togetherness, religious activities and customs, determined by auspicious times. It ends with festivities including the playing of the rabana by the ladies and the partaking of food such as kiribath (milk rice), kavum (oil cakes) and kokis. So come enjoy a traditional New Year celebration with Hayleys Tours.

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