About Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is a small island almost like a tiny tear drop that lies in the Indian Ocean which is sometimes known by other names such as " The Lost Paradise ", " The Land Of Serendipity ", " The Resplendent Land " and " The Pearl Of The Indian Ocean " among others by non-natives . Sri Lanka lies to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea. The island seperates itself from the Indian subcontinent by the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait.
Culture of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is one of the few countries with a very vast and rich cultural diversity. The culture is itself very unique and thereby contributes to the Sri Lankan identity. Sri Lankan culture includes a lot of customs and rituals, whish date to more than 2000 years which were handed down from generation to generation. The most prominent feature of the Sri Lankan is its colourful festivals , which is one of the main tourist attractions. Religion plays an important role in molding the Sri Lankan culture and traditions.
Indigenous Medicine ( Ayuruvedic )
Indigenous medicine is also a huge part of the culture which even has said to be able to cure terminal diseases such as cancer. These days in Sri Lanka a lot of ayuruvedic spas and clinics are open for tourists who visit the country , which is also considered as one of the major tourist ( recreational ) attractions.
Sri Lankan Cuisine
The most vital part that dominates our culture is our mouth-watering , exotic food. The recipes might have abit of Indian influence upon it but still it is very unique in its own way. Most of vegetable and fruits dat are used for cooking are sometimes only found in Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan food culminates a variety of spices which integrates the exotic taste of the food. Besides the fact that the food is delicious it is widely believed that the food is made in such a way that provides for a very heathly life style.
Visual and Performance Arts
Art, music, drama and even architectire also is a part of the cultural fusion. Art plays an integral part in the history of Sri Lanka providing a figurative gold mine to archeologists and anthropologists since art speaks a lot about the Sri Lankan way of life. From castles to frescoes art itself chronicles the history and culture leaving people filled with wonder , reverence and respect.
Sri Lanka is one of the biggest and best tea producers of tea. Tea is an integral part of the culture since it goes hand in hand with hospitality, every household offers tea to guests everytime, no exceptions. It has been said thet the British Royal Family drinks Sri Lankan Tea.
Sri Lanka is one of the handful of countries that offers free education to children even upto higher education such as doctorates. Because of this reason Sri Lanka has a boasting literacy rate of 97%, a suprisingly high rate for a South-East Asian Country.
The national sport is volleyball however Sri Lanka has done extremely well in cricket bagging the ICC World Cup. Rugby , aquatic and motor sports follow next in popularity after the former two sports.
Wedding Day Is One Of The Most Important Days In Your Life So To Make It A Memorable Occasion For Both You. Traditional Touches Of Sri Lanka Such As The Inclusion Of Local Dancers, Drummers, Costumes And Cuisine As Well As The Practice Of Local Customs Like Cutting A Milk Rice Alternative To The Traditional Wedding Cake) Will Make The Occasion A Truly Sri Lankan Experience! After The Ceremony, We Can Arrange A Whole Honeymoon Itinerary Tailor-Made To Your Exact Requirements.