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Festive Mood grips the Nation

Apr 11, 2011 2:18:35 AM - news.lk
People throughout the country are rallying together with great enthusiasm to celebrate the National New Year which falls on April 14th this year, in a true national spirit.  The most widely celebrated festival in Sri Lanka is the Sinhala and Tamil New Year, which stimulates society, enlivens the nation and fosters, national consciousness. Traditionally known in Sri Lanka as Aluth Avurudu, the Sinhala & Tamil New Year celebrations follow auspicious times calculated by astrology.