Why you should attend: This happens every April and marks the end of the year’s harvesting season. This is the time the sun is directly above the island and signifies new beginnings. This festival also has a scientific and astrological significance the locals follow and have faith on. The day is marked by sumptuous meals, music, dance, games and other festivities.
Who should attend
It is an experience you shouldn’t miss. New Year signifies one common thing – hope and good things and it is an interesting opportunity to see how different parts of the world welcome them. In Sri Lanka, it happens as grandly as possible. Check out in person if you are here.