Events

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The Duruthu Perahera is an annual vibrant procession which represents Buddha’s first visit to Sri Lanka about 2500 years ago. This procession is organized by the sacred temple of Kelaniya, with the help of philanthropists and donors. It’s a beautiful parade of dancers and Elephants gr...

From : 2017-01-01 to : 2017-01-31

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Sri Lanka celebrates its independence on the 4th of February with the leadership of his Excellency the President, other distinguished members of the government including the distinguished guests who represent foreign missions.

From : 2017-02-01 to : 2017-02-28

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Big Matches are annual cricket encounters between traditional rival schools as they play for their prestige and pride. Usually these matches are held at the end of the first school term in March. 'Battle of the Blues' the cricket tournament played between Royal College and St. Thomas’s...

From : 2017-03-01 to : 2017-03-31

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Sinhala and Hindu New Year is one of the most important events in the Sri Lankan calendar where two prominent races in Sri Lanka celebrate the new year according to their religious beliefs. It’s a joyful time for all Sri Lankans as it’s a time of unity and peace, which represents the ...

From : 2017-04-01 to : 2017-04-30

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Kitesurfing is fast becoming a popular extreme sport hobby for travelers around the world. The beautiful breathtaking coast of Kalpitiya is definitely one of the main spots in Sri Lanka to go to for the ultimate kitesurfing experience. Kalpitiya is renowned for its excellent w...

From : 2017-05-01 to : 2017-05-31

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Poson, the sixth poya day of the year held on the full moon day of June, is noteworthy to Sri Lankan Buddhists as the day we commemorate the introduction of Buddhism to Sri Lanka by Arahat Maha Mahinda (son of King Asoka of India) at Mihintale in the third century B.C. Poson Poya is celebrated an...

From : 2017-06-01 to : 2017-06-30

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The Minneriya Elephant Gathering is an enchanted wildlife spectacle that anyone who travels to Sri Lanka must see. Known among the locals as “The Gathering” is a spectacular event of around 300 – 400 wild elephants of all ages congregating in search for food and water near ...

From : 2017-07-01 to : 2017-07-31

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The Esala procession is held in the royal city of Kandy to pay homage to the sacred tooth relic of Buddha which is housed at the Dalada Maligawa in Kandy. Dalada Maligawa is a sacred palace, which houses the tooth relic and is visited by thousands of tourists. This festival is an exquisite affair...

From : 2017-08-01 to : 2017-08-31

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Trincomalee (more commonly known as ‘Trinco') is a prime eco tourism venue which is located on the northeast coast of Sri Lanka and offers some of the country's most attractive beaches such as ‘Uppuveli' and ‘Nilaveli'. Trincomalee is also rapidly emerging as another intern...

From : 2017-09-01 to : 2017-09-30

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Arugam Bay is one of the best places in the world for surfing, and has been a favorite of the long-term community for decades. Located 320 km from Colombo on highway A4, takes almost seven hours to make the drive to Arugam Bay which makes an interesting journey as you pass through an array of zon...

From : 2017-10-01 to : 2017-10-31

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Deepavali, the festival of lights, is mostly celebrated by the Sri Lankan Tamils and considered as a public holiday in Sri Lanka. Deepavali falls during October or November on the Western solar calendar. Hindu temples will hold special services on this day and houses of the celebrants w...

From : 2017-11-01 to : 2017-11-30

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Christmas is annually celebrated in a grand scale across Sri Lanka during the month of December. Christmas Eve and Christmas day are public holidays in Sri Lanka and during the month special Christmas services are held in churches and small chapels across the country. The festivity spre...

From : 2017-12-01 to : 2017-12-31

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Thai International Travel Fair (TITF) is considered as Thailand’s largest outbound fair welcoming over 800,000 visitors yearly with over 400 booths nationally and globally. TITF is an event for all tour operators, booking system developers, airlines, hotels and other businesses concerned wi...

From : 2016-03-29 to : 2016-03-30

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World Travel Fair, the leading travel expo in China staged annually in Shanghai and co-hosted by Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration and VNU Exhibitions Europe, is a vibrant event showcasing a diverse range of destinations and industry sectors to China's most dynamic markets. It is a unique...

From : 2016-05-19 to : 2016-05-22

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Beijing International Tourism Expo is the leading travel and tourism trade fair in Asia which is organized by Conference and Exhibition Management Services Pte Limited (CEMS). At this international exhibition for business and leisure tourism, about 800 tourism experts, tour operators and entrepre...

From : 2016-06-24 to : 2016-06-26

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IFTM :International French Travel Market, also known as TOP RESA ,  held in every September in Paris (porte de versaille). In iftm 160 destinations showcasing their tourism attractions. Perfect place for new business partnerships (B2B).

From : 2016-09-20 to : 2016-09-23

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International French Travel Market (IFTM – TOP RESA) is considered as The largest Tourism Fair for French Market welcoming over 35000 professional  visitors yearly with over 1500 booths nationally and globally. IFTM is an event for all tour operators, booking system developers, airline...

From : 2016-09-20 to : 2016-10-23

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China International Travel Mart is the largest travel professional travel mart in Asia which is annually held in shanghai and Kunming alternately. It has drawn attention from people in the tourism industry worldwide such as international and domestic tourist organizations, travel agencies, hotels...