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Art and Culture in Sri Lanka – The pride of the country

by Roland Lefevre

Sri Lanka is often called a country with a proud history and culture. This is what attracts millions of tourists from all around the globe to the country.

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Art and paintings

Sri Lankan culture and religious values have immensely influenced the state of art paintings you come across in most galleries today. Sri Lankan Art Gallery which encourages the skills of both foreign and Sri Lankan artists is such a great platform where art lovers can enjoy the best of arts and paintings in the country.


Sri Lankan folk music is unique. Pieces of local music often use musical equipment such as drums and the outputs are just so amazing.

Drama and dance

Everything about Sri Lankan dance performances is unique and exciting. There are many main categories of dance in Sri Lanka based on where they are originated from. These performances use colourful accessories, clothes, and even equipment.

Sri Lankan attractions

Every attraction in Sri Lanka is backed with a great historical story. Be it Sigiriya, Dambulla Cave Temple, Sri Dalada Maligawa, or Embekke Shrine, you can learn a lot about the Sri Lankan heritage by visiting these attractions.

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