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For centuries, the island has been known for its festivals. In fact for the people of Lanka there is something all the time to celebrate, with colourful traditional rituals, ceremonies and a glittering pageantry unique to Sri Lanka.

The exact dates of most festivals tend to change from year to year as they depend on lunar and solar phases.

The following are some of the stunning festivals you may wish to experience...