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List of Holiday

January - duruthu fullmoon poya day
- tamil thaipongal day
february- natinal day[4]
- navam fullmoon poya day
March - Maha Sivarathri Day
March -Milad-Un-Nabi (Muhammad's birthday)
March -Medin Full Moon Poya Day
March - Good Friday
13 April-Sinhala and Tamil New Year Day (the month of Bak) Sri Lankans begin celebrating their National New Year)
14 April- Sinhala and Tamil New Year Day
April - Bak Full Moon Poya Day (commemorates the second visit of The Buddha to Sri Lanka)
1 May - May Day
May - Vesak Full Moon Poya Day (The Buddhist calendar begins)
May - Day following Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
June -Poson Full Moon Poya Day (Commemorates the introduction of Buddhism to Sri Lanka)
July - Esala Full Moon Poya Day (Commemorates the deliverance of the first sermon to the five ascetics and setting in motion the Wheel of the Dhamma by Buddha)
August - Nikini Full Moon Poya Day (conducting of the first Dhamma Sangayana (Convocation)by Buddha)
September - Binara Full Moon Poya Day (Commemorates The Buddha's visit to heaven to preach to his mother and celestial multitude)
October - Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramazan Festival Day)
October - Vap Full Moon Poya Day (King Devanampiyatissa of Sri Lanka sending envoys to King Asoka requesting him to send his daughter Arahat Sanghamitta Theri to Sri Lanka to establish the Bhikkhuni Sasana (Order of Nuns))
October -Deepavali Festival Day
November -Il Full Moon Poya Day (Celebrates the obtaining of Vivarana (the assurance of becoming a Buddha))
December - Id-Ul-Adha (Hajj Festival Day)
December - Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day (Sanghamitta Theri established the Bhikkhuni Sasana (the Order of Nuns))
24 December -Christmas Eve
25 December - Christmas Day

Language of sri lanka

'Sinhala' is the sri lankan language.
In sri lanka some people spoken tamil by tamil people.
For education we also learn sinhala,tamil and english.

me,I'm sinhalese.I learn sinhala and english.And i learn french.

This is sinhala alphabate.
Art and craft of sri lanka

Many forms of Sri Lankan arts and crafts take inspiration from the Island's long and lasting Buddhist culture which in turn has absorbed and adopted countless regional and local traditions.
In most instances Sri Lankan art originates from religious beliefs, and are represented in many forms such as painting, sculpture, and architecture.
One of the most notable aspects of Sri Lankan art are caves and temple paintings, such as the frescoes found in Sigiriya and religious paintings found in temples in Dambulla and Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy.
Other popular forms of art have been influenced by both natives as well as outside settlers. For example, traditional wooden handicrafts and clay pottery are found around the hill country while Portuguese-inspired lacework and Indonesian-inspired Batik have become notable. Its has many different and beautiful drawings.
[from the wiki]

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