The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Oslo celebrated the 71st Anniversary of Nationwide Day of Sri Lanka with the Sri Lanka’s Ambassador in Norway H.E. Prof. Arusha Cooray and Non secular representatives ,delegations, Norwegian Overseas Ministry officers.
Sri Lankan nationwide day , has been celebrated yearly on 4th February to commemorate independence from British rule in 1948. Since then Sri Lanka is heading towards growth, building and is at the trail of speedy financial expansion.
The development used to be smartly attended by way of the group, Tamil, Muslim and Sinhala diaspora individuals , diplomatic corps, Norwegian Overseas Ministry, and different officers.The standard observances together with the lighting fixtures of the lamp, hoisting of the flag, enjoying of the nationwide anthem and non secular observances had been carried out. The development showcased Sri Lanka merchandise, and Sri Lanka tradition with dance performances.
The choice of contributors used to be nice due to this fact, the corridor and the hall turned into inadequate to cater the visitors that have been invited on the reception . Cultural dances made the development extra attention-grabbing and mesmerising. The visitors had been amazed by way of the Efficiency in this auspicious instance. The performances effectively portrayed Sri Lanka’s tradition, traditions and way of life.
Sri Lankan classical dance is known everywhere in the global. There are 3 primary kinds of Sri Lanka dance which vary of their kinds of body-movements, within the costumes worn by way of the performers and within the form and measurement of the drums used to give you the rhythmic sound.
The Kandyan is the dance of the hill nation. It’s sometimes called Uda Rata Natum. The low nation dances (Ruhunu ) of the southern plains is referred to as Pahatha Rata Natum , the 3rd is Sabaragamuwa Natum. The principle distinguishing function between Kandyan and Saharagamu and Ruhunu is that Ruhunu dancers put on mask.
The Ambassador highlighted Sri Lanka’s achievements together with the rustic’s prime human building ranges, promotion of SDG objectives, blue-green finances, and the Sri Lanka governments’ robust dedication to the welfare state.
The Ambassador additionally discussed the strengthening of ties between Sri Lanka and Norway, and thanked the Norwegian govt for his or her persevered improve. She went on to say the significance of reconciliation by way of embracing Sri Lanka’s variety.