May 2019
1. Vesak: The Light Of Wisdom

The thrice blessed festival of Vesak commemorates the Buddha's Birth, Englightenment and Parinibbana.

2. Tripitakabhivandana (ත්රිපිටකභිවන්දනා) To Recognise The Theravada Tripitaka As A World Heritage

President Maithripala Sirisena presented the official request to UNESCO to declare the Theravada Tripitaka as a World Heritage.

3. The Month Of Ramadan

The holy month of Ramadan is the most important religious event for Muslims. Ramadan marks the revelation of the holy Quran to Prophet Muhammad.

4. Up, Up And Away In Kalpitiya

The Kalpitiya peninsula, flanked by both the Indian Ocean and the Puttalam Lagoon, is a popular kitesurfing destination in Sri Lanka for both amateurs and professionals.

5. Look before you act, act before you lose!

Sri Lanka will see delegates from around the world arriving this month for the World Wildlife Conference – CITES CoP18.

6. Abu Dhabi: A City That Delights And Inspires

Whether you seek indoor entertainment or an outdoor adventure, the UAE capital has you covered.

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