Saturday, May 9, 2015

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Pictures from the weddng of Dumidu and Pawani.

The 'Poruwa' where the ceremonial 'tying of the knot' in a Sinhalese wedding took place.

The newly wed couple  'Dumidu and Pawani' greeting a wedding guest at the hotel in Bope where the wedding ceremony took place.

Monday, May 4, 2015

A band - 'The backfires', Panawala, Sri Lanka.

Quite a few professional bands are available throughout present Sri Lanka. They are hired for weddings, parties, concerts etc. Their fees vary the top ones earning around Rs. 100,000/- rupees for a six hour performance. The repertoire of songs include Sinhalese, Tamil, Hindi and Western pops.