High Commission of Sri Lanka in India

The Sri Lankan Cultural Extravaganza at the Mount Abu Public School in Rohini, New Delhi PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Thursday, 31 January 2019 04:42

The Mount Abu School in Rohini, New Delhi organized a mega Sri Lankan Cultural Extravaganza on 20th January 2019. The event witnessed the presence of High Commissioner for Sri Lanka in India His Excellency Austin Fernando and Madame Sylvia Fernando.  

Madam Madhavi Das, Executive Director of the Food Safety & Standards Authority of India along with eminent dignitaries and distinguished educationists were also present. The event commenced with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp.

The delegation from the Educational Information Technology and Cultural affairs Ministry of Sabaragamuwa Provincial Council of Sri Lanka presented a captivating and graceful cultural presentation to share the cultural and traditional aesthetic values of Sri Lanka. 

The Naga Raksha Dance, Pot Dance, Ukussa Wannama (the dance of the eagle) and many more performances by the delegation mesmerized the audience. The students of the school also presented Indian Folk Dance of Goa, Dhangar, along with other captivating performances. 

The eminent dignitaries addressed the gathering and appreciated the effort of the delegation in presenting the grand show that provided a glimpse of Sri Lanka's rich ethos. 

The Principal of the Mount Abu School, in her address, appreciated the performers from Sri Lanka and encouraged young learners to appreciate diversity that exists across the globe. 

Through the event, the massive gathering of parents and students of the school acknowledged, treasured and developed reverence for the vibrant culture and graceful dances of Sri Lanka.