Vishwakarma, the celestial architect who built Sri Lanka

Vishwakarma, the celestial architect who built Sri Lanka

The Uttarakanda of Valmiki’s Ramayana, says that Sri Lanka was created by the celestial architect Vishwakarma for the Gods in heaven. Another lore has it that after Lord Shiva married Parvati, he instructed Vishwakarma to construct Lanka so that the couple might reside there, says cultural anthropologist Dr.Lopamudra Maitra Bajpai in newsin.asia

Sri Lankan film wins “Most Outstanding Film” Award at the Asia Tourism Film and Television Awards Festival

Sri Lankan film wins “Most Outstanding Film” Award at the Asia Tourism Film and Television Awards Festival

Colombo, Aug 7 (newsin.asia) - Sri Lankan film “Bhavatharana”, directed by Devinda D. Kongahage won the "Most Outstanding Film" Award under international category at the recently held Asia Tourism Induced Film and Television Awards Festival 2018, held in Taizhou, Zhenjiang Province, China, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement. The Festival was hosted by the All China Television Artists Association (CTAA), Bureau of Press, Publication,...

Lankan and Chinese youth paint their conceptions of the “Belt and Road Initiative” in Colombo

Lankan and Chinese youth paint their conceptions of the “Belt and Road Initiative” in Colombo

A three day 'Belt and Road' painting exhibition featuring works by Sri Lankan and Chinese youth got underway in the capital of Colombo on Monday, strengthening friendship between the youth of the two countries. The exhibition has on display over 100 paintings, featuring the children's understandings on China's Belt and Road initiative and the cultural and friendship bond shared between Sri...

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