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SSLSD Celebrates Avurudu


The Sinhala and Tamil New Year festival was celebrated in extravagance at Stafford Sri Lankan School Doha on 8th April 2016. It was attended by a large crowd of parents and students. Chairman Mr. Kumudu Fonseka and members of the Board of Trustees also participated in the fun-filled event. 

The festivities included New Year or ‘Avurudu’ games such as tug-of-war, lime and spoon and eating buns and colourful dances. It was an occasion for everyone to enjoy the festivities celebrated in gala-style in Sri Lanka.

The traditional ‘Avurudu’ rituals which include lighting the hearth at the auspicious hour, partaking in meals, and anointment of oil to symbolize health





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by Maduranga Jayamanne | 16 Apr, 2016

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  1. Osborne Badby | Nov 23, 2016
    Stafford Sri Lankan Students are doing great with remembering their traditions,Welcoming the new Year like this is something to write at http://www.bestdissertations.com,Happy New Year to all,May this year brings joys and happiness in our life.
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