Archive for August, 2017

A glimpse of Sri Lanka

The Embassy of Sri Lanka organized   a promotion  on tourism and culture  “A glimpse of Sri Lanka” on 26th August 2017 at Norrmalmstorg, a venue situated in the heart of the city of Stockholm. The strategic location and  the  warm sunshine enduring throughout the  day,  drew large crowds  providing just the right  milieu, the setting    to conduct the destination  promotion.

The event was jointly organized by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Stockholm  and the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau and  “A glimpse of Sri Lanka” was held for the second consecutive year, in Stockholm city.

Intriguing  aromas  of typical Sri  Lankan  food  emanating from  the  live demonstration of   making of  hoppers, wade, kottu roti  presented  by the Sri Lankans and the staff of the Embassy, contributed to the overall sensory experience  of the visitor,  enticing them to savour the taste of Sri Lankan cuisine. The visitors waiting patiently to relish the gastronomic delights of Sri Lanka,  amply expressed their interest to learn about the food,   culture and   to know  more about the country in general.

Ceylon Tea was understandably a most sought after item by the guests and the array of Ceylon tea served at the venue was much to their delight.

The Embassy officials manning the Information desk  provided  information on the essence of the touristic and cultural attractions of  Sri Lanka  while at the same time addressing the  queries relating to travel to  Sri Lanka.  Some of the guests recounted  on their previous visits to Sri Lanka whereas others pledged to explore possibilities of a  voyage to  Sri Lanka  to cherish the best of the attractions that Sri Lanka  offers to the world.

Remarks to Media by Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana: 18th August 2017