Mount Lavinia Hotel Celebrates Avurudu

May 2011| 668 views


The Bun Eating Competition

The sack Race in progress












Mount Lavinia Hotel celebrated the Sinhala and Tamil New Year or Avurudu, on the Paradise Beach of the Hotel. Anura Dewapura, General Manager of the Hotel said that the event saw families taking part in traditional New Year games like kotta pora, kana mutti, Avurudu Kumaraya and Kumari, Blind Feeding the Blind, Sack Races, Obstacle Races, Bun Eating Competitions and other traditional activities.
A parent at the event said, “It is nice to know that traditions that are slowly dwindling can be revived and enjoyed in a wonderful way.”