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Make your Avurudu Wish come alive at Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts this April

This month, millions of people around the country will be celebrating the Sinhala & Tamil New Year with elaborate ceremonies, rituals, and extensive traditional feasts. Nothing compares to the fanfare of Sri Lankan festivity during Avurudu as do the Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts. No matter where you are in your travels, you can welcome this year of adventure and energy in a festive fashion.

‘Bak Maha Ulela’ at Cinnamon Citadel Kandy
On New Year’s Day guests can join in on Avurudu activities which will include a special buffet lunch focused on traditional Sri Lankan food. Avurudu games amongst other traditions will take place simultaneously throughout the day.

‘Avurudu Kema’ at Cinnamon Bey Beruwala
A series of activities commencing with the New Year’s breakfast, an ‘Ambula’ lunch, drama in the evening followed by folk music played on the sitar and tabla with accompanying sweetmeats and high tea.

‘Andara Watta’ at Bentota Beach Hotel
The ‘Andara Watta’ concept - comprising places such as the Pansala, Arachchi Gedara, Gama Gedara, Kopi Kade, Kammala and the Kamatha etc., where activities will include playing the traditional ‘Rabana’ and singing ‘Raban Padha’, lighting the traditional oil lamp and feasting on traditional ‘Rasa kavili’, along with taking part in the traditional ‘Avurudu Kreeda’.

‘Avurudu Asiriya’ at Chaaya Tranz Hikkaduwa
Focusing on the traditional morning breakfast serving ‘Kiribath’ with other sweetmeats, followed by a host of ‘Avurudu Kreeda’ and cultural dance acts including the selection of the ‘Avurudu Kumara and Kumariya’ and a raffle draw at the end for guests to win exciting prizes.

‘Culinary diversity’ at Cinnamon Lodge Habarana
A unique experience in the form of a feast of tastes with ‘Typical’ Sri Lankan dishes from various ethnic groups. From Olu hal bath to the Pachchai Perumal, from Minneri bath to the Purple Yam, from the famous Ambul thiyal to the forgotten Jaffna Kool, you will have a plethora of food to choose from.

‘Ambula Lunch’ at Chaaya Village Habrana
Three days in entirety covering traditional Sri Lankan meals including the ‘Hiru Ras’ breakfast, ‘Ambula’ lunch, and a ‘Kopi Kade’ - all in a typical village style known as the ‘Gama Gedara’.

‘An Authentic New Year’ at Chaaya Blu Trincomalee
A truly authentic Sinhala & Tamil New Year celebration showcasing a traditional "Sapatu Kade" serving masala tea and coffee, neem flowers and raw mangoes and lunch will be under the Nuga Tree with traditional Sri Lankan food along with 'por-thenkai' between youth, and other activities for both adults and kids. Evening Entertainment will include the youth of the area showcasing traditional art and dance.

The Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts is focused on providing the best Sri Lankan hospitality coupled with authentic experiences that would result in memorable moments to take back home. Guests who choose to spend their New Year at a Cinnamon resort would find themselves able to observe and partake of traditions in its original sense, giving opportunity to educate the younger generation in particular of the vitality of such traditions and make their families’ New Year wishes come true.

For inquiries and reservations visit www.cinnamonhotels.com or call 2306600.

This month, millions of people around the country will be celebrating the Sinhala & Tamil New Year with elaborate ceremonies, rituals, and extensive…

This month, millions of people around the country will be celebrating the Sinhala & Tamil New Year with elaborate ceremonies, rituals, and extensive traditional feasts. Nothing compares to the fanfare of Sri Lankan festivity during Avurudu as do the Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts. No matter where you are in your travels, you can welcome this year of adventure and energy in a festive fashion.

‘Bak Maha Ulela’ at Cinnamon Citadel Kandy
On New Year’s Day guests can join in on Avurudu activities which will include a special buffet lunch focused on traditional Sri Lankan food. Avurudu games amongst other traditions will take place simultaneously throughout the day.

‘Avurudu Kema’ at Cinnamon Bey Beruwala
A series of activities commencing with the New Year’s breakfast, an ‘Ambula’ lunch, drama in the evening followed by folk music played on the sitar and tabla with accompanying sweetmeats and high tea.

‘Andara Watta’ at Bentota Beach Hotel
The ‘Andara Watta’ concept - comprising places such as the Pansala, Arachchi Gedara, Gama Gedara, Kopi Kade, Kammala and the Kamatha etc., where activities will include playing the traditional ‘Rabana’ and singing ‘Raban Padha’, lighting the traditional oil lamp and feasting on traditional ‘Rasa kavili’, along with taking part in the traditional ‘Avurudu Kreeda’.

‘Avurudu Asiriya’ at Chaaya Tranz Hikkaduwa
Focusing on the traditional morning breakfast serving ‘Kiribath’ with other sweetmeats, followed by a host of ‘Avurudu Kreeda’ and cultural dance acts including the selection of the ‘Avurudu Kumara and Kumariya’ and a raffle draw at the end for guests to win exciting prizes.

‘Culinary diversity’ at Cinnamon Lodge Habarana
A unique experience in the form of a feast of tastes with ‘Typical’ Sri Lankan dishes from various ethnic groups. From Olu hal bath to the Pachchai Perumal, from Minneri bath to the Purple Yam, from the famous Ambul thiyal to the forgotten Jaffna Kool, you will have a plethora of food to choose from.

‘Ambula Lunch’ at Chaaya Village Habrana
Three days in entirety covering traditional Sri Lankan meals including the ‘Hiru Ras’ breakfast, ‘Ambula’ lunch, and a ‘Kopi Kade’ - all in a typical village style known as the ‘Gama Gedara’.

‘An Authentic New Year’ at Chaaya Blu Trincomalee
A truly authentic Sinhala & Tamil New Year celebration showcasing a traditional "Sapatu Kade" serving masala tea and coffee, neem flowers and raw mangoes and lunch will be under the Nuga Tree with traditional Sri Lankan food along with 'por-thenkai' between youth, and other activities for both adults and kids. Evening Entertainment will include the youth of the area showcasing traditional art and dance.

The Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts is focused on providing the best Sri Lankan hospitality coupled with authentic experiences that would result in memorable moments to take back home. Guests who choose to spend their New Year at a Cinnamon resort would find themselves able to observe and partake of traditions in its original sense, giving opportunity to educate the younger generation in particular of the vitality of such traditions and make their families’ New Year wishes come true.

For inquiries and reservations visit www.cinnamonhotels.com or call 2306600.

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