Sri Lankan Cultural Festival big attraction in Sweden
Sri Lanka was among 160 countries which participated in the Food and
Cultural festival held in Sweden.
Sri Lanka presented different varieties of its traditional delicious
and spicy food and Kandyan dance at the venue for the World Scout
Sri Lankans served traditional Lankan spicy food to the visitors at
the venue. Many participants, especially from Europe, were eager to
taste Sri Lankan food as they have never had such an experience. All
participants were served with Lankan food and the young and old alike
queued to serve themselves at a special buffet arranged by the
It was an opportunity for many foreigners not only to enjoy Sri
Lankan food but also to know about this small island nation. Lankan
organizers also showed the intended visitors to Sri Lanka many
descriptive materials about the country and its nature and environment.
Wildlife and nature Lovers were seen showing keen interest in collecting
printed materials on Sri Lanka.
“On the part of Sri Lanka it was a good opportunity for us to explain
the visitors about the latest development and the peace and normalcy
restored especially in northern and eastern parts of the country as
certain participants who knew about Sri Lanka were seem to be ill
informed,” Janaprith Fernando the organizer of Lankan food festival