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New York admires Sri Lankan sarees

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York hosted members of the United Nations Hospitality Committee for Delegations (HCUND) to a Sri Lankan Saree Extravaganza at the Mission on May 30.

A short presentation on the handloom sarees of Sri Lanka, and different drapes of sarees worn in the country were demonstrated in the event. Versatility of sarees in different spheres of life from brides to housewives and for other occasions were also displayed.

The guests dressed in different saree styles of their choice. Door gifts of “Pure Ceylon Tea” and ayurvedic soap were given to the guests.

A traditional Sri Lankan afternoon tea with food items such as lavariya, thalaguli and many others were also presented.


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