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Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Christmas in Sri Lanka

Preparation for this great day begin weeks before as in any other country. The festive sound of firecrackers waking you up at the dawn of December 1st is the first intimation that Christmas is round the corner. all most every home of Christian, or catholic wake up with the dawn of the first day of the month of December to perform the first ritualistic task of the month of merry making.

Despite the fact that nearly 70% of population are practicing Buddhism while another 15% of people are Hindus, only a 7% of Sri Lanka’s population are Christians It is celebrated by Christians and shared by non-Christians in true Lankan style.

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