Happy Independence Day!!

Sri Lanka today marks its 73rd Independence Day , also known as National Day. There are significant political speeches and ceremonies, followed by a festive series of cultural programs that highlight the best and brightest of Sri Lankan music, dance, food, and history. This is a nation-wide celebration, so no matter where you are on the island, you’re bound to catch a glimpse of regional pageants and festivities; and the President’s iconic flag-hoisting ceremony.