The first day of the traditional 10 day-long Esala Perahera began in Kandy with a colourful parade of brightly decorated elephants. It is said that the procession brings good luck to all who observe this annual event. Sri Lanka. 4th August 2011
The annual Kandy Esala Perahara Festival was celebrated from 31st July to 14th August 2011 in Sri Lanka. This festival is organized by the Sri Dalada Maligawa, the grand Buddhist temple is known for holding one of Buddha's teeth. 13th August 2011
A Buddhist monk set himself on fire outside the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic in Kandy, protesting over the slaughter of cattle, police said. The monk was admitted to the Kandy Hospital with critical burn injuries.
Preparations for the first day of the traditional 10 day-long Esala Perahera began in Kandy. It is said that the procession brings good luck to all who observe this annual event. Sri Lanka. 4th August 2011
The second and final leg of the Carlton Rugby 7's tournament was held at the Royal Sports Complex in the capital with the first leg a week earlier at the Bogambara Stadium in Kandy. Colombo. 5th November 2011
With just a day to go before the second test at Pallekelle, the Aussie cricket team took time off training to visit the children from Child Action Lanka in Kandy and play some cricket and sign some memorabilia. 6th September 2011
Ylon festival of electronic music in Slovenia features DJ stars like David Morales, Paolo Barbato, Hed Kandi, Bingo Players, vocalist Shawnee Taylor and Starkillers at a massive show in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
The Lions were packing into the den from early hours of the morning ready to feast of the Kangaroos. But the rains sadly prevented the game from progressing and was abandoned with a point being share. Colombo, Sri Lanka. 05/03/2011.
The President of Vietnam, Truong Tan Sang, accompanied by his wife and a high-powered business delegation arrived in Sri Lanka today on a three-day official visit hosted by President Mahinda Rajapaksa. 13th October 2011
The University Grants Commission is witnessing yet another protest by University Students from across the country as they come forward in bus loads raising concerns towards the administrators. Colombo, Sri Lanka. 16/09/2010