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Cultural traditions in Sri Lanka
Cultural traditions in Sri Lanka
O'Brien, Cynthia J.2018
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Known for its diversity, Sri Lanka is a country with many unique cultural traditions. This intriguing book guides readers through a year of holidays and traditions in the country, from Buddhist celebrations such as Poya Days, to the family traditions of specific ethnic groups. Other celebrations also include Hindu, Muslim, and Catholic holidays, and festivals celebrating food and farming.
Main title:
Imprint:
New York : Crabtree Publishing, 2018
Collation:
32 pages : colour illustrations, map ; 28 cm.
Notes:
Includes index and glossary.
Linking notes:
Online version O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.), author. Cultural traditions in Sri Lanka St. Catharines, Ontario ; New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing, 2018
Contents:
About Sri Lanka -- Full moon days -- Harvest festival -- Independence Day -- Shiva festival -- New Years -- May days -- Vesak -- Poson Poya -- Ramadan -- Festival of the Tooth -- Feast of Assumption -- Festival of lights -- Christmas.
ISBN:
9780778781073
Dewey class:
394.2695493394
Language:
English
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Brighton LibraryJunior People and PlacesJ 394 OBRAvailable
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