Home / News/ Unity is strength: Sri Lankan community in Cyprus celebrate 72nd National Day

Unity is strength: Sri Lankan community in Cyprus celebrate 72nd National Day


Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Friday, 14 February 2020 00:00


 


The Sri Lankan community in Cyprus set aside racial, religious and other differences and got together to celebrate the 72nd national Day in Nicosia, capital of Cyprus, on 2 February in a fitting manner.  

Expressing solidarity with fellow Sri Lankans around the world, and as a mark of respect to the motherland, the Sri Lankan community showcased their inherited talents by performing several traditional folk music and dancing acts in front of a large crowd gathered at the Sri Lanka Consulate General premises, coming from all major cities in Cyprus.  

 Following the establishment of the Sri Lanka Consulate General in Nicosia in January last year, this is the first time that the National Day was celebrated, with the participation of a wider section of the Sri Lankan community in Cyprus.    


Share This Article

Facebook Twitter


DISCLAIMER:

1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.

COMMENTS

Today's Columnists

When the saints go masquerading in

Tuesday, 25 February 2020

So that saintly MP has thrown a spanner in government’s works again. The pious member lashed out against a battery of citizens from journalists and lawyers to members of his own estate. Last week, much of his grievance was about the silence of the


So Sri Lanka; more like, so where are all the women in the hotel industry?

Tuesday, 25 February 2020

The tourism industry is a key service export of Sri Lanka. It is currently the third-largest export earner after foreign worker remittances and textiles and apparel and brought in $ 4.4 billion in 2018 alone, equivalent to 4.9% of the country’s GDP


COVID-19 in China: Testing the quality of humanity

Tuesday, 25 February 2020

Many opinions have been penned across the world over the outbreak of the new strain of influenza. It has killed thousands of innocent Chinese according to official figures. As it came from China, no candlelight vigil has been held in major cities in


‘Stutiyi’, my dearest Sri Lankan friends

Tuesday, 25 February 2020

My heartstrings have been pulled every day during the past few weeks. When following closely my homecountry’s all-out efforts to fight the COVID-19 epidemic, I’m always being touched by the most concrete solidarity and the most sincere friendship


Columnists More