March - Jaffna Music Festival

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An initiative of the Sri Lanka-Norway Music Cooperation, the Jaffna Music Festival is one of the biggest music and art festivals in Sri Lanka and is celebrated annually – together with the Galle Music Festival, which is its sister event. The event first began in 2011 and has since then been been a hit amongst the public, attracting large crowds of both locals and tourists alike. The festival is typically held over the course of around two days and features a diverse variety of music, drama and dance that provide a fascinating glimpse into the  rich culture and traditions of various regions. International groups from countries such as in India and Bangladesh are also a part of the festival, providing a truly fantastic cultural experience. Jaffna Music Festival can be enjoyed by the whole family and is perfect for visitors of all ages. A visit to the festival is highly recommended for a rich, unforgettable cultural experience.