AMYS PROJECT ON SRI LANKA !!!!!. introduction. Sri Lanka is an island in the northern Indian ocean . Up until 1972 Sri Lanka was called Ceylon . Now though Sri lankas full name is the democratic socialist of Sri Lanka . The national anthem of sri lanka is the Sri Lanka Matha .
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introduction Sri Lanka is an island in the northern Indian ocean . Up until 1972 Sri Lanka was called Ceylon . Now though Sri lankas full name is the democratic socialist of Sri Lanka . The national anthem of sri lanka is the Sri Lanka Matha . The capital city of sri lanka is jayawardenapura kotte . The official languages of sri lanka are sinhala and tamil The people of sri lanka are called sri lankans . Sri lanka is also known as the teardrop of the Indian ocean and its also known as the pearl of the Indian ocean and it is known as the nation of smiling people as well . Sri lanka produced tea , coffee , rubber , coconuts , cinnamon and gemstones . There are 20 , 277 , 597 people living in sri lanka . The currency of sri lanka is sri lankan rupee . The size of sri lanka is 65 610 square kilometres . Sri lanka is the oldest democracy in south Asia .
Food sri lanka foods are either very hot or very mild . sri lanka is famous for making tea , coffee and cinnamon . Sri lanka is also famous for it spices . Sri lanka people really love curry and rice almost every home in sri lanka have curry and rice as a meal every day . A very popular drink in sri lanka is faluda . Juices are also very popular in sri lanka especially passion fruit juice . And there is a very popular dish called koolya which is made from leftover curries . A popular sweet is a kavun a kavun is a diamond shape . Side dishes in sri lanka include pickles , chutneys and peppers .
clothing Clothing in sri lanka is both interesting and beautiful . Years ago people in sri lanka didn’t wear anything but nowadays they do . Women who are near the age of marrying or who are married wear a sari . Little girls wear a puvadai sattai which is a skirt with a beautiful design and a blouse . Some men wear a sarong and a shirt . Other men wear a patta vetty . Boys wear long shorts a shirt and a hat . People in sri lanka don’t wear shoes .
Some easy sinhala phrases Hello = hello Goodbye = aayu bowan Yes = owu No = noeh Please = karuna kara Thank you = stuh tee Sorry = kana gaatui My name is = maaghe nama What's your name = oyoaghe nama makke da
Numbers in sinhala One = eka Two = deka Three = tuna Four = hatara Five = paha Six = haya Seven = hata Eight =a teh Nine = nawaya Ten = dahaya
Famous people The worlds first female prime minister sirimavobandaranayake. Bbc broadcaster vernoncorea . Book prize winner Michael ondaatje . Professore of mathematics and astronomy at cardiff university nalinchandrawickramasinghre . Sri lankas king of pop clarencewijewardena . Broadcaster karunaratneabeysekera . Singer and songwriter nemalmendis .
religions There are four different religions in sri lanka there is buddhism , hinduism , christian and islam . Seventy percent of people in sri lanka are buddhism , fifteen percent are hinduism , seven point five percent are christian and seven point five percent are islam . Sri lanka was ranked third most religious country in the world . Ninety nine percent of sri lankans said that religion is a main part of their daily life .
flowers The national flower of sri lanka is the blue water lily . It is so popular because of its beauty and strong colour . Another popular flower is the lotus also known as the lotus of love . It grows blue , red , pink , white and yellow .
animals The native animal of sri lanka is the Asian elephant . Other popular animals are leopards , monkeys , bears , deer , water buffalos , lizards , frogs , geckos and crocodiles . There is over eighty species of birds in sri lanka . There is only thirty five leopards in sri lanka as there becoming extinct .
weather Weather in sri lanka is a bit like Ireland . You never know if its going to rain or be sunny . Usually it is sunny but sometimes it does rain . Like when it does rain the streets in sri lanka can be flooded within a few minutes .
sports The national sport of sri lanka is volleyball Even though not many people play it . The most popular sport is basketball , basketball was first introduced to sri lanka in 1917 . Other popular sports are football , water sports , athletics , cricket and baseball .
education Sri lanka is a home to great learning . In primary and secondary school you only have to stay in for six years . The government give all the students free books and uniforms at the start of the year . In the schools they speak English , sinhala and Tamil .
music Music in sri lanka is very popular . The drums especially are super popular . There are three different types of drums their names are the yak bera , the dawula and the udekki . The yak bera and the dawula look very similar but sound very different . Western and rock music are very popular so is poetry . Drums are used to accompany poetry dances .
transport in sri lanka some people ride on buses and people also sell things on buses . The most popular form of transport is a motorcycle . Cars aren't used much in sri lanka some people just go in taxis . Walking is also a very popular form of transport and so is going by train . And bike rides are very popular and there is lots of bike tours every day .
work Over one million people in sri lanka work picking tea leaves . You have to be over twelve to work . The younger people just follow their mums and grandmothers while picking tea leaves . The women are the ones who mostly pick tea leaves and they are also expected to do all the household chores . Some men work picking tea leaves others work getting the money for there family .
!!!!!!!quiz!!!!!!! Question 1 . What's the language spoken in sri lanka name one ? Question 2 . Name one of the things sri lanka produced ? Question 3 . What's the name of the dress women wear ? Question 4 . What animal is on sri lankas flag ? Question 5 . What is the national flower of sri lanka ? Question 6 . What's the most popular form of transport ? Question 7 . WHATS THE NATIVE ANIMAL OF SRI LANKA ? Question 8 . WHAT WAS SRI LANKA CALLED UNTIL 1972 ? Question 9 . WHATS THE NATIONAL SPORT OF SRI LANKA ? Question 10 . HOW MANY TYPES OF DRUMS ARE THERE ?
QUIZ ANSWERS ANSWER 1. SINHALA OR TAMIL ANSWER 2. TEA , COFFEE , COCONUTS , GEMSTONES , CINNAMON AND RUBBER ANSWER 3. SARI ANSWER 4. LION ANSWER 5. BLUE WATER LILY ANSWER 6. MOTORCYCLE ANSWER 7. ELEPHANT ANSWER 8. CEYLON ANSWER 9. VOLLEYBALL ANSWER 10. THREE
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