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Enjoy Maritime history at Sri Lanka pavilion

Exhibitions Dubai 04 Oct 21
Enjoy Maritime history at Sri Lanka pavilion
Experience tranquility, serenity and healing at the Sri Lanka pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. The pavilion focuses on the island’s three key pillars - authenticity, compactness
Event Location
Dubai, Dubai
Start Time
04 October 2021, 12:00 AM
End Time
31 October 2021, 12:00 AM

Sri Lanka pavilion re-introduces the planning principles of the ancient civilisation to life, is designed by an award-winning team from the University of Moratuwa in Colombo and was inaugurated at the Expo on Friday.

Located in the Opportunity District, the 300-square-metre pavilion focuses on the island’s three key pillars - authenticity, compactness and diversity.

Nalinda Wijerathna, consul general of Sri Lanka to Dubai and the Northern Emirates and the deputy commissioner-general for Expo said, “At the pavilion, visitors will immerse in an experience inspired by water – emphasizing the value of adaptability and agility, the will to transform challenges into opportunities.”

“Display screens at the pavilion spotlight unique facets of our island nation. The senses of the visitors will be engaged to gain information on the island’s rich culture and heritage, natural ecosystems and wildlife through these cinematic creations,” he said

“Sri Lanka has a rich and unique maritime history with shipping, trade and cultural links. Inspired by an aquatic theme, the pavilion creates a warm and welcoming space for all visitors and highlights its potential as one of the most delightful destinations in the world to visit," Wijerathna said.

Visitors can unravel the secret of the world-famous Ceylon tea, from leaf to cup. They can even enjoy a hot cup on their journey from the special tea corner, courtesy of the Sri Lankan Tea Board.

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