Travellers planning to embark on Sri Lanka tours, can opt for a renowned choice such as Jetwing Travels. A sought after name in Sri Lanka travel, it helps you explore the island’s rich heritage to the fullest. One of the leading local festivals is Sinhala and Tamil New Year. A public holiday in the country, it usually falls on the 13th or 14th of April each year. The traditional deeds of the new year last for seven days. A special highlight of the festival is the traditional food prepared to be consumed at a set time. The festival is celebrated all across the nation with much fervour.