In Pictures: Chinese New Year celebrations at the Shangri-La Hotel

11 February 2019 - 140   - 0

Staying true to their traditions, Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo once again went all out for Chinese New Year, marking the Year of the Pig with a tasteful celebration of culture, unity and food.

Traditionally, the Chinese zodiac symbol of the pig is said to represent wealth and treasure. Indeed, blessings and good wishes were in abundance between visitors, guests and hotel staff of all walks of life at the celebrations held at the lobby of the hotel on February 5.

Captured here are images from the celebrations.

Pix by Amila Gamage


  Comments - 0

  • Leave a comment



Features & Analysis

People’s Church, Narahenpita launches a celebration of Hope from April 19-21

People’s Church, Narahenpita launches a celebration of Hope from  April 19 -21, 2019 from 5.30 p...

'Victoria' TV star Laurence Fox indulges in Ayurvedic 'no-frills detox' in Beruwela

Playing the “charismatic and wayward” Foreign Secretary Lord Palmerston in ITV's 'Victoria&#...

Disney's video streaming service sets November launch

Disney announced Thursday that its video streaming service would launch in the US in November, spotlighting its block...

Scholarships for Sri Lankan students to study Ayurveda, Yoga, Homepathy in India

The High Commission of India in Colombo has initiated a scholarship programme for  Sri Lankan nationals und...