Cinnamon Grand’s Jaffna Festival now on
Premier five-star city hotel Cinnamon Grand unfolded a truly authentic Jaffna experience with the launch of the much awaited Jaffna Festival on Thursday 16 at the hotel’s completely transformed Village in the City.
Inaugurated by Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga andSri Lanka Tourism Development Authority Chairman Paddy Withana alongside several key ambassadors, the Jaffna Festival is a one-of-a-kind event culminating the intrinsic food, art, music and entertainment which is part of the rich culture and heritage of Yalpanam.
The 11-day festival is open for dinner on weekdays and for both lunch and dinner on Saturdays and Sundays and is priced at Rs.2,600 nett.
A debut initiative to give metropolitans, diaspora and tourists a slice of Jaffna right here in the city of Colombo, the Hotel has brought down five ladies excelling in Yal food to prepare over 70 authentically Jaffna dishes using produce sourced daily from the farms and markets of the district.