Music in Jaffna

Jaffna Music Festival

In addition to Jaffna’s religious festivals, the city hosts the biennial Jaffna Music Festival in March of odd-number years. This festival showcases both local and international musicians and performers from countri…
Film in Jaffna

European Film Festival

The excellent European Film Festival is held in Jaffna, Kandy, Colombo and Galle in October and November.
Hindu in Jaffna

Nallur Festival

Spread over a period of 25 days in July and/or August, this Hindu festival climaxes on day 24 with parades of juggernaut floats and gruesome displays of self-mutilation by entranced devotees.