Avurudu weekend is pretty much the only instance when Sri Lankans are actually on time. It's a time that brings families together and highlights the best that our culture has to offer.
So here's a handy timeline of all the auspicious times for the Sinhala & Tamil New Year for 2018.
However you celebrate or don't celebrate Avurudu, we hope it's a time of peace and togetherness for you. And kiribath.
Please share food with your neighbors of all castes and creeds, drive safe, and don't be a fireworks statistic.
Happy Avurudu from everyone at YAMU. We'll see you on the other side.
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