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450th anniversary of the Battle of Mulleriyawa

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Angampora, the traditional martial art form of Sri Lanka and known to be one of the oldest fighting disciplines in the world was staged last night on the banks of Mulleriyawa lake to commemorate the 450th anniversary of the victory at the battle of Mulleriyawa. The Battle of Mulleriyawa was a battle between the Sinhalese and Portuguese in 1652 where the Portuguese army was routed out in the fields of Mulleriyawa. Pix by Kushan Pathiraja





 
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  • Angama Tuesday, 28 August 2012 02:25 PM

    Have some respect, you ungrateful wretch. This is what enabled us to give such a fight to the European colonists. People like you need to take the next boat out of Sri Lanka and go far away, you make me sick. Disgusting animal.

    Hamza Friday, 24 August 2012 09:19 AM

    Nice pictures, Thanks Daily Mirror. we must preserve our traditions and culture. we must teach all these to our next generation.

    richardson Friday, 24 August 2012 09:52 AM

    They really fought Pissu Keliine nathuwa

    Nari Sabry Sunday, 26 August 2012 05:38 AM

    Showing our primitive animal culture.

    Sri Radharakshitha Friday, 24 August 2012 10:57 AM

    This is very nice, special thanks to Daily mirror for englighting the public on an event that hopes to give life to an important ancient art.

    sm Friday, 24 August 2012 01:16 PM

    Funny how someone can give a thumbs down to this comment!


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