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Mahaweli and USAID Compete at the Sri Lanka America Society Sports Day 1988 or 1989

on June 26, 2014

Mahaweli and USAID hosted the culture exchange sports day which was held every year so that USAID and Mahaweli could have a cultural exchange between American and Sri Lankan families. It was called the Sri Lanka America Society. At the time, Sri Lanka had 5 five star hotels to try to keep tourism going in the midst of war. Tourism is one of the main moneymakers for Sri Lanka. The InterContinental (now the Kingsbury) and the Colombo Hilton were two of them.

At the Start of the Run

At the Start of the Run

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One response to “Mahaweli and USAID Compete at the Sri Lanka America Society Sports Day 1988 or 1989

  1. […] day hosted by the Sri Lanka Students Association.  It was so traditional that it reminded me of my sports day in Colombo in 1988 or 1989.  While the games kept all of us busy, the traditional chicken curry made by the […]

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