ශ්රී ලංකා මහ බැංකුව in Sinhala at Top center, with it in Tamil and English CENTRAL BANK OF SRI LANKA on next line. Legend in 3 lines
මුදල් නෝට්ටුව ශ්රී ලංකාව ඈතුළත ඕනෑම මුදල් ගණනක්
ගෙවිම සඳහා නිතියෙන් වලංගුය
|Predominant Color||: Gold|||||Size||: 153 x 67 mm|
|Serial Prefix||: R|||||Replacement Prefix||: Z/8|
|Floresent Fiber||: Yellow & Red|||||Braile||: Six Dots|
|Date on BankNote||Finance Minister||CBSL Governor||Range of Serial #||Mintage|
|2010-01-01||Mahinda Rajapaksa||Ajith Nivard Cabraal||R/1 000001 - R/40 1000000||40,000|
|2015-02-04||Ravi Karunanayake||A. Mahendran||R/41 000001 - R/85 1000000||45,000|
Weheragala Dam which is 2030m in length, is one of the brilliant constructions of local engineers who are the proud descendents of ancient Sri Lankan ancestors who built many gigantic reservoirs for irrigation purposes. The reservoir is built using local irrigation technology. The dam is built across the Menik Ganga.
Canyon Dam measures 181m in length and 28m in height. The Canyon reservoir is built across the Maskeliya Oya and it stores water for the Canyon hydroelectric power station.
Sri Lanka Yellow eared Bulbul - Pycnonotus penicillatus
Sri Lanka Kahakan Kondaya (Sinhala)
Ilangai Manjal Sevi Kondai Kuruvi (Thamil)
Sri Lanka Yellow-eared Bulbul is an endemic resident in the highlands. It is categorized as vulnerable by the IUCN. This beautifully coloured bird has olive upper parts and yellowish under parts with a black crown with distinct prominent yellow ear-tufts.
The Lemon Migrant - Catopsilia Pomona
As its name implies the Lemon Migrant is a lemon yellow colour migrating butterfly, edged with black marking at the forewings and maroon blotches on the underside. Its flight is fast and strong in upward and downward curves. This butterfly is found all over the island, but it is most often seen in the dry and intermediate zones.
Rathnaprasada guard stone
The guard stone at the Rathnaprasadaya of the Abhayagiri Viharaya in Anuradhapura is considered the most exquisite guard stone. This guard stone is carved with a Nagaraja symbol, which carries a pot of plenty in the left hand and a bunch of flowers in the right hand.
Kalpavrksha floral design
Nagaraksha and Guruluraksha Dancers
Nagaraksha and Guruluraksha are mask dances, whkh belongs to the Low Country dance tradition, This dance is performed as a part of the traditional folk theatre Kolam. These performances usually last throughout the night. This dance portrays the conflict between the demonical Guruluraksha the mythical King of Birds and the Nagaraksha the mythical King Cobra
Text edited from Press Releases of the CBSL. Images as in full page colour advertisements published in local newspapers.