Altaïr Film Conference “Sri Lanka, Land of Gods and Men

Description

Geographically linked to the Indian world, Sri Lanka has freed itself from it throughout history. The Sinhalese, who came from the north of India, and the Tamils, who came from the south, have made this Indian Ocean island the crucible of a brilliant civilisation and a..

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A great mastery of a sophisticated hydrographic network enabled them to build prosperous kingdoms. Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Christianity; religions have had and still have a primordial place. Although Buddhism has almost disappeared from India, Sri Lanka is the heartland of Hinayana Buddhism and religious tolerance is a major trait of the Sri Lankan population. Moreover, the long civil war that saw Sinhalese and Tamils fighting each other until 2009 was not a religious conflict but a socio-economic and political conflict. Today, more and more Western travellers are discovering a peaceful country that has rediscovered the serenity of an island that, according to legend, was visited three times by Buddha. The ancient cities, the white sandy beaches, the wildlife, the tea plantations, the luxuriant vegetation, the warm welcome of the Sri Lankans make "the shining island", literal translation of "Sri Lanka", one of the most beautiful destinations one can dream of.

Languages spoken

  • French

Types

  • Cultural

Themes

  • Tourism

Categories

  • Conference
  • Movie screening

Service

Services

Animals are not accepted.

Prices

Extra cost: 9,50 € full price / 8 € reduced price (+ 60 years old). Reservation recommended.

Payment methods

Opening

Ouvert le 31/01/2022
  • Le LUNDI à partir de 14:00:00

Location

Altaïr Film Conference “Sri Lanka, Land of Gods and Men

Route

Coordinates

Altaïr Film Conference “Sri Lanka, Land of Gods and Men

Cinéma Six n'Etoiles
48 rue de la République
83140 Six-Fours-les-Plages