News Articles & References

  1.  "Ambalangoda".(Ambalangoda, Wikipedia
  2. West Coast-At a Glance Sri Lanka Tailor Made
  3. http://archives.sundayobserver.lk/2013/02/17/mon06.asp (Dying Art of Puppetry)
  4. http://www.mysrilankaholidays.com/ambalangoda.html (Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka)
  5. http://www.stamps.gov.lk/945.php (18 Sanni Stamps)
  6. https://stamps.slpost.gov.lk/product/3636 (18 Sanni Stamps)
  7. http://www.sundaytimes.lk/111211/News/nws_30.html  (Masks on way out)
  8. http://archives.sundayobserver.lk/2013/03/31/mon09.asp (Mask dancers exorcise evil spirits)
  9. http://www.sundaytimes.lk/190505/magazine/unmasking-a-uniquely-lankan-feature-347598.html (Photograpgy Exhibition)
  10. http://www.dailynews.lk/2016/03/30/features/77786 (Carved to heal)
  11. http://www.dailynews.lk/2017/12/15/features/137344/behind-mask (Behind the Mask -Craftsmanship)
  12. https://newsin.asia/wooden-dolls-of-sri-lanka-from-ancient-to-modern-times/ (Wooden Dolls of Sri Lanka)
  13. http://archives.sundayobserver.lk/2013/09/22/mon07.asp (Kolam dance, a genre of satirical comedy)
  14. https://srilankan-masks.tumblr.com/ (Sri Lankan Masks) 
  15. http://archives.dailynews.lk/2013/02/13/fea26.asp (Masks in Dance)                  

 

Sources

Calloway, John, Kolan Nattannawa, A Cingalese Poem, London, 1829

Jayewardene, E.D.W., Sinhala Masks, Colombo, 1970

Loviconi, Alain, Masques et Exorcismes Ceylon Paris, 1981

Obeyesekere, Gananath, “The Ritual Drama of the Sanni Demons: Collective Representations of Disease in Ceylon” in Comparative Studies in Society and History, 1969

Pertold, Otaker, Ceremonial Dances of the Sinhalese, Prague, 1930

Wirz, Paul, Exorcism and the Art of Healing in Ceylon, Leiden, 1954

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