Sunday 03 December 2017
11:00 to 12:00
The Grass

Come and witness a demonstration of Angampora, the form martial art practiced by Sri Lankans since ancient times. 

Angampora is a form of martial art from Sri Lanka that combines combat techniques, self-defence, sport, exercise, and meditation. A key component of angampora is the namesake angam, which incorporates hand-to-hand fighting, and illangam, involving the use of indigenous weapons such as the ethunu kaduwa, staves, knives and swords. Another component known as maya angam, which uses spells and incantations for combat, is also said to have existed. Another distinct feature of angampora is the use of pressure point attacks to inflict pain or permanently paralyze the opponent.

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Performance, Sports session, Sunday, English, Sinhala, Tamil, All ages
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