Lanka Masks, Ambalangoda
About Lanka Masks, Ambalangoda
The uniqe handicraft traditionally inherited by is Southerners are producing masks. At frist, the masks were used in traditional healing rituals or Shanthikarma and kolam theatre, Today masks are used for interior decorations in hotels. Offices and homes, and for entertainment. Wood of kaduru which is very light is widely used and sometimes strong wood are also used. Various types of masks are produced in many categories such as Dog, Human, Demons animal and mayhical.