|Galle, Sri Lanka||2 hours||Private Excursion|
Masks are used more for performance and ritual in modern day Sri Lanka but their past is rooted in ancient beliefs and the ideology that they have healing and protective powers. Your journey through time starts with a preliminary introduction to the history of masks in Sri Lanka. As you learn its usability and watch a demonstration as how the tools used to make the masks are handled. The artisans will assist you in moulding your very on traditional mask.
Once completed, you have the option of returning next day to paint the wonderful mask you’ve crafted. The local artisans will teach you how to paint the masks in a traditional manner and give you a few decorating tips along the way. Once completed, the mask is yours to keep!