HNB FINANCE brings the joy of Avurudu Games closer with ‘Ape Gedara Avurudu’ digital initiative


April 13, 2020: Sri Lanka’s leading finance company HNB FINANCE, recently commenced ‘Ape Gedara Avurudu’, a fun-filled digital platform of traditional Avurudu games, to mark this year’s Sinhala and Tamil New Year celebrations. The company’s latest initiative is a concerted attempt to enable Sri Lankans to enjoy the season of Avurudu with their loved ones while staying safe in their homes.

HNB FINANCE‘s ‘Ape Gedara Avurudu’ platform has brought to life a host of traditional seasonal games that all Sri Lankans can take part in from the comfort of their homes. These include Kotta Pora, Kanamutti Bideema, Lissana Gasa Nagima, Aliyata Aha thabeema, as well as an Avurudu Rasa Pena Trivia. The platform also provides an opportunity for users to sign up for a raffle draw, for which winners will be randomly selected after the end of the campaign. Additionally, it offers a downloadable list of significant dates and times marked for seasonal rituals this Avurudu.

Commenting on this initiative, Chaminda Prabhath – Managing Director/CEO of HNB FINANCE said, “The Covid19′ pandemic has so far caused numerous health, social and economic repercussions, leaving us Sri Lankans confined to our homes this Avurudu, for the very first time in history. We believe that during this time, social distancing is a crucial requirement to which all of us should stick to. In that context, HNB FINANCE would like to help our customers lighten up their days as they practice the guidelines set by our country, to help our nation in its battle against this pandemic this Avurudu. Our ‘Ape Gedara Avurudu’ digital platform is a result of this thinking.”

HNB FINANCE’s ‘Ape Gedara Avurudu’ will be online for individuals to take part till the first week of May. Selected winners and contestants will be presented with exciting gift packs.

Established in 2000, HNB FINANCE Ltd. is licensed as a registered Finance Company by the Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. Maintaining an extensive island-wide presence across 48 branches and 21 service centres, HNB FINANCE has over the recent past expanded into new fields of business, and now offers SME loans in addition to savings, gold loans, education loans, home loans, personal loans, fixed deposit facilities and leasing products.