HNB Assurance and HNB General Insurance celebrated the Sinhala and Tamil new year with its staff at the Malay Grounds, Colombo on the 21st of April 2023. This highly anticipated event included a variety of fun-filled activities and traditional “Avurudu” games that brought all teams together, after a hiatus of three years.
The “Avurudu” celebrations took place against the backdrop of HNB Assurance Group’s outstanding performance during the previous year, which gave added significance and meaning to the event. As an organization committed to promoting inclusivity and cultural diversity, HNB Assurance group, over the years have made a conscious effort to celebrate religious, cultural, and traditional events to bring their staff together and foster a sense of community within the organization.
All participants expressed their delight as they were able to celebrate the Sinhala and Tamil new year together after a long break. Keeping the spirits up and maintaining the morale of the organization at an optimum has been a challenge over the past couple of years for various reasons. However, this event was an opportunity to embrace normalcy and give the HNBA and HNBGI teams a reason to celebrate – recognizing their tremendous dedication and hard work, which has largely contributed to the success of the group.
The atmosphere was filled with joy and laughter as employees competed in games like Tug-of-war, Kanamutti, and Avurudu Kumaraya and Kamari. The participants clad in “Avurudu” attireand had a memorable time, unwinding and enjoying themselves – reinforcing the commitment of the company to fostering a culture of togetherness and camaraderie.
Images – Highlights from the “Avurdu” Celebration