‘Miracles of Healing’
of Healing Germany’ presents ‘Miracles of Healing’ with world-famous Erick
Berglund, on March 10 and 11 at the Mount Lavinia Hotel.
Erik Berglund is a sensitive healer whose work has touched thousands worldwide.
Erik has developed several workshops including topics such as: abundance,
relationships, Harp and healing evenings, and DNA activations. His workshops
have been approved for credit in USA for nurses and acupuncture physicians.
A Harp concert ‘On Wings of Love’ will be presented after the seminar.
Book, ‘The Evolution of Constitutional Governance in Sri Lanka’ by an eminent
authority, Professor Lakshman Marasinghe, was launched on March 10 at the
National Library and Documentation Services Board (NLDSB). The book was
published by Vijitha Yapa Publications.
The Chief Guest at the book launch was Professor Tissa Vitarana, Minister of
Science and Technology. The keynote address was delivered by Judge C. G.
Weeremantry - formerly the Vice President of International Court of Justice. The
book was reviewed by Professor Carlo Fonseka - Emeritus Professor of Medicine
and, Dr. Shivaji Felix – Attorney at- law.
Prof. Lakshman Marasinghe is an Emeritus Professor of Law of the University of
Windsor, in Canada. He is currently the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Law
Commission. He had been a visiting professor of Law at a number of African,
Asian, and Australian Universities and the University of London, in the UK.
helps local design talent
J.J. Valaya in conversation with Chaturanga de
Silva, design student - University of Moratuwa, Ranil Manawadu, Designer –
Brandix Casualwear, Himali Delapala, Designer - Brandix Intimate Apparel, and
Udeni Weerawardena, Design Student - LIFT.
The worlds of haute couture and high street
fashion came together last week when designers from Sri Lanka’s apparel
powerhouse, Brandix, and aspiring young local designers met top Indian fashion
designer, J. J. Valaya, for an exchange of ideas.
A spin-off from ‘Fashion Statement 2007’, the mega fashion show sponsored by
Brandix and patronised by a bevy of international beauty queens and models, led
by the reigning Miss World, brought together 17 Brandix designers and six design
students. The meeting of designers over lunch, hosted by Brandix, was attended
by young designers from three local design schools, the Academy of Design, Lanka
Institute of Fashion Technology (LIFT) and the Design School of the University
Central Colleges’ AGM
The Annual General Meeting of the Central
Colleges’ Past Pupils’ Association of Sri Lanka will be held today from 9.30am
onwards, at the Police Family Welfare Association Building, No. 7, Joseph Frazer
Road, Bambalapitiya (Behind Police Field Force Head Quarters Complex).
General Secretary of the Association invites all the past pupils of the 54
pioneer Central Colleges, established by the former Minister of Education, late
Dr. C. W. W. Kannangara, to be present.
Commemorating Women’s Day
Commemorating the International Women’s Day
2007, the Women’s Action for Social Justice (WASJ) has organised a special
programme on the theme - ‘Women’s Voice Against Hunger and Obstruction to the
Right to a Life Free From Fear’ on March 12 at the Vihara Maha Devi Park,
Colombo (Open Air Theatre) from 10.00am – 2.00pm.
Parakrama Niriella’s latest dramatic creation
‘Charandas’ will be staged at 3.30pm and 7.30pm on March 11, 2007, at the Lionel
Wendt Theatre, Colombo 7.
‘Charandas’, an adaptation of the original play by Indian playwright Habib
Thanvir, is a satirical drama, which won nine awards including Best Production,
Best Direction, Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor, in both Sinhala and Tamil
categories at the State Drama Festival 2006.
Export, Development and International Trade
Minister, Prof. G. L. Pieris, recently toured India and met the Indian Commerce
and Industries Minister, Kamalnath in New Delhi.
Discussions were held regarding the improvement of bilateral relations between
Sri Lanka and India, the proposed Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA)
related to the services sector, and the Indo-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement,
which has been in operation for the past six years.
duo to entertain you!
UK Jazz duo, Zoe and Idris Rahman will perform
on March 19 at the British School Auditorium, 63 Elvitigala Mawatha, Colombo 08
at 7.30pm. Tickets priced at Rs.600/-, Rs.300/- and Rs.200/- will be on sale
from March 5 at the British Council.
The duo have put together a special programme for their tour of Sri Lanka
playing an exciting mixture of original and contemporary jazz compositions,
instrumental arrangements of Bengali music and their own interpretations of
Zoe and Idris will conduct a workshop collaborating with Sri Lankan musicians
particularly percussionists, pianists, clarinettists on March 18 at the British
Council Hall, Colombo from 3.30 to 6.00pm. Registrations begin from March 12.
welcome to Coghlan
President of CIMA Worldwide, Mr. John Coghlan,
and Mrs. Coghlan, received a traditional Sri Lankan welcome at the Hilton
Colombo, by the General Manager, William Costley on March 7.
Royal oldies’ meet
Members of the Association of Old Royalists’
1962 Group comprising those who entered Form I at Royal College, Colombo, in the
year 1962 and others who joined this batch of students later on, [viz. Form II
in 1963, Form III in 1964, Form IV in 1965, Form V (GCE-OL) in 1966, Form Lower
VI in 1967 and Form Upper VI (GCE-AL) in 1968] are scheduled to meet at ‘The
Otters’, Sarana Road, off Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7, for their
quarterly-luncheon-get-together, commencing 11.00am today, according to a
communiqué released by the ‘Old Royalists’ 1962 Group Secretariat’ [6C/12,
Jayawadanagama, Battaramulla, Sri Jayewardenapura-Kotte]
Those wish to participate are requested to confirm attendance to Honorary
Secretary, Johann E. Juriansz, on either Telephone 4401076 or e-mail
upgrade Hambantota District
The picture shows MP Sajith Premadasa, at the
MP and Chairman of the Janasuwaya Development
Foundation, Sajith Premadasa, has initiated many projects to upgrade the
Infrastructure of the Hambantota District. On November 5, 2006, under the
auspices of the Foundation, the village of Siyambalakote of the Ambalantota
Division was provided with electricity, at a cost of Rs.200,000/- funded by the
Crescent Schools International
The Girls’ Section of Crescent Schools
International had the premier of ‘Simba’, an adaptation of Lion King II directed
by Praneetha Tissera at the Bishop’s College Auditorium, on February 18 under
the distinguished patronage of Mrs. Nirmalie Wickremasinghe. A cast of 150
students participated to bring about this production.
This week your lagna lord Mars moves in 10th and Sun moves in 11th and 12th with
Rahu. You are persevering and courageous; can expect a promotion or a change in
status at work place. Job seekers can fulfil their objectives. There is a chance
for unexpected financial gains.
Lagna lord Venus is in 11th and Sun is in 10th with Rahu. This is an enjoyable
week for you. Good business for traders in textile and ornamental items.
Increase income for those engaged in artistic field. Get support and
co-operation from spouse. You will be worried, as you are burdened with work at
place of work. You are not inclined to religious activities.
According to your planetary situation this week, mixed effects are indicated.
You will have a favourable situation in your place of employment; face problems
regarding house and property. No change in income. Opportunities for trips and
parties. Towards the week-end you take leadership in organising some activities
at work place.
Mixed fortune awaits as Saturn moves in lagna while Sun moving in 8th with Rahu.
At work place you may have disputes and confrontations with superiors. But your
dedication towards employment does not change. Technicians receive enhanced
income. Your objectives will be fulfilled if you intend to buy lands or
The moving of lagna lord Sun in 7th with Rahu and Saturn in 12th is not a good
sign. Disputes caused with spouse. Incur loss from partnership business. Extreme
care should be taken in dealings with outsiders. You can fulfil you objectives
by defeating enemies. Have to spend large sums of money on sex supportive.
Towards the week-end you may receive sudden financial gains.
Planetary chart denotes mixed effects this week. Peace and unity will prevail in
family life. Take part in picnics and functions with family members. Confidence
with partners prevails as a result of improvement in business activities.
Increase in assets, gains from speculations. Buy new furniture and luxury items.
As a result of lagna lord Venus moving in 6th and Sun moving in 5h with Rahu,
mixed effects denoted. Get the opportunity to renovate the house or to start
building a house. May inherit a land or property from mother or wife. Happiness
prevails in household; progress in employment front or business activities seen.
Lagna lord Mars in exalted from posited in 3rd and Venus posited in 5th. This is
a favourable week for you. Can be a prominent figure in society. Win accolades
and leadership from colleagues. Get assistance from brothers to make your
activities a success. Children get through exams and interviews. Family front
normal. Income is increased through additional sources.
Mixed result indicated as lagna lord Jupiter is moving in 12th and Sun is moving
in 3rd with Rahu. Problems arise at work place even though you work with
dedication. Avoid arguments with superiors. House building and renovations will
go on successfully, but setbacks for income sources.
Mars is in lagna and Sun is in 2nd with Rahu. Although you persevere you find it
difficult to save. Expenses increase. Arguments may lead to discord among
married partners. If you are unmarried, good marriage proposals will come your
way. Sisters will be helpful. Have to fight a legal suit regarding financial
Your dreams of employment abroad or overseas travel will become a reality. Those
who are engaged in higher studies can pursue their goals successfully. Good
period for artistes and businessmen. Through their talent they can increase
their income. May incur loss if you act without far-sightedness. Bothered as a
result of children’s stubbornness.
Venus is posited in lagna and Sun posited in 12th with Rahu. You get invitations
for parties and picnics. Sudden windfalls seen. You will be received in high
esteem in society. Technicians and farmers get enhanced income. Foreign job
seekers lucky. Get good return from journeys abroad. Receive assistance from
Sun. - 04.19 - 05.49
Mon. - 07.19 - 08.49
Tue. - 02.49 - 04.19
Wed. - 11.48 - 01.18
Thu. - 01.18 - 02.48
Fri. - 10.17 - 11.47
Sat. - 08.47 - 10.47
(Applicable both day & night)
March 11 onwards
‘Bridge to Terabithia’ at the Majestic Cinema, Colombo 4 at 10.30am, 1.30pm.
4.15pm. and 7.00pm.
‘New York, A Documentary Film’ at the American Centre, Colombo 3 at 6.30pm.
‘Aimee and Jaguar’ by Max Farberbock at the Vafa Gallery, Etul Kotte at 3.30pm
‘Yuda Gini Meda’ by Thilak Jayaweera at the Punchi Theatre, Borella at 10.00am.
An exhibition of paintings by Janani Cooray, Indralatha Dharmasene, Inoka Silva,
and Krishanthi Sepalika, at the Tearway Gallery, Thilanka Hotel, Kandy, from
10.00am to 9.00pm.
‘Oasis of Silence’ an exhibition of photographs by the Swiss photographer, Beat
Presser on Theravada Buddhism at the Barefoot Gallery, Gregory’s Road, Colombo 7
from 10.00am to 6.00pm.
March 14 – April 1
An exhibition of paintings and sculpture by Manoranjana Herath at the Barefoot
Gallery, Colombo 7.
March 16 - 18
An exhibition of paintings by Sarala Jayasekara at the Lionel Wendt Gallery,
Ediriweera Sarachchandra’s ‘Maname’ at the John De Silva Theatre, Colombo 4, at
2.30 and 6.30pm.
‘Ahasin Wetunu Minissu’ by R.R.Samarakoon at the Punchi Theatre, Borella, at
‘Che and Juliet’ by Chamila Priyankara at the Punchi Theatre, Borella, at
‘Sakwithi Ravana’, a ballet performance, at the John De Silva Theatre, Colombo
4, at 6.30pm.
‘Peace pow-wow’ - an evening of song and dance, by the children of the ‘Blue
Bird Nest’ of Vaddawan, Batticaloa, ‘Peliyagoda Surangani Pre-school’, the
‘Japanese School in Colombo’ and ‘Udana Special Children’s Centre’ from 2.00 to
5.00pm at the Punchi Theatre, Borella.