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The internationally-acclaimed comedian, Russell Peters will perform live in Sri Lanka on February 25 at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Center, Colombo. This Canadian who understates himself by saying he’s“ Almost famous” is one of the finest performers and has chosen Sri Lanka as a destination of his world tour. His prowess to have the audience engaged in rip…
Full Article Sunday, 15 February 2015 00:00
Buddy Cricket 2015, a new Facebook cricket game developed by a team of young Sri Lankans for the 2015 Cricket World Cup, is now online. The game is developed by a team of young developers at www.eyes.lk. Facebook users can join with the game, and win gifts over their performances during the tournament and daily as well. The core activity…
Full Article Sunday, 15 February 2015 00:00
Mallika Hemachandra Jewellers, Sri Lanka’s prominent producer of designer jewellery for 50 years is enhancing their range of exclusive masterpieces by launching stunning new collections every season for a discerning clientele. With 40 years of customer satisfaction and loyalty that speaks volumes for the master jeweler,fashion loving jewelry seekers come to Mallika Hemachandra Jewellers for all occasions to experience the…
Full Article Sunday, 15 February 2015 00:00
The critically-acclaimed dance performance-The Past a production by CONSTANZA MACRAS  DORKYPARK and OSCAR BIANCHI, and choreographed by Constanza Macras will be performed in Colombo in just two weeks time!  THE PAST will be touring the South Asian region with performances in Bangalore (at the Attakkalari Biennale) and in Chennai, before they arrive to share with Colombo-audiences a rare one night...
Full Article Sunday, 15 February 2015 00:00
Udayasiri Wickremaratne’s latest play, Pem Yuwalak Onaakara Thibe(Wanted: An actual pair of lovers) will be staged on February 15, at 3.30 and 6.30pm at the Borella Punchi Theater. The theme of this play is how the world of love when portrayed on screen collides with love in the real world. Wickremaratne is the producer of popular plays such as ‘Suddek…
Full Article Sunday, 15 February 2015 00:00
Somalatha Subasinghe’s play, Vikurthi goes on board on February 16 at 6 pm at the Bandaranaike Hall, the University of Sri Jayawardenapura. Vikurthi is first produced in 1982, and it is one of the all time favorite stage plays in Sri Lanka running continuously for more than 30 years. The play is a prescribed text for Drama and Theater for…
Full Article Sunday, 15 February 2015 00:00
Pawani Uththara, a 6-year-old child is suffering from Cerebral Palsy (a nerve disease) which has already affected her growth unlike other children. She can’t sit or stand alone without the assistance of someone. Doctors who treated her have said that the treatments have to be continued for a long period. The parents of the kid have no permanent jobs.
Full Article Sunday, 08 February 2015 00:00
The Chairman Dr. D.W.Weerasooriya presented a plaque to the former chairman E N. Rajah Sinnathuray, who served as the Chairman from 2007 to 2011 at the St John Ambulance Association and Brigade in Sri Lanka who served as a member for the organization voluntarily for the past 45 years of active service.
Full Article Sunday, 08 February 2015 00:00
KH Muthukudaarachchi, who was the Deputy Director General of the Environmental Pollution Control Division of the CEA was appointed as the Director General of the CEA by President Mithripala Sirisena. He joined the CEA as an Environmental Officer on May 7, 1990.  Afterwards he has been promoted to Senior Environmental Officer in 1994 and again promoted to Assistant Director in…
Full Article Sunday, 08 February 2015 00:00
Sri Lanka’s number one wedding car and vehicle providers launched its latest venture – Lovers’ Drome, targeting the ever-growing wedding, event and adventure tourism segments on Friday, January 30, at its latest showroom at Ethul Kotte.  “We felt that there was a huge vacuum in these segments in order to cater to high-end wedding and adventure tourism. Through this we…
Full Article Sunday, 08 February 2015 00:00
Derana City of Dance Season 5 Grand Finale, the Sri Lanka’s biggest dancing reality show, was held yesterday at the National Youth Center Maharagama. Derana City of Dance, is one of the unique Reality show on TV Derana, which introduced many a new generation dancers to Sri Lanka.
Full Article Sunday, 08 February 2015 00:00
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce held its annual Entrepreneur of the Year Awards ceremony at the Water’s Edge Battaramulla recently. The event was marked by the presence of various luminaries in the business community in the country. Several Sri Lankan entrepreneurs were awarded for their accomplishments in their fields, based on various categories. Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka,..
Full Article Sunday, 08 February 2015 00:00
Swathed in luscious greenery that extends into sprawling lawns interspersed with blue and orange blossoms that border the pool area, The Mahaweli Reach Hotel is a romantic getaway any time of the year, but especially alluring during this Valentine’s season.  Secured amidst the misty mountains of Kandy, besides the mellifluous Mahaweli, the Hotel is a charming escape to celebrate Valentine’s…
Full Article Sunday, 08 February 2015 00:00
Rose Robin has been travelling in Sri Lanka, doing volunteer work for the past four months. She has been teaching art expression in schools, orphanages and communities. She is a mural artist, meaning she designs paintings to be displayed on walls of huge scale. Rose has joined forces with a Sri Lankan Organization, ‘Ocean Heritage Trust’ (OHT), a group...
Full Article Sunday, 08 February 2015 00:00
Sadaya Marai-Salli Hamarai at Wendt on Feb 8 Saadaya Marai - Salli Hamarai is a play about a Sri Lankan couple, Mr. and Mrs. Fernando, living in England for the past 30 years having undergone many hardships, while helping family and friends. An unbelievable fortune unexpectedly falls on to their lap. How money affects and shapes the lives of common…
Full Article Sunday, 08 February 2015 00:00
Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry has emphasized that resolution of Kashmir dispute is vital to ensure peace, security and stability in the region.He was briefing the Ambassadors of five permanent members of the UN Security Council and the European Union based in Islamabad on important developments taking place in the region. 
Full Article Sunday, 01 February 2015 00:00
Chandraguptha Thenuwara returned to Sri Lanka after the completion of his Masters in Art at the Moscow State Institute and presented an exhibition titled ‘Moscow Paintings’ at the National Art Gallery in 1992.  Twenty-three years later, Thenuwara is one of the few local established contemporary artists who has consistently presented exhibitions of his work either self-curated or in collaboration...
Full Article Sunday, 01 February 2015 00:00
Jana karaliya, Theater Arts Foundation, led by veteran cinema and drama director Parakrama Niriella, prepares to enlist new artistes. The organizers request young artistes between 20 to 35 years to come to Namel-Malani Punchi Theater – Borella, on Monday 26 at 8 am for interviews. Preference will be given to those who are talented in singing and playing musical instruments;…
Full Article Sunday, 25 January 2015 00:00
Kala Pola 2015 - Sri Lanka’s annual open-air art fair will take place on January 25 at Nelum Pokuna Mawatha, Colombo 7. It will open at 8 am until 9 pm; free of charge to the public. The official ceremony will be at 5 pm, and the chief guest will be the High Commissioner of India in Sri Lanka, Y…
Full Article Sunday, 25 January 2015 00:00

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