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A Sinhala adaptation of British playwright Ray Cooney’s Funny Money goes on the boards under the directorial vision of Dharmapriya Dias as Saadaya Maarai  Salli  Hamarai on January 31 at 3.30 pm at the Colombo University’s New Art Center (Nawa Kalagaraya).
Full Article Sunday, 25 January 2015 00:00
Veteran dramatist M Safeer and drama translator Jayalath S Gomes will be leaving the Island on January 27 following an invitation from Directorate of Art and Culture - Government of Goa to make three modern solo pieces with young artistes of Goa. Three modern solo pieces will also be directed by Prof Vidyanidhee Vanarase of India.  All six solo performances…
Full Article Sunday, 25 January 2015 00:00
The Holy Cross College emerged, in close proximity to Holy Cross Church, during the latter half of the 19th Century, with the initiative of a Burgher gentleman, named Brohier. Since then, day by day the school grew, reaching greater heights with “disciplined education” as a norm, and providing immense benefits to the motherland, while adding lots of attractive new features...
Full Article Sunday, 25 January 2015 00:00
Indian Cultural Center, Colombo will be organizing a Hindustani Vocal Music Recital by Pandit Vinod Kumar Dwivedi at 6.00 pm on January19, 2015 at its auditorium located at 16/2, Gregory’s Road, Colombo 7. Pandit Vinod Kumar Dwivedi is a noted Indian classical vocalist in the Dhrupad-Dhamar-genre of Hindustani classical music, and belonging to the Dharbhanga gharana.
Full Article Sunday, 18 January 2015 00:00
The Government of India is offering scholarships to Sri Lankan nationals to study Hindi at the Kendriya Hindi Sansthan (Central Institute of Hindi), Agra, for the academic session 2015-2016.  Applicants should have done Hindi as a subject at the GCE A/L or have done Madhyama or 100, 200 courses of KHS, Agra or any Hindi course conducted by Universities of…
Full Article Sunday, 18 January 2015 00:00
Indian Culture Center, Colombo organized a Bharatha Natyam Recital by Sathurthiga Sriakanthan at 6.00 pm on January 16, 2015 at its auditorium at 16/2 Gregory’s Road, Colombo 7. Sathurthiga has a Masters Degree in Fine Arts from Kalaikaveri College. She completed her bachelor of Dance degree in Annamalai University. Presently, she is working as a Bharatha Natyam teacher at Hindi…
Full Article Sunday, 18 January 2015 00:00
‘Sinhabahu’ stage play of Prof. Ediriwira Sarachchandra will be staged on January 18(Sunday) at 3.30 pm and 7.00 pm at the air-conditioned Lionel Wendt Theater, Colombo 7. The play is organized by Jude Srimal. Tickets are available only at the Lionel Wendt Theater (All seats have been box- planned)
Full Article Sunday, 18 January 2015 00:00
Lucian Bulathsinhala’s popular Drama ‘Tharavo Igilethi’ will be staged on the 23rd of January 23 (Friday) at the Maradana Tower Hall at 3.30 and 6.30 pm. Those taking part in the play are Ishara Wickramasinghe, Sumith Rathnayaka, Gamini Samarakoon, Harsha Bulathsinhala, Niroshan Wijesinghe, Ferni Roshini, Pinsara Samarasekara, Piumi Shanika and Anura Bandara Rajaguru.
Full Article Sunday, 18 January 2015 00:00
Nari Burahti, the latest hilarious drama written and directed by Sarath Kothalawala, will stage two special shows on January 25(Sunday) at 3.30pm and 6.45 pm at the air-conditioned New Town Hall Colombo 7. With a host of artistes such as Sarath Kothalawala, Kumara Thirimadura, Pubudu Chathuranga, Mihira Sirithilaka, Sarath Chandrasiri, Hemantha Iriyagama, Chinthaka Peiris, Janaka Ranasinghe and Wajira...
Full Article Sunday, 18 January 2015 00:00
The AME Awards which recognizes the world’s best in marketing and effectiveness, since founded in 1994, have continued to honor international campaigns that have brought about ground-breaking solutions for marketing problems.  In the past, campaigns, which have addressed challenges in the marketplace by utilizing outstanding creative elements to successfully achieve marketing objectives, have clinched the awards.
Full Article Sunday, 18 January 2015 00:00
Las Vegas, United States (AFP)- Drones, wearable computing and enormous, immersive TVs were in the spotlight at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show which wrapped up Friday in Las Vegas. Another big draw was the auto industry’s newest connected cars that can be virtually autonomous, and quirky alternative transportation solutions such as scooters and Segway-like vehicles.
Full Article Sunday, 11 January 2015 00:00

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