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Lanka’s Slow Food Movement Showcasing in Italy

Lanka’s Slow Food Movement Showcasing in Italy

The delegation from the Sri Lankan ‘Slow Food Movement’ took part in World Slow Food Festival ‘Salone Del Gusto and Terra Madre 2Ol2’ in Turin Italy last week. The goal of the ‘Slow Food Movement’ is to create awareness about the responsibility we all have towards food and its producers; strengthening the relationship between producers [...]

‘Pure Piano Moods’ back in action

Singers are known to make comebacks, but it’s hard to think of a pianist in this country who has done so. Either they keep working, playing or teaching, or they simply disappear into obscurity once they stop. Mehroon Wahab, a precocious child pianist who blossomed into an entertainer much in demand in the 1970s, is [...]

Lanka Princess wins TUI Holly Award in 2012

Lanka Princess  wins TUI Holly Award   in 2012

Lanka Princess has been among the top 100 hotels worldwide in the TUI Holly ranking for the year 2012. The rankings are based on the responses received from TUI clients who rate the hotels they stay at on the basis of the level of satisfaction in terms of service, the standard of the hotel, the [...]

Gospel Thanksgiving at MLH

As Thanksgiving is celebrated in the US and known for being the celebration for the harvest of the year, Mount Lavinia Hotel has taken the same notion to thank all their patrons for a good year. Thanksgiving will be celebrated with a Gospel Pianist from the US: Allan Tate on 22 November. The entertainment for [...]

‘Local Gamini’ on DVD

Bibishana Kurera’s theatrical production ‘Local Gamini’, winner of 2006 Rukmani Devi Memorial Theatre Festival organized by Tower Hall Foundation is now out in DVD format. The stage play which won five awards including the Best Drama at the festival is produced by Suranga Srinith Jayasuriay for Lazarus Studio The stage play starred by Vincent Kariyawasam, [...]

Cinema to tighten cultural ties between Italy and Sri Lankan

Cinema to tighten cultural ties between Italy and Sri Lankan

The Italian Embassy in Colombo held the first edition of the Italian Sri Lankan Film Festival, with the view of strengthening cultural cooperation between Italy and Sri Lanka over the last weekend in Colombo. The two major movies screened were the award winning ‘Into paradiso’, directed by a young, talented Italian director, Paola Randi, starring [...]

‘Kalumaali’ returns to the Wendt

‘Kalumaali’  returns to the Wendt

Ruwanthie de Chickera’s latest original play ‘Kalumaali: A Fairy Tale for Grown-Ups’ will go on the boards in a one-off English language performance next Sunday, November 04, at the Lionel Wendt Theatre. The play, which debuted to full houses in mid-September, is back by popular demand and will be performed at the Wendt at 7:30 [...]

Fifty turned Bond back

Turning 50 years, the 23rd James Bond movie ‘Skyfall’ will be released at Majestic Cineplex Colombo on November 9 in line with the US release. Produced for MGM, Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Entertainment, the latest James Bond is featured by Daniel Craig who makes his third appearance as the suave and brutal super-spy. Directed [...]

French Honours for Anoma

French Honours for Anoma

Well-known writer, filmmaker and photographer Anoma Rajakaruna was honoured by the French government for her contribution and service to promote culture and art. Anoma was conferred the title of ‘Chevalier dans I’Ordre National du Mérite’ (Knight in the French National Order of Merit) on October 23 by the Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka, Ms. [...]

Dredd, police in judge’s seat

‘Dredd’, a 2012 science fiction action film directed by Pete Travis will be screened at Savoy 3D Cinema, Wellawatte from October 30. Based on the 2000 AD comic strip Judge Dredd and its eponymous character created by John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra, Karl Urban stars as Judge Dredd, a law enforcer who is given the [...]

Award winning Russian cinema in town

Award winning ‘Faust’, Russian film directed by Alexander Sokurov will be screened at 6 pm on November 2 at the Russian Centre Auditorium. 2011 film version of the German legend in which a man who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge, the film has won the Golden Lion at the Venice [...]

Life drama on silver screens at AC

Three cinematic dramas representing different eras will be screened at the weekly film screening on Tuesday at the American Center Colombo during the month of November.  The screening will start with Martin Scorsese’S psychological thriller ‘Shutter Island’ on November 6 at 6 pm. Based on Dennis Lehane’s 2003 novel of the same name Leonardo DiCaprio [...]

Manori makes ‘Transition’

‘Transition’, Manori Jayasinghe’s solo exhibition is now being held at Theertha Red Dot Gallery, 36 A, Beddagana road South, Pitakotte. The week long exhibition which will end on Sunday October 28 showcases numerous patterns weaved with open and close safety pins. The exhibition with a number of creative works of art done with safety pins [...]

France confers National Honours on Kumar de Silva 

On behalf of the Government of France, the Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka Christine Robichon will confer on Kumar de Silva, the title of ‘Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres’ (Chevalier in the Order of Arts and Letters) on Wednesday 31 October. The Order of Arts and Letters is a French Order [...]


The curtains of Nelum Pokuna-Mahinda Rajapaksha Theatre (NPMRT) will open for the angelic signing of the choir of St. Sebastian’s College Moratuwa, thanks to the tireless efforts of the Batch of 93 of the College. The choir will sing along with the Choirs of St. Joseph’s Collage, Colombo, St. Peter’s Collage, , Holy Family Convent, [...]

Vincent’s hits from voices of four generations

Vincent’s hits from voices of four generations

Vincent de Paul Peiris, a gifted singer who rendered his voice to some of the evergreen hits like ‘Siripade Samanala Kanda Pene’ and ‘Bicycale Bicycale’ will return to perform a musical evening at 6.30 pm on Sunday, November 4 at the British School Auditorium, Colombo 8. The most significant feature of this show is that [...]

‘Mahamewuna Uyane’ New hit in making

‘Mahamewuna Uyane’ New hit in making

The latest song ‘Mahamewuna Uyane’ sung by Amarasiri Pieris and penned by veteran hospitality marketer Malraj B. Kiriella was released recently. The Song has been written based on the concept of Buddhism. The vocals are bysinger Amarasiri Pieris and the music has been composed by Kalani Perera. The first copy of the song CD was [...]

Chintha sings at JKC

Maiden concert of singer Chintha Priyangani will come alive at the Jana Kale Kendraya (JKC) in Battaramulla on 2 November starting at 7.00pm. Chintha Priyangani will sing some of her popular songs ‘Club Song’, Hiru Dutu Pini’ and some of the hit duets to the music of Sunil Dharmasena and his band. Chintha got trained [...]

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