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Cities bloom in China’s economic spring

Cities bloom in China’s economic spring

This is the second of the three part article based on the writer’s recent visit to China Lessons for Lanka in the transformation of a centrally controlled economy to a social market economy By Ameen Izzadeen Tiananmen Square is an economic indicator, said our tour guide as we discussed briefly the global concerns over China’s [...]

Collectors’ Desk continues support for Lankan art

Collectors’ Desk, organised by ARTRA Magazine & Saskia Fernando Gallery in collaboration with The Residences at One Galle Face, Shangrila Hotel & Resorts, is a series of curated art events that takes place in the form of quarterly art talks, panels, tours and presentations by eminent international and local professionals in the field of art. [...]

The Edward Lear Poetry award 2017

Barely one year old in the hospitality industry – the Owl and the Pussycat hotel’s participation in the Fairway Galle Literary Festival (FGLF) in January this year prompted owners Shane Thantirimudalige and Reita Gadkari to initiate the Edward Lear Prize for Poetry. Open to Sri Lankans between the ages of 18 and 30 years for [...]

The Light of Asia and Dhamma Abidhamma examination prize giving

The Light of Asia and Dhamma Abidhamma examination 2015 prizegiving was held on September 17 at the Colombo YMBA. Chairman of Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation Hemaka Amarasuriya was the Chief Guest. The Light of Asia competition was won by Rukshana Sattambi of International School, Galle and the Best English Dhamma School award was won by [...]

152nd birth anniversary of the Anagarika

A commemorative meeting to mark the 152nd birth anniversary of the Anagarika Dharmapala was held at the Buddhagaya Centre on September 17. The Chief guest for the occasion was the President of the Indian Mahabodhi Society Prasanna Jayasuriya. Also present was the Chief Incumbent at Buddhagaya Ven. Kahatagollawe Medhankara Thera.

One Country and One People’ in Sinhala and Tamil

‘Celebrating multi-culturalism and diversity on World Children’s Day’, the Sunshine Charity will launch the Sinhala and Tamil versions of the book, ‘One Country and One People’ written by Sharadha de Saram on Saturday, October 1, at 3 p.m. at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute. The Sunshine Charity together with Sri Lanka’s largest grassroots movement, the [...]

Ganadevi Temple festival

Ganadevi Temple festival

The annual festival of the Ganadevi Kovil at Veluwana Terrace in Dematagoda was held with the participation of a large number of devotees. Western Provincial Councillor Jayantha Silva was the chief guest.

Sir Richard Jolly to deliver Gamani Corea Foundation lecture

Sir Richard Jolly, former Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF, Special Adviser to the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (1996 to 2000) and Principal Coordinator of the widely-acclaimed Human Development Report, will be visiting Sri Lanka from September 27 to October 2 at the invitation of the Gamani Corea Foundation. He is currently Honorary [...]

Triple celebration to mark Lanka-China relations

Sri Lanka China Society (SLCS) with the guidance and assistance from the Chinese embassy and in collaboration with other friendship organisations will celebrate the 67th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. The ceremony is also held to mark the 35th anniversary of the setting up of Sri Lanka China Society in [...]

Criminal law made easy for laypeople and law students

Reviewed by Dr. W. D. Rodrigo Dag Hammarskjold once said “The more we do, the more we can do; the busier we are the more leisure we have”. My colleague Additional Solicitor General President’s Counsel Sarath Jayamanne has proved the truth of this epigram by taking time off his extremely busy schedule of work to [...]

Tilak’s exhibition ends today

Providing a fascinating glimpse into the work of a designer and architect whose uniquely Sri Lankan inspiration has taken many forms over the course of five decades, the exhibition ‘Tilak Samarawickrema- 50 Year Retrospective- Drawings, sculpture and animation’ opened at the Lionel Wendt Gallery on Thursday. The exhibition is on today as well. Being exhibited [...]


Dr. Maria Montessori To mark the 146th birth anniversary of Dr. Maria Montessori, the revolutionary educationist there will be a Eucharist Celebration at St. Bridget’s Auditorium on Tuesday, September 27 at 2 p.m. The Celebrant will be Rev. Fr. Anslem Shiran Fernando

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