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Easter lessons and Carols at St. Michael and All Angels, Polwatte

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April 02, 2015 02:41 pm

An Easter Carol Service by the Choir of St. Michael and All Angels, Polwatte, Colombo will be held on Easter Sunday, April 5 at 6 p.m. at the Church. This service comprises Easter...


Thousands enjoy giant noodle feast at Chinese temple to celebrate Dragon festival

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April 01, 2015 05:43 pm

The Chinese are famed for the ancient art of noodle making. But this giant wok of ‘dragon beard’ noodles, made for 2,000 people at a temple in Henan province in central Chin...


New designs at Tiesh

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April 01, 2015 03:33 pm

Tiesh unveiled its brand new jewellery showroom inviting a select clientele to grace the event and have a preview of its collections including its range of coloured diamonds. The n...


Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's euology for the late Lee Kuan Yew

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March 31, 2015 02:04 pm

https://youtu.be/7cfq87OWlS0?list=PLqvAkd0-laMf0HyGzqzK-Hqc7FO6oXCu1 Ten moving eulogies were delivered at the funeral service of Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew on Sun...


Rivega Dance Studio presents ‘NATMO 2015’ at the Lionel Wendt

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March 31, 2015 12:27 pm

If you’ve made the trip to Kandy you’ll know Weweldeniya, the famed town that produces,-well, wewel (or cane). But have you ever seen a dance item choreographed around the cr...


Young cast of the British School of Colombo take on ‘The Ash Girl’

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March 25, 2015 01:37 pm

With an influx of Cinderellas running around Hollywood lately, the British School of Colombo couldn’t have timed their production of Timberlake Wertenbaker’s ‘The Ash Girl’...


‘Wonder Woman’ by Mind Adventures

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March 23, 2015 04:48 pm

International Women’s Day fell on March 8, and to honour women under the theme ‘Connecting Women. Inspiring Change. Making Progress’, will be an original play, sponsored by C...


Sale of hand embroidered home items and sarees by Andrea Boekel

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March 20, 2015 11:42 am

For certain, it would be hard to find a woman who is not captivated by exquisite, handmade lace and intricate hand embroidery. These beautiful techniques captured by Andrea Boekel ...


Sri Lankan Choral Week 2015

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March 18, 2015 12:43 pm

Sri Lankan Choral Week 2015 starting on Saturday, March 21 will culminate in the grand production of St. John’s Passion by J. S. Bach at St. Paul’s Church, Kynsey Road, on Satu...


Sri Lankan researchers in major breakthrough in genetic technology in rice research

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March 17, 2015 09:12 am

A Sri Lankan university research team has achieved a major breakthrough in genetic technology in the field of rice research. The Human Genetics Unit (HGU), Faculty of Medicine, ...


Colombo Fashion Week 2015

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March 16, 2015 11:45 am

The last day of CFW held up despite the wet weather with the skies clearing up just in time for the final segment of Sri Lanka’s most iconic fashion event. Day three saw quite a...


Duchess of Cambridge vists the Downton Abbey cast

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March 13, 2015 02:16 pm

The set of Downton Abbey, the hit UK television series about life among the upper classes, has just had its classiest visitor yet: the Duchess of Cambridge. Kate mingled wit...


Holi celebrations

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March 10, 2015 10:53 am

The Indian community got together over the weekend at the Mount Lavinia hotel to celebrate the popular Holi festival. Captured here are images from the gathering.    ...


Hameedia to partner with HSBC Colombo Fashion Week (CFW) 2015

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March 09, 2015 10:17 am

Hameedia, Sri Lanka’s leading menswear specialist, will be partnering with HSBC Colombo Fashion Week (CFW) for the Spring/Summer 2015 edition of the show, the company said in a m...


Harrison Ford 'battered but OK' after LA plane crash

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March 06, 2015 10:27 am

Los Angeles (AFP) - Hollywood star Harrison Ford was injured when the small plane he was flying suffered engine failure and crash-landed on a golf course outside Los Angeles, offic...


Jacqueline excited about 'According to Mathew' debut

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March 03, 2015 06:04 pm

Jacqueline Fernandez is all set to go back to her roots! The Sri Lankan beauty will soon make her debut in the Sri Lankan film industry with According to Mathew. The actor posted ...


Creativity through theatre

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March 03, 2015 01:23 pm

Growing up, Sashi Mendis’s theatrical experiences were no different from any school going youngster, taking the stage with a Shakespearean flair for acting. A collection of pl...


Lanka Alzheimer’s Foundation annual ‘Scrabble Bash’

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February 27, 2015 05:05 pm

The Lanka Alzheimer’s Foundation annual ‘Scrabble Bash’ will be held on Saturday February 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mrs. Shaila Amalean will be the facilitator of this ev...


Oscars 2015 wrap: Birdman soars with Best Picture win while Eddie Redmayne and Julianne Moore sweep acting awards

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February 23, 2015 07:36 pm

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The dark comedy Birdman held up a mirror to Hollywood and its struggling actors and received in return the film industry’s highest recognition on Sunday, ...


Tom, Dick and Harry back on stage

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February 23, 2015 01:16 pm

The comic story of Tom, Dick and Harry by Michael and Ray Cooney will be revived by Silent Hands Productions, at the end of the month.  Polishing-up their lines and busily adjusti...


Miss World in Sri Lanka

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February 20, 2015 04:45 pm

Miss World, Rolene Strauss who is currently in Sri Lanka is seen planting a token tree. The  Rotary District 3220 Sri Lanka has commenced a project called "One Million Tree Stor...


Girl Power Cycle Race

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February 19, 2015 02:36 pm

Colombo will soon be graced by Sri Lanka’s first all-female tag team cycle race. Past pupils or Old Girls, from Holy Family Convent, Ladies’, Methodist, Musaeus Colleges, St. P...


Sesame Street Live

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February 17, 2015 02:23 pm

The no.1 Live children’s show Sesame Street Live was held recently in Kandy and Colombo. Captured here are scenes from the show.   ...


British Car Day 2015

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February 16, 2015 11:12 am

The “British Car Day” rally was held in Colombo yesterday. Over 100 British-made classic cars participated in the rally to celebrate British Car Day in Sri Lanka. Captured ...


Russell Peters is back!

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February 16, 2015 10:20 am

The internationally acclaimed comedian Russell Peters will perform live in Sri Lanka on February 25 at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre Colombo. This Canadian co...


Royal College felicitates old Royalists

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February 12, 2015 02:30 pm

Royal College, Colombo felicitated a number of Old Royalist in the Cabinet  including Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today. Captured here are images from the event. ...


Elizabeth Moir students take on 'Whose life is it anyway'

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February 11, 2015 05:44 pm

Oddly, wheeling around a bed through campus has become routine for the cast of 12. The annual Senior School play by the students of Elizabeth Moir this year is titled “Whose Life...


De Lanerolle Brothers present ‘Live 6′ concert

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February 10, 2015 02:02 pm

Another year has rolled by and celebrating their sixth anniversary as a duo, the De Lanerolle Brothers will present ‘Live 6′, their signature Pops Concert on March 3 at the Wat...


Musical adventure

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February 09, 2015 01:01 pm

Ramya de Livera Perera is one of the best known and respected music teachers and pianists in the country. Her one-time student, Mandhira de Saram, is famous in her own right as a p...


Wedding Expo 2015 on this weekend

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February 06, 2015 03:57 pm

 Wedding Expo 2015 is designed to showcase the latest trends and fashionable ways to tie the knot. Giving couples the chance to make informed decisions for their big day, the fa...




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