British High Commission marks launch of latest Bond film 'Spectre'

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November 19, 2015 01:02 pm

British High Commissioner James Dauris hosted an evening reception at Westminster House last week to mark the launch of the latest James Bond film ‘Spectre’. ...

Enrique Iglesias coming to town this December : Video

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November 19, 2015 07:00 am

Award winning Latin singing sensation Enrique Iglesias will be performing LIVE in Sri Lanka this December.  In a short video promotion, Enrique said that he will be perform...

Aussie metal band released from Malaysia immigration lock-up

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November 19, 2015 07:00 am

 Australian metalcore band I Killed The Prom Queen has been released from a Malaysian immigration detention centre after being held for performing without valid permits, on...

'Hope Song' at the Barefoot Cafe

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November 18, 2015 04:26 pm

Head to the Barefoot Café on Saturday (November 21) for some great music, and help the organizers of ‘Hope Song’ change the lives of school children in the mo...

Julian Simonsz to perform in February 2016

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November 17, 2015 04:11 pm

Internationally awarded singer of Sri Lankan heritage, Melbourne based Julian Simonsz was in Sri Lanka last week to announce his mega concert to be held in Colombo on Febru...

Await the Fairway National Literary Award shortlist on Nov. 27

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November 16, 2015 11:15 am

The shortlist of the Fairway National Literary Award 2016 will be announced on November 27 at the Hilton Residencies, Colombo. Along with this announcement of the shortlisted en...

London Buddhist Vihara holds special memorial service for Most Venerable Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera

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November 14, 2015 09:22 pm

  By Pandula Ranatunga On Monday 9th November Venerable Bogoda Seelawimala Nayaka Thero, Head of the London Buddhsit Vihara led a special memorial service (...

Wednesday Movie Night at the Goethe-Institut Sri Lanka

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November 13, 2015 01:09 pm

The movie covers the two month time period during 1977 when a businessman was kidnapped, and later murdered, by the left-wing terrorists known as the RAF-Rote Armee Fr...

Christmas with “Friends in Harmony”

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November 13, 2015 01:05 pm

The popular orchestra “Friends in Harmony” will present a Christmas programme of Yuletide Carols & Songs on December 11 at the Russian Cultural Centre from 7.30 to 9.30 pm....

Chinese movie, River Road adjudged winner Best Asian Category at Colombo Film Fest

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November 12, 2015 03:38 pm

Chinese movie, River Road was adjudged the grand winner under the Best Asian Film category at the Colombo International Film Festival held in the capital on Wednesday, the Xinhua n...

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