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‘Around the Pearl’, an initiative supporting children affected by cerebral palsy

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January 10, 2016 09:13 am

‘Around the Pearl’, an initiative of ‘Wheels for wheels’ in support children affected by cerebral palsy, is set to push off for the third time this ...


Pakistani premier in Kandy

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January 09, 2016 07:16 pm

Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif payed homage to the Sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic recently. He also took  part in an observation tour to the Jinnah Centre ...


Fairway Galle Literary Festival kicks off this weekend

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January 08, 2016 11:04 am

Amitav Ghosh, Sebastian Faulks, Meera Syal, Sonali Deraniyagala, Tom Holland and Gregory Pardlo- they are all going to be here this January for the Fairway Galle Literary Festiv...


Literary experience for children at the Fairway Galle Literary Festival

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January 07, 2016 02:59 pm

The Fairway Galle Literary Festival is just a few days away and there’s exciting news! The MAS children’s programme at the Fairway Galle Literary Festival gives the ...


Grand gathering of Past Pupils’ of Good Shepherd Convent

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January 06, 2016 12:56 pm

It was a grand reunion when the Past Pupils’ Association of Good Shepherd Convent Kandy, Colombo branch had their annual Christmas gathering at the 80 Club. See mo...


Madonna to perform in Singapore for the first time

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January 06, 2016 11:23 am

Madonna is bringing her Rebel Heart Tour 2016 to Singapore on Feb 28, it was confirmed on Tuesday (Jan 5), Channel News Asia reported. In a Facebook post, local coordina...


Gehan Cooray to perform at “Music of the Heart” in aid of the Ostomy Association

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January 05, 2016 12:28 pm

Renowned baritone Gehan Cooray, who specializes in Bel Canto Opera, will be performing alongside some of Sri Lanka’s most accomplished singers and musicians, Menaka De Fon...


UK Comedy Hypnotist Alan Bates to perform in Sri Lanka

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January 04, 2016 01:13 pm

UK Comedy Hypnotist Alan Bates will perform live in Sri Lanka on January 12 at the Ballroom, Hilton Colombo. This charity dinner show is in aid of Sooriyawewa Weliwewa P...


'Sea Legs' brings contemporary dance narratives to the local stage

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January 04, 2016 11:32 am

Sea Legs, a dance troupe, is bringing fresh, new, and edgy dance works from the USA to Sri Lanka this month presenting modern dance stories with influences of contemporary balle...


Welcoming 2016 in style

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January 01, 2016 02:46 pm

Enter 2016, hotels in the capital Colombo and cities like Kandy were packed to capacity as young and old came in their numbers to dance the night away and welcome the New Year i...


Catch the seabirds

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December 31, 2015 01:03 pm

Seabirds are families of birds that primarily hunt for food in the sea,  this excludes a number of birds such as waders like Sanderling which are typically seen on the beac...


Latest offerings at Buddhi Batiks

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December 30, 2015 05:51 pm

Darshi Keerthisena of Buddhi Batiks invited friends and customers to tea and a look at the Batik boutique store’s latest offerings for the season at their Ward Place outle...


Sarees on parade at the Prenita Fashions seasonal show

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December 29, 2015 02:56 pm

It was a show dedicated to the splendour of the saree, as Prenita Fashions, Priyanthi Fernando’s exclusive saree boutique held their seasonal show at the Colombo Hilton la...


Guitar Association Of Sri Lanka gears up for another installment of 'Guitar Fest'

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December 29, 2015 01:52 pm

The Guitar Association of Sri Lanka will  present its sixth festival of guitar music and will commence on  January 24, 2016 at Royal College , Colombo. Guitar ...


Pictures:Remembering victims of the Tsunami

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December 28, 2015 01:58 pm

Sri Lankan tsunami survivors offer flowers as they pray at a graveyard to commemorate the victims of the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami on December 26, 2015 in Peraliya, Sri Lanka...


SLT launches wild fruits of Sri Lanka calendar

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December 27, 2015 02:49 pm

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), launched its calendar for the year 2016 under the theme “Wild Fruits of Sri Lanka”. The calendar was launched during a special event held on...


New edition of “Prisoners of the Boer War” to be released

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December 27, 2015 02:25 pm

A new edition of ‘Prisoners of the Boer War’ by R.L. Brohier from the Dutch Burgher Union Journals, edited and reprinted by Robin Woodruff and Deloraine Brohier will...


Police Christmas Carols 2015

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December 24, 2015 05:57 pm

The Annual Police Christmas Carols 2015 was held at The Police Grounds, Bambalapitiya yesterday (Dec 23). This occasion was graced by the presence of the chief guest, Cardinal, ...


St. Michael and All Angels, Polwatte, Carol Service

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December 23, 2015 07:18 am

  The Church of St Michael and All Angels, Polwatte, Colombo 3 will hold its Carol Service on Thursday, December 24 (Christmas Eve) at 6pm. The readings includ...


Live Events release statement regarding Enrique show, apologise to concert goers

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December 23, 2015 06:38 am

Live Events - the main organisers behind bringing down award winning artiste Enrique Iglesias recently,  have released a statement to concertgoers apologizing for...


Enrique brings Latin flavour to Colombo, calls Sri Lanka "unbelievable"

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December 21, 2015 01:41 pm

Despite a bit of a delayed start, Latin hearthrob Enrique Iglesias burst on to stage with his famed upbeat track "Im A Freak" to an eager crowd who'd been patientl...


Seasonal goodies on offer and where to find them

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December 21, 2015 12:26 pm

This week to make your food adventures easier during the festive season, we’ve combed through Colombo to give you a glimpse of the selection of seasonal goodies the city&r...


Trail Sri Lanka announces new plans

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December 21, 2015 11:57 am

Trail Sri Lanka held a launch recently to announce their new plans. The event was hosted by The Colours of Courage Trust and was followed by an exhibition of photograp...


Dine and mingle with Marco Pierre White

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December 21, 2015 11:39 am

Celebrity chef, Marco Pierre White, of the three Michelin stars, known to local fans as a judge on MasterChef Australia and Hell’s Kitchen, will be in Sri Lanka courtesy o...


Samvad to conduct flute workshops for children

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December 18, 2015 02:15 pm

Musical duo Virginia and Igino who makup 'Samvad' and hail from  western classical music backgrounds have been travelling in Europe and U.S. and...


Christmas has come to Colombo

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December 17, 2015 02:13 pm

With less than a week to go till Christmas Day Colombo is covered in festive cheer. Shop windows are dressed with tinsel, fake snow and mannequins adorned with Santa Claus ...


Australian High Commissioner hosts farewell reception

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December 16, 2015 05:58 pm

Australian High Commissioner Robyn Mudie  hosted a reception on December 8 at Australia House to bid farewell to her many friends in Sri Lanka as she completed her term in ...


Christmas creative writing workshop

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December 16, 2015 12:12 pm

A Christmas Creative Writing Workshop will be conducted for 10-14year olds by Prof. Neluka Silva on December 15, 16,17 from 3.30-5.30pm at St. Antony’s Church Hall, Colomb...


St. Benedict’s College, Kotahena presents ‘A Green Christmas’

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December 15, 2015 03:53 pm

The choir of St. Benedict’s College, Kotahena will present its sesquicentennial year Christmas Carols ‘A Green Christmas’ on Saturday, December 19 at St. Lucia...


Celebrating the sounds of Christmas with the De Lanerolle brothers

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December 14, 2015 03:19 pm

The De Lanerolle Brothers, Rohan and Ishan delighted fans with their seasonal offering at the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton last week. ‘’Celebrate the So...




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