Globe Theatre’s Hamlet kicks off ‘Shakespeare Lives’ in Sri Lanka

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May 11, 2015 10:05 pm

The British Council recently announced Shakespeare Lives, a global programme of events and activities celebrating Shakespeare’s life on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of h...

Festival of lights

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May 05, 2015 10:43 am

Vesak day displays as  annual Vesak Buddhist festivities in the  country get underway.  ...

Drama Comp 2015

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May 04, 2015 12:46 pm

Bringing forward the range of talents of the school going youth to the fore, the semi-final round of the Inter- School Drama Competition 2015  organised by the interact club of Ro...

Early draft of Arthur C. Clarke's 2001: Space Odessy shipped out to Smithsonian

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May 01, 2015 02:51 pm

The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center recently received a treasure trove: 85 cubic feet of Arthur C. Clarke’s papers, shipped from his home in Sri L...

Kingsbury treats for moms and family on Mother's Day

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May 01, 2015 02:38 pm

The Kingsbury has elaborate plans to bring families together and strengthen family bonds on May 10 –Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day is best celebrated, they feel, when you trea...

Cookie Monster Hulks Out in Sesame Street's Avengers Parody

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April 28, 2015 06:40 am

You've got to hand it to the Sesame Street crew: They go all-in on their parodies. The latest has Cookie Monster joining the likes of Onion Man, the Black Bean Widow and the Mig...

Vesak greeting cards by HelpAge

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April 27, 2015 07:33 am

HelpAge Sri Lanka (HASL) has produced over 100,000 greeting cards for the forthcoming Vesak season. The proceeds will be utilized to perform free cataract surgeries and hold mobi...

Author of 'Jaffna Boy' recalls childhood days

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April 22, 2015 05:49 pm

“A good Jaffna boy had to study hard, enter university, and become a doctor or an engineer. After that, get married around his mid-twenties and have two kids. I had no chance,”...

Tanya Ekanayaka launches an album with her original piano compositions

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April 22, 2015 05:26 pm

Tanya Ekanayaka launched a debut album of her own composition for solo piano, titled “Reinventions: Rhapsodies for Piano”, on March 30. The album contains seven tracks which...

Elizabeth Moir senior school hosts a fundraiser

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April 22, 2015 05:19 pm

The prefects of the Elizabeth Moir senior school will be hosting a fundraiser in the form of a fashion show. They hope to raise funds to provide design and art material for the ...

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V Day 2019 : Colombo 07 to get underway this month

V Day 2019 COLOMBO 7, will get underway on March 31 at Idea Hell and similar to its previous performances is bas...

UZ Arts’ Moving Out 2019 on March 23 at Sura Medura Centre in Dodanduwa

UZ Arts presents the work of nine artists from the UK who has been resident at the Sura Medura Centre in Dodanduwa fo...

LBV and SL High Commission host forum on "Significance of Tripitaka as a World Heritage"

The Sri Lanka High Commission in London in association with the London Buddhist Vihara hosted a scholarly forum ...

5th Goût de France hits Sri Lanka on March 21 

Good France held in over 150 countries will involve chefs and restaurants from around the world celebrating French cu...