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Sunset Cruise: Party onboard

Sunset Cruise: Party onboard

‘Jetliner Sunset Cruise’, the latest addition to Colombo’s entertainment industry, has set sailed its second voyager, last Sunday. ‘Jetliner’, Sri Lanka’s only cruise ship operated by the Navy in and around Colombo Port, has now opened its doors to all Sri Lankans with their monthly party on aboard package. This premier ocean entertainment ship will [...]

‘Chanchala Rekha’ as a miniplay

‘Gamperaliya’, ‘Golu Hadawatha’ and ‘Gehenu Lamai’ were some of the tele-productions that were made to miniscreen as successful teleplays. The trend has returned and now ‘Chanchala Rekah’, a yesteryear well-known film is now being made into a teleplay by young filmmaker Suneth Malinga Lokuhewa. Produced by Jagath Wijenayake, a well-known film producer, the teleplay will [...]

‘Ape Kema’ by Chef Pubilis with Sri Lanka’s favourite musicians

It was Chef Pubilis’ evening of authentic Sri Lankan cuisine and the launch of the new dinner-time experience every Sunday night for Rs. 2475/- at Mount Lavinia Hotel. Over 15 authentic Sri Lankan dishes that surface the synonyms of Sri Lanka in taste, and the sound of the vibrant musician Manoj Peiris makes this Sri [...]

Silver Jubilee Celebration ADC

Silver Jubilee Celebration ADC

Silver Jubilee Celebration of Antonio’s Dancing Circle (ADC) and the 50th birthday of Antonio Fernandez, the founder of the ADC was held at the Golden Rose Banquet Hall in Borelesgamuwa recently.Simultaneously ADC Ball 2012 was in action along with the celebration. Here are some of the pictures taken by Hasitha Kulasekera at this grand event.

CHSGA introduces Trade Discounts on Membership Card

The Ceylon Hotel School Graduates Association (CHSGA) – the largest professional local body affiliated to The Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management (which deals in hotel academic & career development needs of aspiring youth) the Government approved premier Institute in Sri Lanka, has introduced a new Membership Card which has multiple facilities and [...]

Jayasiri in action at European Summer Festivals

Popular band Jayasri, based in Vienna, is billed to perform in various Summer Festivals across Europe, including prestigious ‘Vienna Jazzfest’ in mid July.The Jayasri duo was in Colombo for Avurudu and they were seen in action at a number of outdoor concerts in and around Colombo. Rohitha and Roshan were seen in action at many [...]

‘Pini Wessak’ falls on miniscreen

Popular teledrama director Jayaprakash Sivagurunathan’s latest direction ‘Pini Wessak’ will be telecast three days a week on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 pm starting from July 9 on Swarnavahini. Sivagurunathan who is famous for his dramas like ‘Nonawaruni Mahathwaruni’, ‘Athuma’ and ‘Alu Pata Heena’ presents this story which is a triangular love story of [...]

‘Gigi’ a musical movie

‘Gigi’, a record breading multi Oscar awarded musical movie will be screened at 6.00 pm on Friday July 27 at Russian Centre auditorium in Colombo. Directed by Vincente Minnelli this 1958 musical film is based on the 1944 novella by the same name Colette and it features songs with lyrics by Lerner; music by Frederick [...]

Spider surprises

The latest edition of the Spider Man series ‘The Amazing Spider Man’ will be released in three theatres in Colombo alone from this week. This Columbia action adventure picture will kick off at Liberty Lite, Kollupitiya on July 13 while two copies of 2D and 3D will be released at Majestic Cineplex on July 14. [...]

Mirror Magazine

Do what you can

Recycle Sick of what you see in your wardrobe and want something new? Call over 3 of your friends who feel the same way and have a clothes exchange. Get everyone to bring good clothes they want to get rid of and then have a rifle through each others’ goodies and choose what you want [...]

Looking for the next big thing

The Interact club of royal college (ICRC) held their Talent Search last Friday, June 22. Ten performers, from various disciplines took to the stage of the Viharamahadevi Open Air Theatre in an epic battle for dominance in their quest to be the next big thing. Some of the soloists who participated were Reshmi Gomez, Chrisni [...]

Two-time Olympian

Two-time Olympian

Mathisha Panagoda’s earliest memories with his cello are of the concerts he used to stage for his family around Christmas time. “I’d organise the programs, tickets, write the music and of course play. The whole thing was staged in our family living room, usually for an audience of two – my parents,” he says. Now [...]

Freedom of creativity

Freedom of creativity

‘Reflections’, a photographic exhibition by the May 2011 batch of the Photographic Society of Sri Lanka was held recently at the Lionel Wendt. The exhibition that encased the collective efforts of the graduates to portray their creative visions as amateur photographers was themed under a wide variety of subjects, as captured by the presenters. For [...]

Bringing novels to life

There’s always time to read. You don’t have to have your hands free – you could be cooking or travelling to work; you could be on the treadmill at the gym or waiting for your doctor at the hospital. Having someone read to you can be a real pleasure, but remember that the reader is [...]


Budding classical musicians take the stage once again

Budding classical musicians  take the stage once again

With their annual concert just around the corner, the Junior Symphony Orchestra of Sri Lanka appears to have established itself quite successfully. In the three years since their first concert, they’ve become a rich pool from which new members for the Symphony Orchestra of Sri Lanka are identified. Of course, for many of these budding [...]

Looking up in awe at a symbol of peace

The ‘Christ the Redeemer’ statue known in the local language of Portuguese as ‘Cristo Redentor’ is visible in the Rio de Janeiro skyline wherever I go in the city. All lit up in green for the Rio+20 Earth Summit, it’s famous as one of the seven Modern Wonders of the World. Deciding against taking an [...]

Powered by youth

What better role models could they get? Cricket stars –Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayewardena and former captain Kumar Sangakkara were among the celebrities present for the launch of the Career Guidance and Youth Empowerment programme, an effort to take a fresh look at the possibilities and options for youth in Sri Lanka currently. The initative [...]

Giving that floral touch to weddings

Flowers give colour to our world and no special occasion is complete without them. For the past three years, Dharshini de Mel’s world has been filled with flowers both natural and artificial, candles, satin, ribbons and even twigs. Her taste for colour and creativity is evident in the many weddings and other occasions she has [...]

Night of the models

After weeks of intense practice, the grand finale of Mister Sri Lanka for Mister International and Best Female Model for Supermodel International was held on June 17 at the Galadari Hotel, with Dimithri Dolappilla and Iresha Asanki bagging the coveted titles. Iresha also won the title of Miss Photogenic and Miss Body Beautiful and Dimithri [...]

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