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Rag: Get into campus life!

Rag: Get into campus life!

Every year a large number of young Sri Lankans enter state universities, fortune having smiled on them in free education. They come from different backgrounds, they want different things in life and they don’t know each other-yet in their hearts is one common fear. It’s what keeps them awake the night before that terrifying first [...]

Sabrina on the ramp

Sabrina on the ramp

The catwalk’s now a familiar place: Fresh from her win at the Miss Sri Lanka for Miss Universe contest, Sabrina Herft took to the catwalk at the first ever Colombo Fashion Week Resortwear show held at the Jetwing Lagoon hotel in Negombo  modelling the creations of both local and international designers. Here Times photographer Indika [...]

`Stop the mind` campaign to prevent depression

With the T20 World Cup reaching its grand finale today, excitement is running high. Nail-biting moments, betting, celebrations and endless drawing-room and office discussions as to who will lift the much coveted cup are the order of the day. Cricket fever has been keeping all the anxiety, stress and tension tucked away for another day, but [...]

Mirror Magazine

Carving her own path

Carving her own path

At just 20 years of age young Melissa Perera is carving out a path in the music industry for her vocal prowess and original compositions. As a TNL Onstage soloist winner for this year she sang her own music at both the Onstage final and at the Colombo Music Festival’s Spirit competition. A student of [...]

Withstanding a million volts

The human body wasn’t designed to withstand being battered by a million volts of electricity but magician David Blaine knows a specially designed suit will help him survive it. He’s less certain that he’ll be able to stay awake in his three day stunt which began on Friday, or keep his balance atop his 20foot [...]

For the sweet tooth

A clever new campaign launched recently will engage children in the fight against juvenile diabetes. Its been named ‘Seeni Meanie’ – where “Seeni” (sugar in Sinhala and Tamil) where as “Meanie” means that it is bad for your health. Young people between the ages of 10 – 20 will be encouraged to design their own Diabetes [...]

Give back a smile

Sometime back when I made up my mind and started to volunteer most of my friends and relatives alike started to ask me, why do it? What is the reason you spend your time in return for nothing? Some even thought that I was going with the tide at that time. I was never a [...]

De Lanerolle Brothers join in with Sanga for a cause

The De Lanerolle Brothers together with Kumar Sangakkara will come together for a cause on November 14 at the Water’s Edge Grand Ballroom for an evening of music and hope. Through the event the trio hopes to raise funds for the Deaf & Blind School, with whom the brothers have worked closely since their childhood [...]

TV Times

Zonta ‘Sing-Along’ for Charity

‘Zonta Sing Along for Charity’, an evening of infectious music, song and dance organized by ‘The Zonta Club III of Colombo’ will be held on Friday, 12th October at 7.30 pm at the Park Street Mews. Taking centre stage at this gala event will be singing maestro Annesley Malewana together with ‘Kandy Lamissi’ Mariazelle Goonetilleke, veteran [...]

Seven Degrees North Celebrates Ladies Night

Night specially desinged for ladies will come alive every Thursday at Cinnamon Lakeside. The next attraction will be on 11 October at the Seven Degree North. The event which is running for the entire month, is a big hit, with ladies enjoying the red carpet treatment at Seven Degrees North. A trendy spot to start [...]

Best New Years’ Eve celebrations at MLH

Mount Lavinia Hotel is gearing up for the ‘Best New Year’s event ever. New Years Eve Dinner Dance 2012 at the Mount Lavinia Hotel will feature two of Sri Lanka’s top names in the music scene. Popular band Doctor and Chandani Hettiarachchi and her band C&C along with DJ Suneth will be in action at the [...]

Cricket! Cricket! : T20 World Cup song CeeJay featuring Sunil Perera

Cricket! Cricket! : T20 World Cup song CeeJay featuring Sunil Perera

‘Cricket! Cricket!’, the latest cricketing song in tribute to Sri Lanka cricket, hit the Sri Lankan charts last week in the midts of World T 20 Cricket Fever. ‘Cricket! Cricket!’, is a creation of Chris “CJ” Dhason of Wildfire fame along with two of his classmates from St.Thomas’ College Mt.Lavania. The brainchild of software consulting company [...]

Footwork Dancesport Championship

Dance fever is about to hit Colombo as dancers and dance enthusiasts get ready for the 6th Footwork International Dancesport Championship to be held on Sunday 21st October at the Hilton Colombo. The Championship is produced by Footwork, who have to date produced a total of 16 local championships and 5 international championships. On par [...]

‘Melodies of Seventies’

‘Melodies of Seventies’, a grand musical extravaganza organized by the Past Pupils Association of Pushpadana Girls College Kandy- Colombo Branch will come alive at the Grand Ballroom of the Mount lavinia Hotel on 14th October from 7.00pm onwards. ‘Melodies of Seventies’ will feature Annesley Malawana and some of the well known artistes of the 1970 [...]

‘Believe- Dreams do come True’

Huge stage will come alive, not only with lights and sounds, but also with the bright smiles and beautiful voices of the Bishop’s College Choir. Bishop’s College Choir famous for their singing once again takes the stage to bring an evening you won’t forget. Taking the stage of the Bishop’s College Auditorium on the 12th [...]

Dance with the ‘Sebs’ at ‘SEBS NITE- 2012’

Dance with the ‘Sebs’ at ‘SEBS NITE- 2012’

‘SEBS Nite 2012’, Grand Annual Dinner Dance organized by Old Boy’s Association of St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa will come alive at the Ramada Colombo on Saturday, 13th October from 8.30 p.m. onwards. Popular dance Bands ‘Doctor’ with Lantra Perera and ‘Kings’ with Chandralal Fonseka in attendance along with Dushan Waz as compeer. The OBA has made [...]

‘Interact Art’ joins ‘Janakaraliya’ in Ampara

‘Janakaraliya’ which is touring around the country with the concept of mobile theatre promoting drama and arts among the general public and the children joined with ‘Interact Art’, drama group directed by A. M. Safeer to perform in Ampara. ‘Janakaraliya’ is now being performed at the ‘Mobile Theatre’ assembled at the Ampara Town Council Grounds. [...]

A tale of a Tiger

A tale of a Tiger

‘Ek Tha Tiger’ (There was a Tiger) , a Bollywood romantic action thriller directed by Kabir Khan and produced by Aditya Chopra of Yash Raj Films will be released from October 12 at ‘Platinum’ cinema of Majestic Cineplex. Starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif in the lead roles and Ranvir Shorey, Girish Karnad, Roshan Seth [...]

‘Nari Burathi’ in Borella

Sarath Kothalawala’s hilarious play ‘Nari Burathi’ will go on the boards at 3.30 pm and 6.45 pm on Friday, October 12 at Namel Malani Punchi theatre Borella. Kumara Thirimadura, Pubudu Chathuranga, Mihira Sirithilaka, Sarath Chandrasiri, Hemantha Iriyagama, Chinthaka Peiris, Janaka Ranasinghe, Wajira Kodithuwakku and Sarath himself perform in the play in which stage settings done [...]

Movie screens at American Center

The weekly film screening at the American Center Colombo will showcase interesting and entertaining set of cinematic productions every Tuesday at 6 pm at the American Center Auditorium in Colombo 3. The Notebook, romantic drama film directed by Nick Cassavetes, based on the romance novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks will be screened [...]

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