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‘Hit by ‘Paraya’

‘Hit by ‘Paraya’

Sachini Perera: Mind Adventures is one of the few reasons (another being Ruwanthie De Chickera’s Stages Theatre Group) I still patronise English language theatre productions in Sri Lanka. Originality can come in many forms and what makes Mind Adventures stand out is the intelligence in their productions. They make you think for days after and [...]

Mirroring beauty from the past

Mirroring beauty from the past

Behold the mirror wall of the Sigiriya fortress; not only do they provide a remarkable glimpse into ancient culture, but the flowing poetry and sensuous graffiti also pay homage to King Kashyapa’s six beautiful concubines. This is the inspiration for Dimuthu Sahabandu’s newest collection ‘Perfumed Garden’. Dimuthu is no stranger to Colombo’s fashion circles; a [...]

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Of hopscotch, underwater jungles and adventures in faraway places

Of hopscotch, underwater jungles and adventures in faraway places

A while back, SulochanaDissanayake hit upon the perfect antidote to feeling sleepy in class – making up stories. She’d write a single word along every line of the book and then neatly tear away the entire column. Next, she would fold it, so that only one word occupied each pleat. Her reader (who might very [...]

‘LitEx’ showcasing the creative streak of Jaffna University’s literature students

‘LitEx’ showcasing the creative streak of Jaffna University’s literature students

The English Literature students of the University of Jaffna recently organised an exhibition “LitEx – 2013” at the New Arts block of the Faculty of Arts, under the guidance of Dr. A. Sivapalan, Senior Lecturer, Dept of Linguistics and English, University of Jaffna. This exhibition the second of its kind after ‘Lingua – 2008’, was [...]

‘Via Veneto’- Chords for a cause

A musical fund raising event in aid of the Sri Lanka Cancer Society –‘ Via Veneto’ has been scheduled for October 12 at the Bishop’s College Auditorium. A young student of Stafford International school Rakbo Perera has been heading the project with the support of volunteers of the following schools – Stafford International, Gateway College, [...]

Big challenges for small robots

Big challenges for small robots

The 4th Robofest competition organised by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT), gave students from around the country an opportunity to showcase their robot design talents. The participants displayed a mix of technical knowledge infused with dedication, commitment and a ‘never-give-up’ attitude.  The university level [...]

Reveal 2013 – to feature some of the best graduate design talent  

Reveal 2013 – to feature some  of the best graduate design talent  

Academy of Design (AOD), the international design campus will showcase the best design talent for tomorrow at REVEAL 2013. REVEAL 2013, presented by AOD in partnership with one of Europe’s top 5 design academia Northumbria University UK, unveils its graduating class of 2012 at Park Street Mews on the October 4 with a private viewing to [...]

TV Times

Alston at LA Music Awards

Electronica dance artist Abby Cubey (www.abbycubey.com), currently collaborating on a new hit record with an international artiste Alston Koch, rises high in the voting race for this year’s 23rd Annual Los Angeles Music Awards after being nominated in June for three awards at the world famous Whiskey A Go-Go in Hollywood. Abby’s hit song ‘Feel [...]

‘Sebs Nite 2013’ : Rhythm is gonna get you….

‘Sebs Nite 2013’, the grand annual dinner dance organized by the Old Boy’s Association of St Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa will come alive at the Mount Lavinia Hotel on 12 October, from 8.30 pm. onwards. Doctor led by Lantra Perera and Spirit with Lucky Deva will be in attendance along with Dushan Waz as the Master of [...]

Moratuwa YMCA conducts United Christian singing

A Christian singing concert, which was organized and conducted by the YMCA of Moratuwa took place at its newly built main auditorium. A number of youth choirs from the various churches in Moratuwa area actively participated in this concert.‘The objective of this religious concert was to foster amity among the Christian youth of different denominations [...]

Italian culture on show

On the occasion of the ‘XIII week of Italian Language and Culture’, an event which takes place every year all over the world to celebrate Italian culture, the Italian Embassy in Colombo is organizing an exhibition on the art of restoration at the JDA Perera Gallery from 12 to 15 October. The exhibition celebrates the [...]

Home Grown Awards 2013

YES Home Grown Awards 2013, a first of its kind awards programme organized by the YES FM for Sri Lankan original English music creator, will come alive Stein Studios, Ratmalana on Suynday 27 October. It includes the likes of local English musicians who have now come out to introduce their music through a platform created [...]

‘70’s Show’ goes Down South

‘70’s Show’, a grand musical evening organized by Hatma Sports Club of Matara, will be held at the main auditorium of St.Thomas’ Boys College Matara on 12 October starting at 6.30 pm. The ‘70’s SHOW’ will feature popular singers Annesley Malawana, Anil Bhareti, Priyantha Fernando and Mariazelle Gunetileke. Musical backing for all artistes will be [...]

‘State Tvs violating viewers rights’

‘State Tvs  violating viewers rights’

Award winning teledrama director, former president of Tele Makers Guild and activist campaigning for quality teledrama industry, Sudath Rohana will release his newest tele-produciton, ‘Girikula’ starting from October 13 at 8.30 pm on Swarnavahini channel.  Staring from the school stage, Sudath has become one of the leading teledrama directors in the country. Interested in the [...]

‘Ira Handa Yata’ shines in Fiji

‘Ira Handa Yata’  shines in Fiji

Bennett Ratnayake’s film ‘Ira Handa Yata’ (Under the Sun and Moon) was awarded at the recently held Fiji Film Festival-2013.  The film which had earlier received international acclaims won the Best Film Award at the Fiji festival. Having directed ‘Aswesuma’ (Consolation) and ‘Sulanga’ (The Wind), Bennet’s film is set in the backdrop of the country’s [...]

‘Udu Sulanga’ begins to blow

‘Udu Sulanga’ begins to blow

‘Udu Sulanga’ story written, scripted and directed by Mavo Lakshitha Karunatillake will be telecast from today, October 6 at 8.30 pm on Rupavahini channel. A story around a politician and his family, the teledrama is played by Athula Pathirana, Sujani Menaka, Jagath Chamila, Madani Malwatte, Umayangana Wickremasinghe, Lionel Wickrema, Awanthi Aponsu, Sriyani Amerasena, Sathschandra Edirisinghe, [...]

‘Ini Avan’ creates history

‘Ini Avan’ creates history

Derana Lux Film Awards Acclaimed filmmaker Asoka Handagama’s Sri Lankan Tamil movie ‘Ini Avan’ created history last week winning top awards including the Best Film of the year at Derana Lux Film Awards. It was the first time that a Tamil lanugage film won major awards at a Sri Lankan film festival. Handagam won the [...]

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