Ashiya Dassanayake: We deserve respect

Ashiya Dassanayake, hailing from Kandy, is one of the most talented and popular models in Sri Lanka. Even with all her successes, she remains a...

World’s Biggest Book Sale announces return to Sri Lanka in June

The world’s biggest book sale, the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale, is set to give avid readers the book-hunting adventure of a lifetime. The...

Designer wedding show to feature top bridal designers

A designer wedding show will be held later this month featuring the top bridal designers and hair and makeup artists in Sri Lanka. The show...

LOVI: Re-engineering the traditional sarong

CEO of LOVI, Silicon Valley-based technology executive and Sri Lankan native Asanka de Mel is re-engineering the traditional sarong that he knows and loves...

Angampora: A pictorial narrative of Sri Lanka’s ancient martial art

Not many know too much about “Angampora,” Sri Lanka’s ancient martial art. It has been a term languishing in obscurity for the last couple...

Sri Lanka in Miss Italy finals

A girl born to Sri Lankan parents has been selected among the six finalists for the Miss Italy of the world crown in the...

Lankan art to feature at renowned Edinburgh Fringe

After 14 years in Sri Lanka, Annoushka Hempel will pack up house and soon be London bound again. While on the face of it...

Harry Potter star at Fairway Galle Literary Festival

British actress Dame Maggie Smith, best known for her role in the movie, Harry Potter, will attend the Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2018. The second announcement of...

Largest online wedding competition launched in Sri Lanka

Cinnamon Island Weddings in association with SriLankan Airlines is set to promote Sri Lanka as an idyllic destination for weddings and honeymooners – Cinnamon...

Nelum Pokuna Theatre in Colombo set to break boundaries

Sri Lanka’s most state of the art performing arts centre, built with Chinese assistance, is looking to make a mark in the international arena...

Anuradha Roy wins DSC Prize at Galle Festival

Anuradha Roy has been announced as the winner of the prestigious DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2016 for her novel, Sleeping on Jupiter...

Cinnamon Life hosts an epic weekend with Nigella Lawson

The world famous culinary celebrity of home cooking, Nigella Lawson, was the talk of the town in a series of events hosted with Cinnamon...

Encouraging the art of creative writing in Sri Lanka

Home grown Sri Lankan corporate, Fairway Holdings, hosted the second annual Fairway English Creative Writing Workshop on the 3rd and 4th of November 2017....

Artists to inspire public to act on environmental crisis

Cinnamon Colomboscope 2017 is scheduled to rally an impressive mix of the local and international art communities from Sri Lanka, the UK, Germany, France,...

“Wild Vil Uyana” showcases myriad of flora and fauna

Jetwing Vil Uyana continues to set a benchmark in the hospitality industry by being a true embodiment of evolution.  From a barren land to...

A celebration of stories unfolded anew at A&K Lit Fest

The third A&K Lit Fest stood by its promise to celebrate Sri Lankan identity through literature, as it came to a close at the...

Chinese Film Festival in Colombo to mark Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year – the 3rd Chinese Film Festival organized by the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China and the National Film...

A literary salon with Shankari Chandran at Shangri-La Colombo

Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo together with SCOR (Silent Community of Readers) presented a literary salon with world renowned writer Shankari Chandran on her latest book ‘The...

Celebrating the Life and Times of legendary George Keyt

By Ryan Holsinger and Natalie Soysa In 1901 Ceylon was firmly in the grip of the British empire. Some might even say - comfortably so....

World renowned Indian painter to meet and greet Sri Lankan fans

The Indian Cultural Center, Colombo in collaboration with Santiniketan Friends will be organizing an interaction session with and a Lecture on “Contemporary Indian Art”...