Fashion show looks to change perceptions of domestic workers

BEIRUT: The Alleyway in Gemmayzeh was packed Labor Day evening for a fashion show in support of the rights of migrant domestic workers. Organized...

An actress on a mission

By Ashanthi Warunasuriya Born and raised in the United States, Anjani Perera shot into the spotlight after acting in the movie Sri Siddhartha Gauthama, which...

It’s not just the outer beauty: Marianne

For Marianne Page, it is not all about trying to win the Miss. Universe pageant but the experience you get out of it and...

Randika stands tall

There are those with disabilities who take it as a disadvantage in life and just sit and moan and then there are those who...

Spa Ceylon expanding overseas

Spa Ceylon, Sri Lanka's luxury lifestyle brand with a truly Ceylonese identity, is set venture into seven countries this year, including Malaysia and Singapore. Other...

Jonathan wins first Apprentice Asia

With his signature “diskarte” and leadership, Filipino marketing executive and University of the Philippines (UP) graduate Jonathan Yabut aced the final challenge given by...

Going for the Gold

Winning a medal is an achievement in itself but winning a Gold medal is something that speaks volumes of that person and deserves recognition....

Bonsoir Diaries Launched

Barely three years after the demise of the TV programme Bonsoir, come 'The Bonsoir Diaries' un-edited and un-plugged by Kumar de Silva, one of...

DSD brings La Bayadère and The Dream to life

The Deanna School of Dancing (DSD) recently presented ‘La Bayadère’ and ‘The Dream’ at the Bishops College Auditorium. Directed by Deanna Jayasuriya and Choreographed by Natalie Jayasuriya...

The Women – Out of The Frame Photographic Exhibition

The Women - Out of The Frame Photographic Exhibition will be held from 5th to 10th July 2013 at the Lionel Wendt Art Gallery,...

Not any wall, not any bench by CoCA artists

Public Art, or Taking Art to the Public is a concept CoCA is keenly working on. The aim of CoCA is to make Art...

Colombo cycle fun ride at CR & FC

The 2nd annual Colombo cycle fun ride organized by the pedal pushers will take place on Sunday the 30th of June at CR &...

Sri Lankan-Australian wins Australia’s top literary prize

Michelle de Kretser has been laureled 2013 Miles Franklin Award which is recognized as Australia's most prestigious literary prize for her novel Questions of...

The big moment for Ivan

Ivan Alvis, a journalist attached to The Island newspaper, Sri Lanka, and a guest writer for the Lanka Times Melbourne (Swinging Colombo), won the...

Drawn to Galle Fort by Juliet Coombe

Drawn to Galle Fort by Juliet Coombe was launched in Galle recently. Drawn to Galle Fort is a monumental effort, 2 years in the making...

Book on Lasantha released

A book on the life and work of slain Sri Lankan Editor and journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge was launched yesterday. The biography, titled “And Then They Came...

Sri Lankan journalist gets Thai award

Ivan Alvis, a journalist attached to The Island Newspapers, Sri Lanka, and a Guest Writer for the Lanka Times, Melbourne, has won the Friends...

Refugees to see their mom after 15 years

It’s been fifteen years since the three Sri Lankan children saw their mother. Their last memory is of a woman waving them off as...

Live life in a container

With over three decades of expertise in container conversion solutions, Pership takes on to new dimensions in providing unique living spaces with the launch...

Breaking out from traditional art

They started off as designers, met at a design school, got married, took up art and are now going beyond the traditional form of...