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...

Jaffna Music Festival a resounding success

The Jaffna Music Festival 2013, held at the Jaffna Town Municipal Grounds recently was a resounding success. Organizers say the event was witnessed by a collective...

‘Irangani’ ….. the life and times of a living legend

The story of the life and times of Sri Lanka’s iconic actress Irangani Roxana Serasinghe will hit bookstores across the country on Friday 29...

Cantaloupe jewellery launched at Cantaloupe Aqua in Thalpe

Earlier this month (February), the seafront deck of Cantaloupe Aqua in Thalpe, was converted into a tropical showcase for the launch of the latest...

After class at the British school

Mind Adventures returns to the stage this year after a short hiatus; actor and director Ruvin de Silva (Nine and Starving Children for Noir...

Anisha: A cake designing teen maestro

What started off as a hobby has ended up as a kind of a career for young Anisha Nareshkumar, who as a cake designer...

ONE BILLION RISING

On valentine's day, 14 February 2013, we are inviting ONE BILLION women and those who love them to WALK OUT, DANCE, RISE UP, and...

Brian Kerkoven: People find my simple style elegant

Fashion designer, choreographer and franchise holder for some leading fashion shows in Sri Lanka, Brian Kerkoven, says to be a fashion designer you need...

Sri Lankan dirt on Japanese restaurant menu

A menu with a $110 dirt dish on it has stunned restaurant-goers. The extraordinary menu has been offered by a French-inspired restaurant in Japan,...

Sarath Sathiamoorthy, Rest In Peace

Isura said it best ‘I’ve met SARATH only once. But feels like known him for ages’. I met Sarath Sathiamoorthy a few times but I...

Cobra girl told ‘her mom was a snake’

Nirosha Wimalaratne, a snake dancer in a Colombo night club has been reunited with her pet cobra after winning a legal battle following a...