Geshany Balder: Using art to discover herself

Geshany Balder, a Sri Lankan-born artist, uses art as a means of self-discovery. She sees each canvas, that she has custom-made herself, as an opportunity...

To be or not to be… Shakespeare’s Globe comes to Colombo

By Laura Davies On 14 May, Shakespeare’s Globe came to Colombo. Sri Lanka was their 96th stopover in their Globe to Globe challenge to perform...

Miss. England contestant writes on Sri Lanka

Miss Cheltenham, Sophie Lydia Smith, was in Sri Lanka recently for a photo-shoot. She wrote on the Gloucestershire Echo about her Sri Lankan modelling experience: I...

Win VIP passes for the Wailers from E FM

Celebrate the start of summer in true reggae style with E FM, as Sri Lanka's Lifestyle station, gives away free VIP passes to the...

Sri Lankan play, The Mourning After, in New Zealand

In a moving commemoration of their 10th anniversary of producing theatre in Auckland, the much loved Prayas Theatre Company bring the first ever full...

British Council announces Shakespeare Lives

The British Council recently announced Shakespeare Lives, an unprecedented global programme of events and activities celebrating Shakespeare’s life on the occasion of the 400th...

Make her day special at Mount Lavinia hotel

One day might just not be enough to show your mother how special she is. Yet if you can make even that one day...

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...