From a small workshop in the Swiss Jura mountains in 1860, TAG Heuer has transformed into a watch-making legend. Recognised throughout the world for its luxury sports watches and pioneering work in chronographs, TAG Heuer watches epitomise prestige and performance, brilliantly fusing technology with design.
The Gratiaen Prize for the best work of creative writing in English was awarded to Lal Medawattegedera for his unpublished novel ‘Playing Pillow Politics at MGK’ on 4 May 2013 at Park Street Mews, Colombo. This year’s winner emerged from a tight contest from a strong shortlist line-up which included poetry, prose and drama.
It is a universally accepted truth that no one has a bigger place in your heart than your mother. It is also a universally accepted truth that while you should be showering her with affection and attention all year long –it doesn’t quite transpire just like that! And so, we have Mother’s Day – a day dedicated to spoiling and pampering she who brought you to the world, your greatest friend, you truest confidant, your staunchest supporter and your most dependable safety net; your mother.
At the core of the Dove brand, is the belief that every woman is beautiful, irrespective of body shape, size and colour. In line with its campaign ‘Real Women, Real Beauty’, Unilever Sri Lanka’s premier hair care brand, together with Nayana Karunaratne, will showcase Sri Lanka’s beautiful hair at an event themed ‘Real Women, Real Beauty’ on 28 May at the Cinnaman Grand, Colombo.
Swiss watchmaker OMEGA’s multi-year partnership with the PGA of America in 2011 proclaimed loudly and clearly the importance of the sport in the brand’s global marketing strategy. This week, OMEGA took its association with the game to an even greater level with the signing of Rory McIlroy, one of golf’s most talented and accomplished players.
DSI, the leading footwear manufacturer and distributor in Sri Lanka and the market leader in Footwear Category since 1998, has extended its retail network with the opening of its newest store – DSI Premier – at Ja Ela. The opening marks a landmark in the DSI concept of serving its customer base since it is targeted at the upper income groups.
Avirate, the high street brand, goes green tying up with Eco Path, a company that prides itself on saving the world one bag at a time while being eco friendly. Eco Path offers efficiency while being fashion focused, and design oriented with new non woven polypropylene bags. These bags are bio-degradable, recyclable, light, strong, durable, and washable, while the fabric is from breathable materials.
On 3, 4 and 5 April, the Hilton Colombo hosted HSBC Colombo Fashion Week 2013. Dulux, a well-renowned colour company, was present at this prestigious occasion as the Official Colour Forecaster; the made a bold and fashionable statement with the colour of the year which is Indigo.
Gems and jewellery befitting royalty was put on display at Kingsbury Hotel recently, with the opening of the world renowned ZAM Gems latest showroom. The excitement-fuelled enthusiastic gathering present at this prestigious event was all agog with the fascinating range of bewitchingly designed jewellery items and glittering gems available at this latest ZAM Gems showroom.
Last Saturday, the crowd at Electric Peacock Festival waited hours and restlessly for renowned, award winning British rapper Tinie Tempah to appear on stage. When he finally turned up, the waiting was long forgotten and everyone started dancing and singing along to his hits.
Tinie Tempah kicked off his set with UK No. 1 hit ‘Earthquake’. He dished out his other well-known hits: ‘Frisky’, ‘Till I’m gone’, ‘Simply Unstoppable’, Wonder Man’, ‘Drink from the bottle’, ‘R.I.P’ and ‘Pass Out’ in an electrifying performance with his DJ Charlesy.