Hiru TV entertains weekend with Sinhala movies, Hindi blockbuster

Published : 12:00 am  June 14, 2013  |  Category: Entertainment, FT Lite  |  1 Comment  |  2,759 views  |  

Hiru TV will offer its viewers an entertaining weekend with top Sinhala movies and a Hindi blockbuster.  Read More →


Creativity of specially-abled in the forefront

Published : 12:00 am  June 14, 2013  |  Category: Entertainment, FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  232 views  |  

The Colombo Centre for Special Education is a non-profit organisation, which specialises in the rehabilitation of mentally disadvantaged males. The centre’s main focus is in taking care of males suffering from Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy and even those who are retarded in their mental growth. These disabilities make the said individuals slow learners in many ways, thereby making their entrance to society that much more difficult.  Read More →


HNB Assurance pays tribute to five veteran artistes in music industry

Published : 12:00 am  June 14, 2013  |  Category: Entertainment, FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  614 views  |  

HNB Assurance has stepped forward to honour five legendary singers for their outstanding commitment to the music world. These veteran artistes have spent their whole lives composing and singing famous songs that are still vibrating in the minds of all Sri Lankans. Ivor Denis, Harun Lanthra, Paul Fernando, Irene De Alwis and Suryakumar Muthalage are the five artistes who were honoured for their lifetime’s service to the music industry, at HNB Assurance’s 8th Annual Sales Convention held recently. Most of these renowned singers and music composers have won Presidential Awards and many of their songs still remain among the best loved in the Sri Lankan music industry.  Read More →


TV5MONDE launches in Sri Lanka on PEO TV

Published : 12:00 am  June 14, 2013  |  Category: Entertainment, FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  209 views  |  

The High Commission of Canada, the Embassy of Switzerland and the Embassy of France in Sri Lanka announce that TV5 Monde, the French-language channel, will be accessible on SLT PEO TV platform to over 76,000 subscribers in the island nation from 15 June.  Read More →


Cinnamon Bey’s rock salt and raw will leave you in awe!

Published : 12:36 am  June 12, 2013  |  Category: Dining, FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  911 views  |  
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When a ‘dynamic duo’ would not necessarily be associated with food, Cinnamon Bey Beruwala brings to you, two fantastic dining venues, rock salt and raw, to give your taste buds yet another tease!  Read More →


Cinnamon Lakeside’s Turkish cuisine takes diners to Ottoman Empire

Published : 12:35 am  June 12, 2013  |  Category: Dining, FT Lite  |  2 Comments  |  895 views  |  

A celebration of food and culture reigns supreme at The Dining Room when the Best Five Star City Hotel, Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo and Turkish Airlines, Europe’s Best Airline for two years running, partner to present Turkish Cuisine at its star class restaurant.  Diners at the themed dinner are offered the chance to win prizes which include a return ticket to Istanbul courtesy of Turkish Airlines.    Read More →


A vintage euphoric summer from Avirate

Published : 12:00 am  June 11, 2013  |  Category: FT Lite, Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  834 views  |  
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In June, Avirate themes around vintage wonders deriving all classical aspects; this season depicts a visit to the edge of the past. A vital part of the collection are glamorous vintage lace evening dresses, ditsy old-school florals, bell-bottom trouser jumpsuits, over-sized panel tops and contoured lace-up dresses.  Read More →


Emerald shirts colour corporates with style

Published : 12:00 am  June 11, 2013  |  Category: FT Lite, Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,177 views  |  

Men are seen, gentlemen are recognised; a man’s shirt forms an important part of his complete image and serves as a confidence booster, thus earning itself a dual role. Comfort too is vital to the overall picture, especially in a tropical country like Sri Lanka. For this reason, purchasing an Emerald shirt is considered more an investment, than a mere necessity.  Read More →


Caliban to rebel again this August

Published : 12:35 am  June 8, 2013  |  Category: FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  974 views  |  
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Jehan Aloysius needs no introduction amongst the country’s theatre-going public, being one of the brightest stars in Sri Lankan performing arts. A self-confessed full-time “theatre practitioner,” he is the Founder and Artistic Director of CentreStage Productions and also runs the StageHands project; a non-profit program that uses theatre to reach out and help people and communities to overcome issues such as suicide, child abuse, domestic violence and many other social issues that plague our society today. Aloysius is an award winner both at home and internationally and has been a part of over 50 productions.  Read More →


‘The Show Must Go On’ this weekend

Published : 12:30 am  June 8, 2013  |  Category: FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  404 views  |  

‘The Show Must Go On’ is the debut photography exhibition of freelance writer and photographer Sachini Perera. It will be held on 8 and 9 June 2013 at the Lionel Wendt Gallery in Colombo. Having been a hobby of hers since a mere toddler, Sachini started pursuing photography more seriously when she started taking photos at the various concerts she attended, with a little point and shoot camera.  Read More →


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