Entertainment

‘Star Wars’ crosses $ 1 billion globally at record pace

/ Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:22

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com):  ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ showed few signs of flagging over Christmas weekend, barrelling past th...


UK comedy hypnotist Alan Bates inaugural event in Sri Lanka on 12 Jan.

/ Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:18

Colombo’s most stylish event goes all out for a good cause UK comedy hypnotist Alan Bates Inaugural Event in Sri Lanka will be held o...


Box Office has record year as few share the wealth

/ Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:17

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com): At the multiplexes this year, it was a clear case of the haves and have nots. Thanks to monster hits such as ‘Fu...


FIREBALL 2016: The place to be this New Year’s Eve!

/ Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:16

Flame live in action together with Derrick J & Ishan Bahar at the Galadari Hotel Colombo FUNTIME Ltd., Sri Lanka’s premier entert...


John Grisham’s ‘Rogue Lawyer’ stays atop US best-seller list

/ Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:13

Reuters: John Grisham’s legal thriller ‘Rogue Lawyer’ held onto the top spot on the weekly US fiction best-seller chart on Wednes...


NYE Dinner Dance at Taj Samudra

/ Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:10

When the clock strikes midnight on 31 December, enjoy a sparkling start to the New Year at the Samudra Ballroom on the rooftop at the Taj Samudra, ...


Cinnamon’s city New Year’s Eve dinners, dances and decadence

/ Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:04

What better way to ring in 2016 than with the endless list of special celebrations on offer for you at Cinnamon’s city hotels – Cinnamo...


31st Night celebrations at the Galadari

/ Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:03

The Galadari Hotel will be welcoming in the New Year with much joy and rejoicing as the hotel’s outlets offer the best of the best in enterta...


Spend New Year’s Eve on 14th floor of OZO Colombo with ‘GLOW ON14’

/ Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:02

It’s no surprise that ON14 Rooftop Lounge & Bar is a beautiful place to usher in the New Year. This dazzling venue on the 14th floor of O...


A Midnight Spell at Mount Lavinia Hotel this New Year’s Eve

/ Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:01

The best New Year’s Eve experience is what is guaranteed at Mount Lavinia Hotel presenting ‘A Midnight Spell; One Ticket to a Night of ...


The Ceylon School for the Deaf and Blind to host sing-a-long with Sohan and the Experiments

/ Friday, 20 November 2015 00:00

The Ceylon School for the Deaf and Blind (CSDB) proudly announces its upcoming sing-a-long with Sohan and the Experiments in collaboration with gue...


Enrique Iglesias to enthral Lankans on 20 December

/ Friday, 20 November 2015 00:00

Live Events, the first and only locally-based destination and events promotion company, which counts Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene as Boa...


Sun FM presents Sean Paul live in concert on 28 November

/ Friday, 20 November 2015 00:00

  Sun FM will usher in the festive season in grand style when it hosts the Grammy award winning singer; multi-platinum record...


Etisalat hosts premier members to exclusive screening of ‘007 Spectre’

/ Friday, 20 November 2015 00:00

  Etisalat Lanka recently hosted its premium members to an exclusive screening of ‘Spectre’ the latest sequence ...


Fairway National Literary Award 2016 announces shortlist on 27 Nov.

/ Friday, 20 November 2015 00:00

The shortlisted entries of the Fairway National Literary Award 2016 will be announced on 27 November at the Hilton Residencies, Colombo-2. Along wi...


Adele’s ‘21’ deemed Billboard’s greatest album of all time

/ Friday, 20 November 2015 00:00

  Reuters: Adele’s Grammy-winning 2011 release “21” was deemed by Billboard magazine the greatest album of ...


‘Gravity’ rocks the Margarita Blue

/ Friday, 28 August 2015 00:00

  The Galadari Hotel’s popular pub the Margarita Blue sizzles every Saturday 8:30 p.m. onwards from 1 September as the ...


Iraj Weeraratne now on Viber Public Chats

/ Friday, 28 August 2015 00:00

Viber, the leading mobile communications app offering free messaging and HD-quality calls, today announced that Iraj Weeraratne, one of the most po...


DJ Hanna from FTV Dubai set to rock Colombo at Green Zone after-party on 5 September

/ Friday, 28 August 2015 00:00

    Green Zone, an exciting new brand in entertainment and events presents DJ Hanna of FTV Dubai fame, as she gears up to...


Stars line up for Shree FM’s 15th anniversary celebrations

/ Friday, 28 August 2015 00:00

    Sri Lanka’s leading radio station, Shree FM, marked 15 years of success in a truly stellar way, hosting a numbe...


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