Entertainment / Art

Kaerakena Keliya: Mind Adventures in collaboration with Janakaraliya Cultural Foundation

/ Friday, 27 May 2016 00:00

    On the 31st of this month, the Mind Adventures theatre company in collaboration with the Janakaraliya Cultural Founda...


President Chief Guest at ‘Chan Tea Musical Sri Lanka’

/ Friday, 27 May 2016 00:00

President Maithripala Sirisena was the Chief Guest at the ‘Chan Tea Musical Sri Lanka’ meditational musical symphony, held on 22 May at...


Majestic and Empire Cineplex premiers X-Men Apocalypse: It’s all the mutants against a god!

/ Friday, 27 May 2016 00:00

Watch this massive mutant team-up in X-Men: Apocalypse. Not only does it tease a Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) cameo, it also promises the best and has ...


Colombian saxophonist to serenade guests at Taj Samudra

/ Friday, 27 May 2016 00:00

Talented Colombian saxophonist ‘Dumbira Lippez’ is all set to entertain guests at The Lattice of Taj Samudra, Colombo’s stylish l...


Most experienced crew on radio powers Fox 91.4 FM

/ Friday, 27 May 2016 00:00

  FOX 91.4 FM (FOX 914) is a free-to-air commercial English radio station cantered on music, entertainment, world news and in...


E FM partners Google I/O Extended 2016 Sri Lanka

/ Friday, 27 May 2016 00:00

  Sri Lanka’s Lifestyle station E FM recently hosted its popular ‘Local Spin’ program live from the Google ...


Fairway National Literary Awards 2016 calls for entries

/ Friday, 20 May 2016 00:00

Fairway Holdings presents the Fairway National Literary Awards 2016 for the second consecutive year to recognise exceptional talent in creative wri...


SLT launches OTT entertainment platform

/ Friday, 20 May 2016 00:00

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) was proud to announce that it has now launched a streaming service via the first of its kind, Sri Lanka’s OTT (Over-T...


SLTPB and OZO hotels welcome ‘Robynn & Kendy’, singer duo from Hong Kong

/ Friday, 20 May 2016 00:00

  Under the Visiting Journalist program of Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, ‘Robynn & Kendy’, a rising sin...


Thiyagaraja Arasanayagam winner of Gratiaen Prize 2015

/ Friday, 20 May 2016 00:00

Thiyagaraja Arasanayagam receives the award from Gratiaen Trust Chairman Walter Perera – Pic by  Indika Handuwala &nb...


‘United in Diversity’ EU Art Workshop: Display of phenomenal talent and creativity

/ Friday, 20 May 2016 00:00

  In celebration of Europe Day 2016, the European Union (EU) Delegation in Colombo hosted the EU Art Workshop on Saturday, 7...


Dialog unveils 7th Circuit home cinema platform for Sri Lankan producers

/ Friday, 13 May 2016 00:28

Minister of Mass Media and Parliamentary Reforms, Gayantha Karunatilleka, ceremoniously inaugurates the 7th Circuit channel with Dialog Group CEO, ...


Angry Birds maker Rovio bets nest egg on 3D movie

/ Friday, 13 May 2016 00:27

Reuters: Finnish smartphone games maker Rovio Entertainment Ltd is hoping to revive the cool of its widely-known but aging Angry Birds franchise wi...


A&K Lit Fest just around the corner!

/ Friday, 13 May 2016 00:27

14 and 15 May will see literature enthusiasts swarming to the Western Province Aesthetic Resort for the second annual Annasi&Kadalagotu Literar...


Avengers fans assemble for E FM ‘Captain America: Civil War’ premiere

/ Friday, 13 May 2016 00:27

  True Avengers fans were out in full force for the spectacular premiere of ‘Captain America: Civil War’, hosted...


Swarnavahini’s ‘Craja’ brings history of Sigiriya to screens across Sri Lanka

/ Friday, 13 May 2016 00:26

  The Swarnavahini television channel, part of the EAP Broadcasting Company recently launched its latest historical teledram...


Bangladesh cultural troupe enthrals Colombo audience

/ Wednesday, 11 May 2016 00:00

  Bangladesh Minister for Cultural Affairs Asaduzzaman Nooropeneda graced a cultural show at the auditorium of Western P...


‘Captain America: Civil War’ starts summer with sizzling $181.8 m

/ Wednesday, 11 May 2016 00:00

  LOS ANGELES (Variety.com): Marvel-Disney’s ‘Captain America: Civil War’ has opened the summer spectacular...


Handagama’s ‘Let Her Cry (Ege Esa Aga)’, from 13 May for limited days

/ Wednesday, 11 May 2016 00:00

  Asoka Handagama’s latest film ‘Let Her Cry (Ege Esa Aga)’, already a hot topic among filmgoers, will be r...


Film Island to market cinema tourism at Cannes

/ Wednesday, 11 May 2016 00:00

  Sri Lanka has often been thought of as a popular tourist destination with its golden beaches and ancient sites, bu...


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An ‘affair’ of the mind between a nubile undergrad and her ageing professor

28 May 2016

Asoka Handagama Asoka Handagama’s latest film ‘Let Her Cry’ is currently being shown in theatres on a limited run from 13 May to 10 June. The director apparently preferred to utilise the gap in between already-scheduled r...


Political violence and (this time) the Chief Minister!

28 May 2016

Chief Minister Nazeer Ahamed    By Hilmy Ahamed Chief Minister Nazeer Ahamed’s outburst is not acceptable by any standards. As the senior most political office holder in the province, he has a much bigger...


Noah’s Albatross and Postdiluvian Politics

27 May 2016

 APRÈS MOI, LE DÉLUGE! In the aftermath of the Great Flood of 2016, if Sri Lanka is to Build Back Better, the political leadership must be instrumental in syncing Government actors and State agencies in working together with gre...


The promise of Yahapalanaya should not get washed away

27 May 2016

 President Maithripala Sirisena presenting his campaign manifesto to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe where the first-order of priority was clearly the promised anti-corruption probes     On 8 January, nea...


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