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Shangri-La Colombo is thrilled to unveil its enchanting festive season celebration under the theme “Bring Your Christmas Stories to Life.” This immersive experience promises to transform the hotel into a magical backdrop for guests to create and
As forests continue to be cut, protected areas encroached on and many still deny that the Earth is warming, and the climate changing, we drift from certainty to insecurity. For those who still doubt the importance of forests, apart from the wealth of
Kaluthara lagoon and bay area is traditionally a popular for tourism and recognised as one of ‘the best beach destinations’ for the past four decades. The stretch of golden sandy beach boasts of having a few of the popular star class resorts in t
Marriage is not a bed of roses and any marriage has its good and bad times. but today numerous young and even older couples are getting divorced.
We interviewed Dhammika Welagedara Attorney –At- Law engaged in Civil and Appellate practice regardin
Moving from advertising to hospitality, Druvi Gunasekera cut her teeth in the hotel industry when she started working at the Galle Face Hotel before moving on to work at Aman one of the leading boutique hotel operators in the world founded by icon Ad
Q What do you believe drives the timeless attraction to gold and other jewellery, and how is Vogue Jewellers adapting to changing customer preferences?
From time immemorial, gold and jewellery have held a timeless allure across cultures and genera
There is a certain innate skill which cooks worth their salt possess. Salome Jansz is one who appreciates the nuances of fine cuisine and having travelled extensively is aware of the authentic tastes of many cuisines. This coupled with her talent and
Known as one of Signapore’s internationally well-known novelist Balli Kaur Jaswal is the award-winning author of “Inheritance” (2013), “Sugarbread” (2016) and the internationally acclaimed “Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows” (2017). Bal
Sarcopaenia which is not discussed much, is a disease that occurs as one gets older due to the wasting of members and organs. This phenomenon is also observed in muscles. It is estimated however that 1 in 4 adults over 65 years have Sarcopaenia.
Every once in awhile we come across people who epitomise courage and determination. They rise above adversity and come up trumps. One such person who inspired me with his stoicism is Andrew Logathasan. A British Sri Lankan with a heart to serve Sri L
The British Sri Lankan female founder of Kalukanda House in Weligama, Dee Gibson is bringing the inaugural HERA Project X event to Sri Lanka to showcase creative female founders innovating dynamic business ideas on the island. A cross-section of crea
Nestled within the walls of Taj Samudra, The Lattice offers a unique and indulgent Indian High Tea experience every Friday and Saturday from 4 pm to 6:30 pm where guests are treated to a feast of flavours curated by Chef Sajesh.
Upon entering The Lat
Children’s author Nizrana Farook is the author of the award-winning The Girl Who Stole an Elephant, The Boy Who Met a Whale, The Girl Who Lost a Leopard and most recently, The Boy Who Saved a Bear. She was born and raised in Colombo, Sri Lanka –
While many of us are familiar with Feroze Kamardeen – director and playwright extraordinaire, only a few can claim to know Feroze Kamardeen – the actor. And even though Kamardeen himself has been known to have uttered the words that he’s given
To commemorate the launch of the artistic partnership between the Tokyo Sinfonia Orchestra, Japan and the Gustav Mahler Orchestra of Colombo, a concert will be held on November 22 at the Lionel Wendt Theatre.
“Maestro Robert Rÿker conducts Brah
The Prince Claus Fund is launching its first Biennial Symposium –– Collaborating with partners within various localities. The event facilitates South-to-South knowledge exchange and harnesses the potential of culture for fostering solidarity and
The fashionable city of Bangalore in India recently hosted CFW X Bangalore a fashion show which showcased two Sri Lankan designers. This is a continuous effort by CFW to establish a stronger Sri Lankan identity internationally and expand the Sri Lan
In the world of culinary virtuosos, Gary Mehigan stands out not just for his remarkable gastronomic skills but for the warm, affable nature that makes you feel like you’re chatting with an old friend. My recent online video call with the renowned B
‘At the table with Italian cuisine: well-being with taste’ is the theme at the 8th edition of the Worldwide Week of Italian Cuisine (WWIC) being held across three five-star hotels and four Italian restaurants in Colombo. From the 13th to the 19th
Ingiriya, the deepest eastern point in Kalutara District is customarily not a popular tourist destination. Popularly known for traditional rubber plantations, Maputugala in Ingiriya region has emerge as a new tourism draw of late. With the launch of
Dementia is a condition that usually affects older adults.
The two common types of it are Alzheimers disease and Vascular Dementia. Whilst loss of memory or forgetfulness is commonly associated with Dementia other factors must also
Looking at the number of travel advertisements in the Hit Ads section of the Sunday Times newspapers and various travel offers on social media it is heartening to see travel is on the increase. Although now travel can be a costly affair, it is inspir
The ancient royal capital, Kurunegala is one of the most commercialised cities in the country after Colombo but never performed as a destination for tourism. Taking a nostalgic look back into the past, the city of Kurunegala has so much to offer to t
Get ready for a tantalising journey of cuisine as Gourmet Galle takes centre stage every weekend from the 11th January until the 31st March across the South Coast of Sri Lanka. From the team that brings us Galle Literary Festival, this exceptional cu
Prize winning historian and biographer, Andrew Lownie is well known for his biography of British diplomat and spy Guy Burgess (“Stalin’s Englishman”) as well as the top-ten Sunday Times bestsellers on the British monarchy, “The Mountbattens:
With creativity coursing through her veins, Dilu Punchihewa is one who is never short of ideas especially when it comes to creative projects be it interior design or as a restaurateur. The owner of O Mirissa Café and Bistro situated in the southern
Young Jaith Nathavitharana (13) describes himself as a teenager who loves his sport (football and basketball in particular, he specifies) and a fondness to collecting ornamental fish. But in light of his most recent endeavour, there’s another word
Many children around Sri Lanka start their life with a disadvantage simply because of where they come from. We might think these are issues far away from our circle but there are many children in both urban and rural areas around the country who are
Brace yourselves, Sri Lanka! Gary Mehigan, the renowned British-Australian Michelin Star celebrity chef and much-famed former original judge of MasterChef Australia, is gracing the shores of Sri Lanka for a special 3-day culinary extravaganza courtes
The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Sri Lanka (MMCA Sri Lanka), held their first international art event ‘The Foreigners — Sri Lankan Contemporary Video Works and Panel Discussion’ during Frieze week, (London’s largest art fair) at The
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