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Reawakening of Sri Lankan Queer Culture – Meet GaaPiNk

2020-09-18 06:30:00

GaaPiNk is a Sri Lankan queer artist and an activist outspeaking for the rights of the LGBTIQ community. They break the barriers of gender by expressing themselves in a fluid spectrum, reminiscing the beauty of diversity, thereby giving breath to the dying Queer Culture of Sri Lanka...

Diana Rigg: Bond, Avengers and Game Of Thrones star dies aged 82

2020-09-11 18:53:00

Tributes are being paid to ’’icon’’ Dame Diana Rigg, a Bond actress and star of The Avengers and Game Of Thrones, who has died at the age of 82...

The Sri Lankan designer making eco-conscious gender-inclusive clothes

2020-09-09 21:26:00

Sri Lankan fashion designer Amesh Wijesekera has become known for his colorful designs that combine local handwoven textiles with deadstock fabric to create distinctive pieces...

Ed Sheeran announces daughter’s birth - and reveals unusual name

2020-09-01 22:36:00

Singer Ed Sheeran says his wife, Cherry Seaborn, gave birth last week, and that both mum and baby are ’’doing amazing’’...

Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman dies at 43

2020-08-29 09:56:00

Chadwick Boseman, star of “Black Panther,” died on Friday after a four year battle with colon cancer, his rep confirmed to Variety. He was 43...

’Justice League’ and Zack Snyder’s Brighter Vision

2020-08-25 10:10:00

Though ’Man of Steel’ and ’Batman v Superman’ were criticized for their darkness, the heroes are set to reach greater heights in the HBO Max project...

Disney ends the historic 20th Century Fox brand

2020-08-12 15:18:00

Walt Disney has brought to an end one of the best-known names in the entertainment industry, 20th Century Fox...

Be Kind To One Another, says Ellen DeGeneres. But is she?

2020-08-04 22:47:00

Ellen DeGeneres ‘Wants Out’ of Her Show Amid New Claims, Feels ‘Betrayed’..

’The Commitments’ and ’Evita’ director Parker dies aged 76

2020-08-02 22:37:00

(AFP).- Alan Parker, who juggled genres and celebrated music with hits such as ’’Bugsy Malone’’, ’’The Commitments’’ and ’’Evita’’, died on Friday at the age of 76...

Marvel’s ’Hawkeye’ Disney+ Series Lands ’Troop Zero,’ ’Comrade Detective’ Directors

2020-07-18 20:39:00

The Jeremy Renner series is filling its quiver with helmers...

Bollywood Superstar Amitabh Bachchan tests positive for COVID-19

2020-07-11 23:45:00

Bollywood Superstar Amitabh Bachchan has tested positive for COVID-19, as he confirmed in a tweet a short while ago...

Born in the US of A - In God we trust - By Priyath Liyanage

2020-06-07 21:26:00

Born in the US of A - In God we trust - By Priyath Liyanage..

He holds the most powerful office in the world, yet offers nothing but ignorance and prejudice

2020-05-31 14:09:00

I have a lot of things to say about this, but the first thing I want to say is I’m afraid to say anything that will incite further anger, although that is precisely the emotion that’s justified...

Taylor Swift responds to Trump’s Hypocrisy over George Floyd’s Murder

2020-05-30 20:14:00

The pop star has recently become more outspoken on politics, speaking of her disillusionment with America in a 2019 interview..

Brian May was ’near death’ after suffering heart attack while gardening

2020-05-25 18:18:00

The Queen guitarist said doctors found three blocked arteries after he experienced a ‘small’ heart attack..

Veteran Actor Daya Thennakoon passes away

2020-04-17 18:37:00

Veteran actor Daya Thennakoon has passed away at the age of 78...

Ancient City Found Atop Huge Rock In Sri Lanka

2020-03-31 10:36:00

Sigiriya (The Lion Mountain) is often considered to be the eighth wonders of the world and an ancient stone fortress used by a king of Sri Lanka as a site to build his palace and hide from attacks by his Enemy brother...

Legendary Double Doctorate Literary Lion Professor Sunil Ariyaratne

2020-03-25 11:50:00

Scholarly senior double doctorate Professor Sunil Ariyaratne, was a visual sensation of the Department of Sinhala and Mass communication, rendered and fulfilled inestimable artistic sustenance to the University of Sri Jayewardenepura during his long tenure...

Visharada Neela Wickremasinghe’s heavenly voice signals tonal decorated artistry

2020-03-21 09:01:00

Visharada Neela Wickremasinghe’s voice bears a signature Sri Lankan female voice, at the same time, possessing the attributes of a versatile South Asian singer, has been employed with facility in songs which music motifs were derived from diverse traits of music in equally diverse musical traditions...

Legendary Henry Jayasena reminisced after over a decade

2020-03-16 17:37:00

It was the firm belief of late Legendary Dramatist, renowned Actor, Lyricist, Translator and Author late Henry Jayasena, Shakespeare’s memorable phrase” All that live must die passing through nature to eternity” and “to every man upon the earth death cometh soon or late”...

Ever Green legendary Vocalist Christopher Paul is in his twilight years

2020-03-14 08:59:00

Ever green veteran oldest Sri Lanka’s living vocalist Adihettige Christopher Emmanuel Paul was born on 10th April 1936 as the eldest son of SA Paul who was an ex serviceman and an employee of Registrar General’s Office from Moratumulla, Moratuwa...

India-Sri Lanka friendship promoted through common appreciation of Western Classical Music

2020-03-06 22:03:00

The 72nd Anniversary of Independence of Sri Lanka was celebrated in a special event organized by the Sri Lanka Consulate General office in Mumbai on 26 February 2020 at the prestigious Tata Theatre of the NCPA, Mumbai...

Anushka fusions academic and practical expertise to accomplish aesthetic triumph

2020-03-06 14:57:00

The intricate emotional process which is very much a applied process is also instinctive when it comes to innately gifted singers such as Anushka Madubashini...

Join a social read with “Sapiens | a day in the life”

2020-03-05 14:01:00

“Sapiens | a day in the life” presents an individual’s life in the 21st Century from a social and cultural context, portraying the anxieties and struggles faced by humans in the eyes of society where people are defined and molded by herd mentality...

James Bond film No Time To Die release date pushed back due to coronavirus

2020-03-04 22:47:00

Reports claim that the release date of the upcoming James Bond movie No Time To Die has been pushed back due to outbreak of the new Wuhan virus...

M. Safeer brings Anna Frank to stage

2020-02-27 14:29:00

Veteran dramatist M. Safeer brings the world famous Anne Frank Diary to the stage in both English and Sinhala languages. The second best read book in the world “Anne Frank’s diary” is brought to Sri Lankan stage for the first time. The specialty is it is produced in both languages at the same time...

A discussion will Sudesh Wasantha Peiris’s ’’Husma’’ (The Breath) Film

2020-02-26 10:55:00

A discussion will Sudesh Wasantha Peiris’s ’’Husma’’ (The Breath)Film (Adults Only) held on February 29th Saturday at 1.00 PM at Maradana Center for Society and Religion Center (CSR) Auditorium Hall...

Sujatha blends academic and skilled expertise to deliver Aesthetic delight

2020-02-22 21:16:00

‘Weera Matha’ Visharada Dr Sujatha Attanayake, the musical genius singing sensation acclaimed as one of the most popular vocalists, commenced her pivotal career in music when she was just eight years when she sang a song at the then Radio Ceylon, to the music composed by AJ Kareem...

HNB Finance arrives in schools with YALU DASKAM Drawing Workshop

2020-02-22 13:12:00

The school principal, staff members, staff of HNB Finance head office and Kaduwela branch took participation in the event...

High Commission of Sri Lanka in New Delhi organizes art exhibition to commemorate Independence

2020-02-18 20:37:00

An exhibition of paintings was held recently at the High Commission of Sri Lanka in New Delhi to coincide with the 72nd anniversary of Independence of Sri Lanka...