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Journey (In Memory of My Kasun Aiya. For My family): Anomali Hegoda

2019-12-02 07:39:00

In memory of my Kasun Aiya. For my family...


Blind Ashchariya Peiris listed among BBC channel’s world’s 100 most inspiring Women in 2019

2019-11-30 15:05:00

In March 2000 when she was just nineteen years old, when the civil war was at its peak tragedy struck Nayana Ashchariya Peiris Jayakody ,a product of Devi Balika Vidyalaya, a diploma holder in English from the Warwick University, a teller in an international bank when a claymore bomb exploded at Castle street when she was driving home after work...


Sinhala National Service Poya Day Program features Sanchi Chetiyagiri Vihara, Dambadiwa!

2019-11-08 18:22:00

Live Poya Day Program of Sinhala National Service of SLBC has been prepared to be held from Sanchi Chetiyagiri Vihara, Dambadiwa...


2019 Booker Prize declared ’’a tie’’ jointly won by Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo!

2019-10-15 12:10:00

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo jointly won the 2019 Booker Prize on Monday after judges ’’flout’’ the rules by declaring a tie...


Rory Peck Awards finalists announced!

2019-10-08 12:01:00

This year’s Rory Peck Award sponsored by Google, Sony, AP, announced finalists across three categories...


’’Big Bad Wolf’’ Book Fair on Sri Lanka for the successful third time!

2019-09-10 10:26:00

The Big Bad Wold Books, world’s largest bookfair, will be held from October 18 to 27 at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and the Convention Centre (SLECC) opposite Lake House...


‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ trailer reveals return of Linda Hamilton as the legendary Sarah Connor!

2019-08-30 16:03:00

Linda Hamilton reprises her role as Sarah Connor, the ass kicking mother of future resistance leader John Connor in Terminator: Dark Fate...


Cinematic Discourse for Prasanna Jayakody’s ’’Sansaraye Dadayakkaraya’’ on August 31!

2019-08-30 12:53:00

A discussion will Prasanna Jayakody’s film ’Sansare dadayakkaraya’ held on August 31st Saturday at 1.00 P.M. at Maradana Centre for Society and Religion Center (CSR) Auditorium Hall...


’’Javipe Wijeweera Saha Kalyana’’ book launch on September 02!

2019-08-29 11:40:00

The book ’’Javipe Wijeweera Saha Kalyana’’ written by journalist Upul Janaka Jayasinghe will be launched on the 2nd of September at 03.00 pm at Mahaweli Center, Colombo...


Phoenix Force behind Sony-MCU dispute? Analysis

2019-08-27 23:28:00

Due to collapsing negotiations between Disney and Sony Pictures, Marvel Studios will seemingly not be producing any future Spider-Man films, essentially removing the character from the Marvel Cinematic Universe...


Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker hits theaters on December 23!

2019-08-25 17:00:00

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will conclude the current Star Wars trilogy, and a new trailer showcased at Disney’s D23 Expo teases what that end looks like...


Spider-Man dispute between Sony and Marvel draws fans into the crossfire

2019-08-23 18:00:00

Spider-Man’s future might hang in the balance, but the dispute between Sony and Marvel over the character -- having spilled into the public -- is another prime example of super-powered silliness, exposing the limits of turning fans and click-hungry websites into foot soldiers in a corporate standoff...


Cast of the new Disney live-action Lady And The Tramp announced

2019-08-21 17:00:00

As you may have heard, the cutest canines are coming to Disney+ on November 12!..


Teen Choice Awards: Spider-Man Far From Home Wins Choice Summer Movie

2019-08-13 12:30:00

As it continues swinging its way through a massive box office, Spider-Man: Far From Home has tallied one of its biggest awards of the years...


HOT ALERT! Jacqueline Fernandez’s latest monokini are proof that she is a true-blue Sri Lankan goddess!

2019-08-12 15:00:00

Jacqueline Fernandez is currently ringing in her 33rd birthday in Sri Lanka will her tribe and the pictures have been driving her fans crazy...


Fastest & Furiousest: how Hobbs & Shaw expands the 5bn franchise

2019-08-06 11:50:00

In the comedown off the adrenaline high resulting from The Fate of the Furious, the eighth and most recent entry in the franchise of dizzyingly lucrative pedal-to-the-metal blockbusters, the future of the series seemed dicey...


Colombo International Theatre Festival 2019

2019-08-05 15:13:00

ow only we need your help…. You are aware that we are organizing the Colombo International Theatre Festival in the midst of lot of difficulties and obstructions...


Murals by Jean Arasanayagam seen and read through an Australian Eye

2019-08-03 11:36:00

In the early morning on the beach in Tasmania the water is puckered by wind. The sun has created a drawbridge across the sea and onto the silver sand. Occasional bunches of crinkled seaweed rest in their shadows and the serenity is palpable...


Horror returns to Derry with It: Chapter 2!

2019-07-31 13:48:00

Why, one might ask, does a horror sequel about a killer clown need to be almost three hours long?..


Stranger Things: 80’s nostalgia all over again, what a summer vacation to remember!

2019-07-27 16:45:00

There were a lot of varying reasons to criticize the second season of Stranger Things, but the vast majority of viewers seemed to agree that Eleven’s field trip to Chicago in Season 2, Episode 7, ’’The Lost Sister,’’ was the low point...


Avengers: Endgame overtakes Avatar as top box office movie of all time

2019-07-23 10:16:00

Avatar’s 10-year reign as the world’s highest-grossing film has ended...


List of nominations for 2019 Emmys announced!

2019-07-18 14:45:00

Nominations for the 71st annual Emmy Awards were announced Tuesday morning , and “Game of Thrones” and “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” dominated nods for TV’s top honors...


The Hope House of Ceylon launches ‘Asymmetry’ exhibition

2019-07-18 13:06:00

The preview of ’Asymmetry’, an exhibition of drawings and paintings, was held on 17th July at the Lionel Wendt Art Gallery...


Santin Gunawardena - passionate, purpose driven, devoted sans ego

2019-07-18 09:39:00

One of the utmost universal qualities of successful professional working actors is that they play well with others and they’re able to make genuine acquaintances with everyone on set...


Beyonce’s new song for upcoming Lion King movie has Swahili lyrics

2019-07-11 19:01:00

Globally acclaimed pop star Beyonce has released a song featuring lyrics in Kiswahili, one of Africa’s more widely spoken languages...


The First Trailer for Disney’s Live-Action Mulan Is Here!

2019-07-08 14:00:00

On Sunday (July 7), Disney gifted us with our first trailer for Mulan, the latest chapter in their run of live-action remakes of their classic films...


Toy Story 4 breaks global box office record for animation

2019-06-26 15:45:00

Toy Story 4, the long-awaited fourth film in the animated franchise, has broken global box office records for an animated movie...


Discussion on Malith Hegoda’s film ’Dakala Purudu Kenek’ on June 29

2019-06-26 14:03:00

A discussion on Malith Hegoda’s film ’Dakala Purudu Kenek’ May 29th 1.00 PM at Maradana Centre for Society and Religion Auditorium hall...


Elton John’s Lion King Classic covered by Beyonce’ and Childish Gambino in upcoming movie!

2019-06-24 22:04:00

The ever loving Disney Classic ’’The Lion King’’ hits theatres as new motion picture in July 19. But the most conversant trend following the comeback of the melancholic adventure is the TV Spot released by Disney featuring a cover of the Elton John’s classic Can You Feel the Love Tonight...


’He never hit her in front of me again’ – Donna Ferrato’s domestic abuse photos

2019-06-21 19:00:00

As two exhibitions of the photojournalist’s work open in Madrid on her 70th birthday, Ferrato recalls some of the most powerful images in Holy – a retrospective spanning nearly 40 years...