Björn Ulvaeus has given an update on the two new songs recorded by ABBA and on the new ’’Mamma Mia! The Party’’ live experience. He also hinted that a third Mamma Mia! film inspired by their music shouldn’t be ruled out...
M.I.A. was among the artists recognized for their “services to music” by the annual Queen’s Birthday Honours List and, like fellow honoree Elvis Costello, the rapper will accept the honor thanks in part to her mother...
Albert Gomes de Mesquita is one of the last people alive to have known Anne Frank in person. He appears briefly in her diary as a fellow student at the Jewish Lyceum in Amsterdam, where she writes of him: “Albert de Mesquita came from the Montessor..
18th of May 2019 marks the 11th death anniversary of Dr. Lionel Algama. The renowned, gifted and multifaceted musician, innovator of musical instruments, teacher, conductor and composer of music passed away on the 18th of May 2008. He was 74 years ol..
U.S. experts joined four Sri Lankan film professionals in a panel discussion about how effective film distribution benefits Sri Lanka’s movie industry, artists, and audiences recently at Hatch, a workplace for entrepreneurs.
The violin as known to many is the baby of string musical instrument family with four strings with tuned notes G, D, A and E played with a bow. Violin is the baby of the string family but like babies make the deepest sounds. The violin is t..
Asoka Handagama’s latest movie Asandhimitta will be coming to cinemas of CEL, Ridma, Scope at Colombo City Center and to a few centers of EAP for limited engagement with limited shows from 22nd March. The lead actress of this movie Nilmini Sigera w..
On the 30th September 2004, 14 years ago Sri Lanka’s heroic epoch era of Sinhala cinema died, alongside with the sudden demise of legendary film personality and politician it was comparable to the shutting down of the screen of the Sinhala cinema w..
There is no lasting spot for exploits and fame or you may quote Mark Anthony’s phrase. ” The good that one does is often interred”. The veritable truth of this statement is often witnessed in contemporary lives. Lofty and amazing feats of human..
The intricate emotional process which is very much a sensible process is also automatic when it comes to innately gifted singers such as Anushka Madubashini. Anushka hails from ‘Devata’ a small village close to Galle, a past pupil of Sangami..
Viceroy Special, the Sinhala version of Hemasiri Fernando’s The Viceroy Special, written by Bharatha Prabhashana Thennakoon, is scheduled to be launched today (6th March) at 3.30 pm at the Bandaranaike Memorail International Conference Hall (BMICH)..
Olivia Colman has won the best actress Oscar in Hollywood for her role in The Favourite. Colman beat Glenn Close – who had been considered a shoo-in for her role in The Wife – Lady Gaga, Yalitza Aparicio and Melissa McCarthy to the prize.
By Lionel Bopage
Except for carrying out public campaigns on lifting the party proscription, if the party had no desire to come to the open, then why did the party used me to discuss that issue directly with the President? This was not the first tim..
By Lionel Bopage
Prior to becoming the General Secretary and afterwards until I left the party, it was mainly I, who dealt with the Police and the government regarding the state’s repressive actions against the party. Of the Politburo members, com..
The winner of Australia’s richest literary prize did not attend the ceremony. His absence was not by choice.
Behrouz Boochani, whose debut book won both the $25,000 non-fiction prize at the Victorian premier’s literary awards and the $100,000 Vi..
A special cultural event “Strings of Peace” featuring legendary Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan along with sons Aman Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash is being organised by High Commission of India, Colombo on the eve of 70th Republic Day..
A Russian war film that tells of a Soviet soldier’s “devotion to the motherland”, the latest in a line of state-funded patriotic blockbusters, has broken Russian box office records for its first week on release in the new year.
The biography of Ven. Banagala Upatissa Thero, titled Anjalikaraneeyo – written by Indian author Sakil Siddiqui to mark the 69th birth anniversary of Banagala Upatissa Thero – will be launched on 5th January at Defense Services College, Malay Str..
Today’s Google doodle honors the 127th birthday of Nelly Sachs (1891-1970), the Jewish poet and refugee from Germany who shared the Nobel Prize in literature with the Israeli writer S.Y. Agnon in 1966.