Category: Culture Entertainment and Arts

Entertainment in a Pandemic

When times of change beckon, everything normal is suddenly different. Each industry is forced to rethink its course of work, to adapt and respond to the effects of Covid19. Even…

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De Lanerolle Brothers

De Lanerolle Brothers – celebrates a Decade of Song

Keeping a worldwide audience enthralled for a decade through song lays claim to the mesmeric quality of a singer or in this instance, singers such as the world famous De…

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Julia Wijesinghe

A Sri Lankan treasure trove in the ‘Big Apple’

Tucked away in the ‘Big Apple’ is the only museum which showcases Sri Lankan artifacts (outside of SL), managed by none other than the 19 year old Julia Wijesinghe; an…

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Tattoos – More than just body Art

With the tattoo culture becoming a trending fashion in the world, people are becoming more and more curious about the type of artwork, symbolism, style and sketching tattoos entail. Yet…

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Iconic Danseuse

Iconic Danseuse: Naomi’s Love for Dance

Naomi Rajaratnam has done wonders to the dance fraternity of the island. She is a trailblazer in her field and the usually reserved beauty metamorphs into a graceful dancer on…

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Tamara Shamini St John

Singing Sensation Tamara serenades Sri Lanka

Performing beyond the hypothetical cultural divide is singing sensation Tamara! She is of mixed parentage with a Sri Lankan Dad and Malaysian Mom, having spent her whole life in Australia,…

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Vaishnavee (The Tree Goddess) – Film by Sumitra Peries

Released on 05th April in celebration of Dr. Lester James Peiris’ 99th birthday! ‘Vaishnavee’, is a cinematic ‘pièce de résistance’ by Sri Lanka’s internationally acclaimed woman film maker Sumitra Peries…

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