Shailendree Wickrama Adittiya
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Shailendree Wickrama Adittiya has been in print media for nine years and is currently attached to The Morning Brunch. Her focus is on human interest stories, social issues, and wellbeing.

Jerusha Perera on evolving as an artist across multiple media

Jerusha Perera is a young artist who, over the years, has attracted an audience for her creative work on social media. Her YouTube channel has gained over 45,000 views within less than a year, while her comic Stir-fried Feelings has…

A novel experience with backdrops of socio-political unrest 

‘A Museum (Theatre) – Hamlet-Machine’, an immersive theatrical photo installation in Kandy from 1-3 July  By Sarah Hannan This July, Kandy will come alive with a novel experience for those who enjoy theatre, photography, and a bit of interaction with…

Words and the power they hold | S&M by Suresh de Silva

Part One of this article was published in The Morning Brunch yesterday (29). Let’s look at the power of stories. Stories have sustained humanity throughout all of our existence since time immemorial. And this is historically and factually accurate. From…

Easing citizens into home gardening

A trilingual guide to the basics By Venessa Anthony Home gardening has quickly boomed in Sri Lanka in light of the recent economic crisis, which has left many without access to even two meals a day, let alone three. The…

Giving a marketing twist to events and sports 

Karin Wijeratne on Eventistry and using the art of storytelling to shine the spotlight on brands By Venessa Anthony  Shining the spotlight on brands through the art of storytelling, while engaging their audience through events and experiential marketing is a…

Words and the power they hold

If you are going to do something, do it properly… or not at all.  This is a personal mantra that I swear and live by. Its nuances and relevance while resonating deeply now more than ever, has in some way,…

A hard-hitting heavy metal experience

Stigmata back on stage with ‘Arise’ By Venessa Anthony Last Saturday (25), we headed to the Gloriance Ballroom in Bellanwila to catch the event of the weekend. Celebrating their 22nd anniversary, Stigmata hosted a killer gig titled “Arise” just to…

New Ink 2022: A gathering of like-minded literary enthusiasts

Literary events in Sri Lanka tend to attract a crowd, although literary enthusiasts have had very few events to attend in the past two years. However, this weekend holds some promise, as the New Ink Forum will be held on…

Conquering challenges in music and beyond

Journey of engineering student-cum-musician Damith Madhusanka By Venessa Anthony Hailing from a small town in Avissawella, 26-year-old Damith Madhusanka lived a humble life growing up, with little money and less opportunity. He has his O/L and A/L qualifications under his…

The Environmental Messenger | Camouflaging in Kumana

By Siobhan Manuelpillai Roughly 381 km southeast of Colombo lies the charming bird sanctuary that is Kumana National Park. Adjacent to Yala National Park, it too boasts similar, if not more, breath taking scenery and wildlife. Yet, unlike most of…