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.

Raising awareness on World Diabetes Day

The World Health Organisation (WHO) stated that there was a 3% increase in diabetes mortality rates by age between 2000 and 2019. In 2019, diabetes and kidney disease due to diabetes caused an estimated two million deaths. In Sri Lanka,…

‘Was I happy in the past?’

 Research suggests that our current feelings interfere with memories of past wellbeing By Shailendree Wickrama Adittiya Chasing happiness is something many of us can admit to doing, even though we may say we are content with the way things are…

Campaigning for a peaceful and inclusive society

The EU’s series of activities at the Independence Arcade concludes tomorrow By Shailendree Wickrama Adittiya As part of the broader campaign titled “EU Support for a Peaceful and Inclusive Society”, the European Union (EU) delegation to Sri Lanka and the…

Will fact and fiction blur in the latest season of ‘The Crown’?

By Shailendree Wickrama Adittiya Netflix series The Crown will undoubtedly gain more attention this year, as its fifth season, to be released today (9), comes just months after the death of Queen Elizabeth II, after which the throne passed to…

Wendt on Wendt

A look into Lionel Wendt’s work as well as the history of photography By Shailendree Wickrama Adittiya The Harold Peiris Gallery at the Lionel Wendt Centre for the Arts is currently displaying a selection of photographs by Lionel Wendt along…

Randunu Kaushalya plays to the music in his genes

Randunu Kaushalya on his journey as a singer By Shailendree Wickrama Adittiya In today’s world, age is not a barrier to kick-starting the journey towards achieving one’s dreams, and social media platforms in particular make it easier for young creators…

Celebrating the vibrant Ena de Silva

Aluwihare Heritage Centre exhibits the artist’s work at the Barefoot Loft Gallery By Shailendree Wickrama Adittiya Sri Lankan textiles have a uniqueness and diversity to them that has been cultivated over time by a number of iconic artists and practitioners,…

Redefining luxury through craftsmanship

Colombo Fashion Week to hold special edition at Galle Face Hotel on 17 November By Shailendree Wickrama Adittiya The Luxury Edition by Colombo Fashion Week (CFW) will showcase Sri Lanka’s craftsmanship and design products at Galle Face Hotel on 17…

‘Vihanga Premaya’ wins award for ‘Best Artistic Contribution’

Sanjeewa Pushpakumara’s movie about child trafficking receives recognition at Tokyo International Film Festival By Shailendree Wickrama Adittiya Sanjeewa Pushpakumara’s Vihanga Premaya or Peacock Lament won the award for “Best Artistic Contribution” at the Tokyo International Film Festival held from 24…

US Embassy Colombo gets a sustainable and futuristic revamp

The new building on the 5.6-acre site has sustainability at its core By Shailendree Wickrama Adittiya The US Embassy in Colombo has been given an upgrade that is modern and at times even futuristic, while also giving the arts a…