Venessa Anthony

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Hameedia continues efforts of raising breast cancer awareness

Donates one million rupees to the Indira Cancer Trust  By Venessa Anthony Hameedia, a recognised menswear brand in Sri Lanka, recently donated Rs. 1 million to the Indira Cancer Trust (ICT), continuing the strong partnership built in recent years between…

Nailing it from passion to profession 

NailSpa Founder Nilanthi Genevieve on filling a vacuum in the beauty industry By Venessa Anthony  It was 20 years ago that NailSpa Founder Nilanthi Genevieve Weerasinghe saw a vacuum in the beauty industry in Sri Lanka. While the country had…

One-stop destination to explore business opportunities

Fourth Bohra Business Expo concludes successfully By Venessa Anthony The fourth season of the flagship business project of the Dawoodi Bohras of Sri Lanka, The Bohra Business Expo 2022, concluded on 27 November, with over 70 exhibitors and more than…

Rivega’s peacock dance shines light on SL at Qatar World Cup

Artistic director Rangika Jeewantha on representing the nation in Qatar By Venessa Anthony  Representing Sri Lanka at the FIFA World Cup this year is Sri Lanka’s very own dance troupe Rivega. The team received this opportunity when the Doha-Qatar co-ordinating…

The Kingsbury celebrates the season of giving with a Carriage of Hope

Aims to donate 25,000 books to 25 deserving schools By Venessa Anthony Highlighting the true purpose of the season, which is one of giving, The Kingsbury Colombo has decided to swap the traditional festive decorations with the Kingsbury Christmas Carriage…

Raja Jewellers offers a sparkling new diamond experience

Opens Diamond and Sapphire Emporium at their Colombo showroom By Venessa Anthony Raja Jewellers recently launched its new diamond experience centre, aptly named the Diamond and Sapphire Emporium. Aligned with its commitment to making world-class jewellery and delivering value to…

Chef Don Shehan on mastering the culinary world

  By Venessa Anthony Don Shehan is a professional chef with almost 10 years of experience, mainly overseas. He has always been passionate about all things culinary and loves to try different food, ingredients, and cooking methods wherever he goes.…

Sameera Weerasinghe on causing a stir in men’s fashion

By Venessa Anthony Sameera Weerasinghe’s life has revolved around fashion for as long as he can remember. This is because whatever he does and wherever he is in life right now is because of fashion, he said, adding: “My day…

Unveiling Earl’s Regent Negombo

New premises target lucrative wellness tourism market By Venessa Anthony Located in a unique landscape by the sparkling sands of the Negombo Beach, Earl’s Regent Hotel recently opened its doors to guests. The property, where 31 out of 85 rooms…

‘Aarya by Indi’ marries history and fashion

By Venessa Anthony Leading couture brand, “Indi” by Indi Yapa recently put on a spectacular fashion show at the Colombo Municipal Council. Bringing together a celebration of fashion, design, diversity, history, and culture, “Aarya by Indi” was a stunning bridal…