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Poetry stemming from emotion and experience

Isurinie Anuradha Mallawaarachchi discusses her debut book ‘Flowers Teach Me to Let Go’ By Shailendree Wickrama Adittiya Isurinie Anuradha Mallawaarachchi is a lecturer in English and sociology, a poet, and an attorney at law, but said her passions lie in…

Inidi Leisure enhances the beachside stay with elegance and luxury

Inidi Leisure offers a high-end experience at their Wadduwa villas Inidi Leisure, located along the coast of Wadduwa, which is just over an hour away from Colombo, adds elegance and luxury to your beachside vacation, mixing the simplicity of a…

SL cinema given spotlight at India’s Indus Valley International Film Festival

From screenings of Indika Ferdinando’s Bulletproof Children, Nilendra Deshapriya’s Thanha Rathi Ranga, and Visakesa Chandrasekaram’s Paangshu to panel discussions and workshops featuring Samanalee Fonseka, Nilendra Deshapriya, and Visakesa Chandrasekaram, Sri Lankan cinema is definitely getting the spotlight at the Indus…

The Rings of Power: A visually appealing masterpiece

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power has been the talk of the town when it comes to spin-off series. This drama draws on events written in J.R.R. Tolkien’s appendices to his masterpiece The Lord of the Rings,…

Lingerie for all Sri Lankan body types by Tofo

Founder and designer Aamir Ashraf on carving a niche in the local fashion market Lingerie has always been seen as an expression of femininity; the silks, satins, and lace just add to the allure of it all, as well as…

Tribute paid to ‘Wolf Hall’ author Hilary Mantel

British author Hilary Mantel, who has won the Booker Prize twice, passed away at the age of 70 last Thursday (22), and tributes poured in from the literary world and beyond. Mantel’s publisher Fourth Estate Books posted: “We are heartbroken…

Showcasing the talents of children with dyslexia

‘The Power of Dyslexic Thinking’ art and craft exhibition and festival to be held on 15 October “The Power of Dyslexic Thinking” is an art and crafts exhibition and festival organised by Nhance Recruitment and The Winning Underdogs in order…

‘The books are more interesting than I am’

In conversation with 2022 Booker Prize shortlisted author Shehan Karunatilaka Celebrated Sri Lankan author – whose most recent achievement was to be shortlisted for the 2022 Booker Prize for his second book ‘The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida’ – Shehan…

Think tanks as vehicles for social progress

By Dimithri Wijesinghe    There’s much to be said about think tanks and the lack of thinking one generally sees at a larger policy level. However, think tanks do play a vital role in helping envision how we as a…

Every citizen is a stakeholder in tourism

A chat with Kamal Munasinghe and Savithri Rodrigo on World Tourism Day and the immediate future of SL tourism By Naveed Rozais   As we all know, Sri Lanka’s tourism has been put through the mill these past few years.…