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A local twist at Galadari every Wednesday

By Naveed Rozais Colombo City has its crop of much-loved hotels, each of which has its own unique food offerings designed to excite palates both local and foreign. Despite being such a small city (comparatively), Colombo has a wealth of…

Going above and beyond with SriLankan Flavours

SriLankan Airlines and Catering introduce new additions to menu By Shailendree Wickrama Adittiya Sri Lankan cuisine is unique not only due to its blend of spices and herbs, which lends dishes rich aromas and deep flavours, but because of the…

Flamingo House gets in the Christmas spirit

Flamingo House recently treated guests and invitees to a night of seasonal cocktails, festive decor, and Christmas carols, ushering in the season with delectable canapés, treats, drinks, and wine. The food and beverages, which were a highlight that night, were…

Vogue Jewellers celebrates 60th anniversary with trio of jewellery collections

Vogue Jewellers staged an unprecedented trio of jewellery collections at a lavish jewellery show held at the Shangri-la Colombo, in celebration of their 60th anniversary, where the event featured the Royal Majestic Collection, Vogue Lace Collection, and the Diamond Necklace…

‘Untouched’ and ‘Love and Lock Down’ take stage at Elphinstone

 Internationally acclaimed plays by Sujeewa Pathinisekara and M. Safeer to be performed on 13 and 14 December Sujeewa Pathinisekara’s internationally acclaimed play Untouched and M. Safeer’s Love and Lock Down will be staged at the Elphinstone Theatre on 13 and…

Can strategy save cinema?

Actor-turned-MP Uddika Premarathne urges Parliament to recognise cinema as an industry and implement plan to generate revenue  BY Shailendree Wickrama Adittiya The Sri Lankan political stage is not unfamiliar with celebrities-turned-politicians, but Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) MP Uddika Premarathne,…

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…

Equalising access to HIV services

World AIDS Day 2022 commemorated under the theme ‘Equalize’ Stigma and discrimination tied to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) are not limited to Sri Lankan communities but are instead a global issue that the World…

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…