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Sayuri Jayarathne on the highlights of the modelling industry

By Venessa Anthony There are so many of us, who as little girls vehemently shied away from playing dress-up, Barbie dolls, and the colour pink. Sayuri Jayarathne was the same – she was constantly outside, climbing trees, roughhousing, and was…

Paying tribute to actor Darshan Dharmaraj

Since his roles in Sidney Chandrasekara’s teledrama A9 and Thushara Peiris’s 2008 movie Prabhakaran, Darshan Dharmaraj has made his way in the local cinema industry, even winning best actor awards for his performances in the 2012 movie Ini Avan and…

Stealing the limelight in printed fashion

What’s hot and what’s not with Natasha De Silva By Venessa Anthony Existing as a woman in Sri Lanka is a major challenge – especially when you’re a mother. Imagine being a woman, mother, and entrepreneur all in one –…

For the love of country and the game

What it means to be a champion By Dimithri Wijesinghe    Sri Lanka won global glory recently when its national netball team bested Singapore at the 2022 Asian Netball Championships held in Singapore, winning our sixth title at the games…

‘Everlasting Confidence’ by Christell Luxury Bridal

By Dimithri Wijesinghe    The wedding industry saw a new beginning when the Christell Luxury Bridal (Christell Luxury Wellness) aesthetics centre held its first ever wedding expo – ‘Everlasting Confidence’ on 24 and 25 September at One Galle Face.  The…

CentreStage Productions’ Epicurean Theatre

A step forward in experiential theatre By Naveed Rozais   That the creative arts have taken an immense beating these past three years is beyond doubt. From the Easter attacks to the pandemic to the national crisis, each of these…

Brandix recommences Blood Donation Drive

With caring for the people, the planet, and its communities sewn into the very fabric of its operations, Brandix has once again launched its Blood Donation Drive for the year 2022. Standing as a pillar of support to the health…

Cathay Pacific Cargo introduces Fly Greener

Cathay Pacific is taking the lead in aviation’s sustainability efforts in Asia with the extension of Fly Greener to its air cargo services. Fly Greener is a carbon offset programme powered by an integrated carbon emissions calculator, as part of…

‘Walk for Gold’ raises awareness about childhood cancer

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month draws to a close Lions District 306B2 and Indira Cancer Trust together with the Health Ministry, professional colleges, and civil society organisations held Sri Lanka’s first childhood cancer awareness walk, Walk for Gold, last week in…

Mani Ratnam’s ‘Ponniyin Selvan: 1’ starring Shyam Fernando premieres today

SL actor makes Kollywood debut By Venessa Anthony Ponniyin Selvan, a Tamil language historical fiction action film produced by British-Sri Lankan entrepreneur Allirajah Subaskaran, is set to premiere in Sri Lanka today (30). The movie adaptation of Kalki Krishnamoothy’s 1955…