• I continue singing H.R.Jothipala songs – Surendra Perera

    “I will not sing Jothipala songs for money” the famous heartthrob Sirasa Super Star singer Surendra Perera said many a times to media. But he has broken his promise very recently with the release of his newest album “Me Jeewanaye” with M Entertainment. Surendra’s second solo album ‘Me Jeewanaye’, consists of some of the most […]

  • Seven Notes – a battle with HIV/AIDS

    Producer actress Nita Fernando plays the lead role in an up-and-coming film based on the true life story of Narmada Siriwardena, a famous Sri Lankan musician who was afflicted with HIV/AIDS. The film revolves around Narmada and six characters she encounters during her battle between life and death. The film, titled Seven Notes, explores the […]

  • Heritage
    Dambulla and the Rose Quartz Mountains

    Underneath the gigantic Dambulla rock, immortalized by the illustrious singing duo Chitra and P L A Somapala with their perennial song ‘Dambulu Gale’, is the largest and best preserved temple complex in Sri Lanka, the Rangiri Dambulu Viharaya. The Rock is more than 1.5km around its base and 550km high and according to historical records, […]

  • Garments without guilt

    When the Asian region was emerging as a leading global fashion and apparel outsourcing hub in the last decade, Sri Lanka gained a reputation as the only outsourcing destination which practised ethical business and manufacturing practices. In other words, the country strictly adhered to the philosophy of “garments without guilt”. Sri Lanka’s apparel sector has […]

  • Sri Lanka emerging as a cost-effective footwear manufacturer in the region

    A footwear and leather fair with foreign participation is scheduled to be held in Colombo from 10-12 February, 2012, with a view to showcasing Sri Lanka as a regional hub for the footwear sector. Leading Asian footwear manufactures’ are expected to attend this annual exhibition. Industry sources say although Sri Lanka’s consumer footwear market is […]

  • Chitral Somapala – multi-talented musical son of Sri Lanka

    “Nadee Ganga Tharanaye” is a familiar song heard not only on radio and TV but also sung by contestants at popular reality TV programmes in Sri Lanka. Released in 1998 by Chitral “Chity” Somapala for a TV/radio commercial to promote Lion Beer, it became an instant hit. It was a unique song with Sinhala lyrics […]

  • “Gamani” a film by Rear Admiral Sarath Weerasekara

    A first film to be directed by a serviceman, Rear Admiral Sarath Weerasekara, ‘Gamani’ is to be released to EAP theaters on 19th August. Based around the development of Civil Defence Force (CDF) the film narrates how the newly recruited security officers defend their village tactfully against an organised attack by the LTTE. The film […]

  • Banki Moon – Are You Kidding ? – Song

    “Shame on You” is the latest song composed and arranged by Rukshan Perera which express all Sri Lankan’s disappointment with organizations like United Nations and Channel 4. They talk about the double standards shown by these international organization. After the war Sri Lankans live happily and they all the wounds are getting healed. These attempts […]

  • Elephants in Pinnawala at great danger

    Pinnawala is prominent place among local and foreign travelers as an elephant orphanage and a breeding place. The visitors of Pinnawala share the most memorable life time experience of bottle feeding baby elephants, bathing and many participating in many exciting activities. But today it’s with great sorrow we have to report that the elephants at […]

  • Entertainment
    Vimukthi Jayasundara’s Bengali Film – “Chatrak”

    Vimukthi Jayasundara has already made three films, namely “The forsaken Land” (“Sulanga Enu Pinisayi” – 2005), “Ahasin Wateyi” (Between two worlds – 2009) and “Chatrak (Mushrooms, 2011). But Sri Lankan film fans could only watch “The forsaken land” which also removed from film halls within few weeks. “The forsaken Land” won the Camera de `Or […]

  • Norway should apologise Sri Lanka

    We the people of Sri Lanka condoles with the people of Norway, and the families of the victims of the dastard bombing and shooting incidents that took place in the centre of Oslo and at the youth camp near Oslo on Friday, and assures that Sri Lanka stands with the people of Norway and offers […]

  • Travel
    Pasikuda – developing as a tourist hub (Images+)

    With the dawning of peace in Sri Lanka, Pasikuda – famous for its breath-taking beaches – is in the process of developing as a prime tourist destination.  The long and wide sunny beach with golden sand, lapped by the turquoise blue sea is the main attraction that lures visitors to this region. Situated on the […]

  • Culture
    How Sri Lankans are different from rest of the world – Videos

    “We, Sri lankans, are different from rest of the world” is the theme for Lanka Bell latest promotions. In their quest to promote Lanka Bell as a product of 100 % Sri Lankan, they have chosen this promotional method which is clearly out of ordinary  marketing. Lanka Bell talks about Sri Lankans hospitality and deep […]

  • Film shoot in Sri Lanka to end Kollywood Actress career

    Tamanna Bhatia, a popular south Indian movie actress is going to face  a ban in the Tamilnadhu film industry. This is due to her participation in the shooting of Telingue movie “Rachcha” in Sri Lanka. Tamanna plays a major role in Ramcharan’s new movie “Rachcha” and she was in Sri Lanka for the shootings few […]

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