Exciting Christmas and New Year Celebrations at HCR!

Colombo, Sri Lanka – December 15, 2014 – Hilton Colombo Residences announced exciting promotions commencing from Christmas through New Year. The hotel will host “The Party” New Year Dinner Dance for the third consecutive year at Union Ballroom featuring The Kings, international dinner buffet, raffle draws and entertainment throughout the night for Rs. 10,000 nett […]

A Gala evening

of appreciation at Cinnamon Grand Cinnamon City Hotels Sector Head Rohan Karr along with the sector sales team hosted an evening of appreciation and celebration to thank all those who support the Cinnamon City Hotels over the years, namely – Cinnamon Grand, Cinnamon Lakeside and Cinnamon Red at a gala event recently at Oak Room, […]

Cool nail art for Christmas!

By Jessica Mathiasz Nail art is the new art form on the block. But doing a cool nail art is not possible without the necessary equipment. Jennifer Mathiasz a girl of just 15 years, shares her tricks that you can try athome. Christmas lights Things you need- white, black, red and green nail polish. Step1- Paint all your nails using white nail polish. Step […]

Sulochana Dissanayake

Sulochana Dissanayake is a young and vibrant personality who has chosen rather an unusual path as her career. She has combined her love for theatre and arts to revive an age-old and somewhat ignored craft. She uses her creative energy and her passion to tell stories using larger-than-life puppets. Sulochana describes herself as a theatre-creator, educator and a puppeteer who narrates stories for a living.
Sulochana is also exploring new ways to use performance arts to heal. She is studying how puppetry and theatre can be used for psychological and emotional therapy and developmental purposes.
LW spoke to Sulochana to find out more about her unique interest.

Don’t Plan, Just Relax and Enjoy Christmas

colour washing the house and it’s only a few weeks left before Christmas” moaned Laila. “I have to buy gifts for the family and for friends and there is hardly time before 25th December 2014.” Complained Mohan.. “I have to make the Christmas cake and pudding and I still haven’t bought the ingredients.” grumbled Jilska.

Sinfully indulgent B’s Treat

With the number of home-based bakers in Colombo rising every day, it is easy for a small scale baker to fade into oblivion. However, if you taste any goodie from B’s Treat, you will know that it is definitely here to stay.

Wickramarachchi Glamourous Gallery launch Gani Mariano

Gani Mariano – elegant and enduring silver jewellery collection was officially launched in Colombo by the First Lady Madam Shiranthi Rajapakse. It is a joint venture with J M Wickramarachchi. The Founder of Gani Mariano Roland Scheube and President/ CEO Wickramarachchi Glamourous Gallery Mihira Wickramarachchi welcomed the Chief Guest. GANI MARIANO designs and crafts are unique, exclusive, elegant and enduring silver jewellery for the self-confident woman and man in today’s ever changing environment. GANI […]

In Aid of AIDS…

  By Mandulee Mendis World AIDS Day which falls in December lets us think about the world all over again. It is high time that people should learn to treat those who are infected with HIV virus in the proper manner. A number of institutes are dedicated in lending their service to those who are in need throughout the country. AIDS Foundation of Lanka, Lanka Plus, Positive Women’s Network […]

Make your family feel special this season…With HANDMADE Christmas cards!

Minoli Palihena is a young and talented girl with a lot of creative ideas. One of her many talents are making cute little cards. This festive season she shared some Christmas card ideas with LW. These cards are 100% Minoli Palihena creations.

Beautiful- at any age!

How do you see yourself – before the world sets eyes on you each day? Do you look at yourself and say “ there is a beauty – a great woman, kind, compassionate and looking lovelier than yesterday “ or, “ oh dear – how awful!”