Annual Christmas Party

The NGO Forum on Ageing held their annual Christmas Party for inmates from 16 Elders’ Homes recently with a grand party fully sponsored by Spa Ceylon. The event was filled with music, dancing, performances by the inmates as well as a delectable meal which was prepared for them. The NGO Forum on Ageing was launched […]

Spa Ceylon opens at Gabdhara Street

Spa Ceylon, the world’s largest luxury Ayurveda chain, unveiled another of their uniquely themed lifestyle experiences at the fashionable Gandhara Street in Colombo 6, marking the milestone of reaching 62 branded locations internationally. The experience store set in a tropical white villa features a luxury Spa Ceylon signature spa and an experiential concept store featuring […]

A Typical Sri Lankan Touch to Your Home

If you love to have the Sri Lankan touch in everything, you would definitely want a Sri Lankan look in your home. The Walawwa Style If you’re planning to build a house from the start, the best Sri Lankan style to go with is, the Walawwa style. Study a typical Walawwa and follow the architecture […]

Don’t have a Baby Soon After Marriage

By Sirohmi Gunesekera (Teacher, Attorney-at-Law and Researcher into Human Resources & The Family Unit) Nayana enjoyed her schooldays and looked forward to meeting Mr. Right and marrying and living happily ever after. She thought her dream had come true when Asela and she met at work and started dating. Asela was twenty five and Nayana […]

Following in her father’s footsteps in a bid to conserve Sri Lanka’s wood-carving industry

By Aanya Wipulasena Wood-carving is a major component of Sri Lanka’s culture that dates back centuries. Twenty-eight year old Navodhi Karunarathna is following in her father’s footsteps to conserve the island’s wood-carving industry by creating more awareness of it, especially through her academic work. Navodhi is looking at connecting tourism and wood-carving to provide tourists […]

Mung Bean Porridge and Milk Rice Wholesome & Delicious!

By Mandulee Mendis Mung beans, which we call ‘Mung Eta’ is something very familiar to us. An ordinary Sri Lankan kitchen cooks mung beans at least once in two weeks in some way or other. This practice has been around not only because of the extraordinary taste, but also because of the nutritional benefits. Here’s […]

New York The City That Never Sleeps…

By Indika Madapatha Sellahewa New York City, also popularly known as the ‘Big Apple’ is the most populous city in USA with a population of approximately 8,537,673 people living there today. New York is the centre of entertainment, fashion, media, and finance. Not only that, it is the home of Spiderman, Superman, Batman, Incredible Hulk, […]

Air Force Annual Dinner Dance 2017

The annual Dinner Dance of the Sri Lanka Air Force, was held in a grand way at Eagles Lakeside Banquet and Convention Hall, Attidiya recently. The Chief Guest of the event was the Defense Secretary and the dinner dance was graced by the Commanders of the Sri Lanka Air Force, Sri Lanka Army and Sri […]

HISTORY FOR THE YOUNG should they? OR shouldn’t they?

By Lakmini Wijemanne These are some of the expressions that you might get, once the word “history” is mentioned to the young ones today. The majority would run a mile before sitting down to learn it. Some might feel a headache coming on, some might feel down right sleepy and some might ask what it […]

Sri Dalada Maligawa The Epitome of Buddhism in Sri Lanka

By Kamanthi Wickramasinghe Senkadagala Senkadagalapura or the historic city of Kandy has by far become a popular tourist destination in Sri Lanka. Sitting at the heart of this land of historical and religious significance is the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic locally referred to as the ‘Sri Dalada Maligawa’. Kandy has been the central […]