The Sunday Leader

Chinese traditional paintings on display in Sri Lanka

An exhibition of Chinese traditional paintings was declared open today. Hosted by the China Cultural Center in Sri Lanka and the Shaanxi provincial Department of Culture, the exhibition features the work of four renowned artists. The organizers said that among the paintings on display is that of Zhang Gao from the Shaanxi province in China. [...]

Big Mountain excited to be in Sri Lanka

The week leading up to the Colombo Music Festival presented by Cinnamon Life will be studded with the arrival of the stars who will make the 18th, a day to remember. The excitement is building up across the Island with the news of their onset in the days to come. The nation’s ardent reggae and [...]

Tick Tock, It’s Pimms o’ Clock at the Galle Face Hotel

The first ever crate of Pimms to arrive in Sri Lanka from the British Empire was shipped to the Galle Face Hotel. To celebrate this historical moment, the hotel re-launched this quintessential British drink with a vibrant and energetic event amidst guests, well wishers, and friends in the media. Guests sipped on their Pimms beverages [...]

Second phase of elephant conservation project to begin

Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts in collaboration with its award-winning eco-tourism arm Cinnamon Nature Trails, is now set to commence the second phase of its ground-breaking elephant conservation project. Initiated in 2014, the Cinnamon Elephant Project strives to understand the behavioural and dispersion patterns of Sri Lanka’s elephant populations, thereby contributing towards the long-term conservation of [...]

Luxury to budget travel at Hotel J Unawatuna

When you think of experiencing a life of adventure and constantly being on the move to meet new people, tasting new flavours and resting your mind and body at a fraction of the cost – think Hotel J, a brand dedicated to select service and no frills accommodation! Hotel J is a fresh look at [...]

A Life Snatched Away By Dengue

By Ashanthi Warunasuriya We well understand the uncertainty of life. But, there are many who live as if they are here to stay forever, perhaps knowingly or un-knowingly. Yet, among them there is a handful who has understood the real meaning of life and its uncertainties. They are the ones who have grasped the true [...]

Government And Politics In Sri Lanka: Biopolitics and Security

Book Review By S. V. Kirubaharan, France To write a review of a highly informative book is as difficult as writing the same. While a nasty review can damage a well-written book, a book with no substance can be promoted by a good review. However, when in the hands of intellectuals, academics and professionals – [...]

Kids Suffering From Thalassemia Major Get New Lease Of Life

Narayana Health City treated four Sri Lankan children suffering from thalassemia major, a life-threatening disorder, through unrelated donor bone marrow transplant. The doctors sourced matching bone marrow cells from unrelated donors from across the world and carried out the transplants at Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at the Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Centre, Narayana Health City. The [...]

Voices Join In Harmony At 25th Festival Of Choirs

The 25th Festival of Choirs organized by the Ceylon Bible Society celebrating the 205th Anniversary of the Ceylon Bible Society was held at the Cathedral of Christ the Living Saviour, Colombo 07 recently. Rt. Revd. Kumara Illangasinghe graced the occasion as the chief guest. The highlights of the event was a special combined choir item by 200 [...]

Super Bento Rush At Hilton Colombo’s IkoiTei!

On your mark set ready go…..that’s right the race is on!  15 Bento boxes for grabs each day from August 21 till September 2, 12noon to 3pm.  A 10-course Bento Box is all yours for dining in only. The box contains Teriyaki Chicken, Tempura Fish, Sashimi Red Snapper, Tamagoyaki – roll omelet, California Roll, Potato [...]

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