HSBC Colombo Fashion Week 2020: Emerging Designers

Colombo Fashion Week 2020 kicked off in the new normal adhering to a plethora of strict conditions. After months of lockdown and a hiat...

World Refugee Day

June 20th marks World Refugee Day. Designated by the United Nations, World Refugee Day is dedicated to honouring refugees around the wo...

Fresh ideas by Freshbox.lk

Barely ten days into lockdown necessitated by COVID- 19, the oft-quoted proverb, “necessity is the mother of invention” came to pla...

Angela Seneviratne Seeks a Kidney Donor

For Angela Seneviratne, life changed forever on the 3rd of May when she was admitted to the hospital feeling listless, burdened with a ...

Ruth Weerasinghe

Flying the flag for Sri Lankan design, Ruth Weerasinghe has earned a place in the finals of the Redress Design Award based in Hong Kong...

Rebooting Sri Lanka

Entire country lockdowns, border closures, travel restrictions suspensions of almost all passenger flights, closed hotels, and restaur...

A Chat with a Dominatrix

If you pass her on the road, you would not even give her a second glance. With a homely figure and a pretty face she is normalcy person...

Business in the New Normal

With life limping back to normal after 8 weeks of lockdown, the fashion industry is cautiously dipping its toes into a post-COVID-19 re...

Fashion masks to the fore

It was only a matter of time before plain old boring utilitarian facemasks would be replaced by brightly hued facemasks. In order to ca...

Podi Pasan’s Patisserie

Adversity makes strange bedfellows’ goes the old adage and in the case of young Pasan Gunaratne, adversity presented him with the opp...

Unmasking Fashion

In these pandemic times when a face mask is our main accessory, the most in demand and also the most visible, fashion companies too hav...

Burying the Dead

Dealing with death is one of the hardest things we go through in life. It is the norm to be with your family as you hold funerals of lo...

Social Cooking in a Crisis

Living up to its reputation as a nation of serendipitous people, Co-Founder of Colombo Social, Shaun Christie David stepped up to the p...

SRI LANKAN MEDICS OVERSEAS BATTLING ON THE FRONTLINE

The novel Coronavirus pandemic erupted around the world with absolute fury. Countries such as the USA, UK, Italy, and Spain are amongst...

To Have And To Hold… Until Coronvirus Intervenes

Engaged couples who have spent months and years planning their weddings have been compelled to postpone their weddings due to the uncer...

Rising From The Ashes Of Terror

Reaching the end of their stay in Sri Lanka, Amelie and Daniel and their father were staying at the Shangri-La in Colombo. While at the...

Surviving in the time of Corona

With the declaration of a global pandemic and as countries all over the world fight the coronavirus which is wreaking havoc on lives an...

Stranded Abroad

With the entire world experiencing a lockdown and many countries closing their borders, masses of Sri Lankan students overseas are faci...

Movie Pandemic

Global pandemics appear to have been the theme for many movie makers from the distant past where zombie were the precursor to viral pan...

The queuing calamities

The dawn of 24th March saw a mass exodus of citizenry eager to leave the confines of their home and stock up on their fast-dwindling gr...

Arsikland - The Circle of Strife

A brilliant musical by Feroze Kamardeen hit the boards last Friday chronicling the political journey to the polls by the two main pres...

AOD Graduate Fashion Show

The graduating students of AOD presented their graduate fashion show at the newly opened Colombo innovation tower last Friday.

Thanksgiving at the Asylum

Former MasterChef USA contestant and author of cookbook Ceylove, Jessica Heath is back in Sri Lanka where she is collaborating with Asy...

Sri Lanka in full force at the world travel market

The world’s largest travel fair fair which takes place annually, the world Travel Market concluded yesterday. Held at Excel Center i...

A taste of the Middle East at Chambers

Middle eastern cuisine in Colombo is hard to come by, especially if it is done reasonably well.

Diana Chan: MasterChef Australia Winner 2017 on her love for...

Visiting Sri Lanka for a friend’s wedding last week, the 2017 winner of Australia’s MasterChef Diana Chan extended her stay to expl...

Aviva Bidapa - Diving into the deep end

Nurturing her passion for swimwear, actress turned designer Aviva Bidapa recently launched her swimwear collection at The Design Collec...

The Dandelions of Colombo

Celebrated Indian photographer Jatin Kampani presented a stunning collection of monochrome photographs of Colombo as part of a collabo...