Dish It Out: ‘Singing chef’ Don Sherman


How do our food experts cook and eat? This week, entertainer, chef, and one of Sri Lanka’s most popular television hosts lovingly dubbed as the ‘Singing Chef’ – Chef Don Sherman takes our Q&A!

Genesis Art Exhibition


A group of five emerging Artists from the Vibhavi Academy of Fine Arts and the University of Visual and Performing Arts will come together for GENESIS, their first group Art Exhibition. Featuring artists Indhira Jayasundera (“All things art”), Thilini de Simon (“Invisible justice”), Ishara Kariyapperuma (“Sight”), Manu Pathirana (“Dreamscape”), and Peshala Premathilaka (“Healing with petals”) the exhibition will be held on the 27th, 28th and 29th

Redress Design Award 2022 - Top 10 designers advance to the runway


Redress, the environmental NGO working to reduce fashion’s waste, announces today the 10 finalists of the Redress Design Award 2022, the world’s largest sustainable fashion design competition, supported by Create Hong Kong (CreateHK) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region as the lead sponsor.

‘Teargas Cinema’ - A space for upcoming filmmakers to showcase their creativity


The ever-changing ‘GotaGoGama’ protest site now includes a cinema hall that screens films based on themes relating to the protest along with discussions, film reviews, etc. Aptly titled ‘Teargas Cinema’ to symbolize the continuation of the people’s struggle amidst teargas attacks, the livewires behind the concept are having discussions on how to take things forward.

As Vesak dawns in Sri Lanka, peace and non-violence determines the way forward

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Days before the dawn of Vesak, Sri Lanka plunged into a state of violence during a week that would have otherwise been declared the Vesak week. The attacks between pro-government supporters and peaceful protesters ended up in violent uprisings around the country.

The BBQ Station - A Great BBQ Experience!


Located down Kirula Road, Colombo 05, BBQ station is a bodacious bbq restaurant that is certainly a level above your average BBQ joint. Curated for a sophisticated dining experience its chic look and creative deco make it an attractive destination for those looking for a great dining experience. Featuring both an indoor and an Al Fresco dining experience BBQ Station is a perfect location to treat your family, friends or significant other to a fla

Chef Saman Liyanage


How do our food experts cook and eat? This week, the Executive Chef and the current Executive of culinary operations at Mt. Lavinia Hotel, Chef Saman takes our Q&A!

Meli’s Cakes


Lourain Melissa Fernando started her baking business over a decade ago, back in 2010 under the moniker ‘Sugary Cake Store’ before it was rebranded under her name ‘Meli’s Cakes’. Quitting her full-time job as a procurement assistant at a British firm in 2015 to focus on building her business full time, Melissa adds that it was ‘one of the best decisions she’s ever made’. Today she runs her business and offers baking and decorating classes.

Buzz with Danu - Soundarie David Rodrigo


Today on the Buzz I speak to the famous Soundarie who has given us mini-musical experiences that are treasured. I spoke to her about the upcoming Tamil concert, a refreshing new lineup of singers and a nice blend of the very famous Tamil songs to some timeless melodies.

WNPS Monthly Lecture - Saving Sinharaja… and beyond

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The Sinharaja Forest Reserve Landscape (SFRL) covers 213,170 ha, and straddles the districts of Ratnapura, Galle, Kalutara, and Matara. The globally recognized Sinharaja Biosphere Reserve (SBR) and the Sinharaja World Heritage (SWH), and over 190 other natural forests (small patches to large woodlands), all lie within the SFRL. It hosts unique biodiversity covering 36% of this land area.