In Conversation with Pala Pothupitiya

A cozy abode bordering a paddy field amidst an abundance of greenery in the heart of Athurugiriya is veteran contemporary artist Pala P...

Spotlight on taxes

In a bid to increase government revenue, the Sri Lankan government introduced several more taxes while increasing the already existing ...

Costumes Speak: A glimpse into Sri Lanka’s Rūkada herita...

Rukada Natya or traditional String Puppet Drama, commonly known as puppetry was one kind of entertainment that kept audiences glued to ...

W@W: Tanuja Kulatunge

Marking her presence in rugby, which is believed to be a largely male-dominated sport, Tanuja Kulatunge is determined to inspire more w...

Zero tolerance on university ragging only a dream?

On September 19, a fourth-year undergraduate student at Peradeniya University was reported missing. A week later, the body of this stud...

W@W - Alexandria de Lima

Dr. Alexandria de Lima enjoys working with horses and larger animals. Having had her primary education at Royal Institute International...

“Modern dance is all about expression through movement” ...

Ballet is an art form originating in the Italian Renaissance courts in the 15th Century. During the 16th Century Catherine de Medici, w...

Dileepa’s exploration of self on canvas ‘My Golden Line...

“I can see the truth in my face from ‘My Golden Line”, says artist Dileepa Jeewantha summarising his latest exhibition that has o...

Expansion of 1926 Mental Health Helpline to WhatsApp

The COVID-19 pandemic followed by the unprecedented economic crisis impacted the lives of Sri Lankans with feelings of uncertainty, tak...

The silver screen is on the lookout for young creators !

In a bid to gear up the Sri Lankan film industry with young blood, international filmmaker and entrepreneur Chandran Rutnam has joined ...

Memories from the Margin

“We the Kalladi Village people (at Verugal) lost our traditional heritage over the past few years. For instance, the history of the F...

W@W: Nayomi Handunnetti

Women are known to be masters at multitasking but juggling between the roles of a mother, entrepreneur, marketing professional and powe...

Measures to minimise crop damage by wild animals

Crop damage is considered to be the biggest challenge faced by farmers in wildlife inhabited areas. Research conducted by the Hector Ko...

Freddy 5 : Goodbye Nation

Before Freddy bade goodbye to the nation, he made the audience realize the grave realities they are living in. The performers, Adin Mat...

W@W: Poornima Meegammana

One of its projects, the NextGen Girls in Technology also received the UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women in Education in 2020. Recent...

Life’s always good at the ‘Life’s Good Kitchen’

A small signboard at the beginning of Kassapa Road from Jawatte end directs you to a cosy café with a lot of greenery in its interior....

Recent road kill in Ududumbara Sri Lanka’s expanding road ...

A recent road kill took the life of a leopard in Ududumbara. Conservationists believe this to be a first in the area, showing signs of ...

W@W: Terunie Senanayake

In an interview with Women at Work, Senanayake spoke about dog psychology, the do’s and don’ts when training a dog, why breeding re...

Linsky Gamage - Creating short films to make a change

Sri Lanka’s short film industry got a new boost during the COVID lockdown as budding filmmakers started shooting short films on their...

Shortage of finances to feed zoo animals

Animal rights activists have continued to voice concerns about captive breeding programmes and the wastage of supplies obtained to feed...

The Art of Caricature: In conversation with Dilshan Fernando

A series of caricatures of prominent political personalities recently did their rounds on social media. Many of them coincided with the...

‘Motherland’ an artistic rendition of the oppressed fema...

Sangeeth Madurawala, a self-taught digital collage artist believes that females continue to be oppressed in a society that highlights e...

W@W - Shanika Somatilake

Cartoons are an effective mode of communication. In Sri Lanka, many cartoonists have portrayed corruption, nepotism, and short-sighted ...

A pilot school meals programme to feed children in underpriv...

The unprecedented economic crisis has severely burdened people in lower-income strata and already certain rural schools are observing a...

Traditional medicine to bridge drug shortage?

Traditional medicine has been at the core of Sri Lanka’s bygone heritage. Ayurveda and Deshiya Chikitsa systems were used to treat va...

‘Teargas Cinema’ - A space for upcoming filmmakers to sh...

The ever-changing ‘GotaGoGama’ protest site now includes a cinema hall that screens films based on themes relating to the protest a...

As Vesak dawns in Sri Lanka, peace and non-violence determin...

Days before the dawn of Vesak, Sri Lanka plunged into a state of violence during a week that would have otherwise been declared the Ves...

Nuwan Shilpa Hennayake - Exploring art through psychedelic a...

Nuwan Shilpa Hennayake is a psychedelic visionary artist who takes viewers on a journey through the layers, contours, colours, and visu...

W@W: Enoka Kudavidanage

Having grown up in an environmentally-friendly setting since her childhood, Prof. Enoka Kudavidanage was always familiar with nature. W...