Items filtered by date: September 2018

Aussies ditching Bali and Bangkok for Sri Lanka

More Australians are opting for holidays in Sri Lanka as opposed to Bali in Indonesia and Bangkok in Thailand, according to a report published by UK’s Daily Mail.


Typhoon Lashes Southern China

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Typhoon Mangkhut pummelled China's most populous province of Guangdong Sunday after lashing Hong Kong with heavy rains and winds of up to 200 kilometers.


Showcasing local artisans - ‘Shilpa Abhimani 2018’

The biggest event of Handicrafts in Sri Lanka, “Shilpa Abhimani 2018,” Presidential Handicrafts Competition and Exhibition, and International Crafts Festival was inaugurated at the Sapphire Banquet Hall, BMICH, on September 12, 2018 under the patronage of Industry and Commerce Minister Rishad Bathiudeen, Deputy Minister, Buddhika Pathirana and the High Commissioner of India, Taranjith Singh Sandhu. Today, (16) is the final day of the exhibition. It is an excellent opportunity for those who love attractive handicrafts to view and purchase beautifully decorated artisan creations made by the magical hands of our own craftsmen.


Country Roads 2018, A Celebration of Music and Life

Following last year’s unprecedented audience turnout, leading to Rs. 1.27 Mlnbeing raised for children’s causes, the iconic Country Roads concert will once again smash through another huge milestone in 2018 when it holds its 30th anniversary show on Saturday, October 20 at the historic Mount Lavinia Hotel.


‘Bossing It’ : Rohitha Perera

‘Bossing It’ is a spotlight on interesting people with interesting stories doing inspirational things, whether professionally or personally. From entrepreneurs to celebrities to public figures, ‘Bossing It’ aims to highlight the stories of inspirational Sri Lankans across all walks of life to show that anyone can do what they set their minds to as long as they do it “like a boss!”

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