Monday, July 23, 2018

Alston Koch becomes a classic sensation at the Academy Awards ‘After...

By Sureshni Pilapitiya  Legendary Sri Lankan singer, song writer; producer and actor Alston Koch made Sri Lanka proud by the special invitation he received as...

Creating a cultural bridge to take local Handicrafts ...

By Sureshni Pilapitiya The proven fact that handicrafts have been a part and parcel of the Sri Lankan culture was aptly highlighted by the...

Museums of Sri Lanka — the best places to understand ...

While visiting an unknown country and if interest is to seek how the people of that country  live,  and understand their culture, history and...

Kanneliya Forest Reserve an unforgettable experience

If you are a nature lover or seeking some sort of adventure, the ideal place for your interests is Kanneliya-Dediyagala Nakiadeniya forest complex, situated...

Mahesh Denipitiya – ‘’Taking creativity to the to the next level...

By Sureshni Pilapitiya A blend of Karnatic and Hindustani classical with Sri Lanka’s folk music and by using western musical instruments to create a  unique ...

A Journey into Jaffna

As a pillar of Tamil culture, Jaffna invites its visitors wholeheartedly. It's charming, unimposing, marginally out of the way and an altogether edifying spot...

Angampora: a martial arts form unique to Sri Lanka

Students of the University of Moratuwa who are the members of Feel Lanka a project organized by AIESEC to promote Sri Lanka’s tourism, visited...

Ayurveda: knowledge of life

Ayurveda is a holistic approach to health that is designed to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The term Ayurveda is a...

PROFESSOR PARANAVITHANA : A NATIONAL HERO

By Rohana Aryaratna When commemorating the 120th birth anniversary of Professor Senarath Paranavithana tomorrow, the inimitable giant who left an indelible mark in the annals...

Beddagana Wetland Park

Finding solace among the natural environment with thousands of endemic birds many other faunal species seem to be a rare  and unique opportunity for...

Ancient cooking tools Sri Lankans still use

It is a common fact that most of the Sri Lankan homes have two kitchen for their day to day culinary needs. According to...

Why is Ceylon tea unique?

Sri Lanka was known to the whole world for its tea due to its unique flavour, aroma and colour. Its not wrong to say...

The Garrison Cemetery of Kandy an important symbol of our colonial...

John D’Oyly is one of the prominent figures who played a key role arranging the takeover of the Kandyan Kingdom by the British colonialists...

Pada Yathra from Jaffna to Kataragama, a multi-religious event

The annual “Pada Yathra”, a traditional foot pilgrimage that takes place in the months of June and July, from the north to the south--Jaffna...

Botanical Gardens of Sri Lanka a valuable national asset

Sri Lanka’s botanic gardens have a long and proud history and are an important section of the island nation’s rich heritage as well as...

Sri Lanka’s lesser known bird sanctuaries

Thangamale and Attidhiya bird sanctuaries Sri Lanka’s lesser known bird sanctuaries Sri Lanka, the resplendent island in the Indian Ocean is one of the important locations...

The Sri Lankan Malay Heritage, Culture and Language

Sri Lanka, the Pearl of the Indian Ocean is blessed with an interesting cultural mosaic that has enriched the history, culture as well as...

Dutch Burghers- Vital factor in Sri Lankan Heritage

Richard Gerald Anthonisz They came as traders but due to many reasons they became colonists. They colonized the maritime provinces of Sri Lanka for 140...

Hurulu Eco Park

Hurulu Eco Park situated between the 116th and 117th mile post about 100 meters from Habarana, along the road to Trincomalee is an interesting...

Angampora

Angampora is one of the unique features that has been embellished into the history, culture and heritage of Sri Lanka. This ancient martial art...