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Latest update 06.02.2013
The 2013 Commonwealth Business Forum (CBF) is scheduled to be held on November 15, 16 and 17 and the theme of the forum will be 'Partnering for Wealth Creation and Social Development -The Commonwealth, Indian Ocean and SAARC'.
Japan Overseas Cooperative Association (JOCA) would like to invite children to submit entries of their artwork to the 17th Kanagawa Biennial World Children's Art Exhibition (KBWCAE) which will be held in July 13.
The Original Jetliners farewell concert will be held on March 3, 2013.
'Architect 2013,'Members’ Work & Trade Exhibition will be held at the BMICH from February 20 to 24.
The Sri Lankan embassy in Oman will hold the Sri Lankan Trade Exhibition and Food Festival at Alfalaj Hotel, Muscat from February 12-14, 2013 with the aim of propagating Lankan cuisine, cultural heritage and trade.
Shaykh Imadeed Abu Hijleh, founder of Al Razi Institute in Boston, Massachusettes, will deliver a lecture with a questions and answer session on Spirituality on February 11 at the Marine Grand Banquet Hall, Colombo 6 at 8 pm.
The College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka will conduct a workshop on Updates on Ophthalmologists for Primary Care Physicians/ General Practioners on February 10 from 9 am to 1.30 pm at the National Blood Bank Auditorium, Narahenpita.
The Revelations are unanimously considered the best choral outfit in Sri Lanka, and they are currently gearing up for their latest hot ticket performance, 'Hearts in Concert,' to be held at the Bishop’s College Auditorium on February 9 and 10. The Concert will also feature the Methodist College Choir, OKTAVE, the Revelations Academy, Neranjan de Silva, Dharshi Edward, and Christopher Prins.
The Colombo Branch of the Past Pupils' Association of Mahamaya Girls' College, Kandy presents The Chitrasena Dance Company in 'Ridmaranga Vajira in Perspective' on Saturday (February 9) at the Kularatne hall, Ananda College, Colombo 10 at 7 pm.
'Udu Gan Bala,' an exhibition of sculptures and metal embossing works by Bandula Peiris will be held at the Lionel Wendt Art Gallery on February 9 and 10.
'Angelin Goonetilleke Live in Concert' at Nelum Pokuna Angeline’s musical extravaganza, 'Angelin Goonetilleke Live in Concert – Cinema Gethawalokanaya' will be held on February 9 at Nelum Pokuna at 6.30 pm.
'Rookada Rajje' scripted by D Kumarage and produced by Priyantha Ranjan will be staged on February 9 at 2.30 pm and 6.30 pm at the Mahinda Rajapaksa theatre,Wallawaya.
Sarath Kothalawala's Nari Burathi will be staged at the Tower Hall, Colombo 10 on February 9 at 3.30 p.m. and 6.45 p.m.
'Kalani Palama,' directed by R R Samarakoon and produced by Priyantha Ranjan will be staged on February 8 at 2.30 pm and 6.30 pm at the Sudasuna hall, Chilaw.
All Sri Lankan alumni of Indian universities and Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) program will attend 'International Students' Day and ITEC Day being organised by the High Commission of India at 4.00 p.m. on Friday, at Hotel Taj Samudra, Colombo.
K. Pushpakumara, a member of the initial group of artists following the 90s Trend, presents his new work based on the continuing series Goodwill Hardware first seen in his solo exhibition at Red Dot Gallery, Colombo in 2009, followed by his participation in the Colombo Art Biennale in 2012 and now at Hempel Galleries,Barnes Places, Colombo 7 till February 7 from 10 am to 5 pm
A blood donation campaign will be held at 9 am today at the Chief Minister's Secretariat jointly organised by the Karuna Samadhi Foundation and Agriculture Industries and Environment Ministry of the Western Province.
Glory (1989) will be screened on February 5 at 6 pm at the American Centre, No 44, Galle Road, Colombo 3.
Sri Lankan nation will celebrate its 65th Independence Day celebrations 0n Feb 04 with main celebration in Tincomalee on a grand scale under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Clouds floating in an azure sky, young rays of the sun drawing cartoons on fallen leaves, a yellow butterfly whispering sweet secrets to a red rose, the wind playing with the palm trees...these are the images that are bound to flit through your mind as you listen to the music and songs inviting you to a sublime world of peace and tranquillity, today at the Centenary Hall, Sacred Heart Convent, Galle.
"Mahasamayama" the grand opera produced and directed by Prof.Ariyarathne Athugala made its debut at Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre to mark its first anniversary, on 30th January 2013.
Over twenty five global partners operating on the platforms of systems solutions, technology and technical expertise for the building services vertical will converge at Hilton Hotel, Colombo.
The Sri Lanka Medical Association, University of Colombo and the National Science Foundation have taken the leadership in promoting and protection of patients taking part in Medical Research in Sri Lanka by jointly hosting the 12th International Conference of the Forum for Ethical Review Committees in Asia and the Western Pacific at Waters Edge, Colombo from January 18 to 21, 2013.
The fourth annual Jaffna International Trade Fair (JITF) will be held at Alfred Duraiappah Stadium in Jaffna from January 18-20, 2013, the organizers announced.
This New Years Eve, the Grand Oriental Hotel will be wrapped with black and yellow to the theme of Harbour Trail 2013 to mark this occasion in style. Annesley & the Super Chimes will be performing their inimitable melodies from 70's, 80's and 90's to get all into mood for this bash.
Join in the merriment as throngs of revelers gather at the Iconic hotel- Galle Face Hotel, Colombo to usher in the best New Year 2013 in fitting style with popular band Anno Domini and Dj’s lined up to rock till the wee hours of the morn.
Celebrating 25 years of being a trendsetter in the Sri Lankan hospitality industry, Hilton Colombo brings back the hotels’ much anticipated New Year’s Eve gala dinner dance. The Silver Ball will be hosted at the Grand Ballroom on December 31 and guests can ring in the New Year with a truly unique sequence of events with the host of the evening, Adam Adamaly at this year’s spectacular new year’s event.
The leadership training programme for the next batch of university entrants will commence on December 27, Higher Education Ministry Secretary Dr Sunil Jayantha Navaratne said.
A "Daha Ata Sanni Shanthi Karma" performance will be held at the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation premises tonight. It will be performed with the participation of the well known Matara Wilpita dynasty Shanthi Karma performers.
‘Gane sh - ism 3’is a celebration of Lord Ganesh in art, through an exhibition of paintings at the Barefoot Gallery, Colombo,No.704, Galle Road, Colombo - 3 from 10 am to 8pm on Weekdays and 11 am to 5pm on Sundays until December 16.
The much awaited SOSL Family Christmas Concert will be held on Saturday (December 15) at 7 pm at the Ladies College hall is a fitting finale to the orchestra’s 55th season.
The get together of the Law College 1984 Batch will be held on December 15 from 8.30 pm at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel Ivy Room.
This year, qualifying races will be held on December 14, from 7 p.m. and the finals on December 15 from 7 p.m.
The GCE (Ordinary Level) Examination will commence on December 11, the minister Bandula Gunawardana announced. The exam will conclude on December 21.
A holiday camp will be held at the Russian Centre in Colombo from December 10 to 21 from 8.30 am to 1 pm for the age group between 4-11 only on week days.
This workshop is to be held from December 10 to 17 at the Export Agriculture Department's Cinnamon Research Centre in Matara. All large scale and small scale cinnamon planters can participate in this workshop.
The Health Ministry has planned a National Health Week to be held from December 10 to 16. This is the second National Health Week to be held in Sri Lanka.
Srilanka Medical Association organizes a Medical Dance 2012 on December 8 at Cinnamon Grand Oak Room from 8.00 pm onwards.
In the recent past GOLD has seen a plethora of phenomenal artists such as Cliff Richards, Leo Sayer and more recently Billy Ocean. Jon Secada will perform Live with his 16 member band at the concert that is scheduled to take place on December 8 from 8 pm onwards.
Alliance Française de Colombo will be organising a Children’s Painting Exhibition,’À Vos Pinceaux’on December 7 and 8 at their air Conditioned Auditorium at No.11, Barnes Place, Colombo 7.
JEWELS Sri Lanka 2012, the International Gem & Jewellery Fair will be held from 6th-9th December at the Srimavo Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall ( BMICH ), in Colombo 7.
Renowned film and tele drama director Dr.Anura Chandrasiri’s s t a g e play,’Deyyo Sakki’ will be staged on December 5 at 8.30 am and 11 am at the Nugegoda Samudra Devi Balika Vidyalaya.
‘Amaradewa - yesterday - today - tomorrow’ will be held on Wednesday (December 5) at the Lotus Pond Mahinda Rajapaksa theatre from 6.30 pm onwards.
A poster arts exhibition "Volunteering for Water" and an award ceremony will be held on December 5 at the Disaster Management Centre in Vidya Mawatha, Colombo, to mark International Volunteer Day (IVD).
The Colombo Theatre Festival for Young Audiences will be held from December 5–9 at the Lionel Wendt Theatre, at 3.30 pm and 6.45 pm
The movie, Le Jeune Werther(1993) by Jacques Doillon will be screened on Tuesday, December 4 at 3pm and Wednesday, December 5 at 6.30pm at Alliance Française de Colombo,11, Barnes Place, Colombo 7.
Home for the Holidays (1995) will be screened on December 4 at 6pm at the American Centre, No 44, Galle Road, Colombo 3.
N a m e l Weeramuni’s ‘Madyawediyakuge Asipatha’ goes on boards on December 4 at 6.45 p.m at the Namel Malini Punchi Theatre.
The exhibition to showcase the winning and commended entries from this year’s competition will be held at the Harold Peiris Gallery, Lionel Wendt on December 3.
The Sri Lanka – Thailand Society will conduct a Bodhi Pooja and a Pirith chanting ceremony at Gangaramaya, Colombo 2 on December 3 at 5.30pm to invoke blessings on Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej on his 85th birthday.
The Thomian Society of Colombo, which has been renowned for producing the most colourful events on the calendar, are now all set and ready to provide a glittering evening of music, song and dance on Friday November 30 at the Lotus Room of the Grand Oriental Hotel starting at 8.30 pm.
The first international economic research conference organised by Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists (SLFUE) will be held on November 29 and 30 at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Colombo.
The Jaffna workshops will be held on the 28th and 29th of November in collaboration with Professor Shanmugalingam and Dr. K. Sidambaranadan and it will culminate in a concert at Jaffna Heritage Hotel on the 29th of November at 4 p.m. which will feature the workshop participants as well as the well-known musicians.
The Colombo workshop will be held on the 26th of November 2012 at the Punchi Theater, Borella at 2 p.m. The Jaffna workshops will be held on the 28th and 29th of November in collaboration with Professor Shanmugalingam and Dr. K. Sidambaranadan and it will culminate in a concert at Jaffna Heritage Hotel on the 29th of November at 4 p.m. which will feature the workshop participants as well as the well-known musicians.
The Plantation Communities Project, phase II of World University Service of Canada is organising a mega career fair on November 25 at D K W Cultural Hall, Hatton.
The Annual General Meeting and the Re-union of Senior Old Anandians will be held on Sunday November 25 at "Siyawasa" building at Ananda College from 9.00 a.m to 2.00 p.m.
The 24th Get together of the past students of Ramanathan Hall, University of Ceylon, Peradeniya will be held on Sunday, November 25 at the Namel Malini Punchi Theatre in Borella from 10 am to 2 pm.
The Chamber Music Society of Colombo will present Bach's “The Art of the Fugue”, at the Goethe Institute Auditorium, Colombo 7 on November 24 at 7.30 p.m.
The National Cycling Championship 2012 will be held on November 24, 2012 at Aluthgama, Moragalla, Kalavilawatta Ground at 9 am.
Deema Rupasinghe is a young, talented girl with enthusiasm for creativity by connecting the experiences she has gathered on handicrafts. Now she is ready to come up with a brilliant collection of creations. She will display her talent in handicraft at an exhibition to be held at Hotel Taj Samudra on November 24.
The Tea Research Institution (TRI) will conduct an awareness programme, workshop for Chief Executive Officers of tea plantation companies on "Preventing Tea harvest from post harvest damage" at the Hector Kobbekaduwa Research and Training Institution (HARTI) auditorium on November 23 .
The 50th World Congress of Integrated Medicines, acupuncture exhibition and the awareness campaign will be held from November 23 to 25 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall with delegate of over 1,000 from 37 countries.
The senior, junior and open painting competitions conducted by Sri Narada Foundation and Ware House project will be held at Maradana Ware House project auditorium on November 23 and 24.
The annual Katina Pinkama of Sri Bodhiraja Temple of Colombo Fort will be held on November 23. The Pinkama is sponsored by the Sri Lanka Board of Investment and the Sri Lanka Ports Authority.
It is in this background that we have arranged a "Bodhi Pooja" at the Gangarama Temple, Colombo 2 on Thursday the 22nd of November 2012 at 5.00 p.m.
Classic roast turkey, this November 22, Thanksgiving will be celebrated with US Gospel Pianist Allan Tate who will celebrate the day with gospels specifically written for the occasion, serving as a reminder of the significance of thanks.
Beginning a new era in communication Sri Lanka's first communication satellite will take to orbit on November 22 from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in China and it will be positioned over Sri Lanka.
Delivering a message to mark World Fisheries Day-2012 which falls on November 21, Minister Senaratne said the Fisheries Ministry and its affiliated institutions have taken measures to develop the Sri Lankan fisheries sector while increasing the annual fish harvest to 444,830 metric tons.
The Exhibition consists of 50 art work on different subjects. The Exhibition was inaugurated by Ranil Wickremasinghe and now its open for all at the Harold Pieris Gallery until November 22 from 9 am to 8 pm.
The Financial Statement for the year 2013 of the Western Province Provincial Council will be presented to the Western Provincial Council by WPC Chief Minister and Finance, Planning and Education Minister Prasanna Ranathunga at 9.30 am today at the Council Chamber of the Building Complex of the Western Province Provincial Council at No. 204, Denzil Kobbekaduwa Mawatha, Battaramulla.
The “Law Week 2012” Committee has organized a series of seminars under the auspices of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka in nine districts through the District Secretaries and Grama Niladharis to educate the public on the knowledge of the law. This programme will be conducted in the following districts between 9 am and 12.00 noon from November 20 to 29 and from 9 am to 5 pm on December 1 at the Courts premises at Hulftsdorp.
The Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA), the University of Colombo and the National Science Foundation have taken the leadership in promoting the protection of patients taking part in medical research in Sri Lanka by jointly hosting the 12th International Conference of the Forum for Ethical Review Committees in Asia and the Western Pacific (FERCAP) at the Waters Edge Hotel, Colombo, from November 18 to 21.
Premasiri Hewawasam has always been a name that is synonymous with brides and beauty. Armed with years of expertise, Premasiri has been on the forefront in the glamour industry in Sri Lanka. He has handed over his knowledge to a number of budding young beauticians in the field through his beauty academy, Kulagedara. Now his students are all set to showcase their talent to the world with Prem Sri 2012, a bridal show which will unfurl at Galadari Hotel, Colombo, on November 18 at 5 pm.
The Moratuwa Arts Forum will be holding its musical programme Down Memory Lane 2012 for the 14th consecutive year at the Hotel Ranmal on November 18 at 6.30 pm.
A discussion between Civil Defence Force members of Ampara and Bandaragama will be held on November 18 at 8.00 am at the Ampara Police Station.
All Night Pirith recitation will be held followed by religious discourse at President's house on November 18 and an alms giving will be held on the following day to the Mha Sanga by President Mahinda Rajapaksa and First lady Shiranthie Rajapaksa.
The Alumni Association of the University of Peradeniya, Colombo Chapter will hold its family get-together for 2012 at the Rock House, Gangarama Road, Piliyandala on November 18 from 9.30 am onwards.
A fashion workshop conducted by UK fashion designer, Ada Zanditon, fresh from London Fashion Week will share her experience in starting up her business, her successes and lessons learned on Sunday (November 18) at AOD, No.29, Lauries Road, Colombo 4 from 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm.
Ravindra Ariyaratne's Balloth Ekka Be will be staged at the Lionel Wendt on November 18 at 3.30 p m and 7 p.m.
A kiribath dansela organized by Southern Provincial Councillor Kapila Dissanayake and the people of Weeraketiya will be held at Kotabo junction in Weeraketiya on November 18 to mark President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s birthday.
Amazing Beats - Live in Concert, which will symbolize the musical combination of three generations, will come alive on November 17 at St. Joseph’s College Auditorium at 6.30 pm.
A commissioning and passing out parade will be held at the main parade ground of the Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA) in Trincomalee today under the patronage of Navy Commander Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage.
An 'Effie Week' will start on November 17 with an outdoor activity called 'The Amazing Race: The Effie Edition', where teams from advertising agencies in Sri Lanka will participate to develop bonds and team within the advertising fraternity. On 20 November, yet another workshop will be held featuring foreign and local speakers to share their expertise with the participants. The awards will be held on November 22.
The Alliance française de KANDY presents ‘Nostalgie02,’an exhibition of black and white photographs by Kumar de Silva, at its Gallery at No.642, Peradeniya Road, from Saturday (November 17) to Monday (November 26).
The International Association of Lions Clubs District 306-A1 ‘Lions Club of Galkissa’ in aid of ‘Sinha Pera Pasala’ at Sri Sugatha Dharmayathanaya, Temple Road, Mount Lavinia presents ‘Sing-Along with Ronnie Lietch’ at the Lavinia Breeze, Beach Road, Mount Lavinia on Saturday (November 17) from 8 pm onwards.
The movie, Aliker 2009 (1h50) will be screened on November 17 at 3.30 pm at Alliance Française de Kandy,No.642, Peradeniya Road, Kandy.
Dayananda Gunawardena's Nari Bena and Jasaya saha Lenchina will be staged at the Lionel Wendt on November 17 at 3.30 p m and 7 p m.
St. Anthony's Church, Kollupitiya will hold a sing along on November 17 at the BMICH to collect funds for several charity and poor relief projects which will be implemented during the 75th Jubilee Year 2012-2013.
The Annual Katina Pinkama and all night pirith at Lakshapathiya, Ksheththrarama Maha Viharaya will be held on November 17 and 18 organized by the Dayaka Sabha.
Twenty seven senior executives representing publishing companies and publishers’ associations in 14 countries besides Sri Lanka, have confirmed attendance at the 17th November event, to be hosted by the Sri Lanka Book Publishers’ Association (SLBPA).
The 41st Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka – Republic of Korea Association will be held on November 17 at 5pm at Sea View Hotel, 15, Sea View Avenue, Colombo 3. A fellowship and dinner will follow the AGM.
The event will take place on 17th November from 8.00 am. to 6.00 pm. at Viharamahadevi Park.
The Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo has organised a painting, drawing and writing competition for children on November 17 from 9.30am to 1pm at the Indian Cultural Centre, 16/2, Gregory's Road, Colombo 7 to commemorate Children's Day, which falls on November 14, coinciding with the birthday of India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.
The meeting will bring legislators from South Africa, India, the UK, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Congo Brazzaville, Senegal, Lebanon, Tunisia and Morocco together for a three-day meeting from November 16 to 18.
The recital of Hussain Mowlood, organised by the Moors Islamic Cultural Home under the auspices of the Dakwa and Religious Committee will be held today at 4pm at Pasha Villa, 115, Dematagoda Road, Colombo 9.
The Jak Development Foundation has launched a programme to plant 50,000 jak plants in rural areas in association with SLCDF, NNAF and NGO MDC to promote environmental protection and food security. The inaugural ceremony will be held at the BMICH on November 16 at 9.30 am.
Sri Lanka Design Festival (SLDF) 2012 will be held on November 16 at the imperial room in Mount Lavinia Hotel from 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm.
The second edition of the Singer Lifestyle Fiesta Exhibition and Fun Fair will be held from November 16 to 18, 2012, at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Exhibition Centre, Colombo.
Simon Nawagaththegama's Suba saha Yasa will be staged at the Lionel Wendt on November 16 at 3.30 p m and 7 p m.
Celebrating the 45th anniversary of D S Senanayake College, the Old Boys' Association together with the students of the A/L section proudly present Theewraa 2012, an evening of music and charm, for the second consecutive year at te Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre on November 16, 6.30pm onwards.
The programme will be held from November 16 to 19. A blood donation campaign will be held at Sri Abeyarama Temple, Colombo 5 on November 16 and an Islamic prayer meeting at 1.30pm at the Dawatagaha Mosque. A Hindu prayer meeting will be held at the Siva Subramanium Kovil on November 17 at 9.30am. A Bodhi pooja ceremony will be held on November 19 at 6pm at the Gangarama Temple, Colombo and a Christian prayer meeting at All Saints Church, Borella.
The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Mumbai in association with the Kala Bhavan in Thane, Mumbai inaugurated a photographic exhibition under the theme of “ The Buddhism in Sri Lanka”. The exhibition was opened to the public from 8th to 11th November 2012.
SLDF, which takes place in Colombo from November 15-18, is an international platform for Sri Lanka's fashion, design and craft industries and the SAALF aims to bring together all stakeholders in the supply chain under an ethical umbrella - something which is at the core of Sri Lanka's apparel industry.
Dayata Sevana Matara district tree planting ceremony organized by Matara District Secretariat in collaboration with Forest Conservation Department and State Timber Corporation, will be held at Sri Vishnu Maha Devalaya premises, Devinuwara today at 9.39 a.m.
Sri Lanka celebrates the World Diabetes Day under the theme "Be active-Be Healthy" and the ‘Diabetes Walk 2012’.
The movie, Mesrine: L’Instinct de mort(2008) by J-François Richet will be screened on Tuesday, November 13 at 3pm and Wednesday, November 14 at 6.30pm at Alliance Française de Colombo,11, Barnes Place, Colombo 7.
The students of the Russian School of Art will exhibit their talents on Canvas until November 14 at the Russian Centre from 3pm onwards.
Head and Senior Professor of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology of the Faculty of Medicine of Colombo Prof Ravindra Fernando will deliver a public lecture on “Medico Legal Aspects of Torture in Sri Lanka” at the auditorium of Organization of Professional Associations no. 275/75, Prof Stanley Wijesundera Mawatha, Colombo 7 on November 14 at 6.00 pm.
The XV Governors’ Conference will be held from November 14 to 16 at Tilko Hotel Jaffna. The Main sitting will be held on November 15.
The cycle race " Giruwapaththuwen Thal Aranata, Thal Arunalu Ruhunupurata " organized by the " Giruwa Paththuwen Thal Aranata " Organization to mark President Mahinda Rajapaksa's birthday and his seventh year in office will commence on November 14 at Temple Trees.
Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara & The De Lanerolle Brothers will come together on the 14th of November to support each other’s charities at a concert which will feature 60′s 70′s 80′s and 90′s music.
An Exhibition of Vintage Posters of Ceylon by Anura Saparamadu will be held until November 24 at The BAREFOOT Gallery, Colombo, No.704, Galle Road, Colombo - 3 from 10 am to 7pm on Weekdays and 11 am to 5pm on Sundays.
The Shawshank Redemption (1999) will be screened on November 13 at 6pm at the American Centre, No 44, Galle Road, Colombo 3.
Ranjith de Alwis' Silgath Kokku will be staged at the Tower Hall, Colombo on November 13 at 3.30 p m and 6.30 p m.
The November Hero remembrance ceremony will be held in the Viharamahadevi Open Air Theatre, in Colombo in in the afternoon on November 13th.
The official Deepavali Festival celebrations organised by the National Languages and Social Integration Ministry will be held on November 13 at 9.30am at Ponnambalam Vaneshwar Kovil, Kochchikade, Colombo.
SriLankan Airlines sponsored second International Air Transport Association (IATA) Global Human Capital Summit, ‘Talent for Tomorrow,’ is scheduled to take place on November 13 and 14, at the Hilton Colombo.
A medical camp, organized by the PPA of Holy Cross College, Gampaha, will be held at the College premises on November 13 from 9.00 am to 2.00 pm.
The Sri Lanka - Thailand Nite 2012 will be held on November 13 at 6.30pm at Siam House- Thai Restaurant, Colombo 4. It will be held under the patronage of Thai ambassador.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) will host a three- day Global Aviation Human Capital Summit from 13 to 15 November in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Basil Rohana Rajapaksa, Senior Adviser to the President and Minister of Economic Development was the chief guest at 14th Annual General Meeting of the Government Ayurvedic Medical Officers' Association held at Hotel Galadhari on 12th November.
‘Suba Saha Yasa,’the greatly adored drama of Simon Nawagaththegama, ‘Nari Bana & Jasaya Saha Lenchina,’two popular dramas of Dayananda Gunawardena and ‘Balloth Ekka Ba,’ the most popular stage drama written and directed by Ravindra Ariyaratne will be staged on Fiday (November 16), Saturday (November 17) and Sunday (November 18) at 3.30 pm and 7 pm respectively at the Lionel Wendt.
The exhibition will be held at the Goethe-Institut Colombo until November 16 from 9 am to 6 pm.
The Colombo Chetty Association of Sri Lanka has arranged a Special Requiem Mass. The service will be held on November 12 at 6.30pm at the Church of Our Lady of Sorrows (Mater dolorosa), New Chetty Street, Colombo 13.
An analysis of Local Authorities Elections (Amendment) Act will be held on November 12 from 4pm to 6pm at the Law and Society Trust, 4, Kynsey Terrace, Colombo 8.
Sri Lanka Economic Association and Alumni Association of the University of Peradeniya Colombo Chapter, have jointly organised a seminar on Budget 2013. On November 12 from 5 to 7 pm at the Auditorium of the Meteorology Department Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo.
The three day summit, from November 12 to 14 is expected to attract a large number of global heads of human capital, their deputies and the global heads of training and development from airlines, airports and aviation authorities.
A recorded public talk on "What is supreme intelligence?" delivered by the late Indian sage J. Krishnamurti will be replayed at Anula Nursery School hall, High Level Road, Colombo 6 today at 9.45 a.m.
The International Association of Lions Clubs District 306 A1 has organised a district project on November 11 from 9am at De Soysa Stadium, Moratuwa, for the differently abled.
A clearance day will be held at schools in the Western Province tomorrow in line with the Nena Guna Weduma programme of the Mahinda Chintana policy statement of the government.
The Mayan calendar indicates December 21, 2012 as the end date. What has the Creator of the world got to say? Is it yes or no. A dive into facts and figures will throw up a fascinating answer in what has been termed as the 'last days' on November 11 at 10.30am at the Cathedral of Christ the Living Saviour, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7.
The scholarship awarding ceremony organised by Sri Lanka AGONSO Friendship Society will be held on November 11 at 2pm at the BMICH, Colombo.
A multi-religious ceremony of the Armed Forces Remembrance Day ceremony will be held on November 11 at 9am at the Cenotaph, Viharamaha Devi Park, Colombo 7.
A series of pinkama will be held from November 11 to 18 at the historical Kande viharaya-Aluthgama, to invoking blessings on President Mahinda Rajapaksa, on the people and the country.
The Sri Lanka Agonshu Friendship Foundation (SLAFF) will celebrate the 20th anniversary of scholarship awards at the BMICH on November 11.
‘Bakamoona weedibasee’ directed by Rajitha Dissanayake will be staged on November 11 at 3.30 pm and 6.30 pm at the Kularathna hall, Ananda College.
Gunadasa Madhurasinghe’s ‘Raja Sabhawa’ will be staged on November 11 at 3.30 pm and 6.45 pm at the New Town hall, Colombo.
The Journey will be Flame's first concert, to be held on November 11 at 7pm at the Bishop's College Auditorium.
The 11th Annual General Meeting of the Burgher Association will be held today at 6.30pm at the Dutch Burgher Union Hall, 114, Reid Avenue, Colombo 4.
Rahula College Past Pupils Association Colombo branch Golden Jubilee celebrations will be held today. A Bodhi Pooja and a Dhammanusasana will be held today in the evening followed by a Sanghika Dana the following day for 50 Bhikkus. The events will be held at the Sri Lanka Vidyalaya Temple, Sri Vipulasena Mawatha, Colombo 10.
A Katina Pinkama will be held at Samadi Mandiraya, Kadawatha on November 10 and 11.An all night pirith on November 10 followed by a ‘heel danaya’ offered to 35 Bhikkus headed by Viharadhipathi Ven. Payagala Nandha Thera.
Indrani Vinitha de Silva will deliver a public talk in English on ‘Buddha’s Way of Teaching’ at the meeting of the Servants of the Buddha Society on Saturday 10th at 4.30 pm at Maithree Hall, Lauries Road, Bambalapitiya.
The Richmond College (80-90) Group will be organizing ‘Richmond Gusto 2012’ of 19th Annual General Meeting and Fellowship Dinner Dance on November 10 at 6.30 pm onwards at Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo featuring the band Gypsies.
The ACMC has organized ‘Rhythm of the Maroons 2012’ the grand musical fiesta will be held in a grand scale at the Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa theatre on November 10 from 4 pm onwards.
The latest production of D h a r m a s i r i Bandaranayake’s ‘Dhawala Bheeshana’ will be staged on November 10 at 3.30 pm and 6.30 pm at the Anthony College theatre,Katugastota.
Sarath Kothalawala's Nari Burathi will be staged at the New Town Hall, Colombo 7 on November 10 at 3.30 p.m. and 6.45 p.m.
The JICA Alumni Association of Sri Lanka will hold a free multi - service Health Camp on November 10 at 8.30 am at the Jayanthi Central College, Nikaweratiya to mark the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Japan.
Tickets and Box plan will be at Lionel Wendt from October 16.
Do not miss the SOSL’s Premiere Concert on November 10.
‘Free Flying’, an exclusive saree selection from the Bai Lou Studio will be featured at Rithihi from November 9 to 15.
The handicraft exhibition organised by the National Craft Council will be held from November 9 to 12 at the National Arts Gallery.
An Exhibition of Vintage Posters of Ceylon by Anura Saparamadu will be held from November 9 to 24 at The BAREFOOT Gallery, Colombo, No.704, Galle Road, Colombo - 3 from 10 am to 7pm on Weekdays and 11 am to 5pm on Sunday.
The annual Katina Pinkama of the Sri Mahindaramaya, Maradana, Colombo 10 will be held on November 9 and 10 under the patronage of Viharadhipathi Ven Mapalane Dhammaloka Nayake Thera.
The Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) subcommittee on women’s health will hold a pre-congress workshop on the media responsibility on reporting violence against women and children at the SLMA on November 9 at 9am.
The Intake X of the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence Academy (KDA) celebrates its 20th Anniversary today.
International Day of Radiology will be celebrated for the first time today. It is the 117th anniversary of the discovery of X rays by German Physicist Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen. A public awareness programme will be held today from 9.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute.
A blood donation campaign for the employees of the Central Environmental Authority (CEA) will be held today from 9am to 3pm at the CEA Auditorium.
The 2013 Budget will be presented in Parliament on November 08.
Two seminars would be conducted by Kaizen Institute experts Jayanth Murthy and Narasimhan Gopalakrishnan on November 8 and 9. The two seminars titled “Organizational Transformation through the Kaizen Management System” and “Creating Material and Information Flow for Cash Flow.”
The Batticaloa District Samurdhi Office is conducting an exhibition and sale of local products. It is organised by the Sri Lanka Samurdhi Authority The exhibition at the Vivekananda Grounds, Navatkuda began yesterday and ends today.
International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES) will be conducting a lecture on ‘Humanitarian work obscured by the fires of propaganda war: The IDP camps of 2009-12’ by Michael Roberts, Department of Anthropology, University of Adelaide on Wednesday (November 7) at 5 pm at the ICES Auditorium, No.2, Kynsey Terrace, Colombo 8.
The second Colombo Dance Platform, ‘Archive Fever – Dancing with the archive’ curated by Ong Ken Sen, a world renowned Artistic Director from Singapore from November 7 to 9 at 7.30 pm at the Punchi Theatre, Borella.
The students of the Russian School of Art will exhibit their talents on canvas from November 7 to 14 from 3pm at the Russian Centre.
The Association of Accounting Technicians Sri Lanka (AATSL) will hold its 2012 Conference on November 7 and 8 at Hotel Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo 2.
Sri Lankan Skills Touch Your Future, a competition on Skills Innovations and Educational Exhibition organized by the Youth Affairs and Skills Development Ministry will be held on November 6-8 at the BMICH.
The movie, Tango (1993) by Patrice Leconte will be screened on Tuesday, November 6 at 3pm and Wednesday,November 7 at 6.30pm at Alliance Française de Colombo,11, Barnes Place,Colombo 7.
Shutter Island (2009) will be screened on November 6 at 6pm at the American Centre, No 44, Galle Road, Colombo 3.
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS) will organise its Annual National Conference on 'How Can Sri Lanka Stay on the Growth Expressway?' on Wednesday at the IPS Auditorium, Independence Avenue, Colombo 7.
A lecture by Dr. Janos Martonyi, Foreign Minister of Hungary on 'European Union: The Way Forward' will be held at the Ministry of External Affairs from 6.00 to 7.30 pm on Wednesday.
Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka PLC (MBSL), in its series of seminars to boost the business sector is organizing a seminar on "Three perspectives of managing business". It is to be held at Earls Court, Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo on November 6 2012 from 4.00 pm to 6.30 pm.
The exhibition will be held at the Goethe-Institut Colombo from November 5 to 16 from 9 am to 6 pm (Monday to Saturday).
Ruwanthie de Chickera's latest original play Kalumaali: A Fairy Tale for Grown-Ups will go on the boards in a one-off English language performance on Sunday November 4 at the Lionel Wendt Theatre.
Associate Professor Department of Chemistry Brindavan Campus and Warden of the Hostel Brindavan Campus, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning Puttarparthy Dr T Ravi Kumar will hold talks and Interactive Sessions in Colombo and Batticaloa.
St. Sebastian's College choir Moratuwa along with the choirs of St. Joseph's College, St. Peter's College, Holy Family Convent, Bambalapitiya and Our Lady of Victories Convent will present 'Echoes of Heaven' at the Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre on November 4 at 6.30 p.m.
The annual Katina Cheevara Pooja of Malwatte Maha Viharaya will be held on the November 4 organised by Ven Mahopadyaya Agga Maha Panditha Aluthgama Dhammananda Nayake Thera, Snr, member, Karaka Sabha of Malwatte Chapter with the assistance of the Dayaka Sabha of the Viharaya, the Sri Sangharaja Gunanusmarana Sangamaya and its Kantha Sangamaya.
There is nothing more uplifting than the voices of children raised in song. As Sri Lanka’s grandest new theatre – the Nelum Pokuna, promises to resonate with the voices of more than two hundred and fifty young choristers on November 4 at 6.30pm, the steps towards a brighter future for our Paradise Isle are being taken.
Following the success of last year’s concert, DK Promotions have organized the tribute musical show Damayantha and Friends in concert on November 4 at 6.45 pm at The Bishops’ College auditorium. The show will also be the launch of the Original Jetliners farewell concert which will be held on March 3, 2013.
The Alhaj SMM Hussain Charitable Trust under the auspices of the Moors Islamic Cultural Home will award scholarships to deserving students who excelled in the GCE OL examination. The ceremony to award scholarships will take place today at 4pm at the A A M Mardeen Hall, MICH Building, Wellawatte, Colombo 6.
International acclaimed actor and Charitha Hathak famed Wilson Gunaratne's newest creation Charitha Atak would go on boards at the Borella - YMBA on November 3 at 3.30 pm and 7 pm.
EASE Foundation (Educate – Advocate – Support – Empower), together with the Rotary Club of Colombo, Interact Clubs of Royal College, Colombo, and Bishop’s College presents Celebrate Diversity to celebrate their fifth anniversary, on November 3 from 10.00 a.m to 4.00 p.m, at Royal College skills centre.
The Conference is to be held from November 3 to 10 with the participation of about 600 foreign delegates including Venerable Master Chin Kung, the Australian Pure Land Buddhist Association President.
The Royal College Group of '91 is holding their annual Touch Rugby tournament, 'Royal Rugby Fiesta 2012' for the eleventh consecutive year on November 3, 2012 at CR & FC grounds, commencing at 12.00 noon.
An exhibition paintings by Ranjani de Alwis entitled ‘Rhapsody in Hues’ will be held at the Lionel Wendt on November 3 and 4.
Zahira Walk 2012 was postponed to January 2013 due to the wet weather.
Faust(2011) directed by Alexander Sokurov will be screened on November 2 at the Russian Center auditorium, No10, Independence Avenue, Colombo 7 at 6 pm.
A Glimpse of Europe, a photographic exhibition by Hirushi Chamodi Mallawatantri will be held from November 2 to 12 at Alliance française de Kandy,No.642, Peradeniya Road, Kandy.
An International Symposium of Polymer Science and Technology will be held in Colombo from November 2 to 4 under the auspices of the Department of Chemistry of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura in collaboration with industries, institutions and universities in Sri Lanka.
‘Soul Beat’ Mueen Saheed’s maiden art exhibition in Sri Lanka opens doors to the general public from November 2 to 4 at the Lionel Wendt.
A fundraiser in the form of a Sing - a – long organised by the Automobile Association of Ceylon for the Peter Weerasekera Children's Home at Dambuwa,Buthpitiya will be held On November 2 from 7 pm onwards at the BMICH, to coincide with All Souls Day.
The Mahajana Eksath Peramuna will conduct a series of seminars in various parts of the the country to educate the public on the new election system that would come to force in place of the Preferential system of voting. The first seminar today at 4.00 pm at the Main Hall of the Avissawella-Sitwaka Urban Council. The second seminar will be held on November 2 at 3.00 pm at Keppitipola Hall, Kandy.
Among the few ballerinas are Anika Amalean, Sumaya Ramanayake and Karin Wijeratne from the Deanna School of Dancing who will be facing the new syllabus of the Royal Academy, London's examinations set for the first week of November.
Ananda college will celebrate its 126th anniversary on November 1 under the guidance of Principal L. M. D. Dharmasena. A series of meritorious acts will be conducted at the school with the participation of students, teachers and parents from October 31, including a Sangika Dhana to 35 Bhikkus on November 1.
The Tax Week will be held annually from November 1 to 8, in keeping with the Cabinet proposal made by the President, as the Finance and Planning Minister.
The Sri Lankan security domain stakeholders will receive a tremendous boost from the largest security exposition in South Asia which will be held from November 1- 3 at the India Expo Centre.
The annual arts festival of Weerapuranappu Vidyalaya, Moratuwa will be held on October 31 at the Bauddha Mandiraya, Moratuwa, with two shows for schoolchildren and the public at 9 am and 3 pm, respectively. The event which will showcase the artistic talents of students will be graced by a host of dignitaries, including Director of Education P A Ranjith
Namel Weeramuni’s Panditha Pilli and Heyyanmaruwa will be performed on October 31 at 6.45 pm at the Namel Malini Punchi theatre in Borella.
The Russian literary ceremony, jointly organised by the Russian Literary Circle and Sameera Publishers, will be held at the Russian Centre, Colombo 7 on October 31 at 4 p.m.
Ven Seeduwe Sumanawansa Nayake Thera of the Raddoluwa Abhinawaramaya and Lekakhadhikari Gampaha District Shashanarakshaka Mandalaya marks the 42th anniversary of his ordination on October 31. An asheervada pinkama to invoke blessings on him will be held at the Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya on October 31 at 4 pm.
Sri Jayawardenepura University Department of Forestry and Environmental Science Professor and Sri Lanka Resource Center for Indigenous Knowledge Director Prof Hemanthi Ranasinghe will deliver a lecture under the auspicious of the Wildlife and Nature Protection Society on October 31 at 6 pm at the Organization of Professional Association of Sri Lanka (OPA) 275/75, Prof Stanley Wijesundera Mawatha, Off Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 07.
The Carrom Federation of Sri Lanka is pleased to extend an invitation to all Carrom Federations affiliated to ICF to depute carrom teams to participate in the 06th World Carrom Championship to be held from 31st October to 04th November 2012 in Sri Lanka. This will be played at Galadari Hotel.
Touch of Evil (1958) will be screened on October 30 at 6pm at the American Centre, No 44, Galle Road, Colombo 3.
The movie, Le reste du Jambo? (2010) by Anne Deptrini will be screened on Tuesday, October 30 at 3pm and Wednesday,October 31 at 6.30pm at Alliance Française de Colombo,11, Barnes Place,Colombo 7.
Namel Weeramuni’s Deegeka Awith and Kandoskiriyawa will be performed on October 30 at 6.45 pm while Weeramuni’s Panditha Pilli and Heyyanmaruwa will be performed on October 31 at 6.45 pm at the Namel Malini Punchi theatre in Borella.
The 45th grand Esala Festival of the historical Sittamgallena Raja Maha Viharaya in the Walasmulla Divisional Secretariat of the Hambantota district which commenced on Friday (26) will be held until 1st November.
After journeying in Galle, Puttlam and Ampara districts now Janakaraliya has come to Badulla. Janakaraliya mobile theatre now has been installed at the play ground of Badulla Central College. A lengthy drama festival has been arranged for school children and general public from October 30 to November 12
A lecture on "One Hundred Years of Education for Blind Persons in Sri Lanka" organized by the Royal Asiatic Society will be delivered by Professor D P M Weerakkody, Department of Classical Languages, University of Peradeniya on October 30 at 5.00 pm at the Gamini Dissanayake Auditorium, Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, Colombo 7.
The annual Katina Pinkama of the Seruwila Bauddha Madyasthanaya, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7 will be held on October 30 morning.
Manel Gamage, a well-known arts and crafts teacher together with her students will hold an arts and crafts exhibition at the National Art Gallery on October 30 and 31 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Government of Sri Lanka will host the Session and Meetings of the International Pepper Community from 30th October to 2nd November 2012 in Colombo.
The Sinhala National Service of the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation will present a lyric composer poet and free lance journalist W K Sarath Wimalasiri over the Shraddhanjalee programme from 12.00 pm to 12.45 pm on October 29.
Kamal will conduct a one-man musical show, ‘Geeth Raath’, an Islamic Devotional Songs programme on October 29 at 7.00 pm at J. R. Jayewardene Centre, Colombo 7, Under the sponsorship of the Khalid Foundation.
The 125th Manaquib Thamaam Majlis in memory of Saint Sulthanul Aarifeen Seyedna Ahamadul Kabeerur Rifayee will be held on October 28 at 10.30am at the Kapuwatte Mohideen Jumma Mosque, Denipitya, Weligama.
‘Nattukkari’ directed by Namel Weeramuni will be staged on October 28 at the Namel Malini Punchi theatre, Borella.
Your chance to make it a date and go witness one of darkest hours of this year’s Halloween entrance on October 28 at the Women’s International Hall.
Ven Yogavadara Rahula will deliver a public talk in English on 'Mindfulness of the Body - the Doorway to freedom' at a meeting of the Servants of the Buddha Society on October 27 at 4.30pm at Maithree Hall, Lauries Road, Bambalapitiya.
The Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation Muslim Service has organised a special Muslim programme to mark the Haj Festival on October 27 from 8am.
The Past Pupils Association of St Paul's Milagiriya Girls School has organized its annual get together to celebrate the school's 125th anniversary on October 27 from 10.30 am to 3.30 pm at the Galadari Hotel, Colombo 1.
The "World Occupational Therapy Day-2012" is to be celebrated around the world on October 27.
The undertaking will begin promptly at 9 pm on Saturday (October 27) at the final resting place of Club Mojo,Taj Samudra, Colombo.
Josephian Ball - 2012, ‘Blue Fluoro’ will be held on October 27 at 8.15 pm onwards at the Grand Ballroom, Hilton Colombo.
Ravindra Ariyarathne's Balloth Ekka Be will be staged on October 27 at 3.30 p.m. and 6.45 p.m. at the Lumbini Theatre, Havelock Town.
The Travel Trade Sports Club will celebrate their Annual Dinner Dance in style as they introduce the Travel Trade Ball 2012 on October 27 at the Oak Room of Cinnamon Grand Hotel.
This year’s Annual Oman Air Golf Classic 2012 will see around 130 golfers from Sri Lanka and abroad in action at the Victoria Golf and Country Resort on October 27 and 28.
Muslims in Sri Lanka will celebrate the Eid-ul-Adha (Haj) festival on October 27 Saturday, the Colombo Grand Mosque announced a short while ago.
The Past pupils of Sri Sumana Balika Vidyalaya, Ratnapura, living in and around Colombo will gather at the Punchi Theatre, Borella, on October 27, 2012 at 3 p.m. to pay their tribute to founder of the Vidyalaya, Ven. Henpitagedara Gnanaseeha Nayaka Thero, former teachers and the composers of the school song.
"Bon Voyage" ceremony and the official handing over of the Sri Lanka national flag to scout contingent representing Sri Lanka in "Road to Japan 2012" Jamboree from October 26 to November 5 in Yamaguchi, Japan.
The Ceylon Bible Society presents 'Handful of Tranquility', an exhibition and sale to commemorate Elders' Day on October 26, 27 form 9 am to 5pm at Christ Church, Dehiwela Parish Hall.
The Thalpitiya Bodhirajamaha Viharaya situated near Galle Road between Panadura and Wedduwa is a historic viharaya belonging to the Molligoda Pravachanodaya Piriven vihara tradition and it has been replaced with a new two storeyed Sanghavasa building with a library and Danasala which will be opened by President Mahinda Rajapaksa on October 26 at 4 pm
Tess(1979) directed by Roman Polanski will be screened on October 26 at the Russian Center auditorium, No10, Independence Avenue, Colombo 7 at 6.30 pm.
The most astounding Halloween party of the year. ‘Hallucination – Halloween Howl’ will not just be another Halloween party. It will be one of the most exciting nights with a daunting Halloween theme that would provide you with the ecstasy and anxiety with a wave of magic in the air on October 26 at Club Maya from 9 pm onwards.
Origami and Paper Jewelry Making Workshop’ will be held on October 26 from 9 am to 4 pm at the Sri Lanka Foundation (SLF) auditorium, No.100, Independance Square, Colombo 7.
‘Ekadhipathi’ directed by Dharmasiri Bandaranayake and ‘Nattukkari’ directed by Namel Weeramuni will be staged on October 26 and 28 at the Namel Malini Punchi theatre, Borella.
The International Motor & Accessories Exhibition well known as the Colombo Motor Show will stake stage during October 26-28 at the BMICH from 10 am to 10 pm.
The 45th Annual Esala pageant and Cultural Festival of the historic Sittamgallena Raja Maha Viharaya at Walasmulla in the Hambanthota District will be held from October 26 to November 1.
A local handicrafts exhibition and fair organized by the National Crafts Council will be held at the Kuliyapitiya Town Hall from October 25 to 28.
The Annual prize giving 2011 of Ananda College will be held in the Kularathne Hall, Ananda College, Colombo today at 2.00 pm.
The passing out parade of annual Herman Loose/De Soyza Trophy Camp will be held today at the Rantembe National Cadet Corps Training Centre.
National Association of Photographers-Sri Lanka (NAPSL) has organized to open their third international exhibition of photography on October 25 at the National art Gallery, Colombo.
The 45th lecture in the Monthly Lecture series of the National Trust- Sri Lanka, ‘Some Evidence on Proto Historic Burial Practice in Sri Lanka’ by Professor Raj Somadeva will be held at the HNB Auditorium, 22nd Floor, HNB Towers, 479 T.B. Jayah Mawatha,Colombo 10 at 6.30 p.m. on Thursday (October 25).
‘Sinidu Kirilli’ directed by Buddhika Damayantha, ‘Ekadhipathi’ directed by Dharmasiri Bandaranayake and ‘Nattukkari’ directed by Namel Weeramuni will be staged on October 25, 26 and 28 at the Namel Malini Punchi theatre, Borella.
Ravindra Ariyarathne's Balloth Ekka Be will be staged on October 25 at 3.30 p.m. and 6.45 p.m. at the YMBA theatre, Borella and on October 27 at 3.30 p.m. and 6.45 p.m. at the Lumbini Theatre, Havelock Town.
Nalanda College, Colombo will hold its Media Day "Sambhasha 2012" on October 25 from 2 pm at the Waters Edge.
Theatre Fest 2012, an Inter School Drama Competition, themed Aspire to Excel, organized by Ed Excel, UK's largest awarding board, Alethea International School, Aspirations Education and the University of Canberra in association with Trinity Guild hall London is set to take stage from October 25-27 at the Bishop's College Auditorium, Colombo.
The annual prize distribution of Nalanda College, Colombo will be held at the BMICH, Colombo on October 24 at 2pm.
Grill Point(2001) directed by Andreas Dresen will be screened on October 24 at the Goethe hall, No39, Gregory’s Road, Colombo 7 at 5.30 pm.
Award-winning dramatist K.B. Herat's latest drama Kalu Kumari will be staged at Namal-Malini Punchi Theatre, Borella on October 24 at 3.30 p.m. and 6.45 p.m.
In celebrating 40th anniversary of the Institute of Supply and Material Management, it has organized series of events to be held on October 24 in Colombo.
The government has declared a National Fertilizer Week from October 20-27.
National Freedom Front Leader and Construction, Engineering Service, Housing and Common Amenities Minister Wimal Weerawansa will speak at a conference to be held at 8 am on October 23 at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute in Colombo.
Windtalkers (2002) will be screened on October 23 at 6pm at the American Centre, No 44, Galle Road, Colombo 3.
The movie, A la folie … Pas du tout (2002) by Laetitia Colombani will be screened on Tuesday, October 23 at 3pm and Wednesday, October 24 at 6.30pm at Alliance Française de Colombo, 11, Barnes Place, Colombo 7.
The annual art exhibition of Rotary International School, Nugegoda, Delkanda will be held on October 23 and 24 at the Art Gallery, Colombo from 8.30 am to 5 pm.
Namel Weeramuni’s Madyawediyakuge Asipatha will be staged at the Namla Malini Punchi Theatre, Borella on October 23 at 6.45 pm.
The annual Saraswathie Pooja organized by the Sabaragamuwa Provincial Council will be held on October 23 at 2.30 pm at the Ratnapura New Town Public Hall.
Padada Kellak’ directed and written by Asitha Muthukumara Jayarathna will be staged on October 22 at Lumbini theatre at 6.30 pm.
‘ M u h u n u T h u n a k ’ (Three short plays) directed by Tharindu, Tharaka and Athauda, ‘Madyawediyekuge Asipatha’ directed by Namel Weeramuni, ‘Sinidu Kirilli’ directed by Buddhika Damayantha, ‘Ekadhipathi’ directed by Dharmasiri Bandaranayake and ‘Nattukkari’ directed by Namel Weeramuni will be staged on October 22, 23, 25, 26 and 28 at the Namel Malini Punchi theatre, Borella.
The Rotary Club of Colombo will launch a 'Breast Cancer Awareness Week' at the Centre at Narahepita. The awareness week, which will be held from today to Friday, will focus on prevention and early detection of breast cancer through consultation, screening and awareness activities, conducted by doctors and nurses.
The Upanetha Image Arts Festival 2012 organised by the University of Kelaniya will be held from October 22-24, at the Lionel Wendt Art Gallery.
“Fifty years of Vatican II- looking back and looking forward” will be the topic of a panel discussion arranged by the Christian Alliance for Social Action (CASA) on October 22 at 3.30 pm at Caritas Sri Lanka SEDEC Auditorium, 133 Kynsey Road, Colombo 8.
The public rally of the sixth Asian Pacific Cuban Co-operation Conference will be held near the Mahogany tree planted by Che Guevara in Yahalakele Estate in Horana, Moragahahena during his visit to Sri Lanka on August 7, 1959 on the invitation of then Governor General of Ceylon Sir Oliver Gunatilleka.
A musical evening of all time legends in the Sri Lankan history of music will be featured on Sunday October 21 at the Musaeus College auditorium from 6.30pm.
Next programme will be held on October 21 at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium from 9.30 am.
The 67th UN Day organized by the United Nations Association in Sri Lanka in association with the External Affairs Ministry will be held at the Bishop's College Auditorium on October 21 at 3 pm.
Deep Colombo Sri Lanka, an experience of praise and worship will be held at the Viharamahadevi Open Air Theatre today at 5pm.
Ceremonies to mark the National Fertilizer Week will be held countrywide from October 20-24. The national ceremony to mark Fertilizer Week will be held at Salgado Grounds, Anuradhapura on October 20 at 9.30 am.
Prof.Rajan de Alwis will deliver a public talk in English on 'Walking Meditation' at a meeting of the Servants of the Buddha Society on October 20 at 4.30 pm at the Maithree Hall, Lauries Road, Bambalapitiya.
The 6th Asia Pacific Regional Conference against Imperialist Hegemony and for Solidarity with Cuba, organized by the ICAP, Sri Lanka branch of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the People, will be held on the 20th and 21st of this month at the Centre for Banking Studies in Rajagiriya, Colombo.
The much awaited opening of the mini pavilion at Race Course Grounds, Reid Avenue will take place on October 20.
The Verdict(1982) by Sidney Lumet will be screened on October 19 at 3 pm and 5.30 pm at the International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES) auditorium, 02, Kynsey Terrace, Colombo 8.
I m a g e Today, an exhibition of video, photo and digital imaging, will be held at the BMICH from October 19 to 21 from 10 am to 7.30 pm.
A groundb r e a k i n g musical that grapples with the topical issue of ragging will be held at the Lionel Wendt Theatre from October 19 to 23 at 7.30 pm.
The event will be held on October 19 at 7 pm at the Oak room, Cinnamon Grand.
The Sri Lanka Economic Association (SLEA) will hold its 2012 Annual Sessions from October 19-20 at the Centre for Banking Studies, Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) at Rajagiriya.
Anupavam -Natya Utsavam , an evening of dance by Aru Sri Art Theatre and the launch of a DVD by the dancers of the theatre will be held on October 19 at 6.15 pm at the Ramakrishna Mission Hall, Wellawatte , Colombo 6.
The Italian Sri Lankan Film Festival will be held from October 19 -21 at Cine City , Maradana.
An ‘Ananda Viru Harasara’ ceremony to felicitate Old Anandian War Heroes attached to the Tri Forces, Police and Civil Services Department organized by the Ananda College OBA will be held at the Ananda College premises on October 18 at 7am.
Sunset Boulevard (1950) by Billy Wilder will be screened on October 18 at 3 pm and 5.30 pm at the International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES) auditorium, 02, Kynsey Terrace, Colombo 8.
A rare festival of music and dance will take place at Musaeus College Auditorium on October 18 at 6.30 pm as dance expert Chandana Wickramasinghe will perform live in concert to the rhythm of Sougata Roy Chowdury’s Sarod music.
A Karaoke Night organised by the Young Men's Christian Association of Colombo, 39, Bristol Street, Colombo 1 will be held on October 18 from 6pm.
A training seminar on Enhancement of Quality and Productivity in Laboratories will be conducted by the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon at Plastics and Rubber Institute of Sri Lanka, Rajagiriya on October 18.
A seminar and workshop for school principals within the Educational Divisions in the Sabaragamuwa Province will be held today at the Ratnapura New Town Hall Auditorium.
High Noon (1952) by Fred Zinnemann will be screened on October 17 at 3 pm and 5.30 pm at the International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES) auditorium, 02, Kynsey Terrace, Colombo 8.
Ministry of Transport in cooperation with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will conduct a workshop for awareness creation among key stakeholder agencies about the on-going urban transport master plan study for the Colombo metropolitan region on 17th Wednesday.
The greatest of all things Bavarian come together in one fantastic fair as Oktoberfest Colombo lifts off in style from October 17 to the 21 at the CR & FC grounds, starting at 6pm daily on weekdays and 4pm daily on weekends.
SriLankan Airlines Golf Classic, the signature corporate sports event of the airline, will take place from October 17 to 19, at the 19-hole Royal Colombo Golf Club (RCGC).
The Hindu's in Sri Lanka will start the Navarathri Day celebrations from today onwards.
Some Like It Hot (1959) by Billy Wilder will be screened on October 16 at 3 pm and 5.30 pm at the International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES) auditorium, 02, Kynsey Terrace, Colombo 8.
Maria Full of Grace (2004) will be screened on October 16 at 6pm at the American Centre, No 44, Galle Road, Colombo 3.
The movie, Gazon Maudit (1995) by Josiane Balasko will be screened on Tuesday, October 16 at 3pm and Wednesday,October 17 at 6.30pm at Alliance Française de Colombo,11, Barnes Place,Colombo 7.
M e e y o Nathuwa Ba (Can’t w i t h o u t mice), a h i l a r i o u s play directed by Keerthi K Rathnayake will be staged on Tuesday (October 16) at 3.30 pm and 6.45 pm at the Namel Malani Punchi theatre in Borella.
Teachers from Shanthi Nikethan Vishwa Bharati of Kolkata will arrive in Sri Lanka today to participate in a Dance Music Concert organized by the Nikethan’s old students in Sri Lanka. The concert will be held on October 16 at the John De Silva Memorial Theater in Colombo from 6.30 pm.
About 70 eminent scientists from 34 Academies of Science in 30 countries will meet in Colombo from October 16-19 to hold the Inaugural General Assembly of the Association of Academies and Societies of Science in Asia (AASSA). The event will be hosted by the National Academy of Sciences of Sri Lanka (NASSL).
A ceremony to mark International Girl Child Day will be held on October 16 9.00 am at Anuradhapura Dulyana Hotel.
A health exhibition organized by the Kalutara National Health Science Institute to mark its sixth anniversary will be held from October 16 to 20 from 9 am to 6 pm daily at Nagoda, Kalutara.
The Cora Abraham will present ‘The Artists in Every Child’ at the Lionel Wendt art gallery on October 15 and 16 from 9 am to 6 pm.
Rebecca (1940) by David O. Selzninick will be screened on October 15 at 3 pm and 5.30 pm at the International Centre for Ethnic Studies(ICES)auditorium, 02, Kynsey Terrace, Colombo 8.
A free Chinese medical clinic conducted by a team of specialist Chinese doctors will be held at the Kelettewa Samadhi Maha Viharaya from October 13 to 16.
The Sri Lanka Council for Visually Handicapped Graduates has organised a Flag Day on October 15 to mark the occasion.
The Kotmale-Morape Sri Kataragama Devale Annual Perahera will be held from October 15 to 29.
Char- Adhyaya, the annual art festival to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, an exhibition of painting and cultural program will be held from October 15-17 at the National Art Gallery.
Farmers' Light, a paper dealing with farmers' problems by the Lanka Agriculturists' Association in collaboration with the Ebert Stiftung Foundation and the Western German organization, with whom the Nuwara Eliya Agriculturists Association is affiliated, will be launched at the Nuwara Eliya Golf Club Auditorium on October 14 at 10 am.
An exclusive service designed to assist those present to access the divine grace of God will be held at the Cathedral of Christ the Living Saviour, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7 on October 14 at 10.30am.
The Buddhist Society and Saukyadana Unit of Wadduwa Central College will conduct a blood donation campaign at the college main hall on October 14 from 8.30 am to 3 pm.
The Lions Club of Modera, Mattakkuliya has organised a day filled with fun and activity for a group of children with special needs on October 14 at De Mazenod House, Farm Road, Mattakkuliya.
Sokari, an old folk drama in Sri Lanka, which was formed according to the rural traditions of shanthikarmas that were performed to goddess paththini seeking fertility and prosperity will be staged on Sunday (October 14) at 3.30 pm and 6.45 pm at Namel Malini Punchi theatre, Borella.
Jayasekara Aponsu’s Sako Deva will be staged at Ku l a rat h n a Hall, Ananda College on October 14 at 3.30 and 6.30 pm.
The Sri Lanka Cancer Society at Bullers Lane, Colombo 7, will hold its next cancer-screening clinic on October 14 from 8.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m, to screen for breast, cervical and oral cancer.
The 'Speed Championship 2012' round three organized by Asian Motor Racing Club will be held at the Speed Drome Pannala on October 14 from 8.30 a.m.
(dn) The 44th Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH) will be held from October 14 to 17 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) and Hotel Taj Samudra. It is hosted by the Colombo University Faculty of Medicine.
Poorna Kularatne and her students of Citro Craft and Creations will hold their fourth exhibition of sewing and crafts on October 13, 14 from 10 am to 7 pm at the J R Jayewardene Cultural Centre, Town Hall.
The Kalutara District Divi Neguma Industrial Exhibition will be opened by Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa at Tissa Madya Maha Vidyalaya, Kalutara today at 9 am. The exhibition which will continue until October 14 will have 42 exhibition and 30 trade stalls.
A community service programme organised by the Lion District 306 - B2 Gampaha circle in association with the Pasgammana Eksath Wijaya Parakrama Village Development Society, Mahara Divisional Secretariat and Medical Office of Health will be held at the Buthpitiya Primary School on October 13 from 8.30am.
A guest lecture organized by the Sri Lanka Medical Association on Physical Activity and Exercise for Health Fitness by Consultant Radiologist and Sports Physician Fellow, International Federation of Sports Medicine Maj.Gen. (Dr.) C. Thurairaja will be held at the SLMA Auditorium on October 13 at 6 pm.
R. Randeniya will deliver a public talk in English on ‘Why Meditate?’ at the meeting of the Servants of the Buddha Society on October 13 at 4.30 pm at the Maithree Hall, Lauries Road, Bambalapitiya.
The 143rd Annual Shazuliyya Masha-ih Manakid Moulood receital thamaam and grand feast of Panadura Thotawatte Roulathul Athkiya Grand Masjid, will be held on October 13 at 8 pm.
A two-day pinkama to mark the birth centenary of Ratmalana Mathkarema Viharadhipathi Ven Aggamaha Panditha Weligama Sri Gnanaratana Mahanayake Thera of the Sri Dhammarakkhitha Maha Nikaya and invoke blessings on him will begin at the Mallikaramaya Ratmalana on October 13.
The 2012 show, which will be held on October 13 at 6.30 pm at the new state of the art auditorium at Musaeus College, Colombo is the fifth edition of Maathra.
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The latest stage play Silgath Kokku by Ranjith De Alwis will be staged at the Namel-Malini Punchi Theatre, Borella on October 13 at 3.30 p.m. and 6.30 p.m.
The Korean language proficiency examination to select the migrant employees for the jobs in South Korea will be held on October 13 and 14.
'Silver Mist 2012' the annual dinner dance of the Burgher Association to mark its 11th anniversary will be held on October 13 at 9pm at the Grand Oriental Hotel, Colombo 01.
Rohana Dandeniya's Rassa saha Parassa will be staged in Perth on October 13.
The "YMCA World Challenge" will be conducted on October 13, 2012 as a part of a global celebration to tell the YMCA story to the world by mobilizing five million people on one day.
The reading and launch of celebrated poet Asoka Weerasinghe’s an anthology of poems Once Upon a Time…. I Returned will take place on October 13 at 4 pm at the Punchi Theatre,No.37 Cotta Road, Borella.
A public lecture delivered by Colombo Grand Mosque Chief Priest Moulavi J Abdul Hameed on 'The significance of Qurban on the day of Arafat' will be held today after Isha prayers at the Bambalapitiya Jumma Mosque.
A special meeting of the Kalutara District writers will be held at Sri Sudharshanaramaya, Madawala, Matufama on October 12 at 10 am under the patronage of the Kalutara District Writers’ Association.
International Coconut Day 2012 will be celebrated tomorrow at Temple Trees under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa. According to the minister, though International Coconut Day fell on September 2 this year.
Taking the stage of the Bishop’s College auditorium on October 12, Bishop’s College choir proudly presents Believe-Dreams do come true an enjoyable night filled with different genres of music.
The Zonta Club III of C o l o m b o hosts an evening of i n f e c t i o u s music, song and dance with its Zonta Sing Along for Charity on Friday (October 12) at 7.30 pm at the Park Street Mews.
The Galle Children’s Festival 2012 will be held from October 11 to 14.
Nari Burathi, the latest hilarious drama written and directed by Sarath Kothalawala will be staged on October 12 at 3.30 p.m. and 6.45 p.m. at the Borella Namel-Malini Punchi theatre.
Sri Lanka's scenic capital of the east is set to come alive during October 12,13 and 14 by way of the Batticaloa International Trade Exhibition 2012 (BITE- 2012).
The country’s premier technology focused exhibition Techno 2012 organised by the Institute of Engineers Sri Lanka will be held on October 12,13 and 14 at the BMICH in Colombo for the 27th consecutive year.
A l l i a n c e française de Kandy celebrates the 150th birthday of Claude Debussy, one of the most famous French composers from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, is perhaps known for his Clair de lune and the symphonic poem La Mer.
An islandwide Dengue prevention campaign organized by the Central Environment Authority (CEA) in collaboration with the health Ministry and other state institutions will be held today.
The newly built library complex at Ananda Maha Vidyalaya, Kottawa built with at a cost of Rs, three million with funds provided by Provincial Council Minister Upali Kodikara will be opened on October 11 at 9 am.
Sri Lanka has decided to declare October 11 of each year as the International Day of the Girl Child.
The English Literary Union of St. Paul's Girl's School, Milagiriya will hold the annual English Day 'GLORIOLE 2012' today.
The annual concert and arts festival of the Maharagama JMC Higher Education Institute will be held on October 10 at 2pm at the Sri Lanka Youth Theatre.
The movie, Banlieue 13 (2004) by Pierre Morel will be screened on Wednesday, October 10 at 6.30pm at Alliance Française de Colombo, 11, Barnes Place, Colombo 7.
Film-Forum moderated by Anoma Rajakaruna will be held at the Goethe hall, No. 39, Gregory’s Road, Colombo 7 on October 10 at 5.30 pm.
An essay and a slogan competition will be held for students to mark World Mental Health Day which falls on October 10, the National Institute of Mental Health said in a release.
The Sri Lankan embassy in Oman is all set to host the Sri Lankan Trade Exhibition and Food Festival in Oman in October to mark 25 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Asoka Girihagama “The dates for the trade exhibition and food festival have been fixed for October 10, 11, 12 at Al Falaj Hotel,” Sri Lankan ambassador Asoka Girihagama said.
The National Workers Congress is commemorating World Day for Decent Work 2012 with a public gathering at the NWC Workers Institute, 10, Council Lane, Dehiwela from 3 pm to 5 p.m today.
The Notebook (2005) will be screened on October 9 at 6 pm at the American Centre, No 44, Galle Road, Colombo 3.
The movie, Banlieue 13 (2004) by Pierre Morel will be screened on Tuesday, October 9 at 3pm and Wednesday, October 10 at 6.30pm at Alliance Française de Colombo, 11, Barnes Place, Colombo 7.
The Department of Posts which has joined the Universal Postal Union and the postal services of 193 of its member states to celebrate World Post Day on October 9 has launched an essay and painting competition among schoolchildren with the objective of developing their knowledge and attitudes regarding the postal service.
The contest, commencing on October 8 will culminate with a mega dance show on the 27th, and the winners of the contest will perform at this year’s CCMA in Kolkata India.
Balloth Ekka Be, the hilarious drama which is directed by Ravindra Ariyarathne and shown to various overseas audiences will be staged today at 3.30 p.m. and 6.30 p.m. at the Ja-ela G.B. Senanayake College theatre.
A recorded public talk on ‘Looking at fear, that extraordinary jewel’ delivered by the late Indian sage J. Krishnamurti will be replayed at the Study Centre, Beddagama, Duwa Road, Kotte today at 10.30 a.m.
AIDEX 2012, the annual sports festival among the Jaipur limb users organized by the Colombo Friend -In-Need Society will be worked off at Wesley College ground, Campbell Place.
The Russian Speaking Guides Lecturers Welfare Society has organised the musical show 'Swarna Miyesi Viramaya' to raise funds. The musical show will be held at the Kularatne Hall of Ananda College, Colombo, at 6.30pm.
The Hall of Residence, Marrs Hall, University of Peradeniya will mark its Diamond Jubilee by organizing a felicitation ceremony at Marrs Hall on Sunday October 7 at 11 am.
Barefoot presents Cube and Colour - a collection of weavings and patchwork from the Barefoot Design Team and a retrospective of Barbara Sansoni–Lewcock’s textiles sculptures at the Barefoot gallery Colombo until October 7.
Rohana Dandeniya's Rassa saha Parassa will be staged in Melbourne on October 7 and Perth on October 13.
The annual 'Johnian Nite' Dinner Dance of the St. John's College, Nugegoda OBA will be held this year at the'Waters Edge' Battaramulla on Saturday October 6 at 8pm.
Nirthana School of Dance will present a dance programme at the Ramakirshna Mission Hall on October 6 at 5.30pm.
Healthwatch Medical Crossword Draw No 54 will be held on Saturday at 10.30 am at Dev Siri Sevana Elders' Home at Mahabage, Welisara, where 102-year inmate Manikam will pick the first prize winner.
Das Meeriyagalle will deliver a public talk in English on Appamada, the right way to Nibbana at the meeting of the Servants of the Buddha Society on Saturday at 4.30 pm at Maithree Hall, Lauries Road, Bambalapitiya.
Ravindra Ariyaratne's Balloth Ekka Be will be staged at the YMBA, Borella on October 6 at 3.30 p.m. and 6.30 p.m.
JOBEX 2012 Trade Fair for Foreign Employment Services will be held at Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre Colombo on October 6 and 7 from 9 am to 7 pm.
The event will take place in Colombo on October 6 and in the capital on October 7.
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The trio will perform in collaboration with Sri Lanka's very own premier performers Naveen Fernando, Kalum Nishyantha, Saman Kularathne, Nishantha Premalal and Thilak Thantrige of the Colombo Brass Ensemble on Friday October 5, 7 pm onwards at the British School Auditorium in Colombo.
Ad-Diayathush Shazuliyathul Fassiya of Sri Lanka will conduct a religious discourse and Spiritual Ways of Life today after Isha prayers at Laha Noorush Shazulee, Panchikawatta Zavia, Panchikawatta Road, Maradana.
A ceremony to mark International Children's and Elders’ Day organized by the Pasbage Korale Senior Citizens’ Association will be held at the Nawalapitiya Town Hall on October 5 at 9.00 a.m.
The three day workshop - 'Northern Butterflies with CPA & THIDORA' - will be held from October 5 to 7 at the Centre for Performing Arts (CPA), Main Street in Jaffna.
Golden Key All Depositors Combined Association (GKADCA), would be organizing a Peace Road March on October 5, at 9 am., from the Golden Key Card centre, R.A. de Mel Mawatha, Colombo 4.
The event will be held from October 05 - 07 at "The Boardwalk" in Battaramulla.
Lucian Bulathsinhala's popular drama Tharavo Igilethi will be staged at the Namel -Malini Punchi Theatre, Colombo 8 on October 5 at 3.30 p.m. and 6.45 p.m.
ADYAPANA 2012 Sri Lanka’s most focused and career oriented exhibition will be held this year for the seventh consecutive time on the 5th, 6th and 7th of October 2012 and the BMICH. The Batticaloa arm of the exhibition is to be held on the 12th , 13th and 14th of October while the Jaffna exhibition is and 20 January 2013.
The National Christian Literary Festival organised by the Department of Christian Religious Affairs of the Ministry of Buddhasasana and Religious Affairs will be held on October 5.
Sri Lanka is to host the Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR-12) & Global Industry Leaders Forum (GILF) of the International Telecommunication Union from October 03-05, 2012.
Salena Silu 2, a dance show organized by the Junior Past Pupil's Association of Devi Balika Vidyalaya, Colombo will be held at Tower Hall theatre, Maradana, on October 5.
The American Center in Colombo will be hosting an Amateur Cartoonist Contest for creative artists with a flair for cartoons.
The Institute of Environmental Professionals Sri Lanka (IEPSL) will hold its annual convention at 9.00 a.m. on October 04, under the theme “Urban Regeneration and Environmental Balance.” The venue will be Waters Edge Battaramulla.
Satyanarayan Nair from Bhopal, India, a Professional Bhajan and Gazal singer will sing Bhajans at Sai Mandir 22, Barnes Place Colombo 7 on October 4 from 6 p.m to 7.30 p.m and at Sivananda Nilayam Hindu Ladies College, Wellawatte on October 7 from 4.30 p.m to 6 p.m.
A public lecture delivered by Prof. Indra de Soysa on the topic of ‘Enter the Dragon! Comparing Chinese and US Arms Transfers to Dictators and Violators of Human Rights’ will be held at the Kadirgamar Institute, “The Lighthouse”, No. 24, Horton Place, Colombo 7 on October 3 from 5 pm to 6 pm.
The Kelaniya Sri Dharmasoka MMV celebrates its 74th anniversary on October 2. An all-night pirith chanting was held yesterday as pent of a pinkama to mark the occasion.
Pollock (2001) will be screened on October 2 at 6pm at the American Centre, No 44, Galle Road, Colombo 3.
The movie, Au revoir les enfants (1987) by Louis Malle will be screened on Tuesday, October 2 at 3pm and Wednesday, October 3 at 6.30pm at Alliance Française de Colombo, 11, Barnes Place, Colombo 7.
A symposium and workshop on Swaraj and Non - violence will be held to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary also observed as SAARC Non-violence Day and International Non - violence Day will be followed by an award ceremony for art competiiton for children on October 2 at Nawarangahala, Royal College, Rajakeeya Mawatha, Colombo 7 at 2 pm.
has arrived in Ampara after successful tours in Galle and Puttlam districts. A drama festival will be held from October 2 to 16 at the ‘Mobile Theatre’ assembled at the Ampara Town Council Grounds.
ITU's annual Global Symposium for Regulators, set to meet in Colombo, from October 2-4, 2012, will look in-depth at the challenge of meeting new national broadband goals, promoting affordable access and ensuring safe and secure digital opportunities for all.
In Sri Lanka, Children's Day is celebrated on October 1.
'Nothing can replace the real thing,' the ODEL campaign as part of the department store's commitment to World Animal Day, celebrated around the world on October 4 and will run from October 1 to 10.
The Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) will commemorate International Childrens Day on October 1 with a special childrens celebration at the Dehiwala National Zoological Gardens from 9 am.
The Italian Sri Lankan Film Festival will be held in the third week of October in Colombo.
The Sri Lanka Heart Association together with the President's Office has organized a walk in line with the 2012 World Heart Day. The Heart Walk will commence opposite the President Office’s on September 30th.
To be in par with this picturesque experience, the Mount Lavinia Hotel hosts a new dinner-time experience every Sunday night called Ape Kema.
The State Literary Festival will be held at Pathlegedara Teachers’ Training College, Veyangoda, on September 30 at 2.00 pm.
‘Colombo Green Walk’ (CGW) a fringe event will be held on September 30 at the Vihara Mahadevi Park – Green Path.
The Sinhala music m a e s t r o Visharada Edward Jayakody’s solo musical concert ‘Marambari’ is scheduled to be held on September 30 at 6.30 pm at the Youth Council hall, Maharagama
‘Palians’, Walk for the Future’ organized by the Dharmapala Vidyalaya Pannipitiya will be held on September 30.
Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared open the first Futurex Trade Fair at the BMICH in Colombo.
The Annual General Meeting of the Ithihaad Ahlissunnathi Wal Jamaa-thi, will be held on Saturday, September 29, at 9.30 am at the Dewatagaha Mosque, Colombo 7.
A public welfare programme organised by Narahenpita Rosmead Lion's Club for residents will be held at Rathanarama temple, Kalinga Mawatha.
The Sri Lanka Ex-Army Women's Association has organized a workshop tomorrow, September 29 at 5.30 pm at the Ex-Services Institute Auditorium at Bristol Street Colombo, to promote values in life for the children of its members to coincide with the 'World Children's Day'.
The Ceylon Bible Society will conduct 'United in God's word', a special praise and thanksgiving Choral Celebration on the occasion of their 200th anniversary featuring the Choir 'Inspiration' directed by Priyanthi Seneviratne Vandort on September 29 at St. Paul's Church, Kynsey Road, Colombo 8 at 6 pm.
A dramatic worship musical presentation, interspersed with congregational worship presented by the choir of St Francis of Assisi Church, Mount Lavinia will be held on September 29 at 6 pm.
The 59th annual sale and good news fair organized by the Ceylon Bible Society will be held on September 29 at 9 am onwards at the Christian Reformed Church, Wellawatte, Colombo 6.
The Bharathanatya Arangetram of Miss Aarani Mohanasundaram, disciple of Divya Sivanesan, Director of Abhinayakshetra dancing school and an expert in Bharatha Dancing and the musical instrument the mirutangkam, takes place at 5.30 p.m on September 29 at the Ramakrishna hall in Wellawatte.
Ven. Ayagama Suseela Thera will deliver a public talk in English on 'The importance of Seela in treading the path' at the meeting of the Servants of the Buddha Society on September 29 at 4.30 pm at the Maithree Hall, Lauries Road, Bambalapitiya.
A free yoga meditation workshop conducted by the Maharagama Sethsada Yoga Nikethanaya will be held on September 29 from 9 am at the Maharagama Youth Centre, said the Nikethanaya’s Director Chamin Warnakula.
The Open Karate Championship organized by Europe – Sri Lanka Karate Do Association will held on September 29 at Sugathadasa Stadium, Colombo.
Rohana Dandeniya's Rassa saha Parassa will be staged in Adelaide on September 29, Melbourne on October 7 and Perth on October 13.
A seminar to create awareness about Persons with Special Needs entitled 'Your Special Child, Challenges and Resources', organized by a group of parents, will be held on September 29 at 8.30 am.
Arrangements have been made to hold the exhibition in Paris Embassy Premises on September 29th at 11:00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. at 17 rue de lavre 75015,Metro - La Motte Picquet.
The annual feast of St. Michael, the Archangel, the prince of heavenly hosts, will be celebrated at the ancient church at Koralawella on September 29.
The 84th anniversary celebration of the Child Protection Society(CPS) will be held today, September 28 at 4.30 pm at the Olympic House, 100/9 F, Independence Avenue, Colombo 7.
Education Minister Bandula Gunawardana will plant a bo sapling at the premises of the cetiya built at the Colombo Isipathana Vidyalaya Primary section on September 28 at 10 am.
The Piano(1993) directed by Jane Campion will be screened on September 28 at the Russian Center auditorium, No10, Independence Avenue, Colombo 7 at 6 pm.
A meditation retreat will be held from September 28 to 30 at 13, Siriwardhanaramaya Temple Lane, Kollupitiya The three day meditation retreat will be conducted in Sinhala and English. The first session on September 28 will commence at 6.30am.
Arrangements have been made to hold the exhibition in Paris Embassy Premises on September 28th at 11:00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. and on September 29th at 17 rue de lavre 75015,Metro - La Motte Picquet.
This year’s World Tourism Day will be celebrated under the theme of “Tourism & Sustainable Energy: Powering Sustainable Development” set by the United Nations World Tourism Organization.
Nadaramanee, a musical show presented by the Welfare Association of the Department of Immigration and Emigration will be held at Museause College Auditorium on September 27 at 6.30 pm.
The 44th lecture in the monthly lecture series of the National Tr u s t - S r i Lanka will be by artist,Jagath Weerasinghe on ‘South Asian art of the last decades of the 20th Century’which will be held at the Hatton National Bank (HNB) auditorium, 22nd Floor, HNB Towers, 479 T.B. Jayah Mawatha, Colombo 10 at 6.30 p.m. on Thursday (September 27).
Taste of Colombo - Sri Lanka’s biggest street festival will be held from September 27 to October 1 at the Vihara Maha Devi Park.
The Open Mic Competitive Poetry Slam season vii will be held at the American Centre Auditorium on September 27 at 3.30pm.
The Deyata Jawaya industrial and trade exhibition will be held from September 26 to 29 at the Anura Central College, Yakkala.
The annual Uroos Mubarak in memory of His Holiness Hazrath Kuthubus Sailan Seyyedina Ash Shaikh Usman Ibnu Abdur Rahman Siddiquee Waliyullah (Q.S.A.) will commence on September 26 with the hoisting of the flag at 5 pm.
A commemoration ceremony to mark the 53rd death anniversary of the late Prime Minister S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike and 12th death anniversary of Prime Minister Madam Sirimavo Bandaranaike will be held today at the Bandaranaike Memorial Monument in Horagolla.
Ironeaters (2007) directed by Shaheen Dill-Riaz will be screened on September 26 at the Goethe hall, No39, Gregory’s Road, Colombo 7 at 5.30 pm.
The movie, Les Herbes Folles (2009) by Alain Resnais will be screened on Wednesday, September 26 at 6.30pm at Alliance Française de Colombo, 11, Barnes Place, Colombo 7.
An educational, industrial and marketing exhibition titled Dayata Jawaya presented by students from over 50 schools will be held at Anura Central College, Yakkala, from September 26 to 29.
The annual Colombo International Book Fair (CIBF) organized at the BMICH, Colombo, until September 26.
Blade Runner (1982) will be screened on September 25 at 6pm at the American Centre, No 44, Galle Road, Colombo 3.
The movie, Les Herbes Folles (2009) by Alain Resnais will be screened on Tuesday, September 25 at 3pm and Wednesday, September 26 at 6.30pm at Alliance Française de Colombo, 11, Barnes Place, Colombo 7.
A ceremony to pay tribute to poet and Nobel Prize winner Rabindranath Tagore, organised by the Principal, students and past pupils of Sri Palee College, Horana will be held at the college on September 25.
Photo Friends, a series of photographic exhibitions will be held from August to September to celebrate World Photography Day. The exhibitions will be held at the Photo Friends Gallery, second floor, Udeshi City, Makola Road, Kiribathgoda.
Steve Mc Curry from September 25 to 30: One of the leading travel photographers in the world, Steve Mc Curry’s photographs will be on exhibit.
P h o t o Friends, a series of phot o g r a p h i c ex h i b i t i o n s will be held until September to celebrate World Photographic Day. Dance in a Trance from September 24: Henry Rajakaruna, the Sri Lankan photographer who had won the most number of international accolades, will present a collection of photos that he had captured at dance performances.
The National Literary Festival and cultural celebrations organised by the Panadura Divisional Secretariat and National Heritage Ministry Cultural Affairs Department will be held at the Panadura Town Hall on September 24 from 9am at the Panadura Town Hall.
Habitat Week will be held from September 24 to 30 to mark World Habitat Day.
The United States -Sri Lanka Fullbright Commission will present a lecture by Rebecca Wexler on 'Documentary film making as legal advocacy, evidence and argument: the Yale visual law project' on September 24 from 6pm to 7.30pm at the United States - Sri Lanka Fulbright Commission Auditorium, 55, Abdul Caffoor Mawatha, Colombo 3.
Dakshina Gee Miyasya, a musical show by Sengawunu Ridma musical group of disabled artistes will be held at the Karapitiya College of Education auditorium this afternoon.
The annual Grand Feast of Sheikh Hassan bin Ossmanul Magdoomy of Dharga Town commenced with the flag hoisting on September 17. The recital of Mashaikh Rathib will continue for eight days.
A blood donation campaign organized by K.M.G. Group of Companies will be held for the fourth consecutive year at Hettipola community hall (Prajasala) from 9 am to 1pm.
Veteran Radio and TV vocalist, Leslie Shantha de Alwis will be featured on the Popular National TV Musical Programme, 'Hada Rendi Gee' on September 23 at 5.30 pm.
Ravindra Ariyarathne's Balloth Ekka Be will be staged at the Lionel Wendt Theatre on September 23 at 3.30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
SAARC Women’s Association Sri Lanka Chapter has planned an exciting day themed, SAARC Splendour for people who like music, dancing and the latest fashions from the SAARC Region. The event will be held at Cinnamon Grand Hotel on September 23 from 10.30 am to 3 pm.
The Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children Association has organized a musical show titled ‘Suwasara Gee Miyesiâ’ on September 23, 6 pm onwards at the Musaeus College New Auditorium to collect funds accomplish his mission.
The premiere of 'Comedy Seven' by Nandana Hettiarachchi and Indrajith Chamikara will be held on September 23 at 3.30 p.m. and 6.30 p.m. at the S.S. Jayasinghe Hall, Dehiwela.
Sri Lanka commemorated this historical year under the theme “Protecting our atmosphere for generations to come” . today, at a special ceremony at Jana Kala Kendraya (Folk Art Centre) in Battaramulla.
The annual blood donation camp organised by the UNESCO Society of Girl's High School, Kandy will be held on September 22 from 8.30am to 3.30pm at the school premises.
A peace rally to mark International Peace Day will be held in Mannar town. The rally will start from Mannar Peace Bridge and proceed to Town Hall.
Competition for the first stage of appreciating students' skills in Dhamma Schools will be held at 312 centres on Saturday at 8.30am, Buddhist Affairs Commissioner General Chandraprema Gamage said.
Japanese Education Seminar 2012 will be held at the Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies (BCIS) Auditorium (BMICH), Bauddhaloka Mawatha Colombo 7 on Saturday 22nd September from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
This unforgettable evening of dance and music will be held on September 22 at 6.45 pm at Nelum Pokuna theatre with 'Sizzling Stars'.
(dn) The 'SA Samapthi' DVD and CDs were made available from September 18, at the 'Victor Ratnayake Nonimi Gee Sara' counter at BMICH, the venue of the international annual books exhibition. The official launch of the DVD and CDs will be held at 'Mihilaka Medura' of BMICH on September 22 where the maestro will go live with some of his evergreen songs.
The exhibition will be held in Birmingham on 22nd at 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Arrangements have been made to hold the exhibition in Paris Embassy Premises on September 28th at 11:00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. and on September 29th at 17 rue de lavre 75015,Metro - La Motte Picquet.
Sarath Kothalawala's Nari Burathi will be staged at the Janakala Kendraya, Battaramulla on September 22 at 3.30 p.m. and 6.45 p.m.
Dayananda Gunawardena's Nari Bena and Jasaya saha Lenchina will be staged at the Lionel Wendt Theatre on September 22 at 3.30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Sunil Chandrasiri's Aadaraneeya Sanvadayak will be staged at the Namel Malani Punchi Theatre, Borella on September 22 at 6.45 p.m.
Old Thomians’ Swimming Club, the most Happening Club in Mount Lavinia, presents the Mega Musical event of the year seventh in the series. ‘On the Rocks’ with Hitz of 70's features popular artistes Annesley Malawana, Mariazelle Gunathilaka and Ronnie Lietch. Musical backing band will be Batison with ‘Wild Flowers’. The chief guest will be Sunil Perera, while Brian Thomas will be compering the event on September 22 at the OTSC from 8 pm onwards.
Entries for the Southern Monsoon Rally 2012 close on September 14. The Southern Motor Sports Club are conducting this annual event for the 14th consecutive time. Sri Lanka Insuarance sponsoring this year's event. The rally is open to Non Rally Prepared Standard Vehicles (Group NRP), Rally Prepared Modified Vehicles (Group RP), Vetrans (Group V) for those over 50 years of age and Novices (Group N).
The National Chamber of Exporters Sri Lanka (NCESL) which is ‘Voice of the Exporters’ and the only chamber dedicated to explosively serving exporters, would be hosting the 20th edition of the prestigious NCE Exports Awards Ceremony at the Colombo Hilton this evening.
Pabasara Gee 2012, a music orchestra organized by music unit of the President's college Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte to develop art skills among schoolchildren will be held at the School auditorium on September 21 at 6.30 pm.
A celebration of life, the Bridal Fair 2012, will be held at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre (SLECC) from September 21 to 23.
B a r e f o o t presents Cube and Colour - a collection of weavings and patchwork from the Barefoot Design Team and a retrospective of Barbara Sansoni–Lewcock’s textiles sculptures at the Barefoot gallery Colombo from September 21 until October 7.
Janelen Paninnada will be staged on September 21 at 7 pm, Naribana and Jasaya saha Lenchina will stage its special shows on Saturday (September 22) at 3.30 pm and 7 pm while Balloth Ekka Ba, will be staged once again on Sunday (September 23) at 3.30 and 7 pm.
Danielle de Niese will have her second more intimate concert at the Jetwing Light House Hotel in Galle on November 21.
The annual procession which parades the streets of the Ambalangoda town commences at 1pm today and 8pm tomorrow.
A photographic exhibition 'Soba Ru Siri' (Vistas of Nature), organized by a team of medical specialists from the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital will be open to the public at the hospital premises during from Sept 20 to 22 from 9am to 5 pm daily.
The exhibition will be held in London at the Sri Lankan High Commission premises on September 20th at 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and in Birmingham on 22nd at 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Arrangements have been made to hold the exhibition in Paris Embassy Premises on September 28th at 11:00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. and on September 29th at 17 rue de lavre 75015,Metro - La Motte Picquet.
The "Rajarata Viskam - Anurapura Udanaya 2012" exhibition will be held at the Walisinghe Harischandra Park, from September 20 to 23.
The Buddhist Literary Festival 2012 will be held at the All Ceylon Buddhist Congress Hall on September 20 at 2.30 pm.
Thine Roo Prabha, the annual photographic exhibition and competition organized by Vishaka Balika Vidyalaya, Sapugaskanda, will be held for the fifth time at the National Art Gallery (NAG), Colombo, on September 20 and 21.
A much a w a i t e d evening of musical colours on two pianos will go on boards on the September 20, 7.30 pm, at the Lionel Wendt theatre, Colombo 7.
A lecture on Value of Communication Today in Sri Lanka organized by the American Centre will be delivered by media personality Danu Innasithamby at the American Centre Auditorium on September 20.
A series of programmes have been organised by the Colombo Sri Sathya Sai Baba Samithi for the Ganesha Chathurthi celebrations from September 19. The programme begins at 4am with Veda chanting and Bhajans. The afternoon session commences at noon with Veda chanting and Bhajans and the evening programme commences at 5.45pm with Veda chanting and Bhajans. The three daily poojas will continue until September 29 at Sai Mandhir, Barnes Place, Colombo 7.
The Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies (LKIIRSS) will host its fifth National Conference on Reconciliation under the topic 'The Role of Information Communications Technology (ICT) in Reconciliation' today from 2.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. at the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute at Horton Place in Colombo 7.
The movie, Astérix et Obélix: Mission Cléopâtre (2002) by Alain Chabat will be screened on Tuesday, September 18 at 3pm and Wednesday,September 19 at 6.30pm at Alliance Française de Colombo, 11, Barnes Place,Colombo 7.
Super 8 (2011) will be screened on September 18 at 6pm at the American Centre, No 44, Galle Road, Colombo 3.
The annual Colombo International Book Fair will be held from September 18 to 26 at the BMICH, Colombo. The fair this year is dedicated to children. Children from all races will open the fair.
The Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute will hold the National Conference on the Role of ICT in Reconciliation on Tuesday September 18 at 2.00 p.m to 6.00 p.m at the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies “The Lighthouse”, 24, Horton Place, Colombo 7.
At least five thousand Indian cricket fans are likely to flock to every match that India will play in the T20 World Cup in Sri Lanka during September 18-October 7.
Photo Friends, a series of photographic exhibitions will be held from August to September to celebrate World Photography Day. The exhibitions will be held at the Photo Friends Gallery, second floor, Udeshi City, Makola Road, Kiribathgoda.
Dance in a Trance from September 18 to 24: Henry Rajakaruna, the Sri Lankan photographer who had won the most number of international accolades, will present a collection of photos that he had captured at dance performances.
Hameedians Golden Dinner Night, organised by the Past Prefects’ Guild (PPG) of Hameed Al Husseinie College, will be held on September 16 from 7pm at the Grand Ballroom, Galadari Hotel Colombo.
The monthly Islamic lecture series ‘In the shade of the Holy Quran’ organised by the Conference of Sri Lanka Malays and Wekanda Jumma Masjid Trustees will be held on September 16 from 10.30am to Luhar prayers at the Wekanda Jumma Masjid.
The monthly Family Mass organised by St Joseph’s College Old boys’ Union will be held on September 16 at 8.15am, followed by fellowship and breakfast.
The first activity to raise funds will take place when the Thomian Choir Collaborates with the De Lanerolle Brothers, Rohan and Ishan (having themselves been two former choristers) at a festival of Choral Music at 6pm on Sunday 16 September 2012 at the Chapel of Transfiguration.
The next Buddhist panel discussion of the Colombo YMBA will be held on Sunday, September 16 at 10.00 a.m at its Borella building on “Why should we meditate?”.
The Old Girls' Association of Fathima Muslim Ladies College, Colombo 12 will hold its Awards Day 2012 on September 16 at 2.00 p.m. At the Tower Hall, Maradana.
The American Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka (AMCHAM) and the US Embassy will jointly organize a trade show at Hilton Hotel Colombo on September 16.
The Colombo YMBA will conduct a one day workshop for English Dhamma School Teachers on September 16 from 8.30 am to 4.00 pm at the Main Hall of YMBA Borella.
The parishioners of Our Lady of Sorrows at Ja Ela will celebrate the 211th annual feast on September 16. The festive High Mass will be offered at 8.am and there will be additional masses at 6 am and 6 pm for the convenience of the pilgrim.
Internationally renowned The De Lanerolle Brothers (Rohan and Ishan) will perform with the Thomian Choir at 6 p.m. on September 16, at the Chapel of the Transfiguration at S. Thomas' College, Mount Lavinia to raise funds for 'The Canon Roy Yin Choir Fund'.
Artiste Sanath Gunatilaka’s maiden cinematic creation Ekamath Eka Rataka will be screened at Vijitha cinema, Ratmalana during the weekend.
The annual get-together of the Old Anandians Centenary Group (1986 -1988) will be held tomorrow from 7.30pm at the Samudra Ballroom, Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo.
Mallika Karunaratne will deliver a public talk in English on Sotapanna State at the Servants of the Buddha Society on Saturday at 4.30 pm at Maithree Hall, Lauries Road, Bambalapitiya.
The Old Anandian's centenary group ('86, '87, '88) will hold the annual get together at Hotel Taj Samudra on September 15.
A suicide prevention walk this will be held at the Sumithrayo Centre on September 15 at 8.30am.
The Buddhist Affairs Department with Sethsiri Lanka Travels Pvt (Ltd) will hold a commemoration ceremony to mark the 148th birth commemoration ceremony of Anagarika Dharmapala which falls on September 17, titled Bosath Dampal Harasara 2012 and Buddha Rashmi Maha Seela Sampada 2012 at Waranasi, Seveth Nuwara with the participation of Dhamma schoolchildren selected islandwide. The programme will be held on September 15, 16 and 17.
'Vazians Walk A'Thon 2012', a historical event that will remain for ever in the History Books of Joseph Vaz College Wennappuwa organized by the Old Boys' Association together with all other well-wisher organizations, will march from Thoppuwa junction to the college on September 15.
The Professor Stanley Wijesundera Memorial Gold Medal Lecture will be delivered at the Institute of Chemistry headquarters at Adamanatane House, 341/22, Kotte Road, Rajagiriya today at 4.15pm by Professor Sunethra Atukorala, Professor of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo.
Foot Loose 2012, a dinner dance organised by the Old Boys Association of Mahanama College, Colombo 3 will be held for the 19th consecutive year at the Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo on September 14.
The Gratiaen Trust and The International Center for Ethnic Studies (ICES)will present a ‘Gratiaen Evening’ with Ernest Macintyre on September 14 at 6.30 pm at the ICES Auditorium, 2, Kynsey Terrace, Colombo 8.
The project on Green Lane for School Kids implemented by the National Organization of Sri Lanka will conduct a Seminar for teachers of Primary Grades in Government Schools situated in Colombo, Gampaha and Kalutara districts as a additional programme of the Green Lane Project on September 14 from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. at the Auditorium of National Youth Council Centre, Maharagama.
Colours of Nature-a solo art exhibition by Anne Pullai will be held from September 14 to 16 at 9 am to 7 pm at the Lionel Wendt Art Gallery, No.18, Guilford Crescent, Colombo 7.
An art exhibition and competition organised by Kavin Institution will be held on September 14 and 15 at 6pm at the Wolvendhal Church Hall, Colombo 13.
She is legendary and incomparable. The classic essence she contributed to the country's music is perpetual. A compressed account of Nanda Malani's long lasting music career 'Swetha Rathriya' is to mark its final encounter at Stein Studio in Ratmalana on September 14 at 7 pm.
The fifteenth Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka - Thailand Society will be held on September 14 commencing 5 pm at the Sasakawa Memorial Cultural Centre, 22nd Lane, Colombo 3.
This November Danielle de Niese will have two concerts in Sri Lanka, her first to a capacity audience of 900 on November 14 at the Grand Ballroom of the Cinnamon Grand followed by a second, more intimate concert at the Jetwing Light House Hotel in Galle on November 21.
Sri Lanka’s very first DJ training facility - the DJ Academy turns four this month. Founded by Tareeq Musafer in 2008, along with his book ‘Learn to be a DJ’, the Academy has grown from strength to strength, making it the only established and well-known training institute for upcoming DJs in the country.
The annual concert of Kotte Ananda Balika Vidyalaya will be held at the Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre today at 5 pm.
A sterilization camp for dogs will held on September 12, at Maradana who wish to sterilize their dogs can reserve a time calling organizers on 0773576171.
The provincial English Day competitions of Sabaragamuwa Province will be held from September 12-14. The competitions will be held at Eheliyagoda Central College, Eheliyagoda Dharmapala College and Eheliyagoda RESC.
The Sri Lanka Press Institute(SLPI) has organised a panel discussion on the new communication model put forward by Prof.Hapuarachchi on September 12 from 3pm-4.45 pm at the SLPI auditorium 96,Kirula Road Colombo-05.
The Lakshman Kadirgamar Memorial Lecture 2012 will be delivered by the Rt. Hon. Sir Alan Haselhurst, M.P. on September 12 at 5:15 pm at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute,100, Independence Square, Colombo 7.
The International Prisoners Day that falls on September 12 will be observed in the Jaffna prison with prisoners partaking their meals with their kith and kin at the prison house.
The 58th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) conference will be held in Sri Lanka from September 7 to 15 under the theme “Ensuring a relevant Commonwealth for the future”. The CPA will hold its workshops at the BMICH on September 12 on eight topics.
The movie, Indigène (2006) by Rachid Bouchareb will be screened on Tuesday, September 11 at 3pm and Wednesday, September 12 at 6.30 pm at Alliance Française de Colombo,11, Barnes Place, Colombo 7.
Reality Bites (1994) will be screened on September 11 at 6pm at the American Centre, No 44, Galle Road, Colombo 3.
Former Sri Lanka captain and the current batting coach of the national team, Marvan Atapattu will be the chief guest at the 34th Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year at the Grand Ballroom of the Galadari Hotel from 6 p.m.
The Bakeer Markar Centre for National Unity (BMCNU) has partnered with the SLPI Press Club to present as the next guest Wadah Khanfar Fmr. DG Al Jazeera who will speak on "Media, Ethics and Good Governance" at Golden Pond, The Taj Samudra on Tuesday, September 11 from 8.30-10.00 am.
Photo Friends, a series of photographic exhibitions will be held from August to September to celebrate World Photography Day. The exhibitions will be held at the Photo Friends Gallery, second floor, Udeshi City, Makola Road, Kiribathgoda.
Transcend from September 11 to 17: Seasoned photographer K G Keerthiratne will present his second solo exhibition of digital images.
The Knowledge Conglomerate (TKC) announces its third workshop of the Executive Education series ‘Innovation for Service Quality’. The workshop will be held at the Galadari Hotel on September 11, from 8.30 am to 5 pm.
Dumbara Asiriya from September 10: The Kelani Photographic Art Society presents some captivating images of the Dumbara meadow.
The diminishing of human desires and worldly cravings is the golden path to Nibbana. This is the theme of Renunciation an exhibition of the reputed artist Lalith Gunathilake, which will be held at the Government Art Gallery (GAG) Colombo 7 on September 10.
World Suicide Prevention Day Sri Lanka Sumithrayo has organised a candle lighting ceremony to remember those who committed suicide to commemorate World Suicide Prevention Day. The ceremony will be held at the Sumithrayo Centre, 60B, Horton Place, Colombo 07 on September 10 from 7pm.
A two day Islamic lecture on 'The Road To Makkah (Your guide to a complete Hajj)' will be delivered by Ash - Sheikh Mufthi Yoosuf Haniffa (Abu Umar) on September 10 and September 12 after Isha Salah at Majma-ul-Khairath Masjid, Nimal Road ( Marine Drive), Colombo 4.
The Maldives Hotel Asia 2012 will see the participation of a 20 member delegation from Sri Lanka from September 10 to 12 courtesy of the Sri Lanka Maldives Bilateral Business Council of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.
Sharq Forum co-founder and Al-Jazeera Network former Director General Wadah Khanfar will deliver the annual Deshamanya M A Bakeer Markar Memorial Lecture on September 10 at the Sambuddhathwa Jayanthi Mandiriya, Colombo 5.
A recorded public talk on 'Silence as the ground of the eternal' delivered by the late Indian sage J. Krishnamurti will be replayed at Anula Nursery School Hall, High Level Road, Colombo 6 today at 9.45 a.m.
Eight principles of a genre that is supernatural will be exposited at 10.30am at the Cathedral of Christ the Living Saviour, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7.
This musical concert featuring Sunita Bhuyan is being organized by the South Asia's Women's Fund (SAWF) and Taj Samudra would come alive on September 9, with enriching music. Tickets for the show are now available at the South Asia Women's Fund - No 16/6A, Mohideen Terrace, Ward Place, Colombo 7.
The Serendib Leisure Management sponsored, 17th Travel Trade Sports Club Open Men's, Women's & Men's Veterans (O-40) Badminton Championships 2012 will take place this Sunday, September 9 at St. Thomas' College, Mt. Lavinia Indoor Sports Complex, commencing 8.30 am.
The memorial lecture of veteran journalist and former Editor-in-chief of Thinakaran Kalasuri' R Sivagurunathan will be held on September 9 at 4.45 pm at the Colombo Tamil Sangam, Rudra Mawatha, Wellawatte, Colombo 6.
Jaliya Ekanayake will deliver a public talk in English on 'An Introduction to Meditation on 37 Factors on Enlightenment' at the Servants of the Buddha Society on Saturday 9 at 4.30 pm at Maithree Hall, Lauries Road, Bambalapitiya.
The play will be staged in Kandy on Sunday (September 9) at 6.30 pm (doors close at 6.30 pm) at the Sinhaputhra Finance PLC Rooftop Terrace,No. 11, Hill Street, Kandy.
The Saints are back to entertain music lovers with a sparkling set of songs from the 50's to the 70's. The Saints in Concert will be staged on September 9 at 7.00 p.m. at the Lionel Wendt.
The Golden Jubilee of Gothama Thapowana Meditation Centre at Kalapaluwawa, Mulleriyawa will be held today.
The Seventh International SLELTA (Sri Lanka English Language Teachers' Association) conference is being held in Colombo, from September 7th to September 9th at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute under the theme "Changing Paradigms in English Language Teaching."
Harith Kariapper who is the first certified CCIE from Sri Lanka in addition to being a quadruple CCIE and Rizni Kariapper, the youngest Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) in the world will be addressing a seminar organized by winsysnetworks.net on September 8 at the Excel World.
Much awaited Visakha Dinner Dance organized by the Visakha Vidyalaya Old Girls Association would be held once again at the Cinnamon Grand Colombo on September 8.
A Japanese film festival will be held at the Galle Town Hall from September 7, 8 to mark the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Sri Lanka and is being organized by the Embassy of Japan.
September 8 at 10.00 am - 'Quartet' and September 8 at 6.00 pm - 'Happy Flight'
A one day seminar on Arbitration in the construction industry has been organized by the Institute for the Development of Commercial Law and Practice (ICLP) in association with the Engineering Design Centre (EDC) of the University of Peradeniya which is scheduled to be held on September 8th , from 9 am to 5 pm at the Hotel Toumaline, Kandy.
The demolition of human desires and worldly cravings is the golden path to Nibbana is the theme of the “Renunciation” on art exhibition of the reputed artist Lalith Gunathilake to be held on September 8, 9 and 10 at the National Art Gallery Colombo 7.
The exhibition will be open to the public on the 8th and 9th of September from 9am- 7.30pm at the Lionel Wendt. The 7th is the opening for the invitees.
Award winning artist, Bhadraji Mahinda Jayatilake who resides in California, is in Sri Lanka and is visiting here this time for a special reason. After many years, the curtain will be raised for a solo concert of him titled 'Bhadraji Gee Sendewa'. The concert will be held on September 8 at 2.30 p.m. at the 'Sumedha Rangahala' in Nawaloka Youth Development Centre.
The next Awareness and Training Programme for National Project for the expeditious processing and passage of cases of child abuse for the High Court Zones of Hambantota and Tangalle will be held on 8th and 9th September 2012.
A talk on Portuguese Ballads, Kaffrinhas and Bailas by Dr Shihan de Silva Jayasuriya (Institute of Commonwealth Studies) will be delivered at Epsom Road, Sutton, Surrey, UK on September 8 at 2.30 pm.
Nari Burathi,'the latest hilarious drama written and directed by Sarath Kothalawala, will stage two special shows on Saturday (September 8) at 3.30 pm and 6.45 pm at Namel Malini Punchi theatre, Borella.
Sinhabahu one of the most revered dramas of Prof.Ediriweera Sarachchandra will have two special shows staged on September 8 at 3.30 pm and 7 pm at the Lionel Wendt theatre,No.18 Guildford Crescent Road,Colombo 7.
The 9th Annual Sri Lanka Festival will be held at Tokyo’s Yoyogi Park in Shibuya Ward on 8th and 9thSeptember 2012.
The polls to elect members for the North Central, Eastern and Sabaragamuwa Provincial Councils will be held on September 8, the Elections Secretariat announced.
A Japanese film festival will be held at the Galle Town Hall from September 7, 8 to mark the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Sri Lanka and is being organized by the Embassy of Japan.
September 7 at 6.00 pm - 'Wanko'
The third informal discussion of the IR Evenings' will take place on September 7 from 5.30 p.m. onwards at the Classroom 7-106 at the BCIS. The session will be on 'The issue of Sovereignty in a changing World Order' and will be conducted by Dr. Rohan Perera.
The Battle for Moscow (Russian:Bitva Za Moskvu)( 1985) directed by Llya Gutman will be screened on September 7 at the Russian Center auditorium, No10, Independence Avenue,Colombo 7 at 6 pm.
Deyyoth Danne Ne(God also don't know) stage drama directed by well versed cinema, television and stage actor, Sarath Kulanga will be staged at the air-conditioned New Town hall theatre (Near the John de Silva theatre) on Friday (September 7) at 3.30 and 6.45 pm.
Alliance Young Artists 2012 (AYA 2012) will be on display from September 7 to 17 at the gallery of Alliance française de Kandy (AFK),No.642, Peradeniya Road, Kandy.
Shakespeare for Dummies.... the Final Frontier will be staged on Friday (September 7) at 7.30 pm (doors close at 7.30 pm) at the Namel Malini Punchi Theatre,No.37 Dr N M Perera Mawatha, Borella, Colombo 8.
The second South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Women's Championships organized by SAFF and Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) will be held from September 7 to 16 at CR and FC grounds, Colombo with the participation of eight countries.
(island) Strategic Communication Design firm WeLoveIt will launch Sri Lanka’s first-ever online designer portal The Fashion Circle at a gala fashion show "The Fashion Circle Runaway Show" to be held on the 7th of September this year at Mt. Lavinia Hotel.
The Parliament of Sri Lanka has already laid the ground work for the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Conference at the BMICH next year from September 7-15.
Professor J.B. Disanayaka's latest book, 'Encyclopaedia of Sinhala Language and Culture' will be launched on September 6 at the Mihilaka Medura at the BMICH premises at 4 p.m.
Beats of Heart, the Music Academy which is headed by seasoned vocalist Nirosha Virajini will hold its six months graduation ceremony at the Bishops College auditorium on September 6 at 6 pm.
Popular film-maker Asoka Handagama's latest movie Ini-Avan (Him hereafter) will be screened at the Contemporary World Cinema section in the 37th annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Toronto, Ontario, Canada from September 6 to 16.
Film-Forum moderated by Anoma Rajakaruna will be held at the Goethe hall, No. 39, Gregory's Road, Colombo 7 on September 5 at 5.30 pm.
A UN Regional Expert Consultation on Connecting Asia-Pacific’s Digital Society for Resilient Development, would be held at the Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo, from September 5 to 6.
The Chamber Music Society of Colombo (CMSC), in collaboration with the Conservatario di musica "G. Verdi" di Milano, and the Embassy of Italy in Sri Lanka and the Maldives, presents Viva Vivaldi!, on September 5 at the Lionel Wendt Theatre at 7.30pm.
Facets 2012, the country’s premier gem and jewellery exhibition will be held from September 5 to 8 at the BMICH in Colombo.
My Own Private Idaho (1991) will be screened on September 4 at 6pm at the American Centre, No 44, Galle Road, Colombo 3.
Dumbara Asiriya from September 4 to 10: The Kelani Photographic Art Society presents some captivating images of the Dumbara meadow.
The Government has declared Monday September 3 as a day of national mourning to mark respect for the death of Most Venerable late Weweldeniye Medhalankara Thero, the Chief Prelate of the Ramannya Nikaya.
Sri Lanka's oldest and world's second oldest golf championship, the Sri Lanka Amateur Golf Championship will tee off its 125th version from September 3 to 9 at the Royal Colombo Golf Club (RCGC).
Dharmasiri Bandaranayake's Dhawala Bheeshana, the Sinhala translation of 'Men Without Shadows' by French playwright Jean Paul Satre will go on the boards of the Lionel Wendt today at 6.45 p.m.
The commencement of production of the stage drama 'Comedy Seven' by Nandana Hettiarachchi and Indrajith Chamikara will take place today at Sudarshi Hall, Colombo 7 on September 2. The premiere will be held on September 23 at 3.30 p.m. and 6.30 p.m. at the S.S. Jayasinghe Hall, Dehiwela.
The Colombo Chapter of the Alumni Association of the University of Peradeniya will stage Debiddo a hilarious comedy directed by Prasanna Vithanage on September 2 at New Town hall Green Path, Colombo 7 at 6.30 pm.
Balloth ekka be, the popular stage drama written and directed by Ravindra Ariyarathne will be staged on September 2 at 3.30 p.m. and 6.45 p.m. at the Namel Malini Punchi Theatre, Borella.
The Sri Lanka Institute of Printing under the Youth Affairs and Skills Development Ministry will hold a workshop style seminar on Graphic Design and Multimedia Education on September 2 at 8.30 am at the Institute premises.
Popular singer Nirosha Virajini's music academy 'Beats of Heart' will hold its concert and graduation ceremony at the Bishop's College auditorium, Colombo 3 on September 2 at 6 p.m.
Secretary Defence and Urban Development Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared open the 7th Defence Services Games-2012, on Saturday (1st September) at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo.
Sumithra Peiris’s “Sakman Maluwa (The Garden)” screens at the Magic of the Far East Film Festival in Tel Aviv.
The Cinnamon Grand Colombo sponsored 30th Travel Trade Sports Club Hard Ball six-a-side Cricket Tournament 2012 (revived after 2009) will be held on September 1 at Thurstan College Grounds.
Dr Kosala de Silva will deliver a public talk in English on 'The second Jhana' at the meeting of the Servants of the Buddha Society on September 1 at 4.30 pm at the Maithree Hall, Lauries Road, Bambalapitiya.
A Japanese Cultural Exhibition will be held at the National Art Gallery, Colombo on 1stand 2nd September 2012 to mark the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Sri Lanka.
Suddek Oba Amathai (A white man addresses you), arguably one of the most innovative theatre experiments in recent times will be performed at New Town Hall theatre at 3.30 and 6.30 pm on September 1 for the 100th time.
The Art Festival 2012 of Aquinas University College 'Sanhinda Pamula' will be held on September 1 and 2 at the Borella Aquinas University.
The annual SIGNIS (OCIC - UNDA) Film Salutation Festival is scheduled to be held for the 36th occasion at the BMICH on September 1, 2012.
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