22 April 2019
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Launch: Holy Qur’an – Sinhala Translation.

quarnSinhala Translation with Arabic Text of the Holy Qur’an by Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at will be launched at Colombo National Education & Book Fair to be held at Public Library Premises, Colombo. It will be displayed as a main feature of the event. Stall No. 8 and 9.


Remembering multifaceted music maestro Dr. Lionel Algama

lionael algamaDr. Lionel Algama  (Algama koralalage Lionel Kumaradasa Perera) the renowned, gifted and multifaceted Musician, Innovator of musical instruments, Teacher, Conductor and Composer of music passed away on the 18th of May 2008.This day in year 2015 marks as his 07th death anniversary. He was 74 years old at the time of his untimely demise after a brief illness. Read more...

Colombo - Bangaluru - Art exhibition of drawings, Installations and Video

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Celebrate International Dance Day and National Dance Week April 22-29!

danceToronto – ON, Since 2005, the Canadian Dance Assembly (CDA) has issued a message on behalf of the dance community in Canada as part of International Dance Day, which takes place on April 29th every year. This year, CDA invited bboy Luca ‘Lazylegz’ Patuelli to deliver his message of dance as an inclusive, accessible and universal art form. Read more...

The story about Rene

reneThis book is about RENE who lived in Kalapaluwawa a village in Sri Lanka, the island country off the southern coast of India that was once known as Ceylon. Read more...

The Father of Modern India

arundhathiArundhati Roy discusses her extensive introduction in the new book, Annihilation of Caste,by B.R. Ambedkar, that she entitled, The Doctor and the Saint.


Dr.Lester James Peris 96th Birthday

lester 1Media Minister Gayantha Karunatilleka and film operation chairman Mr Deepal Chandraratne extended his best wishes to the veteran film-maker Dr. Lester James Peries who celebrated his 96th birthday. Read more...

Let us get together!

naftLet’s solve our longstanding problems in the field of theatre art.

Let us enter to an order which guarantees the freedom of theatre artists, freedom and right for creative works, and safeguard the rights of theatre artists and sustenance and promotion of the theatre without aligning to any political party or power. Read more...

Oscars 2015: Eddie Redmayne wins best actor

oscarBritish actor Eddie Redmayne has won the best actor Oscar for The Theory of Everything, while Julianne Moore picked up best actress for Still Alice. Read more...

Birdman beats Boyhood at Independent Spirit awards

award oscarBirdman has beaten Boyhood to the top prize at the Film Independent Spirit awards - one day before the films go up against each other at the Oscars. Read more...

Trojan women- review - Ranga Chandrarathne

trogen 0The overall success of masterly Sinhalese rendering The Trojan Women by Dharmasiri Bandaranayake lies not only his deployment of Bertolt Brecht's alienation in his stagecraft but also the universal applicability of meanings and a host of references in equally amazing contexts. Read more...

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