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Items filtered by date: Sunday, 06 August 2017

KUMARAKANDA VIHARA: A BUDDHIST TEMPLE WITH DUTCH INFLUENCE

The attention of any visitor to the Southern Province is immediately drawn to the city of Galle and its maritime heritage of Galle Fort. Being a maritime province, it has lived through 350 years of colonial rule by first, the Portuguese, then the Dutch and finally, the British. Inevitably, contemporary artistic and architectural styles were strongly influenced by European standards and values, which are clearly mirrored in the buildings, especially, in Buddhist temples in this maritime region of the 18th to the last quarter of the 19th centuries.

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LANKA FIGHTS BACK FROM ONE SESSION OF MADNESS

  • Published in Sports

The Sri Lanka batting to say the least was just pathetic. They cut out a dismal figure in the first innings when in one morning session of madness they lost eight wickets for 133 runs to be dismissed for 183 in reply to India’s massive total of 622-9 declared by lunch on the third day of the second Test at the SSC grounds yesterday.

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'NIKITHA'

Model -Derana Miss Sri Lanka Imaya Liyanage
Photographer -Lakmal Udayanga Sinharage
Mua - Ramesha Madushani
concept - Thameera Rathnayake / Nimesha Ashani

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Oppo F3: Reviewed

Whether you’re an occasional selfie-snapper or an obsessive-life-documenting-selfie king/queen, you would know that there is an abundance of smartphones in the market in all ranges at the moment to cater your needs.

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The youth have lost their voice : Chity

Chitral ‘Chity’ Somapala - a name that took Sri Lanka across borders with a new genre of music, is a legend we Lankans truly admire. The composer-cum-singer of ‘Nadee Ganga Tharanaye’ fame has embraced the hearts of his fans by adding his vocal magic to songs that often carry a message. Having performed with European power metal bands such as Firewind, Power Quest, Red Circuit and Civilisation One, today he works as a soloist, appearing in various local and international productions. While on a recent visit to Sri Lanka, we sat down to have a chat with this legend.

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Inaugural Ceylon Tea Festival to celebrate the cuppa in style

In view of celebrating 150 years of a cuppa, a series of events were held in Sri Lanka during the past couple of months. Adding to this excitement is the Ceylon Tea Festival designed and conceptualized by the Dentsu Grant Group which will pull off from August 11-13. What makes it special is that guests will be able to celebrate Ceylon tea in various possible ways.

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