Artwork for U Pay - PickMe Dec  2018 -06.12.2018

The Soul: An Out of Body Experience

Sri Lanka has a robust music scene with artists and bands harnessing different genres as their tools of communication and entrancing the audience with their unique vocal ranges and musical…

5 Sinhala Movies Based on Real Events

The 70's was the golden era of Sinhala cinema, we all can agree on that. How could it not be? With the likes of Joe Abeywickrema, Malini Fonseka and Sir Lester…

International Movies Filmed in Sri Lanka

Movies. Movies are love. Movies.are.LIFE! At least for people like me who can't be bothered leaving the house and meeting actual people, they are. Which is why it brings me great pleasure to…

The One Who Loves You So - Review

*This is a guest post by Tamara Fernando. Arun Welandawe-Premathilleke’s 'The One Who Loves You So (TOWLYS)' was played at the Punchi Borella Theatre from August 15- 18, with an…

Places To Donate Your Surplus Food

  Food waste is a complex problem around the globe. One of the foremost factors to food wastage is the lack of proper planning on the consumer…

The One Who Loves You So

The One Who Loves You So is Arun Welandawe-Prematilleke’s new original work, debuted to a small audience on the south-west coast of Sri Lanka in December 2017. The play stars…

ආණ්ඩුවේ සමුපකාරෙන් චිත්‍රපටියක් බලමුද?

චිත්‍රපටි බෙදාහැරීම ආපහු චිත්‍රපටි සංස්ථාව යටතට ගන්න තීරණය කරලා.  සංස්ථා, දෙපොර්තමේන්තු…

Photography Competition: Pic Your Values

‘Pic Your Values’ is a photography competition that The Asia Foundation is doing in partnership with the Photographic Society of Sri Lanka. If you're between the ages of 18-29,…

ලොවෙත් නැති, ඒත් හැමෝම හොඳින් දන්නා කියන ලංකාවේ ගම්මානය; "මුවන්පැලැස්ස"

“උඹලට මම කියන්නේ හොඳින් …..” කෝරළේ මහත්තයා කිව්වේ බොහොම තද හඬකින්. “මොකද…

හෙළ සිනමාවේ මැකී ගිය රිදී රේඛාව; ලෙස්ටර් ජේම්ස් පීරිස්ගේ අද්විතීය චිත්‍රපට 10ක්

කඩවුණු පොරොන්දුවෙන් ආරම්භ වුණු ලංකාවේ සිනමා වංශ කතාව, ඉන්දියානු වට්ටෝරු සම්ප්‍රදායේ…

The Greatest Hits of Dr. Lester James Peries; A Tribute

It is true that the chronicle of Sri Lankan Cinema started off with the movie Kadawunu Poronduwa in 1947, but the true identity of our silver screen was established…

"Muwanpalassa"; The Longest Radio Drama Ever by Sri Lanka

This is a story about a village that everyone has heard of, but no one has ever been to. But anyone who was born before the 90s knows…

Best Restaurant Instagrams (A "Marxist" Analysis)

How can you categorize things along the lines of ‘best’ when it comes to something as subjective as art? Even if it is art for the implicit purpose of…

අවුරුදු 30කට කලින් අද වගේ දවසක, විජය කුමාරතුංග නොමැරුණා නම්...

විජය කුමාරතුංග ඝාතනය කරලා අදට අවුරුදු 30ක්. විජය කියන්නෙ ලංකාවේ සිනමාවේ…

ජීවිත සිනමාවෙන් සමුගත් ධර්මසේන පතිරාජ මහතාණනි, ඔබට සුබ ගමන්!

ලංකාවේ සිනමා කලාව තරම් විවේචනයට ලක් වුණු තවත් කර්මාන්තයක් නැති…

2017 හොඳම මියුසික් වීඩියෝ 7!

‍දැන් අවුරුදු හතඅටක  ඉඳන් ලෝකෙ ම මියුසික් ඉන්ඩස්ට්‍රියේ තිබුණෙ කඩාවැටීමක්. හැබැයි…

ඇත්තම කතන්දර, චරිත පදනම් කරගෙන හැදුණු සිංහල චිත්‍රපට - I කොටස

Titanic, A Beautiful Mind, Hotel Rwanda, The Wolf of Wall Street;…

The Human Rights Arts Festival 2017

If you're feeling like some hifalutin culture mixed with some hard hitting political critique, the Human Rights Arts Festival is currently on and open to the public…

Priyantha Udagedara - Orientalism

Priyantha Udagedara’s latest show, Orientalism, is now open at the Saskia Fernando Gallery. At first glance his work appears highly decorative, and the aesthetic force doesn’t fade as you look twice,…

Poverty Porn or Social Activism? Photographs from the Periphery

On the 7th of December I walked into an interesting exhibition of photographs. A bunch of young people from all over the country, almost one hundred, had gotten together to put…