The Weekend Wrap (January 15 – 17).

For those of y'all who start their weekend a day early, happy Thai Pongal and if you haven't any long weekend plans, we suggest the Galle Literary Festival and the events listed below.

Friday, January 15

Literary Juries- How Do They Work, What Are Their Criteria?

Literary Prizes have become a ubiquitous and, many writers feel, disturbingly important part of the literary world. But how do they work? What key issues shape how judges determine the winner of a literary prize? What is the role of ‘standard setting’ in literary awards? How does one spot an exceptionally ‘good’ writer? Hall De Galle, Baladaksha Mawatha, Galle.

Saturday, January 16

Galle Fort Golden Flea Market

The first for the year, the Galle Flea Market is on this January 16. While visiting the Galle Lit Festival, drop in also at the Flea Market. Galle Flea Market, Law Court Square, Galle Fort, Galle.

Aspirar 2.1- Media Training Workshop On Journalism & Short Film Making

If you're a writer interested in making an impact or are interested in media, journalism and photography, there are these bunch of workshops on January 16 & 17 at the Spectrum Institute of Science and Technology. Spectrum Institute of Science and Technology, 100, Bauddhaloka Mw. Bambalapitiya.

Sea Legs Dance Adventures

Sea Legs is the ability to walk steadily on the deck of a boat or ship and a metaphor for adjusting to living or traveling at sea. Lionel Wendt Art Centre, 18, Guildford Crescent, Colombo 07.

Sunday, January 17

Faith – EP Launch

The band CHAIN, with members Venura Kariyawasam on bass guitar, Shane Seneviratne on vocals and guitar, Rakitha Abhayaratne on guitars and lyrics, Crescent Kumaratunge on drums and Praveen Tilakaratne on Keyboard are launching their debut EP on January 17 with a concert. Sasakawa Hall, No. 4, 22nd Lane, Colombo 3.

Urban Legends: Freestyle Battle 2016

Three minutes + 2 players + one ball = Freestyle Football. The freestyle football championship is on January 17 at the Colombo Racecourse. All you need is the skill to juggle a football using all parts of the body to entertain audiences and outperform opponents, this one's for you. Colombo Racecourse, Reid Avenue, Colombo 7.

Nazeem Hussain Live In Sri Lanka

Australian comedian Nazeem Hussain creator and star of comedy show Legally Brown will be in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre (SLECC), 12, D.R. Wijewardena Mawatha, Colombo 10.

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on whatsapp

Highlights.

Latest.

KAMU.

Cinnamon Lakeside’s delicious High Tea spread- 2022

Cinnamon Lakeside has made an exotic appearance at the main lounge, serving a range of

Kamu

Cooking with the Silvermill Coconut Culinary Range

As a Sri Lankan, can you imagine cooking without coconut? It is a universally accepted

Highlights Kamu

Cheers to The Great Indian Roast at Bombay Borough

By Hashini Pathirana We are all here for a short time and definitely for a

Highlights Kamu

Get Fuel’d with Street Burger’s All New Lunch Menu!

By Shamrina Carim Street Burger has launched an exciting, affordable, and a simple lunch menu

Highlights Kamu

Fine Dining with a Sri Lankan twist

Black Coral at Jetwing Beach, Negombo By Shanali Fdo Bringing the luxury of fine dining

Kamu

An epic Saturday brunch at Uga Residence

By Shamrina Carim Rare bar + Kitchen is a quintessential significant historical home that is

Highlights Kamu

Trending.

A Silver Lining at Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts Colombo

Seasonal celebrations centered around Resilience of the Nation   Colombo, Wednesday 30th November 2022: Resilience, a

Trending

Kingsbury Colombo launches a “Christmas Carriage of Hope”

The Kingsbury Colombo launched their “Christmas Carriage of Hope”, a festive icon that represents the

Trending

PickMe celebrates the launch of PickMe Pass!

PickMe had an exciting event where they celebrated the launch of their new initiative PickMe

Trending

Shangri-La Colombo Toasts to Five Years of Celebrating the Colorful Joys of Life

Shangri-La Colombo toasts to five years of celebrating the colourful joys of life here in

Trending

Don’t miss these 11 Daraz Deals on Electronic Appliances

Daraz 11.11 Biggest Sale! Daraz, the leading e-commerce platform in Sri Lanka, is all prepped

Trending

A Cabin Immersed in Nature

The Latest Addition to Hanthana Eco Lodge Delivers a Transcending Experience Inspired by the wonders

Trending

Yamu Guide.

5 Places to watch the FIFA World Cup

By RR It's been a week of toasting wins and drowning sorrows around the globe. 

Highlights Yamu Guide

High Tea Buffet Round Up 2022

By Ruchika Seneviratne The exquisite British tradition of High tea has well and truly cemented

Highlights Yamu Guide

Vegan and Vegetarian Spots around Colombo (October 2022)

By RR This article is dedicated to all the vegans and vegetarians out there looking

Highlights Trending Yamu Guide

5 Things to expect at Nelum Kuluna

By Ruchika Seneviratne It is the ‘Full happening’ place in Colombo right now. It seems

Yamu Guide

7 Cozy Cafés around Colombo (October 2022)

By Rahma Rifkhan Every now and then, we all just need to press pause on

Highlights Yamu Guide

6 Stores to get the iPhone14

By Shanali Fdo Bigger and better than ever Apple has done it again! The talk

Highlights Yamu Guide