The Weekend Wrap (July 8 – July 10).

Here are just a couple of things you can get up to this weekend.

Friday, July 8

TEX-X Clothing and Accessories trade fair – 2016

TEX-X, the Clothing and Accessory trade fair is on July 08th – 09th 2016 at the BMICH, Colombo. BMICH, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7.

The Great Place to Work® Conference 2016

Here are just a couple of things you can get up to this weekend. Cinnamon Grand Colombo, 77, Galle Road, Colombo 3.

African Chant and Dance Night with Malaika MaVeena D’arville

Come join us for a fun filled evening of learning ancient tribal chants and dance moves from all over Africa with visiting Global Movement facilitator Malaika MaVeena D’arville. Prana Lounge, 60 Horton Place, Colombo 7.

Linux 101

For all those who want to learnt the basics in Linux, this one's for you: Intended for all Linux novices who want to learn the basics of Linux without getting too much technical details. Venue – NIBM, auditorium. National Institute of Business Management, 120/5,Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 07.

Theatre Workshops for Children by Mind Adventures

The aim of the workshops is to enable students to work on creative expression, improvisational skills, characterization, and explore the “self.” These workshops will be particularly useful for students who wish to further develop interpersonal skills and explore theatrical technique. Poornam Foundation, 131/4 Elvitigala Mawatha, Colombo 8.

Saturday, July 9


SPORTEX2016 is the first and the largest sports exhibition in Sri Lanka organized by the

Boiler Trip ( MIND FREAK EP – 002)

Boiler Trip (MIND FREAK EP – 002) A day filled with pure techno, tech house, and progressive which will be handed down to all the attendees by the best raw talent in Sri Lanka. Rob Roy Beach Hotel.

Words On The Mount 

Colombo is hungry for something new and innovative and to feed this need Mount Lavinia Hotel has created an original and unique literary event "Words on the Mount". Mt. Lavinia Hotel, 100 Hotel Road Mount Lavinia.

Three Floors of Sound 

One venue, three levels, three themes, each offering an array of exotic cocktails, enticing tunes, and electrifying atmospheres; the perfect concoction for an evening of outrageous fun. Flamingo House, 58A, Horton Place, Colombo 7.

Booka Booka with Habischman

Booka Booka is back for the summer 2016 with a bang on July 9 at the River View Hotel. We got an amazing line up with some insane AV production and we will also feature world's upcoming DJ/Producer as our headliner who has hits alongside Hot Since 82 + many more. River View Hotel, 190, Galle Road, Thalapitiya, Wadduwa.

Dialog Gaming ClashCon Sri Lanka 2016

Hear ye! Hear ye! Calling all gamers. Here's just the gig for you. If you are a major gamer, or you just like gaming, the people at Dialog have put together a Gaming ClashCon. BMICH, Baudhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7.

Red Bull Kart Fight

After two seasons of intense wheel-to-wheel action, Red Bull Kart Fight returns to sunny Sri Lanka for an all-new, all-out race to find the island’s best amateur karter on July 9 and 10. Kanway Auto Drome

Be FIT Sri Lanka 2016 

The Event: On July 9, Be FIT Sri Lanka's First event takes off. Join us for a high energy, inspiring, one-day event with motivational talks, workouts. Arcade Independence Square, 30, Independence Avenue Colombo 7.

The Drop

*THE DROP 2016* where Sri Lanka's top DJ's come together and bring the heart of Colombo to life.

Sunday, July 10

Kacha Kacha

Colombo’s most original rappers, poets and singer-songwriters, performing in Sinhala, Tamil and English, come together at the Metropolitan Hotel for a night of uncensored expression. Metropolitan Restaurant & Bar, 72, Sea Beach Road, Colombo 11

Colombo Food Festival

The Colombo Food Festival happens every other Sunday. If you have missed it so far, or liked it the previous times, you can drop by on July 10 for the next one. Viharamahadevi Open Air Theatre, , Green Path, Colombo 7.

Cafe Kumbuk BBQ

Good food, light music and great company. Get a few friends together, bring some board games over and enjoy the Sunday arvo with us. Cafe Kumbuk, 60 Horton Place, Colombo 7.

Around the Edge of the World

"Around the Edge of the World" An international Food and Beverage Festival proudly presented by Reefs Edge Resort. The Event will feature stalls from the 10 countries mentioned below with a fusion of native food and beverage relevant to each country. Reefs Edge Resort, 300 Old Colombo Road, Uswetakeiyawa

18th SLANA National Health Run 2016

The Sri Lanka Anti-Narcotics Association (SLANA) founded in 1987, is a private nonprofit organization, registered with the Department of Social Services as an NGO, enjoying special consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC), and is a member of the United Nations DPI/ NGO Committee. Race Course Colombo 7.

Comedy Sunday

Tranquils Comedy Sunday is back. We are all excited and pumped up to deliver the best in comedy for you. Be there 10th of July dont miss it. Liberty Plaza Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, First Floor, Liberty Plaza Podium, Colombo 3.

The Closet

We are excited to anounce the first installment of THE CLOSET – Colombo's first apparel based market. Browse and shop your favourite labels whilst enjoying some chiled tunes and great food! We will have a BBQ going and serving up a selection of snacks burgers, hotdogs and more. The Closet, 4 Buller's Lane, Colombo 4.

Workshop on Performing Shakespeare (for Teachers and Senior Students)

Learn how to analyze, appreciate and perform solo pieces written by the Bard. More focus will be given to speech & drama examinations. Suitable for teachers and senior students. Sasakawa Hall, Galle Raod, Colombo 3.

Dine with the Writers

Literally a literary digest! 5 internationally acclaimed writers team up with 5 chefs from around the world to bring you a lively dinner filled with fiction, merriment and performance! Mt. Lavinia Hotel, 100 Hotel Road, Mt Lavinia.

The MINI Roadshow

Enough staring! It’s time to touch and feel the stylish and powerful model range of MINI. Race Course, Colombo 7

Have yourself a great weekend.

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