October, 2010

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É-DANDA A Thought Provoking Read

Words Thilini Kahandawaarachchi Photographs Prabhath Chathuranga An é-danda is an improvised bridge across streams and rivulets. More often than not, put in place with a coconut trunk or such log, it connects the two banks of a river and enables...
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Heritance Kandalama: Nurturing Nature

From a distance Hotel Heritance Kandalama looms discreetly in a cloak of green velvet tapestry. One would think that it has donned camouflage and indeed it remains unobtrusive in its surroundings, in spite of its sheer size. It spans a distance...
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Ten Years Of Hermitage

Navigating one’s way through the labyrinth of rooms, the valuable art that adorns the walls and the antiques, collectibles and ornaments compete for space and attention at every turn in the former house turned shop on Gower Street....
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The Roots to Happiness

Thirteen years ago Rienzie Fernando, Managing Director and CEO of Roots had a bright idea. By harnessing the thriving fruit population in Sri Lanka, he thought that a juice parlour would do the country a great deal of good. He...
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BLINDS! to suit your mood

Blinds are the latest trend in interior as well as exterior shading, and where better to spruce up your homestead with an assortment of blinds designs than at Light & Shade, a leader of the trade in the local market....
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Presenting ProMate

PrintXcel, member of Rathna Publishers and Printers, launched ProMate World Stationer in the presence of First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa, who was the Chief Guest for the event. Ministers, Government Officials, Commanders of the Armed Forces, representatives from corporates and other...
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Cinnamon Lakeside Celebrates 25 Years

Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel’s 25th anniversary celebrations kicked off with a fun filled sports extravaganza amongst the city’s five star hotels, followed by religious ceremonies and culminated with the Long Service Award Ceremony, held at the Hotel’s Kings Court Ballroom. Chairman,...
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Yakitori Evenings At Nihonbashi

  Nihonbashi’s flagship restaurant located at Galle Face Terrace, Colombo 3, introduces yakitori evenings for those who love the pleasure of after work relaxation enjoying fine Japanese cuisine. Yakitori, a dish of char grilled, bite-sized pieces of fresh chicken on...
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Baby Bunting opens in Kohuwela

  A new infant clothing shop opened in Kohuwela, in the suburbs of Colombo. The store’s owner, Dhanoma Perera, greeted guests attending the opening. Perera first thought of opening the store after having previously run a ladies’ garments shop. She...
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Prenita Fashions Celebrates 40 Years With Gala Fashion Show

  Prenita Fashions, renowned for providing exclusive and high-quality sarees will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a gala fashion show bringing out the best and the latest sarees. The red carpet event will be held on October 30, 2010, at...
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