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OSC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 2021

The Overseas School of Colombo (OSC) being the only school in Sri Lanka to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program from Pre-school to Grade 12 aims to provide an educational setting that is focused on developing each student to achieve...
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DHARSHAN MUNIDASA APPOINTED AS ‘JAPANESE CUISINE GOODWILL AMBASSADOR’

Renowned Chef and Restaurateur Dharshan Munidasa, who for the past 25 years has been dedicated to promoting Japanese cuisine and cooking philosophies in Sri Lanka, received the honorary title of “Japanese Cuisine Goodwill Ambassador” by the Japanese Government in January...
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A CENTER FOR SPIRITUALITY AND LEARNING

Spread across 50 acres, the Nagananda International Institute for Buddhist Studies, and the Manelwatta Temple in Bollagala, Kelaniya are a mesmerizing sight. Emerging from the landscape, the spiritual aura pervades the entire area. Established as a center of learning, Nagananda...
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THE URBAN FOREST IN THE CITY

Beautifully lit green vistas adorn the city landscape on Scout Road that runs across from Galle Face Road along the Beira Lake. Creating an urban oasis, the Galle Face Urban Forest Park and Beira Lake Open Air Restaurant provide recreational...
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NEGOMBO BACK IN ACTION WITH LORDS

Colorful lights and toe-tapping music mesmerize your senses and you are drawn towards this hive of creativity. Serving delicious cuisine and exotic beverages, Lords reopens its doors to provide memorable experience to all their guests. Words Udeshi Amarasinghe. | Photographs...
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THE SECLUDED BEACHES OF WHISKY POINT

The mesmerizing sun rise is almost like a painting and the sounds of the waves crashing has a rhythmic lull. The beach is tranquil with only nature’s sounds accompanying you. Whisky Point is the secluded beach in Arugambay away from...
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THE GLOW OF TURMERIC

  Beautiful as the moon. Golden and brilliant. Holy and auspicious. Healthy and charming. Who wouldn’t be captivated by the energy attributed to turmeric in Sanskrit? Words Jennifer Paldano Goonewardene. Dear to the gods and exalted by native physicians, this...
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PODI HAMADURUWO AN INSPIRATION

For decades Ven Galboda Gnanissara Thero, the Chief Incumbent of the Gangaramaya Temple has been the inspiration that has brought all communities together. The Venerable Thero has been a guiding strength always voicing his thoughts for the betterment of the nation....
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SURFING AT THE OLYMPICS

Surfing, which has been introduced into the Olympics will continue in the Paris 2024 Games as well. Interestingly, the competition will be held in the ocean, 10,000 miles away from the main venue. Thus, Sri Lanka too has the opportunity...
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GOLDEN MAIZE

Village landscapes are poetic. Easily uplifting. And there’s nothing more beautiful than the view of perpetual mountain ranges embraced by fertile woodlands. Add cornfields to this vista and one sees continuity of a pictorial palette. Words Jennifer Paldano Goonewardane. In...
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