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LAUGFS Nurtures Artistic Talent with “Pehesara” Art Competition for the Third Consecutive Year

LAUGFS held the “Pehesara” Art Competition for the third consecutive year with the enthusiastic participation of LAUGFS employees’ children island-wide in celebration of World Children’s Day 2017. Participants submitted over 170 works of art in the Primary, Junior, Intermediate...
Posted On 13 Dec 2017
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Fashion Bug awards Roo Siththam 2017 winners

65,000 entries received, over 500 young artists gifted The award ceremony of Roo Siththam, the annual all island art competition organized by Sri Lanka’s leading fashion destination, Fashion Bug, was held recently in two stages; Colombo and Kandy. Over 500 children were gifted...
Posted On 26 Oct 2017
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A smile in the middle of the way: Rivera and Frida showcased in Colombo to celebrate Mexican National Day

‘A smile in the middle of the way’ – an exhibition showcasing the lives of Mexican artists Diego Rivera  and Frida Kahlo, organized by the Mexican Consulate on behalf of the Mexican Embassy, will be held from 1 to 3 September at the Faculty of Visual & Performing Arts, Horton...
Posted On 24 Aug 2017
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ART CONNECT by Swim Week Colombo Green Consciousness Inspires the Work of 6 Artists

Vajira Gunawardena questions the reality and the representations of realty in a bargaining world. Hence he concentrates on subjects such as politics, metaphysic, culture, history, consumerism, myths and ethics. Internal body of his work is interested in using the figurative...
Posted On 24 Jun 2017
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Walawwa Gallery opens its doors with artist / sculptor Manoranjana Herath

Sri Lanka’s newest art destination, ‘The Walawwa – Gallery’, housed amid salubrious surroundings in a historic old walawwa (mansion) at No 630, Kotte Road in Sri Jaywardenepura Kotte opens its spaces to play host to the work of celebrated artist and sculptor Dr. Manoranjana...
Posted On 02 Jun 2017
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ART CONNECT by Colombo Fashion Week creates a unique creative expression

Five important Sri Lankan artists to create a unique exhibition inspired by fashion   In its 14thyear since inception, under the theme ‘Celebrate Colombo‘, the premier HSBC Colombo Fashion Week includes a new initiative and a project where Fashion meets Art. This...
Posted On 10 Mar 2017
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SriLankan Airlines hosts ‘Speculo 2017’

The national carrier, Sri Lankan Airlines recently hosted ‘Speculo 2017’, a national painting and visual arts exhibition featuring the work of the country’s top professional artists as well as youth from all corners of the island. The event took place at J.D.A. Perera Gallery...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
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The Fairway National Literary Award 2016 Winners

The winners of the Fairway National Literary Awards 2016 were announced at a gala ceremony on the evening of the 13th of January 2017. The Honorable Prime Minister Mr. Ranil Wickramasinghe and the crème of Sri Lanka’s academics and creative writers, publishers and literary...
Posted On 26 Jan 2017
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8th edition of Leo Art to take place at the Galle Literary Fest

Leo Burnett Sri Lanka, the local office of the global advertising network Leo Burnett Worldwide, is gearing up to host the eighth edition of Leo Art at the Galle Literary Festival, which brings the creative community, writers and artists from across the island and around the...
Posted On 09 Jan 2017
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ZMAX Fairway Colombo takes on a leading role in the Colombo Art Biennale

From the 2nd – 20th of December, Colombo will be the location of the Art Biennale 2016, an exhibition of art, architecture, music and performance centered on the theme, ‘Conceiving Space’. The 2nd of December saw ZMAX Fairway Colombo host the opening event of the exhibition. The...
Posted On 20 Dec 2016
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‘Conceiving Space’, Colombo Art Biennale 2016: A celebration of Sri Lanka and South Asia’s most innovative emerging and established artistic talent 2nd – 20th December 2016

The 4th edition of the Colombo Art Biennale (CAB) 2016, themed ‘Conceiving Space’, will be held from the 2nd- 20th December 2016. Established in 2009, CAB is the largest and most significant contemporary art festival in Sri Lanka, and has also become an art focal point at the...
Posted On 06 Dec 2016
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CMB Volunteers and ADIC present ‘Soccer Art 2016’

To promote an alcohol and drug free environment CMB Volunteers together with Alcohol and Drug Information Centre (ADIC – Sri Lanka) presents ‘Soccer Art 2016’ on Thursday 03’rd November 2016 from 1.00 – 9.00 pm at the Racecourse Good Market premises. Open to the public and...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016
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