It’s Official- The World’s Biggest Book Sale to Return to Sri Lanka for the THIRD TIME!

Sri Lanka is buzzing with the enigmatic rumor that the World’s Biggest Book Sale is revisiting, while an exciting post confirmed our theories. The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale is returning to Sri Lanka for the third consecutive year. This year, the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale is set to...
Posted On 31 Aug 2019

Wolfies Reunite- The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale to Revisit Sri Lanka Soon!

All booklovers of Sri Lanka have just received thrilling news via a viral social media post, consequent to which we all proceeded to save up to splash out on the most vital thing in the world: affordable books! The teaser post onthe Big Bad Wolf Book Sale’s Facebook Page...
Posted On 26 Aug 2019

‘Eyesha and The Great Elephant’ at Selyn to celebrate World Elephant Day

Selyn Sri Lanka’s only fair-trade guaranteed Handloom Company partners with Nadishka Aloysius to celebrate World Elephant Day in August by educating and entertaining children with a story about ‘Eyesha the Elephant’. On Saturday, August 24th, 2019 at 4pm, visit Selyn’s flagship...
Posted On 23 Aug 2019

Le Grand by Asia Leisure hosts Sir Donald McCullin for Fairway Galle Literature Festival Literary Salon

The Le Grand Hotel in Galle was selected as the venue of choice to host legendary photographer Sir Donald McCullin at a literary salon titled ‘Landscapes at Sunset,’ on 19 January 2019. The intimate event was attended by invitees, members of the press, and guests with a special...
Posted On 22 Jan 2019

The Crow flies high with Kakiyan

Captain Elmo Jaywardena’s latest novel Kakiyan: The story of a Crow launched recently at the M D Gunasena Auditorium, amidst a large gathering of friends and well-wishers. Kakiyan is Captain Jayawardena’s fourth novel following Sam’s Story, winner of the Gratiaen Prize (2001),...
Posted On 12 Dec 2018

The Fairway National Literary Awards for 2018 Announced!

The fourth Fairway National Literary Awards were announced on 3rd December at the Galle Face Hotel, which brought to the limelight the best out of the best local novels under the three language categories; Sinhala, Tamil and English. The occasion was graced by Emeritus Professor...
Posted On 04 Dec 2018

DFCC Bank partners Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2019 as Official Banking Partner for second consecutive year

DFCC Bank will partner the Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2019 as the Official Banking Partner for the second consecutive year. Officials from DFCC Bank and the festival committee gathered at a press conference on 25th October 2018, where the Deputy CEO of DFCC Bank, Thimal...
Posted On 17 Nov 2018

Tharindu Ameresekere Launches TOFSYM – A Book on Public Speaking without Preparation

Toastmasters public speaking champion Tharindu Ameresekere launched his first publication TOFSYM – Think on Feet & Speak Your Mind dedicated to Impromptu Speaking on the 2nd of November 2018. The event was held at the Mango Tree Lounge amidst a selected group of...
Posted On 10 Nov 2018

Encouraging creative writing among the young and talented – The Fairway English Creative Writing Workshop 2018

One of the main creative writing workshops that take place annually, the Fairway Creative Writing Workshop successfully concluded another 2 day workshop on the 27th and 28th of October at the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute.   A distinguished resource panel comprising of...
Posted On 03 Nov 2018

Annasi and Kadalagotu: Savour Local Literature in all its Simple Glory

Continuing to expand the borders of literature, the A&K (Annasi & Kadalagotu) Literary Festival will be back on 21st October 2018 at the iconic Mount Lavinia Hotel for the fourth consecutive year. Entrance for the full day festival is priced at only Rs. 100/- in keeping...
Posted On 29 Sep 2018

‘Swarna Pusthaka’ – Sri Lanka’s richest literary prize to be presented on Sept. 15

Five Sinhala novels shortlisted from record 125 published in 2017 in the running for prize purse of Rs 1.25 million The race for the ‘Swarna Pusthaka’ award, Sri Lanka’s richest literary prize, has entered the final stretch with five Sinhala novelists vying for a purse of Rs 1.25...
Posted On 08 Sep 2018

Fairway National Literary Awards 2018– Shortlist announced!

The eagerly anticipated Shortlist for the fourth Fairway National Literary Awards was announced on 30th August 2018 at the Kingsbury Hotel. Each shortlisted novelist in each language category will receive a valuable cash prize of Rs. 100,000/- while the ultimate winning novelist...
Posted On 08 Sep 2018