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

Ministry of Education is proud to support the return of the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale

Sri Lankans’ hunger for knowledge drives them to the 24-hoursale at all hours of the day for books at 60%-80% off The Ministry of Education proudly supports the return of the world’s biggest book sale to Sri Lanka. The Minister of Education, Hon. Akila Viraj Kariyawasam’s vision...
Posted On 08 Jul 2018

The Big Bad Wolf Sale 2018 says “Ayubowan”

Enjoy 24 hours of non-stop book browsing and get your hands on discounted books   The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale 2018 was officially inaugurated by Chief Guest, Hon. Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, Minister of Education of Sri Lanka, alongside Founders and Managing Directors of Big Bad Wolf...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018

Mobitel promotes joy of reading as Official Telecom Partner of a bigger and better ‘Big Bad Wolf Book Sale’ for the second consecutive year

Sri Lanka’s National Mobile Service Provider, Mobitel, has stepped forward as the Official Telecommunications Partner for the world’s biggest book sale, the ‘Big Bad Wolf Book Sale’ to be held at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre (SLECC) from 28th June until 8th July...
Posted On 23 Jun 2018

Expect a Bigger and Better experience at The Big Bad Wolf Sale 2018

The 24-hour book sale returns to Sri Lanka with over 1.5 million books at 60%-80% discounts this 28 June – 8 July   The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale announced its return to Sri Lanka today at a press conference held at Park Street Mews, Colombo. Known as the world’s biggest book...
Posted On 07 Jun 2018

The Big Bad Wolf is coming to town to revive Sri Lankan reading habits

Good news for all reading buffs out there across the country – the world’s biggest book sale, the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale, is coming back to Sri Lanka for the second time! Last year’s inaugural sale took place in October, and to eager readers’ joy, it has been brought...
Posted On 23 Apr 2018

World’s Biggest Book Sale announces return to Sri Lanka in June

The world’s biggest book sale, the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale, is set to give avid readers the book-hunting adventure of a lifetime. The international book sale is set to open its doors in the month of June 2018 at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre (SLECC). The highlight...
Posted On 07 Apr 2018

The Fairway National Literary Competition Concludes in Tremendous Success

The Fairway National Literary Award competition reached a successful conclusion on the 26th of January at the Fairway Galle Literary Festival. The award ceremony took place at 5.30 pm at the Fairway Pavilion in the Galle Fort. Present at the event as chief guest was the Honorable...
Posted On 03 Feb 2018