Entertainment & Arts
The US Navy’s Seventh Fleet Band ‘Pacific Ambassadors’ will be in Sri Lanka this weekend, ready to stage three public performances in Colombo. The performances will be free of charge and will feature a wide range of genres.
Sri Lanka’s government on Monday hailed the awarding of Cannes’ top prize to a film highlighting the plight of the Tamil minority during the island’s civil war, saying authorities were working to redress past injustices. “Dheepan”, a French movie about a former Sri Lankan soldier’s struggles in a French ghetto after fleeing the separatist war, captured the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or prize on Sunday. Sri Lankan government spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said the award could […]