Tagore

June 22, 2012, 12:58 a.m. National Anthems , Tagore , Universal Anthems

Tagore's Legacy daya dissanayake To commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, the Indian Cultural Center, Colombo, Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and The Center for Contemporary Indian Studies, University of Colombo had organized a one-day sem ...

kinship

June 13, 2012, 3:30 a.m. kinship , laguage , Padma Edirisinghe

relative merits daya dissanayake There was a small group discourse at the Press Council office recently on 'Siyavas Dekak Sisara', Padma Edirisinghe's autobiographical sketch, with Dr. Leel Gunasekara as the guest speaker. The book is a narrative of her life story from her childhood, passing through ...

cultural divide

June 6, 2012, 7:02 a.m. gratiaen , samskrti

The Cultural Divide daya dissanayake Jayantha Aravinda made a presentation on 'Music of the Theatre, Then and Now', during the monthly discourse organized by Samskrti. He was accompanied by the well known vocalist Indeevari Ariyasinghe, whose golden voice we have heard often over the SLBC, and Chand ...

University in my pocket

June 1, 2012, 2:04 a.m. MOOC , on-line university , Takshashila

From Takshashila to MOOC daya dissanayaka Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have announced a new non-profit partnership, edX, to offer free online courses. MOOC, Massive Open Online Courses are already available from Stanford, Princeton, Michigen-Ann Arbour and Penn un ...