Thirst

Feb. 25, 2014, 11:21 p.m.

Sigiriya

Feb. 24, 2014, 8:15 p.m.

Sigiriya should have been named one of the Wonders of the World, long ago, and now there is a proposal to name it as the Eighth Wonder of the Ancient world. Better late than never! ...

World Heritage Site : Sigiriya : History of Sigiriya

Feb. 24, 2014, 8:02 p.m.

The First Sinhala Electronic Novel

Feb. 24, 2014, 7:59 p.m.

Anti-green Valentine

Feb. 14, 2014, 12:59 a.m. environment , roses , valentine

Roses are not Green daya dissanayake The Carbon footprint would be huge. 9,000 metric tons of Carbon dioxide is produced when we produce 100 million roses for the Western markets. The high energy cost is because almost all of them are grown in greenhouses with artificially controlled heating and lig ...

selling our heritage

Feb. 5, 2014, 5:59 a.m. culture , heritage , tourism

Art into Heritage daya dissanayake Today Heritage is a potentially profitable, audience attracting business. Unfortunately, by trying to make heritage an economic asset, and trying to conserve and maintain the heritage site as a self-supporting venture, it could cause more harm. Commodification deme ...

Painter's Palette

Feb. 3, 2014, 1:12 p.m. Padma River , Selina Hossain , Tagore

Painter's Palette daya dissanayake She is a painter, but she does not paint on canvas. She uses a pen and paper instead of paint. She herself said recently, "Initially, I wrote poems but within two to three years I realized that poems were not my form. I needed a larger canvas so switched to writing ...