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Join the Elephant Freedom Project in Sri Lanka

  Company : Volunteers at Work Activities: Animal Volunteer Projects / Community Projects / Conservation Projects / Volunteer elephants / Wildlife holidays Country: Sri Lanka Location : Kegalle, Sri Lanka Duration: < 1 week to 1 Year+ Approx Costs: 50 to 2500 £ Pound (UK)     Click here more information

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Internship Sri Lanka

Internship in Sri Lanka link organisations offering internship opportunities in Sri Lanka to both Local (Sri Lankans) and International (Non Sri Lankan) individuals and groups. Click here for more information. 

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Intercollegiate Sri Lanka Education (ISLE) Program

The Intercollegiate Sri Lanka Education (ISLE) Programme is a consortium-run study abroad program affiliated with the University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka. The semester-long program combines cultural immersion with academic study and research to give students the tools to understand Sri Lanka from a well-rounded perspective. Begin your preliminary application online now! You may also […]

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The Asia Foundation – LankaCorps

LankaCorps is a unique opportunity for young leaders of Sri Lankan heritage to professionally engage in social, cultural, and economic development activities in Sri Lanka. The program aims to foster the involvement and understanding of young members of the expatriate Sri Lankan community who have limited in-depth experience with the country of their heritage. Each […]

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Run For Their Lives – 2015

Run for their Lives (RFTL) – Annual Charity Run is a 5km charity run organised by Rotaract Club of Colombo Uptown (RCCU) a proud member of Rotaract District 3220 Sri Lanka in aid of the National Cancer Institute of Maharagama. In the 5 years of the franchise’s existence, RFTL has raised over Rs. 9.7 million […]

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The United Nation’s Volunteer Programme in Sri Lanka

  As a part of the United Nations Organisation in Sri Lanka, UNV has been an active partner for comprehensive and sustainable development in Sri Lanka since its inception three decades ago. UNV’s integration of volunteers has reached out to the local communities as well. It works towards involving volunteers from all social spaces and […]

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Events

UK Premiere of “The Wind Beneath Us”

  Don’t miss out UK Premiere of “The Wind Beneath Us” Produced by Maya Nawagaththegama Music is by Chitral Chity Somapala Cinematography is by Striner Macklain Adams. It is singular that the film was shot in just 16 days and that all sounds were recorded at the scenes where they were shot.   The film […]

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Colombo flea market.

Consider this a public service announcement. Colombo Flea market is happening on the 13th of March, 2015 at the J. R. Jayawardena Hall, Colombo 07. If you’re back home in Sri Lanka a little early for the Easter or Sinhala and Tamil New Year break – here’s some place you can visit this weekend. The […]

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Karoshee live in Colombo

After ten years, for Charity, once again, Karoshee will perform live in Sri Lanka in an evening of classics at the Waters Edge with French, Spanish English Karoshee VIJAYASEKERE is a Soprano, trained at Maitrise des Hauts de Seine, Paris, since the tender age of seven. At age nine, she joined European Children’s Choir (ECC) […]

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“Dear Children, Sincerely…”

Ruwanthie de Chickera’s latest theatre venture “Dear Children, Sincerely…” an international theatre collaboration between Rwanda and Sri Lanka, will be staged on the 29th, 30th and 31st of January, 2016 at 7.30 p.m. at the Western Province Aesthetic Resort (opposite the Planetarium and adjoining the Royal College Gym).   Click here for more  

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Kala Pola 2016

The annual art fair – “kala pola” will be happening on the 31st of January, from 8.00am – 9.00pm at the Ananda Coomaraswamy Mw, Colombo 07. Click here for more

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Nazeem Hussain Live in Sri Lanka

Australian comedian Nazeem Hussain from Legally Brown will be in Sri Lanka. Grab your ticket to catch his show on January 17 at the SLECC.  Hussain, of Sri Lankan origin will be returning to his motherland to deliver an unforgettable performance.   Click here for more information.

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News
  • President Sri Lanka visits Germany

    Posted on February 18, 2016 at 8:11 am

      President invites Germans to invest in Sri Lanka   “We are seeking to promote the German – Sri Lankan cooperation in various areas including energy, industrial production, hydroelectric plants and renewable energy” – Angela Merkel.   President invites Sri Lankans in Germany to return home who left country during the war.   President meets […]


  • Report on Geneva Resolution to be tabled in April

    Posted on February 15, 2016 at 8:14 am

    The advisory Special task force appointed to obtain views on the Geneva resolution that was adopted in favour of Sri Lanka last September will table their report in April.


  • Sri Lankan community living overseas to be a part of constitutional reforms

    Posted on February 15, 2016 at 8:11 am

    Opinions to be sought on constitutional reforms from Sri Lankan community living overseas. Chairman of the Public Representations Committee, or PRC, Attorney Lal Wijenayake said that the Prime Minister’s office said it was necessary for Sri Lankans residing overseas to participate in this. Their opinions will be recorded via video calls.


  • Sri Lanka has made a formal request from the IMF

    Posted on February 8, 2016 at 4:23 am

    Sri Lanka has made a formal request from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a bailout package, according to the Associated Foreign Press (AFP)


  • GoSL to appoint 11- member task force to obtain public views on UN proposals

    Posted on February 7, 2016 at 4:18 am

      The Sri Lankan government, which is in the process of creating a mechanism to implement the proposals in the consensual UN resolution, has taken measures to appoint an 11-member Special Task Force to obtain public views on the Geneva proposals.


  • India offers to aid Sri Lanka in the IT sector

    Posted on February 6, 2016 at 4:20 am

    “One of the issues that I discussed with (Sri Lankan Foreign) Minister (Mangala) Samaraweera was the importance of information technology for the development of both our countries, and to take advantage of the opportunities that the new digital world offers,” Sushma Swaraj said while inaugurating a “Rise f Digital India” exhibition as part of “Sangam […]


  • Tamil People’s Council (TPC) proposals for durable solution to the national issue out today.

    Posted on February 1, 2016 at 7:01 am

    The Tamil People’s Council (TPC) is set to come out with its proposals for a durable solution to the national issue on the 31st of January, 2016. The proposals were drafted by a sub committee appointed by the leadership of the TPC last month.


  • Project megapolis explained – Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara to merge.

    Posted on January 26, 2016 at 6:59 am

    Sri Lanka’s Western Province Megapolis  project which will be merging the Colombo, Gampaha and Kalutara districts, is to commence on January 29, 2016. The project is expected to be completed within fifteen years at a cost of Rs. 40 billion. Speaking on the lines of the project, the Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Patali […]


  • U.S. State Dept Official Macon Philips arrives in the island

    Posted on January 25, 2016 at 6:53 am

    The United States State Department Bureau of International Information Programs Coordinator Macon Phillips has arrived in Sri Lanka on a one-day official visit.