Friday 19th April 2019

Author Posts: Ara Vetha

London based Sri Lankan Tamil film director & writer Suba Sivakumaran premieres her full-length independent fiction film “House of my fathers” (Tamil: Mouna Kaandam, Sinhala: Nomiyana Mathakaya) at the BFI London Film festival, shortly after its world premiere in South Korea at the Busan International Film Festival. After decades of war, one Tamil and one […]

Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah will be the new Chief Executive of Oxfam GB, the international agency announced today. Sriskandarajah is currently Secretary General and CEO of CIVICUS, the Johannesburg-based global alliance of civil society organisations and activists with members in more than 180 countries. He joined CIVICUS in 2013 and was previously Director General of the Royal […]

In this second episode of Being Brown, comedian Reuben Christian headed down to Clued Up Coffee in Bermondsey to talk life and music with singer/songwriter ARJUN. The only Asian artist to be signed on to Island Records (Universal Music), Arjun Coomaraswamy has gone back to his RNB & British Urban roots with his 2018 debut […]

Restaurateur Nisha Katona travels around the UK for her new series, meeting passionate home cooks to discover family recipes passed down through generations from across the Indian subcontinent. In this series of “Recipes That Made Me”, viewers get an insight into cuisine from Punjab, Sri Lanka, Kashmir & Bangladesh. In episode 2, Nisha is in […]

Could this be the most picturesque setting for a Sri Lankan breakfast or brunch in London. Whilst the sun is out, we highly recommend a visit to the lakeside “Pavilion Bakery” in Hackney’s Victoria Park. Get there nice and early as the spot is very popular, not just for the idyllic scenery but the thoughtful […]