Friday 20th September 2019

Tag Posts: sri lanka

A Los Angeles based attorney of Sri Lankan Tamil heritage was selected and awarded the MacArthur “genius grant”, which comes with a no-strings-attached $625,000 stipend. The foundation identifies people doing groundbreaking good deeds, studies them from afar, then calls with the good news. For Ahilan Arulanantham defending the rights of people fleeing violence became his […]

St Patrick’s College Jaffna – Alumni Association UK hosted a wonderful week-long series of events, reuniting friends from across the globe and raising over £120,000 to benefit students in Jaffna. St Patrick’s College is located in Jaffna, north of Sri Lanka. In July 2016 the UK Alumni hosted a global reunion in London which was […]

Thank you to everyone who attended the first-ever ‘Jaffna Food & Music Festival’ in London, presented by Thamarai.com & Ruby’s Catering. The event took place on Saturday 6th August at the Nakshatra Hall in Feltham, West London. The festival featured a variety of dance & music workshops, musical performances, traditional cuisine & street food. Here is a quick trailer with plenty […]

The Bicycle Revolution – Battle Of Jaffna by Kiran Kreer, a Malaysian documentary photographer It has been part of the Tamil culture in Jaffna for over a 100 years. It was used for urban logistics, commercial transportation, daily commute and a livelihood during the Battle Of Jaffna, in Sri Lanka. With the blockade of fuel […]

Food is their life and a language they are at ease with. So what better way to tell their story than through food? So much more than just a cookbook, HANDMADE tells the stories of 34 women of Sri Lanka, in the time of war, before and after, through food. With beautifully transcribed stories and […]