The Metal Battle took place for the 14th time in 2017. Since then it brings together the worldwide metal scenes at the Wacken Open Air. The contest supported several bands at the starting point of their career, e.g. Drone, Torture Squad, Battle Beast and Hammercult. But not only for the bands the Metal Battle is a fantastic option to represent themselves. Although many countries joined the Metal Battle which the metal world didnt pay much attention to before; even as these countries have a great metal scene as well. Thats the reason why the Metal Battle grew and more than 40 countries joined the competition. Countries like Canada, Mexico, South Africa, the Middle East, Bulgaria, China, Japan (just to name a few) entered this worldwide network to figure out one band that represents their local scene at the international final round at the Wacken Open Air. Traditionally the final takes place at the WET Stage and the Headbangers Stage of the W:O:A. The bands do have the option to give hell to the audience of the biggest metal festival in the world and to show them what metal is about in their home country. In the end the jury will select a top 5 and the bands will be rewarded with material and cash prizes. Also the Metal Battle final at the W:O:A will be a forum for all participating bands where they can get in touch with producers, manager, booking agents and labels. So the Metal Battle gives a chance to all participating bands to establish contacts which can be useful for their musical futureFor the 1st Time ever. The Wacken Metal battle will be held in Sri-Lanka as part of the Metal Battle for the Indian Sub-Continent. The winner from Sri Lanka will perform at Bangalore Open Air along with winners from Nepal, Bangladesh & India. One winner from these countries will represent the Sub-Continent at Wacken Open Air 2019
Holi is that time of the season where you spread love and greet one another with colors. The best way to celebrate the festival of colors is to be with loved ones. Get ready to couple up this Holi and enjoy live music shows and groove to the beat of live DJ music and much more. You definitely do not want to miss out on this. So hurry up and book your tickets right away.
Fireside Chat 2019: featuring leading foreign envoys in Sri Lanka on 19th March 2019 at the Colombo Hilton, 6PM onwards. The event will feature eight (9) foreign ambassadors, namely from the UK, China, EU, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Indonesia, Netherlands, Switzerland and Canada. The highlight of the event will be the closing session with Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. This is jointly organized by ICC Sri Lanka together with CIMA Sri Lanka and Daily FT.Note: Buy tickets with your Nations Trust Bank American Express Credit Card and get a CASHBACK on both ticket categories.- ICC Sri Lanka/ CIMA Member (LKR 5500) will get LKR 500 cashback- Non-Members (LKR 6500) will get LKR 1500 cashback
Experience a night of magic and mystery as Cinnamon Life presents the world-renowned mentalism duo, The Clairvoyants! Taking place for one night only, the iconic act featuring Amlie van Tass and Thommy Ten, the world champions of mindreading will gear up to present a fabulous new world of mentalism and unique illusions.The European shooting stars have earned a number of eminent awards, titles and nominations such as the German Champions of Mentalism, Magicians of the Year and World Champions of Mentalism a prize that hadnt been awarded in 30 years. The duo received worldwide acclaim in 2016, when they became the runners-up of Americas Got Talent Season 11 though a fierce competition. Recently, the Clairvoyants yet again secured the spot as runners-up at AGT: The Champions, an epic showdown of talent between the best and finest acts from Got Talent shows across the world. Their shows have sold out around the world, and the Austrian duo have left audiences mesmerized and puzzled by their novel tricks and illusions.Heres a chance to witness the worlds foremost magicians at work as they puzzle, trick and dazzle audiences with their mesmerizing showcase.*Kids below 4 years are not allowed at the show.
7 Olivier Awards | 5 Tony Awards | Guinness Record for the most Olivier Awards 13 Helpmann Awards *23 Awards for the Best Musical *90 International Awards Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl. The musical considered to be the theatre experience of the decade has captured the hearts of sold-out crowds across the globe, is now on its way to Sri Lanka. KILLER SONGS - HEART-TUGGINGAND INEXPRESSIBLY MOVINGSunday Times AN ABSOLUTE CRACKER.BURSTING WITH DYNAMISM, FIZZINGWITH VERVE. FANTASTICDaily Express A MUST-SEEMail On Sunday DARK, DARING ANDA LOT OF FUNFinancial Times Presented by Colombo's lifestyle and entertainment capital Cinnamon Life together with GWB Entertainment and The Royal Shakespeare Company, the musicals narrative tells the utterly exhilarating, nostalgic and yet rebellious story of Matilda. Charming, heartwarming and brilliantly witty from start to finish, the iconic musical engrosses the young and old alike, in Matildas quest for a better life as she dares to stand up for oneself, fight the oppressive forces and rewrite destiny once and for all. Scheduled to take the stage at the Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre from 5th 9th June, Matilda the Musical is set to deliver a wonderful night of theatre, that the whole family will enjoy. About Matilda the Musical Matilda the Musical perfectly encapsulates Roald Dahl's anarchically exuberant and gleeful story, combining the ingenious work of writer Dennis Kelly and the unmatched input of composer and lyricist Tim Minchin to bring a spectacular experience full of unassumed surprises. Event Details Date: 5th- 9th June 2019 at 07:30 PMVenue: Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa TheatreTickets: Rs.5,000 | Rs.7,500 | Rs.10,000 | Rs.15,000 | Rs.20,000
The latest chopping techniques, fun grocery runs, easy sauting methods and many more action-packed activities are planned for this years Culinary Camp by Cinnamon. Whether its being trained on proper table etiquette, cooking up flavorful recipes or even gaining knowledge on nutrition and sustainable food practices, Cinnamon Culinary Camp has got it all. From exploring healthy food trends to learning about the importance of balanced meals, participants will receive the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn from professional chefs while cooking alongside them. Children will be able to create a variety of different dishes, pair flavours and ingredients as well as learn an array of different cooking techniques. Age Group 7 to 13 yearsProgramme Day 1 9th of August 09.00 10.00: Ice breaker and team building session 10.00 11.30: Kitchen 101 (Get an understanding of basic kitchen utensils and ingredients)11.30 13.00: Kitchen 102 (Watch a live demo by a professional chef) 13.00 14.00: Buffet lunch 13.00 14.00: Learn the basics of table etiquette (learn about crockery placement, table manners and etc). 14.00 17.00: Go on a fun grocery run Day 2 10th of August 09.00 10.00: Team building activities10.00 11.30: Ayubowan Enjoy a fun cooking session at the Nugagama Restaurant 11.30 13.00: Italiano Whip up scrumptious Italian favourites and staples 13.00 14.00: Lunch with the team 14.00 13.30: Ni Hao Master the art of creating exciting Chinese dishes 13.30 17.00: Fusion Learn how to mix different culinary styles to create contemporary fusion mealsDay 3 11th of August 09.00 10.00: Team building activities10.00 12.30: Baking Boot Camp learn the basics of baking 12.30 13.30: Lunch 14.00 16.00: Cake Decorating Challenge 16.00 17.00: Awards and wrap up session
Storytime by a roaring campfire, thrilling jeep safaris in the jungle, an unforgettable night of music and entertainment under the stars and much more awaits. This years Summer Camp will be an enjoyable time for the entire family filled with giggles, valuable lessons, friendships and new discoveries. This carefully curated edutainment programme is designed to foster relationships and team work, boost independence, enhance general knowledge and foster creativity, all whilst learning more about nature and the environment. Whether it's heading off into the wilds of Minneriya to observe hundreds of elephants gathering out by the reservoir, or the paintball contest, each activity will ignite a passion for learning and create memories to cherish forever. The programme is for children accompanied by their parents, and will be most suitable for children aged 6 to 18 years.Programme DetailsDay 1 - 10th of August11.00 am 14.45 : Check in, lunch and registrations14.45pm : Group Get-together: Start proceedings with the singing of the national anthem. 14.50 - 15.00pm :Team Spirit Enhancement: Games including team fishing, balancing glasses, magical turtles etc. 16.00pm - 18.45pm: Wild Adventures: Head off on a Minneriya Safari to observe The Gathering and then return to camp. 20.00pm 11.30 pm: A Night Under the Stars: Camp night activities to commence. Camp fire Singing & games Midnight roasting of marshmallows on bonfire Campers to wind down, encouraged to sleep in tents under the stars * Minneriya Safari can be replaced by Amazing Challenge.Day 2 - 11th of August06.15am onwards :Morning Reflections: Rise and shine early in the morning, kickstart the day with morning yoga and breakfast. 09.30 am - 10.30 am : Nature on our Doorstep: An informative lecture to be presented by Vimukthi (Auditorium)10.30 am - 11.00 am : Lets Get Snapping: Discussion on Nature Photography with Chitral11.00 am - 12.15 pm : Flutter time: Butterfly garden visit with Nature Trails14.30 pm 19.30 pm : Training and Rehearsals for evening Camp Event, followed by down time. 19.30 pm 24.00 pm : Kiddies Camp Party: A fun party, featuring an outdoor gala dinner to commence. Event starts with two captains speaking and two competing performances More entertainment and live performances Mini fireworks displayDay 3 - 12th of August 11.00 am - 12.00 pm : Paintball Contest To kick off in teams. 12.00 pm - 12.30 pm : Prize-giving to be followed by lunch and camp to conclude.