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A Passage North by Anuk Arudpragasam is long listed for the Booker Prize. The Booker Prize for Fiction is open to works by writers of any nationality, written in English and published in the UK or Ireland. Anuk Arudpragasam is a Sri Lankan Tamil novelist who writes in English and Tamil. He was born in […]

Following in the footsteps of Romesh Ranganathan, Aziz Ansari & Mindy Kaling, three prominent Tamils who have broken through into the mainstream comedy scene, is London based new-comer Sindhu Vee. City banker turned stand-up comedienne Sindhu Venkatanarayanan is embarking on her solo UK tour titled Sandhog, where she will perform at 39 shows across the […]

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 […]

Guests were warmly greeted with a traditional Tamil welcome as they entered the 2018 Jaffna Festival hosted by Cinnamon Grand Colombo. Last year’s event attracted 4000 diners and received wonderful reviews. This year the festival ran for 10 days between the 15th & 25th February, showcasing the diversity of Jaffna’s indigenous cuisine, art & music. […]

London based art collector Jana Manuelpillai has had a varied and colourful career in the arts and several world-renowned institutions. Born in Wembley and hailing from Sri Lanka, Jana is an art historian by trade with a BA in art history and English literature and a MA in the study of museums and galleries. He […]