Signed, Sealed and Delivered

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Brace yourself for a journey through the Motown era of R &B, pop and soul music when the students of the Revelations Academy take the s...

FGLF Day 4 - LANDSCAPES AT SUNSET: SIR DON MCCULLIN

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Sir Don McCullin is the world’s greatest photojournalist and there is no doubt about it! At this session, he spoke about his most re...

FGLF Day 4 - POETRY PERFORMANCE: NICOLE MAY

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Nicole May is a new upcoming performance poet from the UK. She read a few of her poetry pieces and spoke about her youth and her writ...

FGLF Day 4 - REEF TURNS 25: ROMESH GUNESEKERA

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Romesh Gunesekera’s first novel ‘Reef’ which won the Booker Prize in 1994 celebrates 25 years! A book that has been read and admi...

FGLF Day 4 - YOU CAN GO HOME AGAIN: SENTHURAN VARATHARAJAH

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Senthuran Varatharajah is an award-winning German novelist of Sri Lankan origin. His debut novel Vor der Zunahme der Zeichen won severa...

FGLF Day 4 - A LIFE ON STAGE: SIMON WILLIAMS

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Simon Williams’ is one of UK’s most renowned actors whose had an extensive acting career both on stage and in film. His recent film...

FGLF Day 3 - VOICE AND SPACE: KAMILA SHAMSIE AND TISHANI DOS...

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Does gender bias remain? Two celebrated writers, Kamila Shamsie and Tishani Doshi discussed the nature, scopeand impact of gender bias ...

FGLF Day 3 - TRIGGER MORTIS: ANTHONY HOROWITZ

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“You first priority should be to never upset the people who love your characters!” As one of the most prolific and successful wri...

FGLF Day 3 - MY MOTHER’S WEDDING DRESS: JUSTINE PICARDIE

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“Don’t buy clothes that make you feel bad about yourself. Don’t buy clothes thinking you’ll wear it when you lose weight. Don...

FGLF Day 3 - MAPPILLAI: CARLO PIZZATI

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“Someone called me a reverse coconut; white on the outside, brown on the inside!” said Carlo Pizzati as he spoke about his book ‘...

FGLF Day 3 - KATHMANDU: THOMAS BELL

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In this solo performance, Thomas Bell spoke about his highly acclaimed book ‘Kathmandu: The Biography of a City” and the backstory ...

FGLF Day 3 - THE TEA PLANTER’S WIFE: DINAH JEFFERIES

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The Tea Planter’s Wife is set in 1920’s Ceylon and follows the story of 19 year old Gwendolyn Hooper as she steps into Sri Lanka to...

Keeping it Classical and Cool with Gehan Cooray

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An evening of ’Classical and Cool’ music, featuring the Classical Baritone Gehan Cooray and Soprano Dinushka Jayawickrama, was held...

FGLF 2019 - IS THIS A DAGGER? : ANTHONY HOROWITZ AND CHARLES...

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Anthony Horowitz and Charles Cumming are two masters of the detective and espionage genre and in this duet, they spoke extensively abou...

FGLF 2019 - THE PLAY’S THE THING – SIR DAVID HARE

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David Hare is one of Britain’s best-known screenwriters and playwrights, with over 30 plays and 25 screenplays for film and televisio...

FGLF 2019 - MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS: NANDANA SEN, ANNE ENRIGHT...

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Anne Enright’s ‘Making Babies: Stumbling into Motherhood’ meets Rachel Johnson’s ‘The Mummy Diaries’ along with advocate fo...

FGLF 2019 - THE JURY IS OUT : BACHI KARKARIA

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Bachi Karkaria’s book ‘In Hot Blood’ is the first non-fiction account of the 1959 murder case that shook India when naval command...

FGLF 2019 - THE GIRLS ARE COMING OUT OF THE WOODS – TISHAN...

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Indian poet, writer and dancer, Tishani Doshi at her session conversed openly about her childhood, her influences, women and poetry and...

FGLF 2019 - JUST LIKE US: TASSIE SENEVIRATNE AND SARAH KABIR

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Two writers, Tassie Seneviratne and Sarah Kabir discussed their work in an engaging duet.

Colomboscope 2019

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Sensing the Ocean: Sri Lankan Artists at Colomboscope

Endurance- IRONMAN workshop by Workout.lk

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Workout.lk together with the Hatchare organizing an event titled ‘IRONMAN and IRONWOMEN of Sri Lanka’.

The FGLF 2019 Begins!

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The much-awaited Fairway Galle Literary Festival (FGLF) 2019 kicked off its 4-day Festival on the 16th of January 2019 at the Fairway P...

FGLF 2019- Megan Dhakshini

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Megan Dhakshini is the author of her debut collection of poetry titled ‘Poison Apple’. Here she talks about her poetry, her style o...

He Comes from Jaffna

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S. Thomas’ College Mt. Lavinia Old Boys’ Association with the Creative Arts Foundation Presents

FGLF 2019: Sinhala Day

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Fairway Galle Literary Festival, for the third consecutive time this year, has a full day Sinhala programme on the 19th of January at t...