Weekend Happenings

The first weekend of July is ahead of you and it's packed with events for you to be a part of. Choose between an outbound beach party or an event in Colombo to chill with your loved ones. Here are a few suggestions for you. 


Movies 

MC Platinum 

Transformers: The Last Knight screening at 10:00AM, 1:15PM, 4:30PM, 7:45PM, 11:00PM (Fri/Sat) 

MC Superior 

Despicable Me 3 screening at 10:00AM, 4:00PM, 10:30PM (Fri/Sat) 

MC Superior 

Wonder Woman screening at 1:00PM, 7:15PM 

MC Ultra 

Tubelight screening at 10:00AM, 1:15PM, 4:30PM, 7:45PM, 11:00PM (Fri/Sat) 

Regal Colombo 

28 screening at 10:30AM, 1:30PM, 7:00PM 


Events (in Colombo) 

Harry Potter Festival @ British Council Colombo and Orion City 

Harry Potter fans from all over the world joined to celebrate twenty years of J.K Rowling’s magical fantasies which were dearly embraced by many. In view of this milestone, British Council Colombo and the British Council Library at Orion City is delighted to announce their exciting lineup of events from July 1- 19, 2017. Some of the events included book readings, magic shows, treasure hunts for children and adults, sorting hat ceremonies, face-painting and many more. 

For more details, call on (011) 7 521 521. 

When: July 1 - 19, 2017 
Where: British Council Colombo and British Council Library, Orion City 

 

French Touch de la webcréation exhibition @ Alliance Française de Kotte 

While the French Spring Festival is currently underway, another exciting exhibition - French Touch de la webcréation will be showcased by Transmedia Immersive University and the Institut Français. The exhibition presents a renewal of audiovisual writings and integrates the specificities of Internet, such as interactivity. Each narrative underlines the creativity of its authors, with the use of new technologies and tools. 

Entrance is free. 

When: July 1 - 10, 2017 
Time: 9:00AM - 6:00PM 
Where: Alliance Française de Kotte at 11, Keppetipola Mawatha, Colombo 5 

 

Eat Street CMB @ Green Path 

Eat Street CMB is a large, family-friendly open-air street food festival in Green path, featuring independent vendors selling various kind of food. Drop into the Colombo Eating Challenge, Celebrity Chef Theater while enjoying live music and much more. 

When: July 1, 2017 
Time: 10:00AM - 10:00PM 
Where: Green Path, Colombo 07 

 

Swim Week Colombo After Party @ Café Français 

Swim Week Colombo kicked off with its Earth Sensitive concept making it the first eco-ethical fashion week in the region. As its drawing towards its finale, the official after party with models, designers, partners and friends will take place this Saturday. 

Invitees only 

When: July 1, 2017 
Time: 9:00PM - 12:00AM 
Where: Café Français at 48, Park Street, Colombo 02 

 

Youth Stars Live in Concert with BNS @ SJC Colombo 

This goes out to all local music lovers! Youth Stars Live in Concert is a musical extravaganza featuring some of the biggest names in the industry and you surely wouldn’t want to miss out on this. 50% of the proceeds will be in aid of flood relief. 

When: July 1, 2017 
Time: 6:00PM onwards 
Where: St. Joseph's College, Colombo 10 

 

Vevo 17 Finals @ Western Province Aesthetic Resort 

CMB Volunteers presents an evening of beatboxing and melodical vocals glamorizing the stage with performances by artistes such as JayS Legends, RnEM, Arom Medis, Nilesh and Akunu. 

Witness an amazing night of vocals and beats you won’t forget. 

Tickets are priced at Rs. 450, Rs. 600 and Rs. 750. 

When: July 1, 2017 
Time: 6:30PM - 11:00PM 
Where: Western Province Aesthetic Resort, Colombo 07 

 

TeaTalk Open Mic Night @ Pure Ceylon Tea 

Join in for the second monthly Open Mic Night for an evening of art, music, poetry, and beatboxing following the succession of its June session. 

For pre-registrations, call on 071711402. 

When: July 2, 2017 
Time: 6:00PM onwards 
Where: Tea Talk - Pure Ceylon Tea at 343, Park Road, Colombo 05 


Events (out of Colombo) 

Weligama Vibes 2 @ W15 Weligama 

Dance under the stars, feel the breeze and amazing vibes from the Indian Ocean, indulge in innovative cocktails at Weligama Vibes 2. It is more than just a beach party fireworks, live performances, glow-in-the-dark body painting and many more exciting items in the lineup. 

Tickets: Rs. 2500 

Ticket sales: Online - https://goo.gl/BbkPtv  or phone - +94 (41) 225 44 22 

When: July 1, 2017 
Time: 6:30PM onwards 
Where: W15 at 506, New Galle Road, Weligama

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Kamanthi Wickramasinghe

A psychology graduate who eventually became a journalist to be a voice for unheard voices. A proud Sri Lankan - Thalassophile - Travel fan - Nature lover - Chocoholic - Extraordinarily loud - Frequent laughaholic. Follow me on Instagram - @kamzylifeTM or FB – Kamanthi Wickramasinghe

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