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Pledge Holidays – Social Update – August 31, 2017 at 01:18PM

FORGET THE ‘CRACKBERRY’, SOAK UP TECH-FREE SUN AND SAMBAL WITH A SANTANI DIGITAL DETOX

Remember the Blackberry? Beloved of bankers, movers and shakers, it was the first handy-sized mobile phone to offer secure emailing—an absolute must-have.

And they called it the ‘Crackberry’ because it was so addictive.

Now we’ve all got one in the shape of the iPhone and the many and varied Android alternatives—and we’re all just as addicted as those ‘crackhead’ city slickers of yesteryear.

So the luxurious Santani Wellness Resort & Spa in the geographical dead-centre of Sri Lanka must have thought long and hard about telling its guests: “Leave your phone alone”.

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#SriLanka #MTV #Santani
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Pledge Holidays – Social Update – August 30, 2017 at 02:59PM

SRI LANKA’S FAMED EGG HOPPERS AND ARCHITECTURAL GENIUS GEOFFREY BAWA COME TOGETHER IN LONDON

Sri Lanka’s famed egg hoppers and equally renowned ‘father of tropical modernism’ architect Geoffrey Bawa are coming together in a new London restaurant.

The Eater London website reports that this second Hoppers from JKS Restaurants will open in St Christopher’s Place, at the junction of James Street and Wigmore Street, on September 12.

The interior is “inspired by the Jungle Modernist movement associated with the late Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa and his notion of transporting the outside Sri Lankan landscape into the modern home”.

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#SriLanka #Hoppers #EggHoppers #EaterLondon #GeoffreyBawa
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Pledge Holidays – Social Update – August 30, 2017 at 11:52AM

SRI LANKA’S AMAZING FASHION TALENT HAILED AS ‘A HOT SELECTION OF HAUTE COUTURE’

The Cuture Trip website is hailing some of the amazing fashion talent to be found in Sri Lanka creating ethically-sourced fabrics, boho prints, brightly coloured batiks, and fun, sun-loving designs.

It hand picks a number of top names as it notes that “online platforms, as well as boutiques which handpick the best designer pieces, are treating Sri Lankan fashionistas to a hot selection of haute couture”.

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#SriLanka #CultureTrip #Fashion
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Pledge Holidays – Social Update – August 30, 2017 at 10:38AM

SRI LANKA FILM FESTIVAL CELEBRATES WORLD-RENOWNED FRENCH DIRECTOR AGNÈS VARDA

French cinema is renowned throughout the world, and one of its best-known film-makers will be appearing at this year’s Jaffna International Cinema Festival from September 15–20.

The French Embassy in Sri Lanka and the Alliance Française are partners and sponsors of this cultural event, and will be introducing one of two retrospectives dedicated to the French movie director Agnès Varda.

#SriLanka #JaffnaInternationalCinemaFestival #AgnesVarda
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