Authors Posts by Vimukthi Karunaratne

Vimukthi Karunaratne

Vimukthi Karunaratne
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Exploring the Vibrant Afro-Sri Lankan Community

A marginalised community that has long been neglected, the 'Kaffirs', are part of a culture that is facing the imminent threat of assimilation. Despite...

East Coast Surf Culture: Where to Surf and Where to Hang

Arugam Bay was a modest fishing village, known for its scenic coastline. What many didn’t know though, was that its ocean had some of...

Origins of the Sinhala Language: a Tale that Spans Millennia

Sinhalese is a dynamic language endowed with a rich and colourful history. But, it has remained hidden from the gaze of many of us....

Origins of the Esala Perahera: A Portrayal of a Dynamic Culture

Each year, right around this time, the city of Kandy becomes enlivened with a festival that has become synonyms with our culture and the...