Colombo entertainment

Cricket in Colombo

Sri Lanka Cricket

The top sport in Sri Lanka is, without a doubt, cricket. You can buy tickets for major games from Sri Lanka Cricket, at the office near the oval. Major matches are played at Premadasa Cricket Stadium, northeast of t…
Theatre in Colombo

Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre

This glossy venue is located in a high-profile spot south of Viharamahadevi Park. Its stunning design is based on the Nelum Pokuna, the 12th-century lotus pond in Polonnaruwa. Look for important productions here.
Cultural Centre in Colombo

Lionel Wendt Art Centre

Among other cultural happenings, this gallery hosts live theatre and other events at night.
Theatre in Colombo

Elphinstone Theatre

This theatre from 1916 has long had a busy program that includes music, drama and films. In 2017 it closed for renovations.