Q: It’s been close to a decade since you guys started out, how different is your sound compared to back then?
HSBC Premier and Corporate customers were hosted to an evening of classical music performed by the Colombo Wind Orchestra (CWO) recently. The special orchestra conducted by Ajit Abeysekera consisted of talented wind players who performed classics such as Morning, Noon and Night Overture by Franz von Suppe, Celebration for Winds and Percussion by James Swearingen, Elton John on Tour arranged by Jay Bocook and Michael Jackson’s Thriller by R. Temperton amongst many others.
Herald in your weekend by arriving at St. Andrew’s Scots Kirk on Friday, 21 September 2012 as the church comes alive with an evening of music to celebrate World Alzheimer’s Day. This year, three choirs will take part in the celebrations. Voice of Praise, directed by Denham Pereira, Vox One, directed by Harin Amirthanathan and Evolution, the choir from the University of Visual and Performing Arts, Kohuwela with Natalie Gooneratne as their conductress.
Wall Art, the exclusive retailer of European wallpaper and 3D tiles in Sri Lanka, announced the launch of ‘Light Art,’ its newest venture into adjacent products for interiors.
Sri Lanka’s very first DJ training facility, the DJ Academy turns four this month. Founded by Tareeq Musafer in 2008, along with his book ‘Learn to be a DJ,’ the academy has grown from strength to strength, making it the only established and well-known training institute for upcoming DJs in the country.
The concern about indigenous people in the world has risen considerably in recent times. Not so long ago, in most countries they were looked down upon as an uncivilised set of people. The indigenous people have attracted the attention of the United Nations as well.
K. Sivakumar was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by Godage Book Publications for his contribution to Tamil Literature. The Purawalar Puththaka Poonga organised a felicitation to Sivakumar at the Puththaka Poonga Secretariat, Colombo recently.
Candela, an innovative new interactive education tool, is to be launched at the Colombo International Book Fair at the BMICH next week. This is a product that is available in the form of a CD, which can be simply loaded on to any computer to provide children with a learning experience, and can be used as a tool by tutors whilst giving parents the opportunity to track their child’s performance.
It is virtually impossible to get to the Katunayake airport by public transport. At least that’s what most people believe. Anyone who has ever been to the country’s only international airport has surely noticed the absolute lack of a high-speed rail service, a dedicated slow-speed rail service or even a shuttle bus.
World’s first portal connecting the fashion industry
WELOVEIT Studio, a strategic design studio in Sri Lanka, launched world’s first-ever comprehensive online designer portal ─ The Fashion Circle at ‘The Fashion Circle Runaway Show’ held last week at the Mount Lavinia Hotel. The portal, a world’s first, brings together all fashion professionals – fashion designers, hair and makeup artists, models, retail brands, choreographers and fashion photographers globally on to one platform.