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Celebrating 71st anniversary of India’s independence with Bollywood icon Usha Uthup live in concert


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The High Commission of India will present ‘Symphony of Freedom’ by legendary Bollywood playback singer Usha Uthup and ensemble at 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, 15 August, at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Convention Hall to celebrate the 71st anniversary of India’s independence and as a part of India and Sri Lanka @70 celebrations. 

Over a span of 50 years Usha Uthup has sung hundreds of popular film songs in almost all Indian languages spreading the message of love, unity and peace. She has been awarded with the Padma Shri, one of the highest civilian awards of India.  This event is being organised with the support of Ministry of Higher Education and Cultural Affairs, Government of Sri Lanka, Lanka Ashok Leyland, BMICH, Indigo airlines, Taj Samudra and India Sri Lanka Foundation.

This is an event not to be missed. Admission to the event is free and by invitation only. Limited passes will be available at Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (Indian Cultural Centre), 16/2, Gregory’s Road, Colombo 7. For further details, contact the Indian Cultural Centre at 2684698/iccrcolombo2@gmail.com.


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