Magic at the movies

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Wesley College presents Fusion 2010

Wesley College presents ‘Fusion 2010’, its annual musical extravaganza today at 6.30 pm at the Bishop’s College auditorium.

The theme this year is “Magic at the Movies” and spans the glorious range of music of the movies from Sri Lanka … to Kollywood …. and Bollywood …. to Hollywood. Chief Guest will be celebrated film director and former Sri Lankan Ambassador to France Sumitra Peries.

 Directed by Rushan Hewawasam, “Magic at the Movies” showcases the musical talents of Wesley’s past and present boys. Nearly 600 performers on stage will take the audience through English, Sinhala, Tamil and Hindi songs recreating the glamour, glitz and memorable moments at the movies.

 The show features music from “We Will Rock You”, “Circle of Life”, “La Bamba”, “Step Up”, “Mission Impossible”, “Silambatta”, “High School Musical”, “A Few Dollars More”, “Pirates of the Carribean”, “Sound of Music”, “My Fair Lady”, the Hindi movie “Taarei Zameen Par”, and Sri Lanka’s very own “ Ganga Addara”, “Hula Waali”, “Gehenu Lamai”, “Yahaluwo” and more.

 “Fusion 2010 is now into its second year and is one of those events which unifies Wesleyites both young and old in a wonderful and infectious spirit of camaraderie and brotherhood. The boys are very enthusiastic and the morale is very high. All this undoubtedly points to a great and magical show, as its name suggests,” Hewawasam said.

 Electronic sponsors of the event are Prime TV and Prime Radio. “Magic at the Movies” will be hosted by two old boys of Wesley College – Prashan de Visser of MTV fame and Kumar de Silva (“Bonsoir”) of Prime TV’s “Celebrity Chat” fame.