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World Music Day

The Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo is celebrating World Music Day with a folk and semi classical vocal performance of thumri, kajri, dadra, ghazal and Hindi songs by Sarita Saaz from India, at its auditorium located at 16/2, Gregory’s Road, Colombo 7, on June 21, commencing at 6 p.m.   “Sarita …

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Korean actress ‘Changumi’ supports SL’s flood relief efforts

Korean actress Lee Young-ae has made a contribution of 56,000,000 Korean Won (50,000 US Dollars) to support flood relief efforts in Sri Lanka, following the extensive devastation caused to life and property after floods and landslides.   The Chairman of the Korea Foundation for Persons with Disabilities Lee Seong-gyu formally …

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Singer Prince Udaya Priyantha passes away

Popular  singer Prince Udaya Priyantha passed away at a private hospital in Colombo, today (8). Priyantha was 47 –years-old at the time of his death. It has been reported that Priyantha had been hospitalized for a long period of time, before his death. It is said that more information on …

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A 1,500 -year-old wall unearthed in Anuradhapura

Archaeologists of the Central Cultural Fund’s Maha Vihara and Abhayagiri project have unearthed a section of an ancient wall which could be older than 1,500 years, from an excavation near the Eastern Gateway of the Ruwanweli Chetiya in Anuradhapura. The section of the wall was made of a mixture of …

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