Indian Cultural Center and the High Commission of India, Colombo will be organizing Sri Thyagaraja Aaradhana, an annual music festival paying homage to the great Carnatic music composer St. Thyagaraja Swamy, on Friday, 16th February at 5.00 p.m. at the Saraswathie Hall, No. 75, Lorenz Road, Colombo 04.
Indian Cultural Centre will be presenting "Peace Is My Dream"- a concert by Ambassador Nirupama Menon Rao, Former Foreign Secretary of India as lead singer together with eminent musicians from Sri Lanka Soundarie David Rodrigo in Piano and Neranjan de Silva in keyboard, at 5.30 p.m. on 9th February 2018 at India Cultural Centre, Colombo 7.
The Defence Services Hockey teams, both male and female beat their opponents and clinched the Championship titles at the 'Senior National Hockey Championship' tournament, held at the Hockey Turf in Colombo, recently.
According to Army media, the finals of the championship tournament played off on Sunday (21st January), saw the Defence Services male stickers scoring 5 goals against the Government Services Hockey Club (0).
The Defence Service female team beat the Colombo Hockey Club 6-0 to win the coveted championship title.
The tournament was conducted from 16th to 21st (January) by the Sri Lanka Sports Development Ministry. Eighteen male and ten female teams took part in the tournament.
President Maithripala Sirisena, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, a number of Ministers, Members of Parliament, senior officials and diplomats were among the dignitaries who participated in the special cultural event “Bollywood and Beyond” to jointly celebrate 70 years of independence of India and Sri Lanka, popularly termed as “India and Sri Lanka @ 70”.
The workshop on School Cricket National Operation Plan 2018 – 2020 will be tomorrow (30th Dec.) at 9.30 a.m. under the patronage of Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH).