A Unique Musical Journey of Sri Lankan Baila

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Date(s) - 06/03/2022
5:30 pm - 11:59 pm


A Unique Musical Journey of Sri Lankan Baila

A Unique Musical Journey of Sri Lankan Baila

Deaf and Blind Aid Lanka has been supporting rural schools Sri Lanka since 2004. Our specific mission is to enable these schools to enhance provision of welfare, educational and recreational facilities. Your support over the years has been invaluable and this year, thanks to your generosity, we are supporting six schools. This is double our usual number of grants. We send you a big thank you!

We would like to invite you to come and enjoy our next exciting event. 

“A Unique Musical Journey of Sri Lankan Baila”

It will be an unmissable experience of Baila’s history, poetry & song, with audience participation, ending in a classic Sri Lankan Baila Session. 

When: Sunday 6th March 2022 from 5pm UK time for 5:30pm start. The event is hosted on Zoom by DJ Chami, who supported our wonderful musical evening last year!

Tickets are £10 for a zoom invitation link including an automatic entry to a raffle ticket, and further raffle tickets can be purchased for £5 each.

Contact Lionel Bandara Tel : 07930356390 Email: lionelbandara@yahoo.co.uk

Ranjith Chandrasena. Tel: 07925854291,  Email:  ranjithananda@hotmail.co.uk

Teri Welikala -WhatsApp : 07572488124 Email : teri_welikala@hotmail.com

The event is a talk by Professor Shihan de Silva Jayasuriya  DipLCM, BSc (Econ), MSc, PhD, FRAS. Shihan has researched the emergence and evolution of Sri Lankan Baila.

There are special messages of support for DABAL from ‘The late King of Baila’ – Desmond De Silva | Suresh David | Annesley Malawana.

The great Wally Bastiansz’s genius on balia composition and his legacy is illustrated by the singers Marshall Wambeck| Dulcie Outchoon | Lal Jayasekera | Johan de Silva | Hemal Jayasuriya | A E Manoharan | Shanta Gunasekera| Mahendra Gonsalkorale | Sumathipala Perera| Esiri Siva

Raffle prizes include a signed and dedicated copy of Professor de Silva Jayasuriya’s book ‘Tagus to Taprobane” and various CDs of Sri Lanka Baila music.

More information athttps://www.dabal.org/future-events/

Kind regards,

DABAL Committee

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