The roots of music in Sri Lanka has five primary influences ancient folk NADEEKA GURUGE GUITARIST,COMPOSER, VOCALIST, AWARD WINNING PHENOMINAL MUSIC DIRECTOR  AT THE HELM OF FAME -by SunilThenabadu   The roots of music in Sri Lanka has the primary  influences in ancient folk rituals. Hinduism religious traditions, Buddhist religious customs, the heritage of European colonisation, the antique and commercial of neighboring Indian philosophy precisely Kollywood and Bollywood cinema. The Portuguese were the first Europeans to arrive in Sri Lanka in the sixteenth century with their traditional music along with Africans to spread their own style of music called ‘baila”.The influence of both European and African traditions served to further diversify the musical roots of the contemporary Sri Lanka music.  As opposed to European classical concert music, folk music was the music of the common people. Folk music was derived from the German word “volk”, which essentially means “ the people”. Folk music ...

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PURNIKA AT THE APEX OF FAME IN AN EFFERVESCENT TWO DECADE VOYAGE IN CELEBRITY – by Sunil Thenabadu Photo source:youtube.com   Any traditional Television broadcaster should possess characteristic attributes with excellent communication skills,which includes the ability to speak on-camera communicate well in a team environment. Communication skills required in a television broadcast both in front and behind the camera.Another vital area is passion as the contemporary viewing public could spot a ‘pseudo’ presenter  effortlessly. A competent announcer in Purnika Peiris is genuinely aware what needs to be done forming a network with the audience.  Purnika Peiris a decent announcer possessing solid researching skills to have the ability to reach the bottom of a story with applicable information. Another vital aspect Purnika possesses is the aptitude to cope with pressure been able to meet deadlines. Of course, an ideal presenter should have leadership qualities to lead television anchor be willing to help, ...

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Sachini Nipunsala eminent TV host, co presenter, phenomenal dancer at the summit of fame – by Sunil Thenabadu Source:viber.com Any traditional Television broadcaster should possess characteristic attributes with excellent communication skills,which includes the ability to speak on-camera communicate well in a team environment. Communication skills required in a television broadcast both in front and behind the camera.Another vital area is passion as the contemporary viewing public could spot a ‘pseudo’ presenter  effortlessly. Sachini Nipunsla is such a competent presenter is genuinely aware what needs to be done forming a network with the audience.  A decent announcer like Sachini possesses solid researching skills to have the ability to reach the bottom of a story with applicable information. Another vital aspect is the aptitude to cope with pressure been able to meet deadlines. Of course, an ideal presenter should have leadership qualities to lead television anchor ever willing to help, guide and ...

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Mohamed Ahilar a heartthrob sought after vocalist at Derana Dream Star 60 PLUS – by Sunil Thenabadu The singing competition organized by the Derana television in the same vein as the popular Derana Dream Star gruelling contest In the 4th season concluded in year 2020 like in the Dream Star contest attracts many keen contestants from all parts of the island draws a huge viewer attraction. Mohamend Ahilar though muslim could sing any Sinhalese song to precision. But he is absolutely confident in singing legendary HR Jothipala songs.With the aid of members of the Judge panel Ahilar had polled many SMS votes up to the time when the final three were selected.When in the final four by  just a whisker Ahilar was eliminated to the disappointment of all viewers and fans.Many thought Mohamed Ahilar was worthy of been the final three, but may be a dubious SMS counting system it is ...

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