‘Her legacy will live on’: World pays tribute to Australian ‘icon’ Olivia Newton-John Australian entertainer Olivia Newton-John has died at her ranch in the United States with her family by her side.   Source : sbs.com Australian singer and actor Olivia Newton-John is being remembered as “a beautiful soul” and “an inspiration”, following her death at the age of 73. The British-born star died “peacefully” at her ranch in Southern California on Monday morning, surrounded by family and friends, her husband John Easterling has confirmed. Newton-John was best known for her role as Sandy Olsson in the 1978 box office hit Grease, which she starred in opposite John Travolta. The global success of the film saw it overtake the Sound of Music to become the highest-grossing musical film ever at the time, with Newton-John’s performance earning her multiple award nominations, including two Golden Globes, and various other accolades. In addition to ...

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VIOLIN VISHARAD THAMALI RASHMIKA JAYALATH ACCLAIMED VOCALIST IN SINHALA AND HINDI, SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT OFFICER IN AN EFFERVESCENT VOYAGE – by Sunil Thenabadu   Predominantly the traits of virtuous singer are that  she should possess a ‘voice trained’ vocal voice ,love for music, self-confidence, commitment, patience, passion and determination also the ability to deal with criticism and rejection. All these characteristics are possessed by Violin Visharad Thamali Rashmika who hails from Marawila.Her family consists of her parents and a brother without any hereditary affiliations to music.Her singing and playing the Violin is through her innate talent. She had loved music from her small days which she had asserted as primarity her soul and life.Her first music master had been late Quintus Jayakody whom she believes receives his blessings.Thamali had been sent to study music by her parents to Erandathi Fine Arts College in Kurunegala .Her teachers at this music school had ...

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AMILA NADEESHANI PHENOMINAL SOUGHT AFTER VOCALIST HELD IN HIGH ESTEEM AT PEAK OF FAME – by Sunil Thenabadu Amila Nadeeshani is a prodigious well-known vocalist who is devoted to her craft, who had worked incredibly hard learning it at National Youth Services Center , music academy in Ratnapura. Amila is a singer who was willing to sacrifice abundantly. For her to become the accomplished vocalist she has had possessed the passion for the craft, voice care, desire to improve, enunciation, time commitment, controlled breathing ,restraint and her own inimitable signature singing style. Amila had been able to invest the effort into a proper learning curve how to sing initially following initially the legendary singer Angeline Gunatilleke.It is learnt that from her native Kiriella she had when in her very young age had gone in search of music shops that sold cassettes of famous Angeline Gunatilleke whom she had adored and of course endeavored to imitate. Her father hailing from ...

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