Lionel Ranwala was a one of the eminent musician and singer that we had. He was a school music teacher but more that that he was involved in protecting Sri Lankan traditional folk music for future generations. After his demise, his son Sahan Ranwala is continuing his father’s great work. Ranwala music academy or Ranwala Foundation Music Classes involves in teaching younger generation Sri Lankan folk music. If you knew about them and you love music, I am sure you may have wanted to know how you can join their music academy. This poster I received recently for their new class in Gampaha area. If you are interested you will be able to get more information by calling mobile number 0729 333 666. The Gampaha classes are held at “Niwahana”Gampaha.
Meena Prasadini is an upcoming and talented singer who became famous after her appearance in Sirasa Super Star Contest. Meena has a voice which suits silver screen and it is expected that she will fulfill the requirement of Sri Lankan film industry. The lucky winner of Meena’s heart is Eresh. Here is their wedding pre-shoot video done by Mr. Danushka Senadeera. The dressing has been done by Chandimal Jayasinghe.
Sanuka Wickramasinghe is a young talented musician who is blessed with a magical voice. He is the son of Mr. Sangeeth Wickramasinghe who is also a talented singer and musician. Sanuka has released his new music video and it is storming the internet due to its emotional story line in video and heart touching singing. Sanuka has done this great work in an era where so called popular musician stooping down to show nudity and sex in their music video to get popular. You can also promote this type of good work by sharing these with your friends. Here is Sanuka’s Perawadanak music video. Please make sure that you share this with your friends who love this type of music. Sanuka’s father Sangeeth has left this note in his youtube post of this song as follows. You want the lyrics of this song. here it is….
Sri lankan team is participating in this champions trophy 2017 tournament as underdogs. On the other hand, India team top the cricinfo online poll for champion trophy winner. Sri Lanka met India on June 08, 2017 on the champion trophy match after a defeat in their first match against South Africa. India batting first scored 321 runs and Sri lanka chased that total in the 49th over of the match. Here is the most sought highlights of the match between Sri Lanka and India. Watch the following video of Asela Gunarathna’s mammoth six, sweeping the Indian fast bowler Bumaraha over many rows into the crowd.
We, Sri Lankan, have the habit of having a fixed deposit for the financial security. The state and commercial banks are believed to be safest but their interest rates are relatively law in comparison to other financial institutions. However there is a risk of investing money on these finance companies given the bad experiences. The central bank monitor most of the banks and finance companies and it is vital that you check about these regulations before investing your money. Most of the banks and finance companies provide higher interest rates for seniors. Some may have a limit for the amount of money one can deposit in a single account. Finance companies are – if they have the recognition of central bank – good way of investing your hard earn money for a regular income from the interest you get. We share some of the advertisement here which indicate the interest rate in these finance institutions and banks. 1. Richard Peiris Finance Limited (Arpico finance) Fixed Deposit Rates : Received on February 15, 2017 Cargills Bank Interest Rates : Cargills bank is a new financial organization. Here is their promotional leaflet in January 2017 indicating their interest rates. Please note that we do not have any conflict of interest or legal bonding to these institutions. This space will only provide you some information about bank interest rates and it is your responsibility to decide on particular investment.
“Mage Sanda Awith”- (මගේ සඳ ඇවිත්) is the latest song by our singing maestro Victor Rathnayaka. The song is penned by Chandana Manoj Withana and music is by Victor Rathnayaka. Victor is one of the most senior artist in Sri Lanka. He has issued his new song with a nice music video. The music lovers agree that Victor has again shown the right pathway to the new generation of music producers as to how a song and a music video should be done. Please share this video with your friends and family.
Child abuse and neglect is also known as child maltreatment,crimes against children or violence against children is common all around the world. Child abuse constitutes all forms of physical and/or emotional ill treatment, sexual abuse, neglect or negligent treatment or commercial or other exploitation, resulting in actual or potential harm to the child’s health, survival, development or dignity in the context of relationship of responsibility, trust or power. Incidence of child abuse is increasing all over the world. In USA there has been 2000 death per year due to child abuse. In UK it is 400 deaths per year. The size of the problem in Sri Lanka reflected in the data from women and children’s bureau of Sri Lanka Police. We can see a steady increase in the number of reported cases of child abuse in the data from 2010 to 2015. The number of reported cases of child abuse in 2015 is 5889. The number of grave crimes for 2015 is 3446 and it includes rape, kidnapping, grave sexual abuse, grievous hurt, cruelty, abduction, murder, etc. A child can be abused in many ways such as physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Child abuse can negatively affects child’s physical, cognitive, emotional and social growth. Herbert Ward says that “child abuse casts a shadow the length of a life time” Management of children after a child abuse is very important. The system used to be not so helpful in the past and few national organization in Sri Lanka has developed guidelines for the management of children with child abuse or neglect. The guidelines aims at multidisciplinary integration to minimize re-victimization of the child and provide comprehensive management. This important booklet on National Guideline for the Mangement of child abuse and neglect is available for free download in the following link. PDF Booklet of the Sri Lanka Guideline : Guideline for the Management of Child Abuse and Neglect.
Electricity is a day-to-day utility which is very important for us now a days. However, the cost for it and environmental concerns related to electricity generation is a concern. Sri lankan government has started a campaign called “suryabala sangramaya”promoting soler electricity. The renewable energy may have initial cost. However it is long term benefits are not only personal financial but it will help to save our planet. We intend to list Sri Lankan companies which are in the business in this page. 1. Synex Solar PV The Synex Solar PV is one of the fastest renewable energy division in the Synex Group of company based at Colombo, Sri Lanka. The company Synex Group boen in 1999 and it’s extension of Synex Solar PV is one of the leading Solar Net metering provider to the country from year 2012.Extensive technical surveying in the team stand it’s operations in early 2013, becoming the best energy solution for many solar electrical consumers island wide. Please note that we do not directly link to these companies. You should be taking an informed decision by discussing your concerns with the particular company. Other solar power companies can send their marketing materials to be published here. Please contact us through the contact page.
The real cricket fan already knew there was something special in this new comer to Sri Lanka cricket team in 2016 before the gem of an innings he played on February 19 against Australia leading Sri Lanka team for an impossible win. Asela Gunarathna is the man in the hear of Sri Lankan cricket fan these days. It was sad to note that he is 31 years old, and many asked where he was all this time. Many mimis have been made after his heroic yesterday at Geelong in Australia on February 19 and many facebook posts raising many questions about the lost years to Sri Lankan cricket. One may argue that his talent developed with maturity and tese arguments lead the writer of this article to check his stats in popular cricket web site cricinfo. Here are Asela Gunarathna’s batting nad bowling statistics as given in crickinfo player portfolio. s statistics. Realizing that he had an outstanding records in the list A cricket, it urged me to check the record of one controversial player who represented the country much earlier than Asela Gunarathna. Here is Ramith Rambukwella’s records given in crickinfo site who played his first international T20 at the age of 21 years. Today entire nation is reading articles and watching highlights of Asela’s heroic inning. In contrast, it was only Rambuwella’s notorious off the field actions in news so far.