“Ridee Rayak” has been a regular show on 31st night during last eleven years. Ridee Rayak is the entertainment night by Sri Lankan cinema artists. The dancing has been directed by Channa Wijewardana. This year the show was scripted by Nilar N. Kasim. Ravindra Munasinghe directed the show for Rupavahini telecast. As usual many famous and talented Sri Lankan actors and actresses featured in the show. Cinestar foundation organize this event each year. Here is the recorded video of Ridee Rayak live show that was telecast on Rupavahini live on Decmber 31, 2013.
Shool cut off-marks list of year-2013, Grade 5 scholarship exam was released on December 17, 2013. Grade V examination held by Sri Lanka Examination Department for Grade five student for the selection of popular schools and for scholarships. Colombo Royal college and Vishaka College hold the first place with highest marks, both with 186, in boy’s and girl’s schools respectively. Darmaraja College, Kandy needs in the second place in male-student schools with required score of 184. Colombo Ananda College and Maliyadewa College in Kurunagala need 183 marks. Mahamaya Girl’s School in Kandy is in the second place in the list with required score 183. Both Devi Balika Maha Vidyalaya in Colombo and Maliyadewa Balika Maha Vidyalaya in Kurunagala need 182 marks for entrance to grade 6 in year 2014. Among the sinhala medium mixed schools five schools share the same number of marks leading the list. Those schools are, most of them are central colleges, Pannipitiya Darmapala Vidyalaya, Horana Thakshila Vidyalaya, Veerakatiya M.M.V, Wayamba Royal College and Rathnapura Seewali M.M.V. Colombo Nalanda College’s cut off marks for year 2013 is 181. D.S.Senanayaka College- Colombo placed in the list with required score of 180. The other popular boy’s schools in Colombo, namely Thirstan College, Mahanama College need 175 and 172 respectively. Other popular girl’s schools in Colombo, Srima Bandaranaya Balika M.V, Nugegoda Anula College, St Paul’s – Millagiriya need 180, 177 and 175 respectively. Among the Galle District schools, Mahinda Vidyalaya need 179 marks and Southland Girl’s School need 180 marks. Here is the school cut off marks list of Sinhala medium, Mixed schools. While above five schools share the first place with required score of 174, Maliyadewa Adarsha Vidyalaya, Piinawala Central need 172 marks. The cut off marks for Mahinda Rajapaksha Vidyalaya in Homagama, Darmashoka College-Ambalangoda, Mahinda Rajapaksha Vidyalaya in Matara and Bandarawel Central sit at 171.