Garden: A cozy beach summer House
Another Look at Negombo", the competition organised by TV Times
in collaboration with Jetwing enters the sixth popular week today.
feature is Sea Garden Hotel , another popular resort in Negombo.
To enter the
contest, all you have to do is to answer the two simple questions
on Coupon No. 6 and post it to Negombo Travel Quiz No. 6, C/o TV
Times, Hunupitiya Cross Road, Colombo 2.
should reach the TV Times Office on or before August 19. The decisions
taken by the panel of judges on all matters pertaining to this contest
Here are the
two lucky winners of the Negombo Travel Quiz No. 4.
of 4th Lane Nawala and Subhashini Rajapakse of 38/52 C , 2nd Lane,
Gammana Road , Maharagama.
and Subhashini. You are the lucky winners of our fourth leg of 'Negombo
Travel Quiz' and you will receive the two gift vouchers from Jetwing,
that will enable to spend a weekend at any Jetwing hotel.
office will be in touch with you soon. The correct answers to the
questions of Quiz no. 4 are Centre Point and At the Ayurvedic Centre.
If you're looking
for a budget vacation, step into a cosy summerhouse by the sea,
the Sea Garden Hotel, A Jetwing Hotel.
the coastal town of Negombo, which is just a 20-minute drive from
the BIA, the Hotel enjoys its own private beach. Bask in the sun,
splash in the waves. Make friends with the local fishermen if you're
very lucky, they might let you haul in a catch.
could relax in the comfort of the 27 rooms with sea view and each
having its own private terrace or balcony and capture a fabulous
moment where the setting sun will dazzle your senses as it lazily
drops into the Indian Ocean.
could bite into sumptous meal consisting of a variety of seafood,
European cuisine, fresh fruit at the hotel's restaurant and sip
juicy cocktails and sparkling wines at the bar.
If you'd rather
prefer not relaxing during your vacation you could maybe indulge
in playing tennis, squash or maybe even a little bit of table tennis,
whilst viewing breathtaking sunsets and moonlit nights.
For the individual
who seeks Ayurvedic treatment they could go to the Ayurveda Nivasa
and relieve their stress by the therapy of caring hands.
at the hotel is one of pleasantness and quiet comfort where guests
can enjoy the dazzling tropical sun, sea and sun.
Of course you'll
be forgiven for doing nothing...!
also manage 15 other properties, which range from the West coast
to the Hill country as well as the South, namely Blue Oceanic Beach
Hotel, Negombo; Seashells Hotel, Negombo; Hotel Sunset Beach, Negombo;
Tamarind Tree, Katunayake; Ayurveda Pavilions, Negombo; Sea Garden,
Negombo; Lighthouse Hotel & Spa, Galle; The Blue Water, Wadduwa;
Mermaid Hotel & Club, Kalutara; Saman Villas, Bentota; The Villa
Riviera, Beruwela; Tropical Villas, Beruwela; Hunas Falls, Kandy;
St. Andrew's, Nuwara Eliya; Yala Safari Game Lodge, Yala.
breaks new ground
Weeraman, an up coming young singer is now halfway through with
his debut album, yet to be named. Dushyanth, the brother of Santush
is busy finalising his album.
'I have completed
six song and now working on other six songs' Dushyanth said.
four songs, all others are Sinhala originals. Most of the songs
are in Fusion , R& B and Hip Hop stlyes and I am sure that will
go down well with the young audiences." he said.
another young musician in the local scene, will be featured at this
was with Bathiya and Santhush at the begining,started his music
career at the school.He studied classical music under MaryAnn David.
'I got inspired
from Michael Jackson from my small days and t I think, I am mastered
his style of singing and dancing. Simply he is my unseen master.
Their new album
will be ready to hit the music store shelves by the end of November.
The song of this album are penned by Kelum Srimal, CJ of Wild Fire
and Wasantha Dukkgannarala.
Marisa de Silva
One of Lanka's most popular bands 'Marians' are all set
to take international audiences
by storm as they plan to go on their latest overseas tour from August
14 - December 2.
They hope to
cover USA, Canada, Italy and London, on this leg and end it with
their tour of 'down under' next March.
On their tour
they hope to play at quite a few dinner dances and a total of around
20 concerts in all.
leader of the Marians said how it's very encouraging to know that
they have quite a good response from audiences overseas. Mr. Nuwan
Samaranayake of Sri Lanka Art & Music is coordinating the tour
from the US end and setting up most of the gigs, explained Nalin.
This will be
a great opportunity for the Marians to introduce their repertoire
of originals and local hits to the international arena, he added.
"We hope to perform a wide range of songs from the time of
Jothipala to the current day hits" says Nalin enthusiastically.
Dubai and Cypress too, early this year, Nalin claims that this year
has been their most eventful year, tour wise. Having started off
as a band way back on 1988, the Marians have released six albums
over the past 15 years in the music industry. They hope to release
yet another album next year whilst Nalin too, hopes to release his
solo album early next year.
On their return
the Marians would be, in addition to preparing for their next tour,
compiling a mix of originals, new to local audiences. It will be
a subtle blend of both local and western music and should catch
on fast amongst the locals, Nalins says.
will be back home, in time to celebrate the Christmas Season whilst
all their pre-recorded television programmes too will continue even
in their absence, as normal. Nalin also wishes to add that he has
made a successful recovery from his recent bout of ill health, contrary
to various rumours in the air, and is raring to go on their tour.
at the Mr. World
At the world pageant for men with brain and braun Sri Lanka's
popular model Roshan
Massillamany will take centre stage with 50 young men from all around
the globe to vie for the prestigious Mr World title.
This is the
fourth time Mr. World is being conducted and the grand finals will
be on the 9th of August at the BREWERY INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
CENTRE. From Mr. World Roshan moves on to the Bollywood pageant
Mr. GRASIM INTERNATIONAL which will take place at the MILLENNIUM
DOME in London where FESTIVAL OF ASIA is celebrated for three days.
This is the
first time that MR. INTERNATIONAL is held in London and it takes
place for the sixth consecutive year.
Roshan is sent
for these two international pageants by STUDIO 9 the franchise holders,
and he received this opportunity as the reigning MR. SRI LANKA.
Darkness to Light'
The latest release on compact disk and audio cassette 'From
Darkness to Light' with music by Cosmic Rays and songs by Rohan
Pieries, which are being hummed and talked about by so many, will
be heard on the air on Sunday, August 10, at 4.30 pm on 96.5 FM-
to the introduction of music, listeners could look forward to an
interesting conversation between singer and lyric writer Rohan Pieries
and Vijaya Corea.
In a nutshell,
one could expect to hear an inside story that could only be described