ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday May 4, 2008
Vol. 42 - No 49
Front Page
Financial Times
TV Times
Funday Times
Kandy Times
Mirror Magazine

Reviving Rawana's melodies VERTISTMENTS
Rawana Haththa is the first instrument ever played with a bow, therefore making it the mother of the violin. The Ramayanaya, which is considered the “Most Oldest Text” talks about an instrument played by King Rawana, which was a bow instrument.This happened in BC 2524-2514 but if we search the internet or books history states, that the violin was produced by Andrew Amati in Italy in 1550 AD.
Metallic cocktail
If you took the time off on May 11, 2008 and took yourself down to Club Nuovo (Taj), you will experience a mix of bands that will take you on the ultimate psychedelic trip. Let the multicoloured illusions take you on a ride with the Paranoid Spirit. "The theme of the gig is a psychedelic one," said Mirshad from Paranoid Earthling adding that although the bands will play their regular sets, the music in between and the general ambience at the show will revolve around psychedelic themes.
Get your women-ology straight
Someone once said “Men are simple creatures.” I like this guy. He manages to sum up the essence of ‘Man’ in a simple sentence. And that's the typical man, simple and sometimes primitive. Now hang on, primitive is not a bad thing. Take the Volkswagen Beetle for example, the original design is as bareboned and primitive as a car can ever get.


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