Celebrating India and Sri Lanka at 70

19 January 2018 - 164   - 0

To celebrate 70 years of independence of India and Sri Lanka and to mark the 69th Republic Day of India, the High Commission of India, in Colombo organized a special cultural event "Bollywood and Beyond'  held at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Convention Hall recently.

According to a release issued by the High Commission "Bollywood and Beyond" - a special musical evening showcased the blending of lndian and Western classical music with popular bollywood songs featuring legendary violin maestro Dr. L. Subramaniam, eminent singer Kavita Krishnamurthy of Bollywood fame, singer/ composer Bindu Subramaniam and eminent musicians from different parts of lndia.

The event was organized with the support of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Wayamba Development and Cultural Affairs, Government of Sri Lanka, Lanka Indian Oil Corporation, Jet Airways, India Sri Lanka Foundation, and the Taj Samudra.

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