Memory Lane in Moratuwa
The popular programme "Down Memory Lane'', which is
now firmly established as Sri Lanka's prime Sing-along Festival
of Golden Oldies, will come alive on Sunday, November 10 at 6.30
p.m. The venue once again will be the air-conditioned ballroom of
the Hotel Ranmal in Moratuwa.
As in the past
American plantation songs, cowboy favourites, Negro spiritual wartime
evergreens, Hawaiian standards, Calypsos, Perennial, English, Scotish,
Irish and Welsh hits and oldies from the 60s and 70s era will be
featured in this two and half hour programme.
demand additional songs of Jim Reeves will be sung during the show'
said Thilak Perera of Moratuwa Arts Forum (MAF), which is the organizers
of this Down Memory Lane.
orchestra will provide befitting music for the lively sing-along
sessions on the piano, violin, steel pedal guitar, harmonica, acoustic
guitar, bango piano accordian and ukulele , while the singers of
the Moratuwa Arts Forum will provide the lead and thrust for community
singing. A beautifully designed colourful song book will be given
free of charge at the gate to each ticket holder .
priced very moderately at Rs. 300/- and Rs. 200/- per head.
So, if you
like to re-live the songs of yore made popular by stars such as
Gene Autrey, Roy Rogers, Hank Williams, Hank Show, Hank Locklin,
Veera Lyn, Pat Boone, Tony Brent, Jim Reeves and join in the singing
of songs such as "Swanee River", "Ashgrove",
"Danny Boy", "Bouquet of Roses", "From
a Jack to a King", "Mary Ann", "Tom Dooley",
"Tipperary", "Tavern In The Town"'Red River
Vally" "Whispering Hope" and more come with your
kinsfolk and friends to enjoy great fellowship amid great atmosphere
to sing, sing, and sing!
Master of ceremonies
will be Arun Dias Bandaranayaka.
Lane' is sponsored by Bank of Ceylon.
Chairmen for 'Down Memory Lane' are Priya Peiris and Brian Coorey
for 'originals 'only
VCD and VHS cassette in Sri Lanak is promoted by pioneering, Home
Entertainment & Communications Ltd. (HECL).
TV Times &
Entertainment in collaboration with Home Entertainment and Communications
Ltd. (HECL), launched a monthly quiz in September to help the project
"Buy Originals Only" and this is the third leg of the
competition. The October quiz is How many Oscars did the movie 'Lawrence
of Arabia' win?
to the October 2002 quiz is '7 Oscars'.
The lucky winner
of th October quiz is S.L. Navaratnam of 53B, Ward Place, Colombo
7. The lucky winner will be entitled to one original VCD disc or
one original VHS cassette of his choice from Home Entertainment
& Communications Ltd. (HECL). The winner could call over with
his/her ID Card and collect the prize from the above address between
9.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. on any weekday.
To win an Original
VCD disc or Original VHS cassette of your choice from Home Entertainment
& Communications Ltd. (HECL), all you need to do is to answer
the November Question in the Coupon on TV Times and send it pasted
on a post card to Home Entertainment & Communications Ltd.,
Liberty Cinemas Building, 35, Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 03 on
or before November 30 .
to the November quiz will be published on the first Sunday of November.
Festival at Taj
the festival of lights is now on at the Navratne of Taj Samudra
till November 4. Navratna is the speciality Indian restaurant at
will take on a Diwali atmosphere on November 2, 3 and 4 with lights,
lamps, colour and vibrancy to give a true Diwali feeling. The Navratna,
which serves the best Indian cusine will have a special Jalebi action
counter making hot delicious Jalebi, specially for the Dewali festival.