Dissanayake in Kerala
Somaratne Dissanayake was in Kerala, India to particpate as a Jury
member in the Second International Video Festival (TV Festival) held
in Kerala from May 20 to 25.
was organised by C-DIT and the Government of Kerala. Center for
Development of Imaging Technology (C-DIT) is a premier institution
in South Asia working in the field of visual communications, having
divisions in video communication, multimedia, educational informatics,
web services, holography and a host of other technologies, with
focus on media convergence.
The first TV
Fest was a grand success: and it had wonderful participation from
filmakers from around the world. This the organisers have chosen
"society-Science-Development" as the theme of the festival
'Chritha Hathak' for Rotary Fund
'Chritha Hathak' will go on the boards on June 8 at 6.30
pm at the Bishop's College Auditorium to raise funds for the renovation
of the Municipal Maternity Home at Slave Island.
The play is
a presentation of the Rotary Club of Colombo Mid City.
for the drama are priced at Rs. 1000/- , Rs. 750/-, Rs. 500/- Rs.
300/- and Rs.100/- are available at the Bishop's College Auditorium,
Salaka, Senkada, Vijitha Yapa and Sarasavi Bookshop.
Maddhana' on top five tele programmes
Maddhana', the popular teledrama sponsored by Swadeshi Industrial
Works has been rated among the five most watched weekly television
programmes in Sri Lanka for most of its airing period since telecast
began on February 11 by top Market Research Team.
Rupavahini at 8.30 p.m. every Tuesday, Sanda Maddhana is directed
by teledrama veteran Bermin Lylie Fernando and produced by Mark
Fernando and S.T. Murthi. Scripted by K.B. Herath, the story revolves
round a teacher who stands up against evil and injustices committed
by society especially corrupt politicians and their henchmen in
stars Ranjan Ramanayake, Kanchana Mendis, Cletus Mendis, Avanthi
Aponso, G..R. Perera, Sanjaya Leelarathne and many other accomplished
actors and actresses.