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Join "all mixed up contest"now
By Sanath Weerasuriya
After running a marathon 89 weeks, 'Listen to the Original Music Competition' came to an end a couple of months ago.

A new competition is back in action from this week and is organised by M-Entertainments Ltd., in collaboration with TV Times & Entertainment and Vibrations.

The name of the new contest is 'all mixed up contest'. There will be a list of 'Ten' names on the TV Times, all related to music, singers, albums, songs, bands, films, actors and actresses. But they are printed in mixed up fashion or in no particular order.

All you have to do is to prepare the list in order in the coupon.
The example:
1. The Ketchup-song
2. Madonna
3. Justin Timberlake
4. The Eminem Show
5. All The Thing She Said
6. TaTu
7. American Life
8. Cry Me a River
9. Eminem
10. Las Ketchup

1. The Ketchup Song - Las Ketchup
2. American Life - Madonna
3. Cry Me a River - Justin Timberlake
4. The Eminem Show -Eminem.
5. All the Things She said - TaTu
To enter this 'all mixed up contest', all you have to do is to prepare the list in order as given in the example on the coupon No. 1 and send it to the address given below.

The address is "all mixed up contest", No. 01, C/o Maharaja Entertainments (Pvt) Ltd., 330, T.B. Jayah Mawatha, Colombo 10.

Tel: + 941672425-8, Fax + 941699070. E Mail:

All the entries must be originals from the TV Times and no photocopies or faxes will be entertained. All correct entries will be drawn by a panel of judges.

The entries should reach the above address by June 10 the latest. The decision of the judges will be final and the names of the winners will be announced in The Sunday TV Times accordingly.

There will be five winners selected each week. The first winner will get a Vibrations Gift/ Discount Voucher for the value of Rs. 500/- . Two numbers of second prize winners will get a Vibration Gift/Discount Voucher worth Rs. 250/-. and the two third prize winners will get a 5% Discount Vouchers from Vibrations. All winners will receive their vouchers by mail and can claim their prizes from Vibrations.

Here is the mixed up words; please correct it on the coupon and post it to the given address.

' Fete de La Musique 2003'
Fete de La Musique', International Music Day organised. by Alliance Francaise De Colombo will come alive on June 28 from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm.

Fete de La Musique begun in France in 1982 and now this music festival is celebrated all over the world and every year Professional and Amateur musicians in France take to the streets and parks on this day to celebrate the arrival of summer after a dismal spring. It is free of charge and thousands and thousands of people flock to these parks and streets and performers embrace all kinds of music and nothing is out of place and it goes on the whole day.

'Fete de La Musique' invites all Amateur and Professional musicians to be a part of Lanka's International Music Day Celebration.

Here is your chance to expose the hidden talents and it is for everyone Amateurs, Professionals (no age limit), Individuals, Bands, Dancing Schools/Groups, Ballet Schools/ Groups, School Bands etc.

If you can sing (in any language), play any Musical Instrument, dance, this would be the day for you. The organisers are willing to give a chance to the up-coming comperes to show their talents as well.

It's free and the organisers will provide the venue, sound systems and background music by a well known band free of charge or you could bring your own music.

Please contact Alliance Francaise de Colombo at 11, Barnes Place, Colombo 07 - Tel: 694162/693467 to obtain application forms. Applications will close on June 14.

Lankan Mrs.' parade for the crowm
The selection of 'Mrs. Personality' was held last Sunday, May 25, when the finalists of 'Mrs. Sri Lanka' pageant took the stage at the popular Irish Pub Molly's.

Ten beauties sporting cocktailwear were ushered into the roll of drums by 'Flame'.

The 'Mrs. Personality' winner will be announced at the grand finale at Holiday Inn on June 13.

The climax of the evening was the crowning of 'Molly's Queen'.

SriLankan Airlines Cabin Crew member Manukala Liyanage was the unanimous choice for the 'Queen' and was sashed by Mrs. Annette Abeyratne.

Naslin Jayaw-ardena, Shanthi Roberts, Manukala Liyanage, Prasanthi Perinpanayagam, Anoma de Silva, Anne Peiris, Timiko Rajapakse, Candida Rodrigo,Gaythri Bandaranayake and Jeev Amerasinghe are the ten finalists.

Seybhan plays for soldiers
'Saybhan and the Society Band' will perform for injured and disabled soldiers of the armed services on June 14 at Rana Viru Seva Authority auditorium.

'Saybhan and the Society Band,' which has been playing music free of charge for the joy of society's marginalised folk - those in prisons, homes for the mentally depressed and sunshine homes for the elders, since its formation in May 2000 has finally been given its due recognition.

The very humane management staff of the Hatton National Bank Ltd., under the direction of Rienzie T. Wijeytilleke have decided to sponsor this scintillating and popular band to continue their noble programmes.

The Society Band with Saybhan will kick off under the sponsorship and banner of the Hatton National Bank Ltd., at a concert to be organised by the Ranaviru Seva Authority for injured and disabled soldiers.

'Saybhan and the Society Band' will also be featured with foreign artistes at a gala concert titled 'Musical Therapy' organised by the 'Friends of Sahanaya' on Saturday July 5.

The band will also be featured on the Commercial Service of the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation every Sunday morning from 9.06 a.m. to 9.21 a.m. beginning June 1.

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