Mrs. Sri Lanka 2003' Mirani for Mrs. World
Mirani de Silva,
Sri Lanka's nominee for Mrs. World contest left for Last Vegas in
Nevada, U.S.A. last week. Mirani, our cover girl this week, was
nominated by Mrs. Rosy Senanayake, the franchise holder for Mrs.
World in Sri Lanka.
was first held on 1984 in Honolulu Hawaii and it was won by Mrs.
was the runner up for Mrs. World in 1999. She is the mother of two
daughters and a son.
She holds a degree
in business administration and at present works as an executive
in marketing and administration in a leading Airline. She is also
the President-elect of the Lion's Club at Nugegoda Central, District
She says that
she is not a full time model and doesn't consider modelling as a
career because of her family commitment. Whatever time she has,
she spends with her children and her husband who encourages her
in her public life. She has been sponsored by Optimum and Femme
Fatale Fashions to participate for the Mrs. World Contest at Las
will be held in Las Vegas, USA from June 8 to 23.
boys of Club Palm Bay
Peiris of Club Palm Bay, Marawila (on left) became the winner of
the "Marie Brizard" Negombo Regional Cocktail Competition
which was held recently at Browns Beach Hotel in Negombo.
PJK Costa (on
right) also from Club Palm Bay, Marawila won the fourth place of
the competition. Having won the 1st and the fourth places of this
competition respectively, they become eligible to take part in the
"All Island Marie Brizard Barman of the year competition 2003"
which will be held soon in Colombo.
Club Palm Baby
won the first place at last year's main competition.
'Aussie Food and Wine Festival' at
The "Aussie Food and Wine Festival" will come
alive at the Union Bar & Grill Room at Hilton JAIC from June
18 to 21.
Antony and his kitchen brigade are geared up to take on a culinary
adventure to the land down under....... a celebration of the finest
Aussie fare with a selection of premium wines to match. Enjoy some
of the best Aussie tucker including premium steaks grilled to perfection,
quality cheeses all the way from Australia and so much more.
A cheese specialist
from the Australian Specialty Cheese Association, Andrew Gray and
a freelance journalist from the Age Newspaper, Amanda Sutton, who
played a major role in ensuring the success of the Melbourne Food
& Wine Festival, will be flown down for the promotion.
a representative of the Victorian Government on a fact-finding mission
to develop commerce and trade links between Australian and Sri Lankan
producers for distribution, will also grace the occasion.
'Theli Thudin Asiriya': Oil painting
"Theli Thudin Asiriya" on art exhibition by the
adult students of Mrs Suneetha de Alwis will be held at the Lionel
Wend Art Gallery from June 20 to 22.
will be by the chief guest Mrs. Marie France Pegnier on June 20
at 6.30 p.m.
will be opened for public on June 21 and 22 from 9.00 a.m. to 7.30
These oil paintings
are the creations by Uththara Ranathunga, Rohini Samarasinghe, Devika
Rajaratna, Nalini Fernando, Bandu Nanayakkara, Sharmalee de Silva,
Chandani Jayawardena, Nirasha Balasuriya, Dr. Sujatha Wijenayake,
Nimali de Silva, Sakunthala Chandrasekeran, Anne Nicholas and Shiffaya
are professionals and housewives, who enjoy their leisure time paintings.
All the paintings
depict of Nature, Figure composition and still life and are all
oils on canvas.
Fire explosion at the PRH
Fire', a popular feature in recent times of Sri Lankan Music scene,
once again came to life at the "Wild Fire with Raja Bojun Night"
at Pegasus Hotel on May 24.
of dazzling entertainment was organized by Pegasus and Carlsberg
and was indeed a hot favourite among the crowds.
took place in the hotels' spacious twin banquet halls, "Ruwanara"
and "Shobana" and also featured guest DJ's from Music
Asia Entertainments, who kept the crowd entertained all throughout
enjoyed good music, dancing and good company and was later treated
to a scrumptious spread of authentic Sri Lankan cuisine prepared
by professional chefs at the hotel.
Wild Fire will
come alive again on June 28 at the same premises.
'Sri Lankan Super Stars in Action'
"Sohan and the X'periments" will be performing
in Kandy after a lapse of five years, at the "Sri Lankan Super
Stars in Action", a musical extravaganza on July 12 at Dharmaraja
This gala musical
show will feature Sohan and X'periments with Yasmin, Annesley Malawana,
Indrani Perera, Anil Bhareti, Ronnie Leitch, Shanika Wanigasekera
The show is
compered by Clifford Richard and the dance items will be provided
by Channa Wijewardene's troupe.
The show is organised
by Golden Key Credit Card Company.
Key Co. who have organized many musical events in the past is hoping
to arrange many entertainment programmes including foreign shows
in the near future" said A.G.M. Credit Card Division Mr. Orville
Pereira of the Golden Key Credit Card.
Day promo with Classic Radio
keeping the Father's Day in focus on Classic FM, completes on June
requested to send in the story about the craziest thing their father
has ever done. Listeners are asked to send their stories via E-mail
(crazy email@example.com) or fax.
The most interesting
story of the day was picked and the winner of that day got a gift
pack courtesy of Hameedias.
All these winners
qualify for a grand draw which was held on the June 13, where the
two winning dads are chosen who would be getting a blazer each from
Hameedias and on Father's Day, June 17 these two winning dads can
take their family out for a scrumptious meal at the Hilton Colombo.
is in association with Hameedias, TV Times and the Daily Mirror
Entertainment and the Hilton Colombo
"Golden Shepherdian Musical
"Golden Shepherdian Musical Fiesta" a musival
extravaganza organised by the Past Pupils Association of Good Shepherd
Balika Maha Vidyalaya in Nayakkanda, Wattala, will be held at the
Elphinstone Theatre, Maradana on Sunday, June 15 at 7.00pm.
Randeniya and actress Nita Fernando will appear as the guest artistes
along with other popular artistes at this show. The duo will be
on stage for the first time together for a performance.
have come forward to cordinate and help the show on behalf of the
school, which is a fund rouses for a much needed play ground.