the colours of the night take you on an enchanting carousel ride…”
and so began the evening of variety entertainment. The curtains
opened on ‘The Quartet’ from Bishop’s College
performing a rendition of the famous ‘Killing Me Softly’.
by the Interact Club of Bishop’s College, ‘Carousel’
was held recently at the school auditorium. Proceeds from the show
will be used for the welfare of children suffering from Down’s
Syndrome, represented that evening by Kosala, who captivated the
audience with his dance performances.
Born’ from St. Peter’s College opened the band category
with their covers of two well-known hits. They were followed by
the guys from Wesley College, who used their music as a means of
praising the Lord. ‘Stillwater’, from Royal College
played a repertoire of popular songs, including their original ‘Hey
array of instrumental items presented by St. Bridget’s Convent,
D.S. Senanayake College and Isipathana College were both original
and entertaining. ‘Siribora’ from Isipathana College
got the crowd going with their rhythmic tunes. With instruments
ranging from flutes to electric guitars, this band really displayed
a successful fusion of Eastern and Western music.
from D.S. Senanayake College added a unique touch with their choice
of music. The three Bridgeteens got everyone’s toes tapping
with their ‘piano and drums’ item.
comparatively mellow piano and saxophone number was presented by
Zahara Samal from Muslim Ladies College and Anjalee Sumanasekara
from Bishop’s College.
two solo performances by Safra Deen from Bishop’s College
and Christine Welikala from Alethea International School rounded
up the evening.