for heart-felt cause
Hearts in Harmony, a musical organized
by the G.R. Handy Memorial Trust to raise funds to support
their projects will be held at the BMICH on Sunday,
Octobeer 29 at 7 p.m. The Trust funds the Children's
Heart Surgery Programme and equips and upgrades existing
Handy Memorial Units, very specially the Institute of
Cardiology, National Hospital, Colombo.
The Handy Memorial Unit in Colombo
comprises a Cardiac Catheter Lab and a Paediatric Cardiology
Most children who suffer from congenital
heart diseases require surgery. These children who suffer
from A.S.D. and P.D.A. (Hole in the heart) lead a normal
life after surgery. They get assistance from the President's
Fund and the trust off-sets the balance.
"Hearts in Harmony' is to be
staged by Friends in Harmony and the Ladies' College
choir. The programme will consist of music from around
the world, semi classics, dance music and hits from
Broadway musicals and a wide variety of entertainment
including dance items.
Friends in Harmony consist of professionals
from diverse fields drawn together by the love of music.
The group is led by popular pianist Mrs. Indrani Wijesundera.
The talented Ladies' College choir is led by Ms. Sureka
The principal sponsor of the event
is Commercial Bank of Ceylon Limited. Tickets and box
plan for this show are available at Titus Stores, Liberty
Plaza, Central Finance Company, 270, Vauxhall Street,
Colombo 2. National Hospital, Institute of Cardiology,
Room 20, Kynsey Road (near St. Paul's Church), Colombo
10 and at the Ladies' College Vocational Centre, 27th
Lane, Off Inner Flower Road, Colombo 7. Tickets are
priced at Rs. 1,500, 1,000, 750, 500 and 300.