Music Festival 2011” Commences with Splendor
:: 2011-03-26 18:45:10
Sharing the ecstasy of indigenous music of their own countries,
artists of six countries including Sri Lanka gathered in Jaffna
to present their showpieces at three-day grand musical fiesta of
the year “Jaffna Music Festival 2011” at Jaffna Municipal Ground.
ceremony of this mega classic show organized by Sewa Lanka Foundation
and Royal Norwegian Embassy in association with USAID and Concerts
Norway was held Friday (25) morning with participation of Norwegian
Ambassador to Sri Lanka Her Excellency Hilde Haraldstad, Commander
Security Forces – Jaffna Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe and
a host of distinguished guests.
and singers of Sri Lanka, Nepal, India, Palestine, South Africa
and Norway present their items with gusto for three days, day and
night. More than 20 folk music groups from Sri Lanka are taking
part in the festival displaying music and dancing traditions in
up country, low country and Jaffna.
is the first experience in Jaffna that such a cosmopolitan group
performs on one stage. Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation provides