Finale of the 'Jaffna Got Talent' held at the Security Force Headquarters
- Jaffna on 29 March 2018 and the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant
General Mahesh Senanayake attended the event as the Chief Guest.
'Jaffna Got Talent' is an initiative of the Commander, Security
Force - Jaffna, Major General Darshana Hettiarrachchi to unveil
the singing and dancing talents of Army/ Navy/ Air Force officers
and soldiers serving in the Peninsula. The event not only provided
the opportunity to excel their talents but also gave them a time
to break their routine.
Competitors attended several rounds of selections in front of
a professional judge board to be selected into the final.
Wisharada Samantha Perera, Wisharada Nihal Gamhewa, Musician Antony
Surendra, Actress Meena Kumari, Actor Hemal Ranasinghe, Movie
Director Dewinda Kongahage Veteran Actress Swineetha Weerasinghe
were present as the panel of judges at the final selection. Famous
announcer, Kamal Adarachchi and Mrs. Subuddhi Lakmali performed
as the moderators.
The Singing Star Winner was S/830101 Private Hettiarrachchi HAPMM
of 4 MIR, 1st Runner-up was S/284595 Signalman Edirisinghe WGCM
of 3 SLSC and 2nd Runner-up was S/ 22Q 01090 Private Kumarasinghe
of 22 SLNG. Dancing Star Winner was O/70063 Lieutenant CT Joseps
of 7 SLAWC, 1st Runner-up was O/70262 Second Lieutenant PHGGNK
Darmasena of 7 SLAWC and 2nd Runner-up was S/102413 Private Madushan
AAG of 6 SLAGSC.
Awards for the winners were presented by the Commander of the
Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayaka and the Commander,
Security Force - Jaffna, Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi.
Around 6000 Army, Navy, Air Force and Police personnel attended