Make the most of this weekend. There's a host of events ranging from charity concerts, reggae beach parties, exhibitions, beach clean-ups, the Melomanic Session in Galle, talks on artists in Jaffna, dance events, The Good Market, creative kite flying competitions, dodgy bar tours and so much more. Have a great weekend.
Friday, 29 April
There is a charity concert in aid of collecting funds for the organisation Leads. The concert will take place at the Russian Centre. The Earle de Fonseka Trust presents Classics For A Cause. Franz Schubert: Piano Quintet in A major, D. 667 Op. 114 "Trout", Clara Schumann née Wieck: Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 17, Shanthi Dias née Thamber, piano, Thushani Jayawardena, violin, Mangala Abeysekera, viola, Tamara Holsinger, cello, Dushyanthi Perera, double bass. The Russian Centre in Colombo – Cultural Section of the Russian Embassy, 10, Independence Avenue, Colombo 7.
If you are a dance lover, this Friday, there's an event just for you. Drop in at the Western Province AestheticCelebrate World Dance Day in Sri Lanka. Western Province Aesthetic Resort, 275/74 Prof Stanley Wijesundera Mawatha, Colombo 7.
YES FM Sri Lanka's No. 1 Hit Music Station and CLUB ONE & Colombo House Mafia presents STIV HEY (SCI+TEC), (3 Hours Extended Set). Tickets are priced at Rs. 2500. Mint Club – Austasia Sports & Leisure Club, Salinda Dissanayaka Mawatha, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte.
Saturday, 30 April
The Good Market takes place simultaneously at both locations Colombo and Galle. If you need your fix for everything organic, and very unique, this is where you need to be. Stroll through the rows of stalls. Racecourse Colombo and Galle Fort, Galle.
Ocean trash affects the health of people, trash in the water and on the shore can kill marine animals, injure swimmers and beachgoers. If you would like to be a solution to this very persistent problem, join together with a like-minded froup of people this Saturday infront of Shore By O. Mount Lavinia Beach ( Entrance by Shore by O)
There's a Creative Kite Competition April 30 at 2 PM at the Galle Face Green. Under the avenue of International Understanding we will be holding a 'Creative Kite Competition' on the 30th of April from 2 pm onwards at the Faculty. Galle Face Green, Colombo 3.
Sri Lanka here they come. Goa Reggae crew ready to mash up the place with some Dub, Reggae, Dancehall & Jungle Beats. Rudy Roots from France & Roman NZ Selector from Russia will be mashing up the beach with some wicked tunes and our very own Rude Boy Shiraz will be dropping some lyrics. La Voile Blanche, Mount Beach, Mt Lavinia.
Harmonic Conspiracies brings you its second edition featuring some of the best young talent in the classical music scene. Look forward to a variety of chamber groups including violin, cello, flute, guitar, keyboard and vocals performing exciting pieces from the classical repertoire and fun lighter selections too. Royal Nelung Arts Centre, 81, Hyde Park Corner, Colombo 2.
Join us for a dodgy bar special edition hosted by Trekurious’ own Rukmankan Sivaloganathan. Get down and dirty with a boozy walk through Colombo’s dodgiest watering holes and witness Fort and Pettah through your very own beer goggles. Colombo
This is a cutting edge masterclass photography workshop written and directed by the professionals. The aim of the course is to provide you with the knowledge and skills required for a career as a professional photographer or as a keen hobbyist. Cameralk Academy, No 128 High Level Road, Nugegoda.
The Melomanic Sessions will be in Galle the last weekend of April. So for those in Galle, consider yourself privileged folks and avail yourselves of this experience. Wakwella Villa, Amendra Nivasa, 246 Wakwella Road, Galle
The Secret Garden will host an educational exhibition – The Journey Of The Blue Whale on April 30 at the Lavinia Beach Resort. Lavinia Beach Resort, 43/5 Samudra Mw, Mt Lavinia.
Socialservice.lk, is a charity organisation involved in a whole lot of social work and for Avurudhu, they are celebrating it with a visually impaired community with a special focus on increasing awareness. The event is organised to provide the visually impaired community a memorable time.
Do you like speed? Would you like to be behind the wheel competing against other drivers for some serious racing? The Pro Speed 2016 | Pro Karting Championships are just around the corner. Sri Lanka Karting Circuit, Bandaragama. Walgama North
Are you a gamer? A pro-gamer you say? Well, then , you are gonna love this. Acer, one of the best computer manufacturers in the world is launching their premium gaming computer series “Predator” and "Aspire V Nitro". Park Street Mews, Stables 50/1, Park Street, Colombo 7
Sunday, 1 May
Whirling Workshop with Sufi Dervish Ahmad Dele Pattisahusiwa from Holland, Master of the Whirling Dervish Spiritual Inner Steps of Jalaluddin Rumi. Prana Lounge Colombo, 60 Horton Place, Colombo 7.
There's a talk on Geoffrey Beling: The Artist presented at the Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art – Jaffna. The speaker is Deborah Philip. Deborah Philip is a historian and Asst. Lecturer in History at the University of Colombo. Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture & Design 199 Temple Road, Jaffna Town, Jaffna.