Fill up your weekend with piano recitals by Richard Clayderman, pop concerts by Jason Derulo, horse races in Nuwara Eliya, Rock n Roll, job fairs, carnivals and so much more. There are many and varied events taking place in Colombo, Galle, Nuwara Eliya, Kalpitiya and Kandy this weekend. Wherever you are, have yourself a super one.
Friday, April 8
The Colombo Job Fair, organized by the Career Guidance units of the University of Colombo takes place at the University of Colombo. University of Colombo, 94, Cumaratunga Munidasa Mawatha, Colombo 7
Richard Clayderman, world renown French pianist will be in Sri Lanka on his Romantique Album tour. Nelum Pokuna, Kollupitiya – Sri Jayewardenepura Rd, Colombo 7
Jason Joel Desrouleaux, better known by his stage name Jason Derulo, singer, songwriter and dancer and pop sensation, will be right here in Colombo performing his greatest hits Breathing, Want To Want Me, Don’t Wanna Go Home, Cheyenne, Talk Dirty, Marry Me and other hits. Havelock Sports Club Grounds, Colombo 5.
Saturday, April 9
All you rock fans, it's time to flock together for Rock N Roll 2016 at the Keg. When? Mark it on your calendar. It's on April 9th. The Keg, 338 T.B Jayah Mawatha, Colombo 10.
21st Century Monk, a production by Sri Theatre Company goes on boards on April 9 and 10 at the E.O.E Perera Theatre University of Peradeniya. The production is a comedy with the story based on a lawyer who chooses to become mute by choice and society's reaction to his silence. E.O.E Perera Theatre, University of Peradeniya, 548, Peradeniya Road Kandy.
The Floor By O presents HIP HOP HUSTLE featuring Kiss Entourage on the April 9. With upbeat mix of music, you can get down to the best of hip hop from way back when and now. The Floor By O, Maitland Crescent, Colombo 7.
Join in on the Avurudhu celebrations at The Good Market this weekend. Whether you are located in Colombo or in Galle, the celebrations will be at both locations from 10 AM to 6 PM to April 9. Colombo Race Course and Galle Fort
GLORY is the debut Paintball tournament organized by ZONE. It is the first time in Sri Lanka that this sport or event is being organized to such a scale. The tournament will be played in an Urban warfare theme giving the players a true war feel to it. 31, Maitland Crescent, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka
Sunday, April 10
If you're up in the hills this weekend, the Royal Turf is hosting the Horse Racing Festival. Nuwara Eliya will come alive when the horse racing takes place on April 10, April 16, April 23 and April 30 at the Nuwara Eliya Racecourse. Royal Turf Club, Racecourse, Nuwara Eliya Town.
To all in Kandy town or perhaps you're heading up to the hills this weekend and wondering what's there to do. This Saturday, head over with friends and family to enjoy the Colours Carnival. Gatambe Grounds, Peradeniya Road, Kandy.
This is the last Sailing for season 2015/16. The 'Sunrise Cruise' departs Kalpitiya at 6.30 AM. Explore the Puttalam Lagoon; home of the pink dolphins. Known for its varied marine life, pelagic birds and stunning views. The vast expanse of blue ocean is abundant with dolphins, turtles, mantra rays. Kalpititya Harbour.
Colpetty House presents a traditional cultural show in celebration of New Year. There will be dancers and traditional finger food. Colpetty House, 2/6 Charles Avenue, Colombo 3
Friends In Action 2016 is a talent competition which provides a platform for budding local artists to showcase their talents. Bishops College Auditorium, Boyd Place, Colombo 7.