The Weekend Wrap ( Jan 8 – Jan 10).

Here's just a couple of things happening this weekend.

Friday, January 8

Soul Sounds In Concert

As part of the Fairway GLF2016, Soul Sounds known as one of the most renowned choirs in the world will be performing in Kandy. Soul Sounds is a female ensemble, directed by well-known pianist and musician, Soundarie David Rodrigo. The performance will take place at the St. Paul's Church. St. Paul's Church, 10, Deva Veediya, Kandy.

PV-Alex Stewart- Exhibition of New Paintings For 3 Books

Artist, Alex Stewart will be hosting his latest exhibition at the Barefoot Gallery. Alex uses watercolours, ink, oils and a multitude of other materials. Barefoot, 704, Galle Road, Colombo 3.

Fairway Galle Literary Festival

The annual literary festival is at hand and this time, it will be held in three different locations on different dates. This GLF2016 features 2 mini festivals in Kandy and Jaffna (and the one in Jaffna festival is free), in addition to the main event taking place in Galle. If you are in Kandy this weekend, that's where GLF starts off. Kandy, Galle, Jaffna.

YES 101 Bungee Festival

How does starting your new year sound to you if you could start it with a jump? Well, not any ole jump, but with a once in a lifetime experience like bungee jumping. Water's Edge. 316, Ethul Kotte Road, Battaramulla.

Saturday, January 9

Centre of Power and Ritual

Take a walk with renowned architect Channa Daswatte on a walking tour of Kandy. The city, part of the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka was once a centre of ceremonial ritual and power. Queen's Hotel, D S Senanayake Veediya, Kandy.

Explore Shakespeare

Explore three of Shakespeare's masterpieces in a two-day workshop conducted by Jerome L De Silva. NDB Auditorium, 3rd Floor, NDB EDB Tower, Nawam Mawatha

Musicmatters: New Music For A New Space

Musicmatters has relocated to beautiful new premises and to celebrate they are making music. They will be hosting two spectacular evenings of music to be held on both January 9th and 10th. Musicmatters, 131, Vauxhall Street, Colombo 2

Sunday, January 10

January Jazz Sunday

End the first week of the new year with a spot of jazz. Head over to the CH & FC to enjoy an evening of jazz this Sunday. CH & FC, 31, Maitland Crescent, Colombo 7.

Have yourself a great weekend.

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