Here's just a couple of things happening this weekend.
Friday, January 8
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.
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.
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.
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
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 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 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
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.