Leave enough time to see ‚ÄėThe Last Two Minutes‚Äô
CREATIVE TALENT IN PROGRESS: Two members of Sunera‚Äôs performing arts
workshops in performance.
STAGE DRAMA: Audiences in Colombo, Galle and Tissamaharama will have
the opportunity to see Sunera Foundation‚Äôs latest Drama
‚ÄúThe Last Two Minutes‚ÄĚ, which will be staged in Debarawewa Central
College on May 26 at 2.30 p.m. and 6.30 p.m., in Galle Town Hall on May
27 at 2.30 p.m. and 6.30 p.m. and at the Bishop‚Äôs College Auditorium,
Colombo on 29 and May 30 at 7.15 p.m.
‚ÄúThe Last Two Minutes‚ÄĚ has been directed by Kalasuri Rohana Deva and
choreographed by Ramani Damayanthi. Music is by Janaka Fonseka.
THRILLING ITS AUDIENCE: ‚ÄúThe Last Two Minutes‚ÄĚ
‚ÄúThe Last Two Minutes‚ÄĚ thrilled audiences at the Biennale of Theatre
and Psychiatry in Northern Italy last year, where it won a Special Jury
Award. This time, Sunera will be showcasing the creative talents of some
of the members of Sunera‚Äôs performing arts workshops for those who have
been traumatised by the tsunami.
In its Tsunami Theatre Outreach Project (T-TOP), which functions in
six districts, Sunera utilises the performing arts to provide a
therapeutic benefit to hundreds of children who were traumatised by the
This project is funded by Deutsche Bank, Global Fund for Children,
East-West Centre Hawaii, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee,
The Force of Nature Foundation and Siege Social Jules.
Lanka blooms in Cherry Blossom land
PAINTINGS: Sri Lanka‚Äôs most reputed artist, ‚ÄėKala Suri‚Äô Jayasiri
Semage left for Japan on an invitation by the Sri Lanka Embassy in
Japan. He would be in-charge of the complete artistic decorations of the
‚ÄėSri Lanka Festival 2007 to be held in the Yoyogi Park in Japan on May
26 and 27.
The festival is being organised by the Sri Lanka Embassy and at the
entrance to the premises there would be a decorative Sri Lanka style
arch-way (Torana) created by Semage. The grounds would be complete with
many other ornamented pieces executed by him based on Sri Lankan
traditional motifs belonging to the tradition of Sri Lankan art.
The art exhibition at the Yoyogi Park would in addition, will display
15 oil paintings by Semage depicting various vicissitudes of life in the
background of the Sri Lankan rural environment.
The pandal that graced the entrance to the ‚ÄėAsia Pacific Exhibition‚Äô
held in Fukuoka Japan in 1998 was also created by Semage. The Buddhist
themes that were portrayed on it were appreciated by many.
Youth love blossoms under Tharuka Mal
CINEMA: Romance, trust, hopes...A gift for all those who have
encountered young love...That‚Äôs Tharuka Mal for you. The film is made up
of a series of intriguing episodes. add a dash of catchy tunes and some
laughter. This movie is certainly one of a kind.
Rising star of the tele scene, Nadeesha Hemamali takes the lead role
in her maiden movie with Tharuka Mal.The film will start screening from
May 30 at Savoy and other EAP theatres island wide.
Directed by Milton Jayawardana
Produced by Soma Edirisinghe
Script by K.D. Nicolas
Nalin Pradeep Uduwela