Remembering San Michele ( Sandra Joseph ) 1960 – 2018 – by Patrick Ranasinghe   I share this post with a very heavy heart tonight, as today I had to say goodbye to my dear friend Sandra Joseph. You were taken from us so suddenly that I feel I’m still dreaming, I’m lost for words, but what I can say is thank you for all the memories and fun times and there were many over the years. (Sandra Joseph) Daughter of Betty Joseph  San Michele & Savore Latin Jazz Quartet performing at The MC Showroom. Feel the rhythm take over your body … Let the bass and percussion extend firm roots in your being … Be awestruck by the mastery shown on guitars … Get intoxicated by the smooth elixir of the voice you hear. Latin Jazz at it’s finest … Samba, Bossa, Bolero, Rumba, Cha Cha & Tango. Savore, ...

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Lalithakala Visharada Deshamanya Manoj Peiris in an effervescent dominant voyage of over four decades in the field of music – by Sunil Thenabadu There are many successful musicians today who had no other choice of career except music, so they give their hundred percent to it. To implement focusing only on a musical career, one requires a lot of confidence in oneself. Manoj Peiris is a musician who has mastered his art one who needs to give his whole time and energy to the art. A sense of adventure in a musician is a good motivator to dive deep into music and make it the only priority and path ahead. It is hard work of Manoj his stepping stone for success for approximately for four decades. Manoj as a successful musician is into music totally practicing hard in his early days, to date too as a highly talented exponent of the ...

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Pride of the Lion’s will upset Kangaroo push – by Trevine Rodrigo (elanka – Sports editor – Melbourne)   Sri Lanka will ascertain their true strength against the rampant Australians fresh from a successful tour of Pakistan.  Both teams are currently basking in the glory of series triumphs over Pakistan and Bangladesh away from home making the outcome of the current two Test series a defining moment in the Test Championship rankings. While the tour raises questions about its priority in a country suffering from impending bankruptcy and civil unrest due to political bungling and mismanagement, Sri Lanka Cricket believes it is a justified decision to go ahead due to the revenue it will generate. The Cricket board has pledged a substantial sum of dollars generated from the games  towards urgent medical requirements the country is unable to purchase due to the current crisis.  Sri Lanka Cricket Secretary Mohan De ...

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MY PRIDE & JOY – by Des Kelly Is this cute little baby boy. His name is Lenny, such fun to be with, a proud combination of Kelly & Smith. Never did think that I’d get this far, but, to all you good folk, well, there you are !!. So far, he is the one, & only one, I AM EXTREMELY PROUD OF MY ……………………. GREAT-GRANDSON !! ……………………….   Desmond Kelly. (Editor-in-Chief) e’Lanka. ...

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AFFILIATED TO CITY & GUILDS OF LONDON INSTITUTE UK  FLITS – by Sunil Thenabadu         Future Links Institute of Technological Studies is a Sri Lankan Vocational Training Institute registered under the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission (TVEC) to deliver National Vocational Qualifications (NVQ), registration no. P01/0535, as an approved institute under the City & Guilds of London Institute, U.K., center registration number 844120, to deliver International Vocational Qualifications (I.V.Q)    Future Links Institute of Technological Studies is a community of people, academics, administrators, and students, committed to learning, discussion, innovation, and spreading new knowledge. The institute places value on professional development, knowledge progress, and the pursuit of certainty. All education is about developing learning and enquiry. Still, as an institute, we focus upon areas at the boundaries of knowledge and work to refine those methods of reasoning and understanding, which helps us push back those boundaries: students and staff to do this ...

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