ALLIANCE FRANçAISE DE COLOMBO, the Leading French Language and Cultural Center in Colombo since 1954, once again presents Fête de la Musique- International Music Day 2015 on June 20 (Saturday) at their auditorium at 11, Barnes Place ,Colombo 7.
The response has been overwhelming as every year and organisers are finding it difficult to slot in everyone to perform. Many musicians, professionals and others will be there to entertain you from 10 am to 5.30 pm. Annesley Malewana and his band SUPER CHIMES will provide background music for the participants.
The performances will include Pop, Jazz, Reggae, Folk, Country Music, Calypso, Dancing Groups, School Bands and Baila sessions- meeting place of cultures and the opportunity to share the joy of listening and appreciating a Variety of Melodies sung in English, French, Sinhala, Hindi and Tamil.
Fête de la Musique -International Music Day which started off in on June 21, 1982, saw amateur and professional musicians of France take to the streets on this day to celebrate the beginning of summer. On this day after a dismal spring the whole of France breaks in to a gigantic celebration of music song and dance. People head for the squares and parks and perform free of cost for the benefit of on lookers and for their own pleasure.
Ronnie Leitch, Annesley Malewana, Anthony Surendra. Judy de Silva, Dushyanth Weeraman, some of the Famous Sirasa and Derana Super Stars will keep you on your toes with their super acts. All are welcome. Entrance is free of charge.