Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo will be organizing a Kathak recital by Dumith Gunawardana on March 31 at 6.00 pm at its auditorium at Indian Cultural Centre, Gregory’s Road, Colombo 7.
Dumith Gunawardana, a Civil Engineer by profession, started learning Kathak under Prof. Jayasena Kottagoda (RaigarhGharana) and continued his training under Ms. Naila Riaz (Jaipur Gharana) in Lahore – Pakistan at Al – Hamra Art Council and Pandit. Rajendra Gangani (Jaipur Gharana), New Delhi, India. He has performed widely in many national and international festivals. Dumith has passed ‘Prathama’ in Kathak conducted by University of Bhatkhandhe, India with a First Division & Distinction. He is also an accomplished Sitar player and has received awards and accolades.