Bradby Fiesta to heat up Colombo on 23 May

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Colombo 7 May, 2015. The vibrant ‘Bradby Fiesta 2015’ hosted by the Royal College Union will get underway on Saturday, 23 May 2015 at the Bloomfield Grounds and Race Course Grounds from 11.00a.m until 12.00midnight. HSBC will be the main sponsor and official credit card partner to the event. 

"The Bradby Fiesta is to welcome the troops and supporters from Kandy and to give space for the two schools to fuse together in the true spirit of Bradby. We are making every effort to make the 71st rugby encounter between Royal and Trinity a memorable day.” Commented the Principal of Royal College.
The Bradby Fiesta will take on a carnival atmosphere throughout the day with many activities for visitors and supporters, including live screenings of the Bradby Shield encounter, for Rugby fans to cheer their favourite team from the outskirts of the Royal College sports complex. 

In addition, the fiesta will also include a play area for kids with fun games, a hawker street with food stalls from leading hotels and restaurants offering mouthwatering cuisines and beverages, live music and papare bands with a grand fireworks display to celebrate the victory.

Nilantha Bastian, Head of Retail Banking and Wealth Management, HSBC said, “We are delighted to be associated with an event that further celebrates the Bradby Shield encounter that has stood as one of the longest sporting events in the country. As the market leader in credit cards, we strive to support the lifestyles of our customers through unique events such as the Bradby Fiesta and believe that this will be an exciting day for all our cardholders and rugby enthusiasts.”  

HSBC credit cardholders who patronize the Bradby Fiesta can look forward to receiving free entrance and great savings across many partners present on the day. 

Commenting on this sponsorship SLT’s Chief Marketing Officer, Ajantha Seneviratne said, “In maintaining its support for sports, SLT joined hands with the Royal College Union for its Bradby Fiesta 2015 as a Main Sponsor/Telecom Partner in the lead up to the much looked forward annual rugby encounter. SLT is extremely happy to have made this firm commitment to associate with one of Sri Lanka's most glamorous sporting events, while supporting other sports, and believe that it is our responsibility to raise the overall standards of sports in the country.”

The event is also supported by Nestle as co-sponsor, Coca Cola, Atlas , Ceylon Cold Stores and Amana Takaful Insurance.

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