Alliance Française De Colombo, the Premier French Language and Cultural Centre in Sri Lanka since 1955, is once again organising ‘Fête de La Musique’ (International Music Day) on Saturday 16 June from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at their Air Conditioned Auditorium at No. 11, Barnes Place, Colombo 7.
This unique musical event has a long and colourful history, beginning in France on the 21st of June 1982. Today this celebration of music is held all over the world and every year professional and amateur musicians alike take to the streets and parks on this day to celebrate the arrival of summer after a dismal spring. It is free of charge and thousands and thousands of people flock to these parks and streets to witness performers embracing all kinds of music from jazz to hip-hop and nothing is out of place.
Here in Sri Lanka, this is your chance to expose your hidden musical talents, it is for everyone from amateurs to professionals (No Age Limit –Children as well as Adults), and you can sing in any language of your choice. Individuals, School Bands, Schools Music Clubs, Interact Clubs, Music Groups, Ballet Schools / Groups, Dancing Schools, Music Associations etc. are all welcome!
So if you can sing, dance or perform this day is for YOU to shine alongside numerous professional artistes! It’s free of charge and the organisers Alliance Française De Colombo will provide the hall, sound systems and also background music by the timeless and ever popular Annesley Malewana and Super Chimes for free or you could play your own musical instrument or have your own music or group.
Keep the date FREE as it’s going to be a day full of fun and entertainment from morning till evening with a carnival atmosphere. Entrance is free of charge and food and soft drinks are available at reasonable rates.
If you are interested Please Contact the Alliance Française De Colombo at No 11, Barnes Place, Colombo 07 - Tel 2694162 / 2693467 to obtain application forms.