A production that is known for its captivating score, THE SOUND OF MUSIC has charmed audiences across the globe for decades with its live music concert. The lavish and critically-acclaimed musical tells the inspiring and uplifting true story of Maria- a free-spirited and fun-loving governess who changes the lives of the widowed Captain Von Trapp and his seven children. During her time with them, she re-introduces them to music, lessens the rigidity that the family has become accustomed to due to their strict upbringing and she helps them to truly embrace life and bond as a family. The story of this upcoming music concert culminates with Maria joining the Von Trapp family and fleeing with them across the Austrian mountains as political tensions rise in the run-up to World War II. The original 1959 Broadway production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC won six Tony Awards, including the Best Musical Award and was Rodgers and Hammersteins biggest success. It also went on to be produced on the West End by Andrew Lloyd Webber. The 1965 movie of the musical, starring Julie Andrews as Maria, was also a box office hit that won five Oscars, including the Best Picture Award.The entire production is filled with some of the most memorable songs, to ever be performed on the stage, including My Favourite Things, Do-Re-Mi, Climb Every Mountain, Edelweiss, The Lonely Goatherd, Sixteen Going on Seventeen and of course the iconic theme song The Sound of Music.To date, THE SOUND OF MUSIC remains one of the most popular pieces of theatre and cinema of all time, and this live music concert is going to capture the hearts of audiences of all ages, backgrounds and cultures, across the globe.So, check out this upcoming musical in Colombo if you want to experience something beyond the regular events in your city and have an evening like never before.For more queries about the event, please call @ 0711920743 / 112161161 ext3
Event Date and Time: 7.30 pm on 16th June 2018.Come, catch Boney M perform live on stage in Sri Lanka and get ready to hit the dance floor as you groove on some popular retro hits.Boney M. was not only the disco cult band of the 70's and 80's but remains a living legend of the entire disco era.Originally founded in Germany by writer and producer Frank Farian, Boney M. was one of the disco-orientated pop acts which dominated the European charts throughout the late seventies and early eighties with a string of hits will be remembered to this day.Farian moulded the four-piece band in the dance-pop fashion, featuring the stunning vocals of Liz Mitchell, which proved irresistible to the radio, dance floor and partygoers. The original and only lead singer of Boney M. was born in Jamaica and moved to London at the age of eleven.She always wanted to be a professional singer and with her mother's belief and support she finally got luck; when working as a secretary an agent called and offered her a leading role in the musical Hair. Liz accepted and moved to Berlin where she stayed for three years. After this, she began working towards her original goal to be involved in the music business.Whilst in London doing a recording session Liz was asked to join a new band, Boney M. This role launched her international singing career and the rest is history.The biography of Boney M's hits is extensive. The group had eight Number One hits in the European charts with the following singles: Daddy cool, Sunny, Ma Baker, Belfast, Rivers of Babylon, Brown Girl in the Ring, Rasputin, Mary's Boy child. In addition to the successes of Boney M's singles was the success of three Number One albums in the European market: Take the Heat off Me, Nightflight to Venus, Love for Sale.We are now in the 21st Century and there is obviously no doubt that songs from the past are far more popular than ever before. Boney M's international success during the past twenty-five years has proven that their hits definitely belong to the collection of timeless classics. In 2003, Boney M. featuring Liz Mitchell is still a phenomenal live act drawing huge crowds across Europe. The live show is as spectacular as ever and they are currently making live appearances in concert halls, galas, open-airs and festivals across the world.
The Cinnamon Colombo Music Festival 2018 - Caribbean NightCinnamon Life, Colombos most prominent lifestyle capital presents a yet another iconic world-class event - The Cinnamon Colombo Music Festival 2018. The one-day festival, novel to Sri Lanka, will be the biggest musical event to grace the country and also the first of its kindThis annual event will debut on the 18th of August 2018, Caribbean Night, featuring some Dancehall and Reggaess biggest names including Shaggy, Maxi Priest, Diana King and Big Mountain. Created with the idea of giving audiences a one of a kind experience to set the pace of mainstage entertainment for years to come. With its state-of-the-art set up, unforgettable line-up and innovative engagements, the festival will redefine the citys concept of entertainment and glimpse on what Cinnamon Life represents best the very epitome of vibrancy, exclusivity and inspired living in modern South Asia. Designed to be a multi-faceted event that is in a league of its own, Cinnamons newest addition to its portfolio will deliver a contemporary festival experience with a truly global feel.