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Koothu to Kolam: An Island in Sound

By Amalini De Sayrah - Tue May 17, 7:20 am

The Galle Music Festival was a true celebration of the diversity between and within cultures of Sri Lanka. The many facets of the Sinhala and Tamil communities, based on their geographical locations and origin histories, were illustrated through song, dance and music. The event is a breath of fresh air from its more well-known literary counterpart, making a space for the appreciation of local talent that is both awe-inspiring for the viewer and humbling for the performer.

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