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Punjabi Folk Dance amp Music Show (November 19, 2017)

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The Punjabi folk dance and music event was held on 19th November 2017 at Hall De Galle from 5.30 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. Mr. Tharaka Nanayakkara, Private Secretary to the Honorable Governor of Southern Province, Ms. Radha Venkatraman, Assistant High Commissioner of India, Kandy, Mr Wernon Perera, Secretary, Ministry of Cultural & Youth Affairs - Southern Province, Mr. A.U. Welarathne, Secretary, Ministry of Fisheries & Industrial Development- Southern Province, Mr. Gamini Weerawickrama, Acting Chief Secretary- Southern Province, other local dignitaries including Principals/Vice Principals/teachers of leading schools in Galle and around 300 local residents participated in the event. The audience at Galle thoroughly enjoyed the rustic Punjabi Folk Dance & Music on display which included Bhangra and other dance forms integral to Punjab's culture and was accompanied by live singing in real folk tradition. The audience joined in with the artistes for a dance together at the end of the programme.

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