36th Denville Sri Lanka Day Sat. August 6, 2011

Chinese Dancing and Music, for the first time, in the 36 year history of the Denville Sri Lanka Day, will be performed at the event. The Sri Lanka Day organizers invited the Chinese Music Group to be part of the celebration. This Chinese group will, as well, have a special booth, at the event, to promote chinese culture.
The Chinese Music Group will perform, at the 36th Denville Sri Lanka Day, at 4:30 PM, at the Gardner Field Band Stand. Their program will comprise of the following; 1. Pi Pa (two songs) 2. Gu Zheng (Chinese Harp) 3. Digital Piano (2 Songs) 4. Dances (The dances will include the famous Chinese Lion Dance) followed with 5. American Music.
Music will be present throughout the Denville 36th Sri Lanka Day, which takes place at Gardner Field, Denville, New Jersey (off of Route 46 on Savage Road.)
Festivities will begin at 12:00 noon. Food booths as of the Sri Lanka Mission Seva Vanitha, will open promptly.Rugby, Cricket, Netball, Volleyball, Tug of War as well as more activities have be planned, by the organizers, for both adults and children. “Sri Lanka has Talent” will take place in the main pavilion.
The All American Cricket Team from Denville will compete, in a Cricket Match, with the Sri Lankasn Stars for the 18th year.
The Sri Lanka Medical Association will hold their Annual Free Consultation Clinic for the 3rd year.
Official and the Presidents of both Denville Rotary Clubs will be present.
Most of Sri Lanka leading schools will also have their pavilions on the premises of this Sri Lankan event.
Township Administrator Steve Ward will read the Mayor’s Proclamation declaring the 36th Sri Lanka Day in Denville. Present will be Honored guests; Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen, Senator & Councilman Bucco, Sri Lankan Association President Dr. Ranpali Fernando and the two Ambassadors of Sri Lanka to the US & UN. There sill be the hoisting of both the Sri Lankan flag and American flag with singing of their respective National Anthems. The hoisting of the flags will be performed by their respective above honorable guests, mentioned above.
The event also marks the 40th Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Association of New York. All past Presidents of the Association will be present at this event.

For additional details call:
VJ 917 613 2472 Event Chairman
Jay 973 627 7855


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