That five letter word
Deshabandu Godage's own story is an open book in
itself. Having twice run away from home when he was a teenager,
first to work as a waiter in a kiosk in Kalutara, then to be an
assistant in an aquarium in Colombo his third job was in a printing
company called the Wijesekara Press where he learnt how to cast the
types needed for printing.
Authenticity and originality in art stand the test of time
Trinethra cultural pageant in Tamil Nadu:
For instance, traditional dance form such as
Kooththu with its diverse regionalised versions found its way to
different parts of Sri Lanka, in the process, assimilating language
and dialogues in the host culture and rendering a new form of dance
such as the Sabaragamuwa dance.