When idealisms succumb to realism(s)
The critically acclaimed Sinhala stage drama
Veeraya Marila by playwright and director Rajitha Dissanayake came
alive on the boards at the Lionel Wendt on Thursday June 7 to the
delight of theatregoers in Colombo with the versatile artist of the
stage and screen Gihan de Chickera playing the lead role.
Rabindranath Tagore as a nature poet
Last week an important conference was held at
the Indian Cultural Centre on the work of Rabindranath Tagore. It
was organised by the ever energetic Director of the Cultural Centre
along with a number of co-sponsoring organisations. I myself
presented a paper on 'The Poetic Humanism of Rabindranath Tagore'.