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Tourism Fest To Dazzle Colombo

Tourism Fest To Dazzle Colombo

Date: 20th to the 23rd of December 2016

Venue: The Arcade Independence Square, 30 Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo

  • Over 25 food outlets including all the 5 star hotels including beer gardens at reasonable price.
  • The international cuisine on offer will include Mongolian, Arabic, Chinese, Malaysian, Thai, Korean, Italian, Indian, Japanese, Indonesian and specialty desserts at a nominal rate.
  • Non- stop entertainment by local artists and bands including Christmas carols.
  • Activities for young and adults.
  • A host of VIPs and diplomatic community and tourists expected to visit the Fest during the four-day event.
  • A special double decker shuttle bus service organized by ‘ Colombo City Tour ’ will be available from selected Colombo hotels daily to and from the venue with live carols on-board.
  • A Fireworks Display is set to dazzle the environs of Independence Square while a special kiddies’ entertainment area will keep the youngsters thoroughly entertained while the adults grab bargains at the shopping bazaar featuring some of the best known global brands.
  • Private and government sector stalls.

for more information, please contact : +94 112426900  Ext. 388  or Ext. 265

Date Time Activity
20th December 2016 06.30pm – 07.30pm
  • - Inauguration ceremony
  • - Lighting of Christmas Tree at Arcade Premises
  • - National Anthem
  • - Carols by the Police Choir (15min-3 Carols)
  • - Welcome Speech by Hon. John Amaratunga, Minister of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs (5min)
  • - Speech by His Eminence Malcom Cardinal Ranjith (7min)
  • - Speech by Hon. Ranil Wicramasinghe Prime Minister
  • - Fireworks Display
  • - Refreshments for VVIP
  07.30pm – 08.30pm Carols by the Police Choir (in all three languages)
  08.30pm – 09.00pm Choir Caliber (Shamal De Silva)
  09.00pm – 11.00pm Musical Show performed by the Police followed by the cultural show
  11.00pm – 12.00mn Musical Show Performed by Switch Band (Shamal De Silva)
21st December 2016 06.00pm – 06.30pm Marching Band by Air Force
  06.30pm – 07.00pm St. Lawrence Church (Sin.) Choir
  07.00pm – 07.30pm Christmas Carols by Union Assurance
  07.30pm – 09.00pm Cultural Show performed by Air Force
  09.00pm – 12.00mn Musical show performed by Air Force with popular Artists
22ndDecember 2016 06.00pm – 06.30pm Army Band
  06.30pm – 07.00pm All Saints Church (Sin.) Choir
  07.00pm – 07.30pm Cultural Show performed by Army Band
  07.30pm – 08.00pm Four Square Church (sin.) Choir
  08.00pm – 08.30pm Army Band
  08.30pm- 09.00pm Army Cultural show
  09.00pm- 12.00mn Musical show performed by Army with popular Artists
23rd December 2016 06.00pm –07.00pm Carols by St. Theresa Church
  07.00pm – 07.30pm Musical Band
  07.30pm – 08.30pm
  • - HNB Choir
  • - Fireworks display
  • - Refreshments for VVIPs
  08.30pm – 09.30pm Cultural Show Performed by Avant premiere
  09.30 pm – 12.00mn Musical show performed by Chill Out Band

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