Trinity College National Drum and Dance Troupe toured to Malaysia on the 27th November 2022 to represent Sri Lanka at the Petaling Jaya International Folklore Festival.
The following 10-member crew along with the 2 Officials took part in the tour.
- Jeywin Samarakoon (Troupe Leader)
- Jalitha Kuruppu (Asst. Troupe Leader)
- Hasal Nawarathne
- Malsith Kandegedara
- Kalana Hitihamu
- Taruthra Abeynayake
- Menura Wijekoon
- Sanithu Udunuwara
- Sachindu Wansekara
- Thihara Amarasinghe
After a day of rest the Dance Troupe performed in two pocket shows in two shopping malls with the following dance items on 29th and 30th November 2022,
Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall
- Drum Orchestra
1 Utama Shopping Centre
- Naga Raksha
- Wes Dance
After the subsequent two days of rehearsals, the troupe performed a Wes Dance mixed with Traditional Drums and Gini Sisila at the International Cultural Show which took place in Dataran PJ on the 3rd of December 2022.
This successful tour also provided an ample opportunity to our dancers to interact with the other international performers. In addition to this we were also provided with an enriching city tour in Kuala Lumpur which included a memorable visit to the Twin Towers of Malaysia. The troupe returned to Sri Lanka on the 5th of December 2022.
Review by Jeywin Samarakoon (National Drum and Dance Troupe)
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