Daily Archives: January 24, 2014

Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) Independence Day, February 4, 1948 — Another British Pathé Film Clip

The main film clip.



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by Anura Guruge


Related posts:
>> Independence Day 1948:
>> main post Feb. 2, 2013.

>> Google Doodle For Sri Lanka Independence Day … — Jan. 26, 2012.

>> Radio Ceylon: The Radio Station Sir Hillary Listened To While
>> On Mt. Everest …– Jan. 30, 2013.

++++ Check Category ‘Sri Lanka‘ for more >>>>


For main British Pathé film clip of February 4, 1948
Ceylon Independence Day visit this post.

This is a SHORT clip within a newsreel devoted to a perspective of 1948.
Still worth watching.

The Ceylon part starts at 56 seconds [0:56].

Click to access video from British Pathe. Ceylon part starts at 0:56.

Click to access video from British Pathe. Ceylon part starts at 0:56.


The title of this clip is:
“A Year of Great Decision.”

Just prior to the Ceylon segment, around 0:44, there is a beautiful sentiment. Gave me goosebumps.

“On the great issues that unite us the
voice that speaks is that of Britain.”

Oh, how true, though this was 5 years before I was born.
Those were the glory days.
What a heritage.


Northeastern Ballet’s Next Production, For ‘Spring’, Is ‘Snow White’. Hopefully Teischan Will Get A Part. Auditions Tomorrow.


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by Anura Guruge


Related posts:
>> ‘Nutcracker’ was just right, perfect
>> 
 — Dec. 22, 2013.
>> Teischan as ‘Bon-Bon’ …
>> — Sep. 29, 2013.
++++ Search on ‘Nutcracker‘ for more >>>>


Click to access their Website. Note they have a Wolfeboro, N.H. locations. Tomorrow's audition are there.

Click to access their Website. Note they have a Wolfeboro, N.H. locations. Tomorrow’s audition are there.

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Saad Hindal’s New Durham Exhibition & Reception Gets More Press.



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by
Anura Guruge


Related posts:
>> Paintings at New Durham — Jan. 14, 2013.
>> New Durham exhibition — Dec. 6, 2013.
>> Thanksgiving — Nov. 29, 2013.
>> Saad Hindal Website
 —Nov. 23, 2013.
++++ Search on ‘Saad‘ —>>> (side bar)



The paintings will be at the library till
February 14, 2014 — Valentine’s Day.

5 p.m. reception on Friday,
January 24, 2014.

Click for the paintings on display.


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