Celebrating our independence

Dr. Esiri Karunaratne & Mr. Godfrey Tisseveerasingham singing the Sri Lankan National Anthem at the 71st Independence Day on February 4th 2019.

Esiri and Godfrey were asked to sing national anthem at the SriLankan mission of the UN in NY.  Independence day celebration was attended by a  gathering of 20 plus ambassadors from through out the world.

8 thoughts on “Celebrating our independence”

  1. Well done Esiri.

    Your rendition of the National Anthem was outstanding. Brought tears to my eyes.

    Thanks Sam for sharing with the batch mates.

    Winter Haven, FL


  2. Dear Esiri & Godfrey,
    Fabulous rendition of the national anthem
    Reflecting the unity in purpose & strength
    Congratulations to both vocalists, excellent
    May the same mood reverberate throughout
    Ariya De Silva


  3. Very nice indeed. Our man in The UN singing the national anthem .Way to go Esiri.

    Congratulations to Esiri and Godfrey for being selected to do the honors.



  4. ” Aey gena sithana mohothak pasa-, denetha piri yanawa…..”.

    “Every time I think about it , my eyes fill up…. “.

    I shed hot tears …like Ranjit.

    Thank you my dear Esiri for the most beautiful rendition of the National Anthem.–sung in Sinhala.

    Thank you Mr Godfry Tissaveerasingham for the most beautiful rendition, sung in Tamil .

    Lovely voices, perfect harmony–Well Done.
    You both make us proud.

    Sam—Long Live The Web !!


  5. Good job singing the National Anthem Esiri. Congratulations!. I am ashamed to say that I have forgotten the words of our National Anthem. You did great.


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