Baila” in Portuguese & Spanish means ‘Dance
Dushyanth Weeraman runs a dance school in Colombo. The “Baila” song is in Sinhalese and sung to a rhythm-based on Portuguese and African influences.
The Portuguese brought over mercenaries from Mozambique to fight their wars of conquest in Asia and far east in the years 1500 – 1660 hundred era.
I am sad to inform you that our dear batch mate and Bloemite Kulothungam Ilango, departed this world a few days ago.
He trained as an oncologist, worked for some insurance company and then as a GP. I am told he had a stroke.
Update by Dharma 1/4/20
Dear Sam, Attached is an award-winning clip of a short film. Hopefully, people will find it interesting to watch. It’s very very short.Thanks and with best wishes at Christmas to the whole family,