Secretary Defence Graces "Ranaviru Real Star"
Secretary Defence and Urban
Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa participated yesterday's evening
(17th January) session of "Ranaviru Real Star III" reality programme
held at Sri Lanka Air Force Base in Rathmalana.
"Ranaviru Real Star", the world's
premier military reality programme which introduced as a platform of
showcasing the vocal talents of the military personnel, has seen its
highest popularity among the general public within a short span. On
its way, the third successful Mission in Sri Lanka ever, the show
has twisted and placed war heroes into new arena enticing a wider
audience both in the country and abroad.
36 entrants comprised of the members
of tri forces were selected from the preliminary rounds and 18 out
of them were staged during the yesterday's contest.
This reality show was sponsored by
Rupavahini Corporation together with Dialog Telecom. The panel of
judges comprised of three prominent artists; Mr. Jakson Anthony, Mr.
Edward Jayakody and Miss. Yasoda Wimaladharma added an elegant to
The Director General of the Media
Centre for National Security Mr. Laksman Hulugalle, Commander of the
Army Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasooriya, Commander of the Navy
Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage, Commander of the Air Force Air
Marshal Harsha Abeywickrama senior military officials, spectators
and a large number of military personnel were also present at the