Shirley Waijayantha – Wikipedia



Sri Lankan musician

Shirley Waijayantha
ෂර්ලි වෛජයන්ත


U. L. D. Shirley Waijayantha Gunasinghe

Nationality Sri Lankan
Training Eriyawetiya Maha Vidyalaya
Profession Singer, Track Director, Instructor
Awards Kalabhooshana [1]
Musical profession
Tools Vocals
Years lively 1980–provide

Musical artist

Kalabhooshana Visharad Shirley Waijayantha Gunasinghe (Sinhala:ෂර්ලි වෛජයන්ත), is a Sri Lankan singer, musician, tune trainer and tune trainer by way of career.[2] Some of the founding participants of Bellwood School of Track in Sri Lanka,[3] Waijayantha has produced a number of main singers to the Sri Lankan classical tune trade in a profession spanning greater than 4 a long time.[4][5]

Non-public existence[edit]

He used to be born in Dalugama, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. He used to be skilled at Eeriyawetiya Maha Vidyalaya.[6]

All over the college occasions, he didn’t concerned with tune. Then again, he become an lively member in lots of literary actions together with making a song and gained many prizes . Later he began to review tune beneath Visharada P. V. Nandasiri for his Advance Degree exam and after all finished his Sangeetha Visharada examination. After completing visharada examination, Waijayantha made his first educating appointment to Kelaniya Maha Vidyalaya. All over this era, he used to be ready to enroll in with Sri Lanka Broadcasting Company (SLBC) and sang 4 songs for ‘Sarala Gee’ musical program.[6][7]

Then again, with an goal to transform a number one singer within the nation, Waijayantha pressured to put in writing his personal songs and tunes.[8] Then he introduced his maiden cassette with the assistance of his good friend Lionel Nawanage and his spouse Sudharma Nawanage. Within the album, he used to be fortunate sufficient to sang two duets with famend songstress Nanda Malini.[6] A few of his common solo hits come with:[9]Aatha Sithijayae, Dasata Huruwu, Kavada Da Ayae, Samawa Ithiriwa, Mang Bolanda Wiyae, Mata Epa Obe Hasarel, Mata Sihinayak Salary and Mal Mal Hina.[10] He additionally labored because the Chief of Formative years Carrier Band for a few years.[11]

Within the early Eighties, he joined the Nationwide Formative years Carrier Council and used to be ready to supply many recent abilities within the nation together with: Chandralekha Perera, Somasiri Medagedara and Chandrasena Hettiarachchi.[12] In 2007, Waijayantha served because the Institute leader of Bellwood Aesthetic Institute, Kandy, in addition to its Deputy Director. On 4 November 2007, he held a musical display titled ‘Waijayantha Gee’ on the BMICH at 6 p.m after a lapse of twenty years. All over the display, he introduced the album titled “Ithin Kiyanna Aadare”.[6]

In 3 November 2021, he used to be bestowed with Kalabhooshana identify on the thirty sixth Kalabhooshana State Awards Rite.[13]


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