Hikkaduwa Beach Fest ‘08
A fun-filled fiesta for kids, adults, and grandparents!
The world famous southern coastal town of Hikkaduwa, is all agog with preparations, to hold ‘Hikkaduwa Beach Fest’ 08’ an initiative of Sri Lanka Tourism. The sun-kissed beaches of Hikkaduwa will vibrate to the pulsating rhythms of DJs, dancers, and musicians from July 30 - August 3. The event will cater to both local and foreign visitors as well as to persons of all age groups – a family outing – a break from the monotony.
There will be something for everyone from sand-castle building, movie night to a jazz festival. Chef, Dr Pubilis, will be in attendance to demonstrate his culinary skills too. Young Kids, teens, parents, grand parents and senior citizens are all encouraged to leave their luggage behind and join in some merry-making. The entertainment is family oriented but not restrictive and the diversity of age groups will certainly add colour to the five days of carnival and merry-making.
Six renowned DJs, Paul Medez, who released 61 singles worldwide and Jorge Jamarillo of Denmark who is famous for his single \'Shiny Disco Balls\' (USA), and Jenn Martinello (USA) to name a few, are visiting Sri Lanka specially to participate in this five-day mega event.
A 24-hour programme is lined up for August 1st and 2nd (Friday and Saturday) for those fun-seekers and party lovers who like to be on their toes throughout the night and day.
Dance the night away under the illuminating fires of Tiki torches. Nights will be lit for music and dance where professional party dancers of Glam Slam from UK who have worked for the likes of celebrity Sir Richard Branson, will rock the crowd. Visit www.glamslamentertainments.com for more info on the dancers.
The variety of activities include Grand Parents Day, Ladies Day, Beach Rave Street Party, Jazz festival, Kids corner(games), Sand-Castle competition(kids/family), horse riding, beach sports, culinary show with Dr. Publis, kite festival, beach market, movie night, firework display, kids corner(games), rock concert and many more!
SriLankan Airlines joins in the festivities with attractive packages from three cities of India: Mumbai, Hydrabad, and Bangalore and the Maldives for the festival.
Make a trek to the Hikkaduwa Beach Fest ‘08 and enjoy a family weekend or a night under the stars and show your solidarity with Sri Lanka – A land like no other!
Official Web site
For more details contact:
Sulochana Ramiah Mohan/Sri Lanka Tourism