Dialog Ridee Reyak 2019 - Sri Lanka's Premier Silver Carpet Show Returns for its Fifth LIVE Performance

28 November 2019         Colombo



The stage is set, the camera rolling and the curtains open for Sri Lanka’s only and much awaited Silver Carpet event, Dialog Ridee Reyak 2019, brings you an unforgettable evening of music, dance, glamour and entertainment, LIVE from the Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre, on 21st December 2019, from 6.30pm onwards.

Dialog Ridee Reyak, the most looked forwarded to Silver Carpet event sponsored by Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, Dialog Axiata PLC, has over the years become one of the most glamourous events on the local entertainment calendar.

The programme, showcased by the Cine Star Foundation for the 17th occasion to raise funds to support over 320 local cinema artistes. The Cine Star Foundation, via funds generated from the Dialog Ridee Reyak show, annually provides medical and life insurance covers to its members and a monthly stipend for deserving yester-year artistes.

Honouring this long-standing tradition in Sinhala cinema, 'Dialog Ridee Reyak 2019' scheduled to be performed LIVE on December 21st, will feature stars from young to veterans, who will sing and dance to popular hits of today and yesteryear. These include the likes of Ravindra Randeniya, Malani Fonseka, Sriyani Amarasena, Cleetus Mendis, Veena Jayakody, Jeewan Kumaranathunga, Sriyantha Mendis, Dilhani Ekanayaka, Sangeetha Weeraratne, Channa Perera, Jackson Anthony, Yashodha Wimaladharma, Bandu Samarasinghe, Tennyson Cooray, Anusha Damayanthi, Nilanthi Dias, Manjula Kumari, Upeksha Swarnamali, Roshan Pilapitiya, Suraj Mapa, Saranga Disasekara, Pubudu Chaturanga, Roshan Ranawana, Wasantha Kumarawila, Giriraj Kaushalya, Chilie Thilanka, Vishwa Kodikara, Sachini Ayendra, Dinakshi Priyasad, Sheshadri Priyasad, Shanudhri Priyasad, Udari Perera, Shalani Tharaka, Ruwan Wickramasinghe, Priyantha Wijekone, Udari Warnakulasuriya, Senali Fonseka, Tharuka Wanniarachchi Chulakshi Ranathunga and many more. The Channa Upuli Dance troupe, who mesmerised audiences in the previous 16 editions of Ridee Reyak, will once again light up the stage this year.

Dialog Axiata is a strong promoter of local arts and culture, and the welfare of Sri Lankan artistes. In 2015, Dialog Axiata entered a memorandum of understanding with Cine Star Foundation to support Ridee Reyak as gratitude for the yeomen service artistes from the silver screen have rendered to the public.

Tickets for Dialog Ridee Reyak 2019 are priced at Rs.1,000, Rs.2,000, Rs.3,000, Rs.4,000, Rs.5,000, Rs.6,000 and Rs.7,500 will go on sale at Sadeepa – Borella, Sarasavi Bookshop – Nugegoda/Maharagama/Kiribathgoda and at the Cine Star head office at the Nawaloka Hospital, Colombo 02. Mobile tickets can be obtained by dialing 444 from any Dialog mobile number and the 444 app and web can be accessed via any mobile network. Inquiries for tickets can also be made on 0777 372 700.

In addition to the show, TikTok, the video app will make its debut at the Dialog Ridee Reyak 2019. Fans who participate in the TikTok app challenge will get a once in a lifetime opportunity to perform with their local artistes, at the 2019 edition of Dialog Ridee Reyak.