President of the association Madhumadhawa Aravinda condemned remarks to the effect that erecting a statue of a singer is disrespectful.
Originally founded in 1991 January and re-organized in 2012 August with the intention of bringing all Sri Lankan singers under one umbrella. The Sri Lankan Singers Association (SLASA), with a strong and enriching presence among the singers throughout Sri Lanka acts as a voluntary organization to safeguard the future of its members and their families.
The President and the team of SLASA act in an honorary capacity to keep the ensemble in rhythm and harmony. All funds raised are used for the betterment of the association and to conduct special events to support the singers and their families in difficult situations and to help their children discover their talents and launch themselves in these entertaining art forms.
All SLASA'S activities and services are open to members specializing in any expression of song from classical, through music theatre and folk, to jazz and rock.
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M S Fernando
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Saman De Silva
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