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Of melodies and memories

From left Kovin, Mittabanu, Isiwara and Tharindu
From left Kovin, Mittabanu, Isiwara and Tharindu

Kovin Sanjula Koralage started his primary education at Sri Chandananda

Buddhist School, Kandy, and later joined Dharmaraja College, Kandy for his higher studies after finishing his G.C.E.O/L examination.

Receiving Certificate from Ticketing Academy

He was involved in extra curricular activities as well as Athletics, Badminton, Swimming, Cricket and Chess. He is also an Astronomer, and the Senior Prefect of Sri Chandananda Buddhist School, Kandy. He was also an energetic student who was interested in music and dancing in the School.

Kovin was a singer and a musician who assisted in all the musical activities in the school. He was a vocalist, guitarist and a violinist who was the President of the Musical Association of the school in 2015 and 2016.

He got through the Music Visharada Examination in 2015. He was in the School Counselling Society from 2017 to 2019 and in the School Quiz team in 2019. Kovin was a Media Coordinator and Announcer for the school from 2013 to 2016. He got through the Visharada II in Instrumental Music at the Bhatkhande Sangit Vidyapith, Lucknow, India in the Annual Examination in the year 2015.

After Kovin joined Dharmaraja College, Kandy, for higher studies, he was determined to do his studies well as well as excel in his innate talents. He was involved in most of the extra curricular activities at the school. He competed at the Central Province Essay Competition and received first place. He represented the school at the Quiz Competition too. After his G C E A/Ls, he followed a course related to Airline Cabin Crew training at the International Airline Ticketing Academy and completed it successfully.

Presently he is a Trainee Bank Assistant at the Bank of Ceylon, second city Branch, Kandy.

Kovin had an idea of forming a music group and with a music lover he met at a tuition class. He formed ‘Kovin & Tharindu’ and added their work to You Tube with the assistance of a lyricist called Isiwara Manthriratne who was a Student of the University of Visual and Performing Art and a stage drama Music Director. Isiwara is the owner of Serene Music Studio and a composer, director, recording engineer, session artist and a student of the Institute of Hit Factory Audio. The other person is Isuru Nilupul Rajapakshe who is doing the Videography of the Channel. He is a student of SIBA Campus and is following a Course in mathematics. He is also maintaining his View Screen Entertainment Channel.