New kind of Papare at Sri Lanka cricket matches

New kind of Papare at Sri Lanka cricket matches
A DJ plays Papare music over a PA system at Hambantota during the Sri Lanka v Canada Group A Cricket World Cup 2011 match on February 20.
Photographer/Copyright: 
Udara Madushanka

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Anonymous's picture

Nothing like the real thing. So sad to see the ban on an iconic sri lankan tradition. I will stay home and watch it on telly now.

Chabi's picture
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7 December 2010
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1 year 47 weeks

the ban has lifted now dude....

Sanki8OH8's picture
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27 March 2010
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37 weeks 6 days

Are you sure? I saw a post saying that only the ban regarding the banners was lifted..

Stormy's picture
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15 January 2011
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We saw the last WC in the WIndies - it could have been anywhere from a crowd point of view. The essense of the Windies crowd was missing partly due to the ticket prices but mainly due to taking away what was the Windies - the drums, horns and music. Lets keep what is essentailly SL cricket's uniqueness in tact and may is part of the game for a long time.

Gajan's picture

Ban lifted http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/96240222/sri-lanka-revokes-ban-on-papare-bands

Ramanie Gooneratne's picture

What Limited over cricket without Papere Bands????

Son_Of's picture
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21 January 2009
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2 years 25 weeks

good news Gajan, Chabi :-D

Anonymous's picture

Ban is not lifted, they have found another way to impose the ban. What idiots!

http://www.adaderana.lk/news.php?nid=12050

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