4 Battalion Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (4 VIR) and 12 Battalion
Gemunu Watch (12 GW) of the 523 Brigade under the 52 Division
organized Christmas Carols in the "Proud of Indian"
Church at Chawakachcheri on 23th December 2017.
Brigadier Tikiri Dissanayake, Commander 523 Brigade graced the
occasion as the Chief Guest. The Carols were conducted in Tamil,
English and Sinhala languages, sung by choirs of Army soldiers
and civilians in the area of Chawakachcheri. They performed both
traditional and modern Carols as well as much loved Christmas
Religious dignitaries, well-wishers, Senior Officers, soldiers
and a large number of civilians were present at the event.
At the conclusion of the Carols, choirs of School Students were
presented with gifts from the Chief Guest and little children
were presented with gifts by Santa Claus.