Mario Ananda releases song for Olympics | Sunday Observer

Mario Ananda releases song for Olympics

25 July, 2021

Following the production of the one-of-a-kind trilingual sports music video ‘Living on the edge’ by Mario Ananda in April, he has collaborated in a national level sports production.

Following the invitation extended to Mario Ananda, by the National Olympic Committee (NOC) secretary Maxwell de Silva and media head Ram Pathiravithana, the National Olympic theme song was produced and released, to encourage sportsmen and women representing Sri Lanka at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

It is also an encouragement for the next generation to follow the dream to the Olympics. This song is a trilingual music video. The Sinhala lyrics are by Irusha Shamintha, Tamil by Bhagawathsing Nithyananthan and English lyrics, music direction, vocals and visual direction by Mario Ananda and produced by Mario Ananda Productions. The director of photography is Nalin Sanjaya Suraweera and the makeup artist Sandun Athukorala. The English version of the song is titled ‘@running in a new formation - Get up!’.