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Kandyan Dancers Co.

Opening hours

  • Sunday

    8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

  • Monday

    5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Tuesday

    5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Wednesday

    5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Thursday

    5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Friday

    5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Saturday

    8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

About the company

The instructor, Dilini Seneviratne is a British-Sri Lankan Kandyan dance practitioner, choreographer and researcher. She completed her MA in Professional Practice, Dance specialising in Kandyan dance. Her continued research area lies in understanding and learning from various Kandyan dance practices beyond Sri Lanka. She's the founder and director of Kandyan Dancers Company and its flagship cultural show Narthana. 


Kandyan Dancers Co. @kandyandancers

Professional Sri Lankan Kandyan dance group to perform at your event. Dance acts suitable for traditional Sri Lankan welcome ceremonies, cultural events representing  Sri Lanka or Kandyan Dance, weddings, surprise dances or entertainment acts. 


Organisations worked with in the past

Cricket World Cup ICC | British Airways | BBC Asian Network Sri Lanka High Commission UK | Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau | Association for Professional Sri Lankans APSL | Imperial College London's Sapphire | King's College London's KCL Diwali Show | University College London's Rangeela | BollywoodCo G15 Housing Associations | Royal Hampshire County Hospitals    


2022 Schedule

Tuesdays - Thursdays 7pm (GMT)  

Beginners, Inters and Advanced form and technique-based classes online 

Saturdays 12pm - 1pm (GMT) 

Kandyan basics for UCL Sri Lankan Society members and students at UCL  

Weekends 8am - 8pm (GMT) Private Sessions 

One to one bookings only (all ages) for basic training and dance choreographies  

Learning the 12 Pa Saraba and Goda Saraba steps (age 10+) 

Optional: formal assessment at the end of learning to achieve certificate of completion

Our team

Dilini Seneviratne

Top services

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Kandyan Dance for Adults

60 min

Introduction to Kandyan dance basics, perfecting your dance posture and form, learning basic 12 Pa Saraba and Goda Saraba steps, Vannam and choreography!Recommended for 1-2-1 onlyThese sessions are for those of you looking to learn Kandyan dance whet

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Dance Routines for All

60 min

Sri Lankan dance choreography - Suitable for solo or group performances/ videos.Series of 121 or group sessions via Zoom or in-person where you can learn a routine from start to end for various purposes of your choice i.e. cultural performa

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Kandyan Dance for Kids

40 min

Introduction to Kandyan dance basics: Establishing the correct dance posture for Kandyan, body conditioning, terminologies associated in Kandyan dance, pronunciation of chants and advancing to learning Pa Saraba / Goda Saraba steps. Recommended

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Kandyan for Beginners and Inters

40 min

Weekly Kandyan Sessions 7pm via Zoom for beginners and intermediate level dancers. You will learn Kandyan basics, technique, combinations of Kandyan steps and short routines  accompanied by traditional Kandyan drumming music and Sinhal

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Kandyan-based Workout for All

40 min

Weekly Kandyan Sessions 7pm via Zoom suitable for all! The Kandyan-based workout sessions will be beneficial for all dancers to continue to improve your form and technique. Good form and technique ensures a dancer's

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Kandyan for Inters and Advanced

40 min

Weekly Kandyan Sessions 7pm via Zoom for Intermediate and Advance level dancers. You will work on improving technique, stamina and complex variations of Kandyan Dance steps for short routines accompanied by drumming music (sometimes Si

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