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Sharon Palihawadana

Nationality: Sri Lankan
Course: Painting and Drawing
Program: Master Coures
Period: Sep. 4, 2017 – Apr. 28, 2018

She went through with a working experience as a foot ware and fashion designer in capacity of holding a special (B.A) degree of Art & Design with academic learning in one of the best university in Sri Lanka. During last four years she has exposed and inspired with several global trends, techniques, methods which related to shoe industry.
Since her childhood it is one for her dreams to be pursuing her masters in art and design. She applied to the international art and design competition 2017 and obtained second place in category of professional in art painting and drawing section.


Apr. 20, 2018 | Posted in Blog, Painting and Drawing , | Tags:, | Language:
Reporter: Sharon Palihawadana | Course: Painting and Drawing

Painting-Drawing 11-Master Course 2017 (Student1)

During our winter break, on the 20th of December I left Florence to travel to Stuttgart Germany for my Holiday. It was amazing opportunity to visit my friend after 10 years.

My friend Debbie and me. It was honestly so great to see her after long time and well spent time with her two daughters Sohela and Linda.



We did loads to of site seeing in Stuttgart Germany. I was lucky enough to visit one of Germany’s oldest and largest Christmas market in city Stuttgart on 23rd December. There were more than hundred stalls and stallholders compete with wonderful decorations from lights to angels and pine boughs. Top class choirs and musicians perform nightly in the courtyard of the old place, with its towering Christmas tree. Families love the outdoor skating rink, miniature steam railway and Grimm’s fairy tale figures. Home seasonal treat with wonderful atmosphere.








Tasting warm and spicy ‘’Blue wine’’ in very first time at Christmas market.

I tried so many typical dishes in Germany such as Gebarannte mandels (rosted almonds), chocolate covered fruits, spaetzli, hotdogs and many more.






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