CHOGM 2013: Prince Charles will be passing the iconic SLBC on his way to the BMICH

The Radio Ceylon building - it would have been like this when Queen Elizabeth II visited Radio Ceylon in 1954 to broadcast to the nation.

The Radio Ceylon building – it would have been like this when Queen Elizabeth II visited Radio Ceylon in 1954 to broadcast to the nation.

People are hoping that HRH Prince Charles the Prince of Wales will visit the historic SLBC building and broadcast from a studio like his mother HRH Queen Elizabeth who broadcast over Radio Ceylon in 1954. (Photo courtesy of Dan Marsh on Wikipedia)

People are hoping that HRH Prince Charles the Prince of Wales will visit the historic SLBC building and broadcast to the Commonwealth from a studio like his mother HRH Queen Elizabeth who broadcast over Radio Ceylon in 1954. (Photo courtesy of Dan Marsh on Wikipedia)

His Royal Highness, Prince Charles the Prince of Wales will be passing the iconic building – the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation formerly known as Radio Ceylon – on his way to the BMICH to open the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Colombo from 10th – 17th November 2003. People are hoping the Prince of Wales will make a historic broadcast from the SLBC building just like his mother, HRH Queen Elizabeth II who visited the station when it was known as Radio Ceylon.

HRH Queen Elizabeth's broadcast over the airwaves of Radio Ceylon - you can see the Radio Ceylon emblem on the microphone used by Her Majesty the Queen.

HRH Queen Elizabeth’s broadcast over the airwaves of Radio Ceylon – you can see the Radio Ceylon emblem on the microphone used by Her Majesty the Queen.

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A Photo hangs on the wall of the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation of HRH Queen Elizabeth II broadcasting from a studio in Radio Ceylon in 1954.

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