State Photography Festival and Exhibition – 2016
The first ever State Photography Festival and Exhibition – 2016, organized by the Department of Cultural Affairs will be held on 19th August 2016 at 4.00 p.m at Mahawalawwa, Apegama, Battaramulla under the patronage of H.E. the President Maithripala Sirisena. The life time award “Chayaroopa Abhimani” will be presented to veteran photo artiste Mr. L.H.R. Wijethunga for his invaluable service to the art of photography in Sri Lanka.
The festival is organized by the Department of Cultural Aff...11-08-2016Read more
State Music Awards Ceremony -2016 to be held on 21st of June
The State Music Awards Ceremony 2016, organized for the 5th time by the Department of Cultural Affairs on the instructions of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, North – Western Development and Cultural Affairs will be held on 21st June 2016 at 5.30 p.m. at Nelum Pokuna Theater, Colombo 07, under the patronage of H.E. the President Maithripala Sirisena with the participation of Professor V. Balaji of Varanasi University, India.
Awards certificates and cash prizes will be presented to best S...16-06-2016Read more
State Literary Awards – 2016 Evaluation of books published in the year 2015
The lists of Sinhala, English and Tamil books which are being evaluated for the presentation of State Literary Awards 2016, jointly to be organized for the 59th consecutive year by the Advisory Board on Literature, Department of Cultural Affairs and Ministry of Internal Affairs, North Western Development and Cultural Affairs are now available for scrutiny.
This document includes books which have been registered at the National Archives for the year 2015 as well as books submitted to the Depa...10-06-2016Read more
State Rupavahini Awards Ceremony - 2016
Application are called now for Rupavahini State Awards ceremony- 2016, organized by the Department of Cultural Affairs on the direction of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, North-Western Development & Cultural Affairs with the objective of promoting the qualitative value of telecreations and to evaluate their producers .
Categories to be considered include , Single Episode Tele Drama, Docu- Drama, Tele Drama (Children), Tele Film, Documentary Programme ,Magazine Programme, Musical Programm...26-05-2016Read more
Creations are accepted for State Photography Festival – 2016
Creations are accepted for State Photography Festival – 2016 organized by the Department of Cultural Affairs with the objectives of propagate photography as an artistic and scientific media of communication, maintain the photography as a qualitative media and give appropriate professional value for photography at state level.
Creative photographs under the themes, Life styles Cultural events, wildlife and landscape, mass media news and sports, wedding events, as well as photographs on any...04-05-2016Read more