Awards Ceremony of National Literary Festival – 2014 The Awards presentation ceremony of National Litarery Festival 2014 will be held on 28th February 2015 at 10.00 a.m at the Aditorium of National Museum under the patronage of the State Minister of Cultural Affairs, Mr. Nandimitra Ekanayaka . The National Literary Competition was held throughout the island in the 3 languages by the Department of Cultural Affairs on the instructions of the Ministry of cultural Affairs with the objectives of developing the attitudes on literary arts, giving t...27-02-2015Read more
Launching of the 13th volume of the Sinhala Encyclopedia and the volumes of the Sinhala Dictionary The launching ceremony of the 13th volume of the Sinhala Encyclopedia compiled by the Sinhala Encylopedia office and the 6th revised edition of the Sinhla – Sinhla Dictionary complied by the Sinhala Dictionary office of the Department of Cultuarl Affairs on the direction of the Ministry of Culture will be held on 20th February 2015 at 9.30 a.m. at the Auditorium of the National Museum, Colombo 07 under the patronage of the State Minister of Cultural Affairs, Mr. Nandimitra Ekanayaka.
A Specia...18-02-2015Read more
State Drama Festival 2015 at Tower hall from 02nd February. State Drama Festival 2015, organized for the 43rd time by the Department of Cultural Affairs and the State Panel of Drama of the Sri Lanka Arts Council under the direction of the Ministry of Culture and the Arts will be held form 02nd February 2015 at Tower Hall Theatre , Maradana.
07 length dramas and 17 short dramas have been selected for the final round. These dramas will be staged as follows .
Length dramas to be staged at 6.30 p.m. while short dramas to be staged at 5.30 p...29-01-2015Read more
Kalabushana State Awards Presentation Ceremony – 2014 The Kalabushana State Awards Presentation Ceremony organized for the 30th consecutive එසපැ by the Department of Cultural Affairs will be held under the distinguished patronage of Hon. T.B. Ekanayaka Minister of Culture and the Arts on 14th of December 2014 at 9.30 a.m. at BMCH.
397 Sinhala, Tamil and Muslim artistes who have rendered a voluble service to the field of arts are to be felicitated by awarding “Kalabushana” award.
269 Sinhala artistes, 100 Tamil artistes and 28 Muslim a...10-12-2014Read more
World Television Day Commemoration Ceremony on 21st Nov. November 21st of every year has been proclaimed as World Television Day by the U.N. Steps have been taken to commemorate this day for the first time in Sri Lanka at national level by the Department of Cultural Affairs and the State Panel of Television Arts of the Sri Lanka Arts Council with the participation of almost all the heads of the television channels in Sri Lanka.
The occasion is to be held on 21st November 2014 at 4.00 p.m. at the main Hall of the Royal College Colombo 07. under the ...18-11-2014Read more