Titles of books considered for awards in the State Literary Festival – 2013 are available now The list of books considered for awards in the State Literary Festival – 2013, which is jointly organized by the Ministry of Culture and the Arts, the Department of Cultural Affairs and the State Panel of Literature will be available during the period 01st June – 30th June 2013 at the Department of Cultural Affairs Batatramulla, Sri Lanka Arts Council No.12, Polduwa Road,Batatramulla ,at the Cultural Division of all the District Secretariats and through the website (www.culturaldept.gov.lk)
Applications are accepted for the State Music Awards Festival -2013 Applications are now being accepted for the State Music Awards Festival -2013, organized by the Department of Cultural Affairs and the State Music Panel of Sri Lanka Arts Council under the direction of Ministry of Culture and the Arts, with an intention of creation of excellent music field at state level.
Musical creations produced in the year 2011 and 2012 in Sinhala and Tamil media will be awarded , Best Singer of the year (Solo male & female), Best Music composition, Best Lyrics , ...27-05-2013Read more
World Dance Day Commemoration Ceremony – 2013 on 29th April April 29th has been declared as World Dance Day by UNESCO in the year 1982 .World Dance Day has been observed in a grand scale the world over on 29th April every year. The commemoration of World Dance Day 2013 will be held at the Auditorium of the North Western Provincial Council, Kurunagala, on 29th April 2013 at 9.30 a.m. under the auspices of Hon.T.B. Ekanayaka, Minister of Culture and the Arts.
The dance maestros such as Ahugoda Kira, Wellawa Kavisena and Mrs. Vaijayanthimala Selvaratna...24-04-2013Read more
Telecreations are accepted now for Rupavahini State Awards – 2013 Telecreations are now being called for Rupavahini State Awards Festival 2013 organized by the Department of Cultural Affairs on the instructions of Ministry of Culture and the Arts, with the objective of developing the quality of telecreations and to evaluate the producers.
Only the telecreations which have been telecast by 31st December 2013 on television channels will be considered for awards and awards will be presented in Sinhal, Tamil and English separately.
The categories such as teledra...23-04-2013Read more