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Reservation of Independence Square

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Department of Cultural Affairs

Reservation of Independence Square

Rules and Regulations

01.  Photography and video recording of wedding events.

The following documents should be produced.

1.1  Dully filled application

1.2  Copies of national identity cards of the bride and the groom

1.3  Wedding invitation

02.  The letter of permission will be issued either to the bride or to the groom or to mother/ father.

03.  Charges

3.1 Charges for three hour duration of photo shooting and video recording for wedding  events is            Rs.1 000/=

3.2 Other special videography/filming (For commercials, short films, cinematic affairs, documentaries, etc.)

3.2.1 Rs. 5 000 for three hour duration

3.2.2 Rs. 1 000 for any additional hour

3.3 Videography/filming related to foreign affairs

3.3.1 Rs. 10 000 for three hour duration


(N.B. These charges may subject to change from time to time)

04.  General conditions

4.1 Applications should be submitted 07 days prior to the relevant date.

4.2 The due payment should be made for reservation.

4.3 Letter of permission are issued on weekdays from 9.00 am to 12.00 pm and 1.00 pm to 3.00 pm.

4.4 Your attention should be drawn to the time duration of reservation, specified in your letter of permission.

4.5 If you wish to obtain electricity from the premises, the cost of electricity should be borne by you/ your institute.

05. Special conditions

5.1 If you wish to use areal cameras, the written permission should be obtained from the Ministry of Defense in such cases.

5.2 Using fireworks is strictly prohibited.

5.3 Erecting temporary tents or coverages/ shelters on the grass is strictly prohibited.

5.4 Videography/filming should be concluded, during the time period 6.00 am to 6.00 pm.


You are kindly informed to carry out your purpose preserving the social and cultural value of this premise. You are bound to protect the premises and its property. Please note that, in the event of any damage or loss, you/ your institution should bear the cost of such damage or loss.


Anusha Gokula Fernando


Department of Cultural Affairs


For further details – 011 2882592

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Last Updated ( Wednesday, 24 August 2016 04:31 )