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State Music advisory board


The main objective is to carryout activities for the advancement of the field of music of Sinhala and Tamil. To give due accolade and appreciation of creations of high caliber is another objective. It is envisaged to conduct a number of programmes to achieve the above objectives.

State Music Awards Festival

Best creations will be selected from among the creations produced annually and they will be given due accolade. Skills will also be evaluated to present them with awards. One of the characteristics of this festival is to confer life time awards on 10 senior professionals in this field to give honor to them. Concurrently with this festival the academic volume named “sangeethanjalee” will be launched every year.

Conducting programmes on appreciation of songs

Programmes on appreciation of songs are conducted throughout the island with the assistance of State Music Ensemble. Some prorammes are accompanied by the veterans in the field. “Sanda Nudutu Sanda”, the programme conducted with the assistance of visually handicapped singers is one of the most popular among them. As per the requests made by state and private sector institutions musical programmes are conducted throughout the island with the assistance of State Music Ensemble.

State Advisory Board for Music

Dr. Dayaratna Ranathunga

Dr. Amara Ranathunga

Mr. Sumathipala Perera

Mr. Karunaratna Wijewardana

Mr. Sunil R. Gamage

Professor Kolitha Bhanu Dissanayaka

Mr. Samantha Perera

Mr. Ajith Darshana Jayaweera

Mr. Kapila Sooriyarachchi

Mr. Ananda Dabare

Dr. Premadasa Mudunkotuwa

Mr. Jayantha Aravinda

Mr. Nadeeka Guruge

Mr. Nawaratna Gamage

Mr. Vanja Sirinivasan

Mr. Anton Surendra

Mr. Sooriyakumar Muththalage

State Music Awards Results

2016 State Music Awards Result Sheet

2015 State Music Awards Result Sheet

2014 State Music Awards Result Sheet

2013 State Music Awards Results Sheet




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