Over 90 percent construction over:
Performing Arts Centre opens in March
The construction of the National Performing Arts Theatre at Normads
Grounds would be completed and the Theatre would be opened for the
public in March, a Cultural and Arts Ministry source said.
National Performing Arts Centre nearing competion
The Ministry has planned to open the National Performing Arts Theatre
under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa next month.
Over 90 percent of the construction work of the theatre had been
completed, the Ministry source said.
The Chinese Government has spent Rs 2,430 million in constructing
this centre. This Centre is being built according to the indigenous
The building is being constructed by architectural Education and
Research Centre of the Chinese Government. The construction program will
be conducted under the guidance of Sri Lankan Scientists and on the
advice of veteran Sri Lankan Architects.
According to Ministry source, this Theatre will provide immense
support for the development of Sri Lankan arts. Every facility of a
theatre would be consisted in this Theatre.