Ambassador Dayan Jayatilleke highlights success of the IESA
Ambassador Dayan Jayatilleka participated as a special guest at the
Award Ceremony and Sponsorship Evening of the Paris Institute of Higher
Studies in Arts (IESA Group) on June 25, 2012. Also present on the
occasion were Françoise Schmitt (co-founder of IESA) and Jean-Louis
Boursin, Rector of the Sorbonne University.
Delivering the highest award in the field of Culture "Title I
Administrator of Cultural Programme", Ambassador Jayatilleka highlighted
the success of the Institute in the domains of culture, multi media and
arts. Talking about the curriculum, he said, "The IESA has accomplished
a real synthesis and should be recognized for its fusion between
intellectual and professional curriculum". The event included a tea
tasting service where different varieties of Sri Lankan tea were
presented to the public present at the occasion.
Since 1985 the Group IESA has become the Grande Ecole for careers in
the field of culture, arts and the digital. The Château de Chantilly
where the gala took place is a historic castle located in the town of
Owned by the Institut de France, the château houses the Condé Museum,
one of the finest art galleries in France after the Louvre Museum and
book illuminations dating back to the 15th and 16th centuries.