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Poetry book by Vishmi

Lighting the oil lamp. Pictures by Saman Sri Wedage
Lighting the oil lamp. Pictures by Saman Sri Wedage

Vishmi Poornima Wijesekara, a year seven student of Sirimavo Bandaranaike Vidyalaya, Matale, launched her maiden book of poems recently at the school auditorium. The book is titled ‘Kavi Liyanna Mata Puluwan’.

The guests were Piyadasa Velikannage, K B Mathaava, Siril Ratnayake, Peoples Bank Provincial director Nalin Pathirage, regional assistant director Sanjaya Wijeratne, Sinhala language zonal director Indrawansha, lyricist Ananda Abeywickrama, school principal Ashoka Jayantha Wasala, Wimala Ariyaratne, Kahawatte and members of the Bank of Ceylon.

Besides writing poetry Vishmi has many other talents. She comperes events, makes speeches, plays musical instruments and excels as a dancer. She has also taken part in the Mathematical Olympiad competition. 



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