Model village for artistes | Daily News

Model village for artistes

The Cultural Affairs Department has made arrangements to set up a model village with 25 houses, for low-income senior artistes in the Kurunegala district.

‘Senior artistes from all the Divisional Secretariats in the Kurunegala District would be considered for this project,’ Kurunegala District Cultural Officer P.M.S. Bandara told the Daily News yesterday.

Under this programme, the Department plans to give each artiste a 20-perch land in addition to a financial donation of Rs. 500,000. 


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