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Kesbewa Provincial Office felicitates artistes, journalists

Provincial Office Secretary K. P. Pemadasa and Cultural Officer Lalani Premasiri presenting the first copy of the book Kesbewe Abhimanaya to Prof. Sunil Ariyaratne.
Provincial Office Secretary K. P. Pemadasa and Cultural Officer Lalani Premasiri presenting the first copy of the book Kesbewe Abhimanaya to Prof. Sunil Ariyaratne.

The Kesbewa Provincial Office felicitated veterans in the fields of Literature, Journalism, Choreography, Music, Teledrama, Cinema, Stage Drama, Art, Sculpture and many more.

Provincial Office Secretary K. P. Pemadasa and Cultural Officer Lalani Premasiri initiated this venture.

A book named Kesbewe Abhimanaya was launched on the occasion with the first copy presented to Prof. Sunil Ariyaratne.

Awards were presented in the following categories:

1. Literature and Journalists – Ven. Abewela Pannasara Nayaka Thera, Prof. Sunil Ariyaratne, Prof. Pandithasiri Thilakasiri, Prof. Praneeth Abayasundara, Prof. Kapuru Bandara Jayathilaka and Prof.Piyasiri Yapa.

2. Choreographers – Prof. Jayasena Kottagoda, Prof. Dhanapala Ovitagedera, Prof. Ariyaratna Kaluarachchi, Prof.Sunila, Ovitagedera.

3. Music - Prof. Premadasa Mudunkotuwa, Sunil R. Gamage, Rupa Indumathi, DeepikaPriyadarshani, Punya, Kathriarachchi, Swaranalatha Kaveeshvara and Punsiri Soysa.

4. Stage and Teledrama, Cinema - G.R.Perera, Douglas Siriwardana, H.D.Nimal Padmakumara, Damitha Abeyratna.

5. Art and Sculpture - Bharatha Kumara Liyanage,Sumith Akmeemana and Anil Piyaratne.

6. Other areas - U.P. Wimalasena and Prageeth Kanchana.

- Malathi Perera

 


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