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Obtaining the Herbal Plants Required to the Ayurvedic Drugs Corporation from the Indigenous People of Dambana

The leader of the Indigenous People, Uruwarige Wannila Atttho met Hon. Nandimithra Ekanayaka, State ...

Felicitation of National Heroes - 2014

  A felicitation ceremony for commemorating 37 national heroes who lived in Matale and involved in ...

“Senehasa” Programme for Pregnant Mothers, Organized by the Ministry of Culture and the Arts, in Parallel to International Women’s Day

  “Senehasa” national programme, organized by the Ministry of Culture and the Arts was held on 10th...

Opening of Cultural Centres at Mahavilachchiya and Galnewa

In line with the programme of opening cultural centres in all districts of the island, the newly con...

Commissioning the Cultural Centre at Weeraketiya - Rs. 16,000,000

Under the national programme of establishing cultural centres covering all districts, newly construc...

Senior Professor Mudiyanse Dissanayaka - New Chairman of the Arts Council of Sri Lanka

Senior Professor Mudiyanse Dissanayaka has been appointed as the Chairman of the Arts Council of Sri...

Award Ceremony for Dr. Victor Ratnayaka

The City Cell Channel I award, offered to Dr. Victor Ratnayaka, a veteran music director and a singe...

Felicitation Ceremony for Nissanka Diddeniya

A felicitation ceremony was held to mark the 45th year of the life of arts of Mr. Nissanka Diddeniya...

Out-going parade of new Security Guards of the Central Cultural Fund

On the direction of Mr. T.B. Ekanayaka, Hon. Minister of Culture and the Arts, a new security progra...

Felicitation to Mr. Jagath Chamila to whom the Award for the Best Actor was offered, at the International Film Festival in New York, USA

A felicitation ceremony was held on 23rd July, 2013 to appreciate the goodwill brought by him to the...

Intangible Cultural Heritage  in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan food culture
The culture differs from country to country. In Sri Lanka, there is unique culture and civilization inherited from the p...Read more >>
Sinhala New Year and Traditional Food Culture By. Kusumalatha Lankamulla.
  In accordance with the Astrology, we the Sri Lankans used to celebrate Sinhala and Tamil New Year annually.  As e...Read more >>
She is the Actress of Soorya Mangallaya
  She is the Actress of Soorya MangallayaBy. Amitha RambidigalaThe woman in our country is the major actress of soor...Read more >>

Puppetry in Sri Lanka
The puppetry is popular in Sri Lanka, as a kind of rural drama. This can be considered as an identical rural communica...Read more >>
The history of masks in our country goes back to even before 1895. At that time, masks had been used for the popular sto...Read more >>
Soorya Mangallaya which Recalls Humanity By. Dr. M.A.Jagath Wansapala
The only time period that all Sri Lankans act together is Bakmaha Mangallaya.  The important message of this event is...Read more >>

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