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    State Literary Festival on Sept.03

    August 15, 2014

    The State Literary Awards Festival will be held on September 03 at 2.30 pm. at the BMICH under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa and with the participation of Minister of Culture and the Arts T.B.Ekanayake.

    This is the first time since 2010 the State Literary Festival is being held with the participation of the President said Minister Ekanayake at a Press Conference held at the Ministry of Mass Media and Information on Thursday.


    Writers who excelled in Sinhala, Tamil and English in 15 fields will be recognized at the event.  Also three senior literates who had contributed to the development of Sri Lanka's literary field will be awarded “Sahithya Rathna”.

    State Literary Lectures  parallel to the State Literary Festival will be hled on August 29 at 3pm. at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute revealed the Minister.

    The State Literary Festival is being organized by the State Literary Sub Committee,  Sri Lanka Arts Council , Cultural Affairs Department and the Ministry of Culture and the Arts.(KH)


    Last modified on Friday, 15 August 2014 11:56

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