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    The University Day of Peradeniya University

    September 27, 2014

    The University will be holding the University Day on 09th October  2014 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the official declaration of opening of the University of Ceylon at Peradeniya, the present premises. The event will be taken place at the Arts Theatre of the Faculty of Arts.

    As a parallel event, action will be taken to commemorate the birth century of Prof. Ediriweera Sarachchandra by staging five dramas of Prof. Sarachchandra, at the Open Air Theatre as follows;

    Oct. 09th- Maname
    Oct. 10th- Rathnawali
    Oct. 11th- Pabawathi
    Oct. 12th - Hasthikantha Manthare
    Oct. 13th- Sinhabahu

    A memorial lecture will be organized on 09th October at Arts Theatre by Arts Council, Departments of Fine Arts & Sinhala.


    Arrangements will be made to hold an exhibition on the same day by the main Library.


    In addition to the above, launching of the five volumes “Peradeniya: Founding of a University” compiled by Mr. AT Alwis, retired Senior Assistant Librarian will also be taken place on the same day(KH)



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