Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka President marks the 65th anniversary of Sinhala cinema
Sat, Jan 21, 2012, 12:39 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 21, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and the First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa will attend a movie screening Saturday at the Tharanganee Cinema of National Film Corporation to mark the 65the anniversary of Sinhala cinema.

The President and the First Lady will be the chief guests at the inaugural screening of the movie Kusa Paba produced by Prof. Sunil Ariyaratne.

Kusa Paba is the first Sinhala movie shot entirely at the Ranmihitenna Tele Cinema Village, country's first ever fully-equipped television and film production studio at Ranmihitenna in Tissamaharama of the Southern Province.

Another function will be held in the evening in Colombo under the patronage of the Ministry of Posts and the National Film Corporation to mark the completion of 65 years of Sinhala cinema industry that started in 1947 with the screening of "Kadawunu Poronduwa" (Broken Promise).

Four stamps with the images of late actor Gamini Fonseka, actress and parliamentarian Malini Fonseka, Joe Abeywickrema, Sandhya Kumari, Eddie Jayamanna and Titus Thotawaththa will be issued at the function.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka's Missing Persons Commission says no interference from security forces on public sittings
-- [27 minutes ago]
Belarus parliamentary delegation to visit Sri Lanka in November
-- [1 hour and 3 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan government will assist the parties to defend the LTTE ban
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President hopes the Deepawali festivities will add to the spirit of reconciliation
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka business chamber to hold post budget seminar
-- [8 hours ago]
Human-elephant conflict in Sri Lanka claims lives of over 60 people and 250 elephants annually
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka monk party leaders discuss reform proposals with the President
-- [8 hours ago]
Defense Ministry to conduct survey on lost properties of Sri Lankans in the North
-- [9 hours ago]
Doubts raised on Pope's visit to Sri Lanka amid snap presidential polls
Opposition MPs say election materials are being prepared in Sri Lanka Port Authority Defense Training School

Copyright © 2000, 2010 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.