Tamil Literary festival begins in Vavuniya
[TamilNet, Friday, 17 October 2003, 11:40 GMT]
"While cherishing the ancient nature of Tamil literature we need to march
courageously towards accommodating newly emanating concepts in our culture.
Debates and research should probe deeply into our culture and contribute
to healthy development of our literature," said R Thiyagalingam, secretary
to the Northeast ministry of education and culture, during the opening ceremony
of the 3-day literary festival which opened at Irambaikulam Girls School
|Vavuniya Rambaikulam Girls Maha Vidyalayam students singing during the inauguration event
East University Head of Technology Department S.Mounaguru presided the first day
conference on Tamil intellectuals of the past.
Additional Government Agent, S.Ragunathapillai, Priest of Kudiyiruppu Pillaiyar
Temple, Kandasamy Kurukkal, Poet S.Vilvaratnam, Professor S. Mounaguru, Dr. S.Yogarajah, Dr. Rameez Abdullah and several other officials from the Northeast
educational offices participated in opening conference Friday.
Vavuniya town was decorated and decorational archs were constructed at
important junctions in the town.
|Professor S.Mounaguru the Dean of Fine Arts Faculty of the Eastern University is seen lighting the traditional lamp at the inaugural event of the NEP Literary Festival Friday morning
Guests at the festival are seen at the seminar stage at Rambaikulam Girls Maha Vidyalayam
Town is decorated to mark the NEP Literary festival
|Town is decorated to mark the NEP Literary festival