CPA honours talented Trincomalee youths

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 27 January 2004, 01:27 GMT]
Centre for Performing Arts (CPA) presented awards to talented youths in Trincomalee during its annual cultural event held at Trincomalee Sri Koneswara Hindu College Sunday evening, sources in Trincomalee said. Trincomalee Divisional Secretary Mr. Sundaram Arumainayagam was the chief guest at the event.

CPA Cultural Event
Ms Gabriela Elroy presents the award to Ms Sivanjany
Mr. Arumainayagam presented the the CPA award to Naguleswaralingam Abiram who won the 2003 Baden Powel Award from Sri Lanka Scouts Movement.

Guest of honour, UNICEF Trincomalee representative Ms Gabriela Elroy, presented a certificate and CPA award to Miss Sivanjany of Sri Shanmuga Hindu Ladies College for securing the Gold Medal for music at the national level All Ceylon Tamil Language Day competitions held in Colombo in December.

Mr. Abiram has secured the Baden Powel Award for the first time in the history of eastern province and for the first time in the northeast province after twenty-three years.

Mr. Arumainayagam said, "Cultural events could play a vital role in preserving our traditional cultural values. In this respect the CPA in Trincomalee works hard to preserve our traditional arts and music in the district."

Ms Gabriela Elroy said, "CPA is a centre for peace and development of communication beyond borders and also a place where children and youths come together and express their views. CPA plays an important role in the lives of Trincomalee youths."

CPA Trincomalee co-ordinator Mr. N.T.Raguram presided the event.

CPA Cultural Event
Children's music performance during the cultural event
CPA Cultural Event
CPA artistes with UNICEF Trincomalee head Ms Gabriela Elroy




CPA Cultural Event
Trincomalee Divisional Secretary Mr.Arumainayagam hands over CPA award and certificate to Mr.N.Abriam

 

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