Trincomalee veteran artists honoured

[TamilNet, Saturday, 12 April 2003, 11:25 GMT]
Six most senior outstanding artists in the Trincomalee district were honoured with special awards at the fourth day Festival of Music, Dance and Drama held Friday at the Trincomalee Orr's Hill Vivekandanda College auditorium. The festival was organized by the Arts and Cultural Society of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).

Messrs V.Sankaralingam (violinist), Sithy Amarasingham (dramatist and actor), Rasiah Sinnathamby (folk dancer), T.Pathmanathan (music director), Saratha Sriskandararajah (Dance teacher) and Thedchanamoorthy Rajeswary (carnatic musician) were honoured by leading cadres of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in the presence of a large crowd.

Head of Arts and Cultural Department of the LTTE Mr.Puthuvai Ratnathurai introduced the veteran artists to the audience.

Trincomalee district women political wing of the LTTE Ms Kaaronja delivered the keynote address. Professor A.Shanmugathas of the Jaffna University also spoke. Kuralamutham K.Vinayagasothy presided.

Art festival
LTTE's Arts and Cultural Department head Mr.Puthuvai Ratnathurai introduced to the audience the six veterean artists

Art festival
( L-R) Rasiah Thambiraja, Rajeswary Thedchanamoorthy, Saratha Sriskandarajah, V.Sankaralingam, Sithy Amarasingham and T.Pathmanathan

 

Latest 15 Reports
08.07.20 16:33   Photo
Sinhala colonists encroach into Kangku-veali, Mean-kamam reservoirs in Trincomalee
07.07.20 19:36   Photo
Colombo schemes to expand ilmenite scooping into North from Pulmoaddai in East
06.07.20 19:06  
Colombo transfers Tamil Political Prisoners to notorious Anuradhapura prison
05.07.20 23:06   Photo
University students, Shivajilingam brave SL harassment to commemorate fallen Black Tigers
04.07.20 22:28   Photo
Monk commanding Sinhala-Buddhicisation of North-East threatens Tamil villagers in Batticaloa
03.07.20 19:28   Photo
After Naavat-kuzhi, Colombo targets Poonakari for Sinhala colonisation across Jaffna lagoon
02.07.20 22:26  
Colombo imposes restrictions on Tamil valour related symbolism in schools of North
01.07.20 13:22  
New secret unit among four SL military and police squads competing to arrest Tamil youth in North
30.06.20 22:10  
Tamils blocked from accessing properties near SL Navy training base in Champoor, Trincomalee
29.06.20 23:29   Photo
Moragoda advising Gotabaya prompts Sinhala parties to scrap Provincial Councils
28.06.20 22:06  
India privileging BRIC/RIC over Quad ‘discordant’, says former US top diplomat
27.06.20 22:11  
Indo-Pacific expert wants US to seek opportunities in ‘Sri Lanka’
26.06.20 21:24  
Russia steps up influence on New Delhi to uphold “multilateralism” against US “rules-based order”
25.06.20 23:53  
Pompeo talks about US reposturing troops, mentions India, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia
24.06.20 23:36   Photo
Devananda circumvents court order, manipulates Jaffna fishers to allow poachers from South
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=8760