Monday, 16 September 2019

The launch of “Kuvenita Liyumak” Poetry Collection by Oshada Dilum, a Kelaniya University undergraduate was held on the 15th of October 2018 at Kotahena Sri Pragnakeerthi Memorial Hall. This is the very first poetry collection of Oshada Dilum who is a third year undergraduate of the Bachelor of Arts (special) Degree in Film and Television offered by the Department of Fine Arts, Faculty of Humanities.

The event was held under the patronage of Prof. Patrick Rathnayake, Dean- Faculty of Humanities. Moreover, Senior Lecturer Mr. Priyanakara Rathnayake, Head- Drama & Theatre and Image Arts Unit, Department of Fine Arts, Senior Lecturer Mr. Chandrasiri Bogamuwa, Senior Lecturer Upul Jayantha Ranepura and the academic staff members of the department graced the event. Many undergraduates also participated in this event which was being made fascinating with the singing by the young musician Mr. Sadara Bandara.

Two academic staff members of the Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya were appreciated at the 323rd Humanities Faculty Board Meeting which was held on the 04th of October 2018.

Prof. Dilkushi Wettewe, Department of English Language Teaching was appreciated at the Faculty Board Meeting for being recognized and awarded the prestigious ‘Inspirational Woman of the Year’ WIM Award (gold category) for her exceptional leadership in the field of higher education. Moreover, Prof. Kamani Jayasekara, Department of Western Classical Culture and Christian Culture was also appreciated for being awarded with the ‘Godage Literary Award’ at the 20th Godage Literary Awards Ceremony for her excellent service in the field of English Literature.

“Sanpraashaa” Musical Miscellany, jointly organized by the Faculty of Humanities and Sanskrutha ha Peradiga Shasthra Vidyaartha Parshad was held on the 01st of October 2018 at the Dharmaloka Hall, University of Kelaniya. The event was organized with the objective of motivating students to appreciate Sanskrit songs and improving their entertainment skills.


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