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State Arts and Sculpture Festival - 2017– on 20th July

State Arts and Sculpture Festival – 2017, jointly organized by the Department of Cultural Affairs and the State Advisory Board of Visual Arts on the instructions of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Wayamba Development and Cultural Affairs will be held under the patronage of H.E. the President Maithripala Sirisena on 20th July 2017 at 5.00 pm at Nelum Pokuna, Colombo 07. The festival is organized to felicitate artistes in this field at state level.

About 350 creations were received for the festival this time under the four categories of paintings, sculptures, installations and printing methods. Award recipients were selected from among the 78 creations selected for the final round.

The exhibition of the creations selected for the final round will be open for general public on 20th July 2017 at 4.00 pm at J.D.A. Perera Hall of the Faculty of Visual Arts in the University of Performing Arts, Colombo 07. The exhibition will be open until 25th of July from 9.00 am to 7.00 pm.