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Sunday, 9 October 2011





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Kavitha talent program to display inborn talent

The Higher Education Ministry has introduced an innovative reality show, "Kavitha talent program" for university students and those in Advanced Technological Institutes who seek opportunities to display their inborn talents in various artistic fields.

At present, the university students and those in Advanced Technological Institutes don't have adequate opportunities to develop or display their creative talents.

Therefore the Ministry on a directive from Higher Education Minister S.B. Dissanayake will introduce the reality show to fulfil this long-felt need Higher Education Ministry Secretary Dr. Sunil Jayantha Nawaratne told the Sunday Observer yesterday.

Accordingly the university students and their counterparts in the Advanced Technological Institutes who are gifted with various innovative skills relating to drama, music, writing of novels and short stories, photography, TV commercials, announcing and poetry should submit their creations for the competition before November 15, he said.

Dr. Nawaratne said that a variety of events under nine categories will be included in this program and veteran media personality Prof. Sunil Ariyaratne has been appointed Program Director.

A coordinator to each university to coordinate the program has also been appointed. The students who are interested in this program could visit its website,

The best will be selected for all these nine categories of events. The awards ceremony of the Reality Show will be held in May next year under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa.



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