SIGNIS Salutation Awards Ceremony
The 38th SIGNIS Salutation Film and Teledrama awards ceremony will be
held at the BMICH at 6.00 p.m. on November 27, under the patronage of
veteran film actress, Punya Heendeniya. Films screened in 2013 and 2014
and Teledramas under 100 episodes telecast in 2014 will be considered
for awards in this year's Salutation Ceremony.
Punlya Heendeniya will be honoured with the Special Signis Salutation
Award, the highest award given by Signis Sri Lanka for a person who has
contributed much for the development of media in Sri Lanka.
Five veterans in the fields of theatre, cinema and music; Lucien
Bulathsinghala, Anoja Weerasinghe, Bandu Samarasinghe, Hyacinth
Wijesinghe and Priya Sooriyasena, will receive the once in a lifetime
award, Signis International Homage.
Ashley Rathnavibhushana will be awarded with the Cyril B. Perera
Memorial Award for his contribution to the Sri Lankan film literature,
while Gamini Weragama will receive the Leslie Botheju Memorial Award,
which has been introduced for the first time for the Best Book of the
Year on Media.