Sumathi tele awards on June 29
COLOMBO: The Sumathi Awards 2007, will be held for the 12th
successive year on June 29 at Water’s Edge, Battaramulla. Forty two
awards will be lined up for entries telecast during the period of
January 1 to December 31, 2006.
Special awards for the Best Television Musical programme, Best
Current Affairs Programme, Best Documentary and the Best Television
Announcer along with the U.W. Sumathipala Lifetime Achievements to two
veteran artists who have made invaluable contributions to industry who
will join the past life time winners of D.B. Nihalsinghe, Gamini Fonseka,
Titus Tothawatta, Joe Abeywickrama, Irangani Serasinghe, Malini Fonseka,
Tony Ranasinghe, K.A.W. Perera, Hugo Fernando, Cristi Leonard Perera,
Ravindra Randeniya, Denavaka Hamine, Henry Jayasena, Sathischandra
Edirisinghe, Robin Fernando, Latha Walpola, Wijeyrathne Warakagoda,
Shanthi Leka and Shan Wickramasinghe. Furthermore, three main awards and
two merit awards for the Television Advertisements, for the most popular
teledrama, most popular teledrama actor and actress aired during this
The Sumathi Awards ceremony is the biggest event that showcases the
talent of the Television industry in the recent times.
This event will be telecast live from 10.00 p.m. on Independent
Television Networks, the official television and the official Radio
Lakhanda, Choreography Channa Wijewardene and Chandana Wickramasinghe.
Music by Navaratna Gamage. Stage design Nimal Jayawardene.
Sounds/Lighting Music Makers.