Ranaviu Suwanda literary awards
The "Ranaviru Suwanda" literary awards which recognized the literary
excellence of the Security Forces and Police personnel and their family
members was held at the John De Silva Memorial Theatre yesterday.
Awards were presented to both servicemen and their family members who
excelled in multiple events at the 'Ranaviru Suwanda' Literary contest.
The cultural events which was a part of yesterday's colourful
ceremony showcased the rich artistic talents of war heroes and their
The 'Ranaviru Suwanda' literary festival is a platform for Security
Forces and Police personnel and their family members to showcase their
inherent talents in the field of arts.
It also aims at bringing out hidden talents of Security Forces,
Police personnel and their family members while supporting them to
sharpen their skills and achieve greater heights 'Ranaviru Seva'
Authority Chairman Padma Wettewa said.
The annual "Ranaviru Suwanda" literary festival is organized by the 'Ranaviru
Seva' Authority with the help of other stakeholders.
Chief of Defence Staff and Air Force Commander Air Chief Marshall
Roshan Gunetilleke was the Chief guest on the occasion.
Director General, Media Centre for National Security Lakshman
Hulugalle, 'Ranaviru Seva' Authority Chairman Padma Wettewa along with
high ranking defence officials and heads of other supporting
organizations along with forces personnel and their family members