Unity to be Promoted through Cultural Unity
[Updated :: 2010-10-07
Cultural and ethnic unity between the two major communities in the
island was amply displayed when student of Mawanella Education Zone
joint hand with Jaffna students to Perform a grand cultural show
on one stage on 05th September 2010.
Setting example to the whole world about the value of peace, this
Hindu and Sabaragamuwa cultural show was organized at the Kokuvil
Hindu College by Zonal Director of Education Jaffna Mrs. Vethanayagam
and Zonal Director of Education Mawanella Mr. G. Premarathne with
assistant of Aesthetic Teachers of the two zones .
The event turned crowed fuller as nearly fourty students from different
schools from Mawanella let their traditional cultural performances
flow one after the other on the stage for the entertainment of their
Jaffna brothers and sisters and also four other enthusiastic people
who flock to the college to witness this united ethnic and cultural
extravaganza occurred after 30 years .
Various forms of traditional and cultural performances unique to
each culture fascinated Youngsters and Adult alike and all stood
aghasp when Sabaragauwa students and teachers presented GINIsisila
dance Where blazing firebrandís are put into their mouth by the
dancers themselves .
Visitors and local organizers during their get together at the end
of the show expended their thanks to Jaffna based Security Forces
for ushering a peaceful environment in Jaffna paving way to these
type of event which strengthen bonds between the two communities.
Mr. Premaratne invited Mrs. Vethanayagam to visit Mawanella with
Aesthtic teachers and students to have a similar show at Mawanella
in January next year.
Deputy Director of Education development Mawanella. Mrs. Chandrawathy
Menike Rev Demalagiriya Anomadassi Thero and a few other officials
supported in organizing the visit to Jaffna.