Emeritus Professor of Sinhala J B Disanayaka and Professor and Head / Department of Sinhala Sandagomi Coperahewa received awards at the Godage National Literary Festival held on 5th September 2019 at the SLFI Auditorium. Prof. Disanayaka received the Godage Lifetime Award for his contribution towards Sinhala language and literature and Professor Coperahewa received an award […]
The Department of Sinhala calls for applications from qualified candidates to enroll for the Diploma in Sinhala (සිංහල ඩිප්ලෝමා පාඨමාලාව), upto 15th October 2019.
The Department of Sinhala calls for applications from qualified candidates to enroll for the MA in Sinhala (සිංහල ශාස්ත්රපති පාඨමාලාව) – 2020 / 2021, up to 02nd October 2019.
The 9th Annual Sinhala Studies Symposium organized by the Department of Sinhala, University of Colombo, is scheduled to be held on 17 – 18 October 2019 at the Department of Sinhala. This year the conference theme is “Sinhala Studies: Past, Present, and Future” and the event will be extended through following sub-themes enabling a participation […]
The Department of Sinhala, Faculty of Arts entertains applications for the Certificate Course in Spoken Tamil (Short Course ) – 10th batch, up to 20th August 2019. This course will be suitable to the personnel employed in public and private sector organizations, university students and school teachers who wish to improve their skills in listening, speaking, reading and […]
A seminar to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Gamperaliya novel written by Martin Wickramasinghe was held on 4th July 2019 at 9.30 am – 12.30 pm at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Department of Sinhala. The seminar focused on socio- political and literary context of Gamperaliya novel. The keynote lecture was delivered by Emeritus Professor […]
The book “සංහිතා දීපනී“ (Sanhitha Deepanee) authored by Dr. Ranjith Senanayake (Senior Lecturer, Department of Sinhala) , was launched on 17th June, 2019 at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo. This event was chaired by Senior Professor Premakumara de Silva, Dean – Faculty of Arts and Prof. Ranjana Hettiarachchi, Rector – Sreepali Campus, Prof. Sandagomi Coperahewa, […]
The inauguration ceremony of the Diploma in Sinhala programme (8th batch) was held on 30th March 2019 at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Department of Sinhala. Senior Professor Premakumara De Silva, Dean – Faculty of Arts, chaired the inauguration ceremony and the welcome address was delivered by Professor Sandagomi Coperahewa, Head – Department of Sinhala. Professor Jinadasa Danansuriya, […]
To commemorate the 75th Death Anniversary of Munidasa Cumaratunga, eminent scholar, grammarian, writer, poet and journalist of the 20th century Sri Lanka, the Department of Sinhala organized a seminar on 28th March 2019 at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium. The Most Venerable Balangoda Sobitha Nahimi Thero – Prinicipal of the Vidyoddaya Pirivena and the Chief […]
The Inauguration Ceremony of the Master of Arts Sinhala 2019/20 programme was held on 23rd March 2019 at the M.B. Ariyapala Auditorium. Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo presided over the function as the Chief Guest and also delivered the Keynote Address. Senior Professor Premakumara De Silva, Dean, Faculty of Arts, Professor Sandagomi Coperahewa, Head […]