The inaugural ceremony of the Master of Sinhala 2022/23 programme conducted by the Department of Sinhala, University of Colombo was held on 20th May 2023 at the MB Ariyapala Auditorium, University of Colombo from 9.00 am – 1.00 pm. Senior Professor Lasantha Manawadu, Dean| Arts graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and Emeritus Professor JB Disanayaka delivered the Keynote Address. […]
Special Lecture to mark the International Mother Language Day ( Feb 21) and 75th Anniversary of Independence
By Senior Professor Sandagomi Coperahewa Topic: Landmarks of Sinhala Langauge – 75 years (1948 – 2023) 21st February 2023 @ 3.00pm Venue: M.B. Ariyapla Auditorium, Dept of Sinhala, UoC
The experimental book “Drama and Theatre Arts” written by Dr Ranjith Senanayake, Senior Lecturer of the Department of Sinhala Studies, was launched on January 12th, 2023 at the New Arts Theatre. The Vice Chancellor, Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne, was the Chief Guest at the event. Additionally, the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Senior Professor Lasantha Manawadu, […]
To mark the 25th death anniversary of Professor Punchi Bandara Sannasgala ( 1915 – 1997) a Special Commemorative event was held on 15th December 2022 at the M.B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Dept of Sinhala. The event was organized by the Dept of Sinhala in collaboration with Dr. Manouri Sannasgala. Late Professor Punchi Bandara Sannasgala was a former academic Sinhala […]
The Department of Sinhala calls for applications from qualified candidates to enroll for the Diploma in Sinhala (සිංහල ඩිප්ලෝමා පාඨමාලාව), upto 5th December 2022.
The Department of Sinhala calls for applications from qualified candidates to enroll for the Master of Sinhala (සිංහල ශාස්ත්රපති පාඨමාලාව) – 2022 / 2023, up to 30th November 2022. Brochure Application Form Advertisement
Training Programme @ Koggala Martin Wickramasinghe Folk Museum for Sinhala Hons Part III Students – 14th Oct.
A Training Programme for Sinhala Hons Part III students was held on 14th October 2022 at the Martin Wickramasinghe Folk Museum, Koggala. Senior Professor Sandagomi Coperahewa, Head / Department of Sinhala, Professor Sarath Wijesooriya, several other staff members, and third-year students who are following the Sinhala Hons degree programme participated at this event. This is an annual training progarmme conducted by […]
The Department of Sinhala organized a Seminar on 4th October 2022, 2.00 pm at the Senate Hall, College House to commemorate the 50th death anniversary of Professor Senarath Paranavithana with the presence of the Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo. The students following the MA in Sinhala program, Sinhala Honours degree program and other invitees […]