The Independent Television Network’s Soorya Mangallaya programme kicked off at the Poramadulla public grounds in Hanguranketha this morning on a grand scale. A large crowd has joined the Soorya Mangallaya event.
Soorya Mangallaya is an annual event organized by ITN marking the traditional New Year. This year the celebration is being held in a pleasant environment in Hanguranketha. The Soorya Mangallaya cultural event is being held with the contribution of the Ministry of Social empowerment and Welfare and the Hanguranketha Divisional Secretariat.
Among those present at the launching of the function was a group including Minister S.B. Dissanayake and Chairman of the Independent Television Network Hemasiri Fernando.
The two-day Soorya Mangallaya programme will draw to a close tomorrow. The grand occasion of the programme is the selection of the Avurudu Kumara and Kumariya tomorrow. Anyone who visits the Poramadulla Public Grounds will have the opportunity of participating in the programme. In addition to folk games, there are many colourful features added to it.