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President appreciates veteran photographers for their exceptional work

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 20, 2018 20:03

President appreciates veteran photographers for their exceptional work

The State Photography Awards Ceremony 2018 was held at Nelum Pokuna Theatre under the auspices of President Maithripala Sirisena.
The National Association of Photographers, the Art Council of Sri Lanka, Ministry of Higher Education and Cultural Affairs and Department of Cultural Affairs jointly holds this Ceremony with the purpose of popularizing the art of photography and enhance the high quality and good taste of photography.
Awards were presented appreciating the veteran photographers who are accomplishing an exceptional work towards promoting this art towards the local as well as international arena.

“Chayarupa Abhimani,” the lifetime certificate was presented to veteran photographer Henry Rajakaruna by the President.

The President presented awards to the winners who achieved the first places representing the fields of human interest, environmental impacts, life styles, culture, bio and geological sceneries, news and media, sports and the open section.

Among those present on the occasion was a group including Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe and State Minister Mohan Lal Grero.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 20, 2018 20:03