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    60th anniversary celebration

    z_p04-a-specialA special ceremony was held at Temple Trees yesterday under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to mark the 60th anniversary of two artistic masterpieces, Maname by Professor Ediriweera Sarachchandra and Rekhawa by Dr. Lester James Peries. Sarachchandra produced his first stylist play Maname in 1956 to widespread acclaim. Rekhawa is the first film on village life and mythical belief of Sri Lankans directed by Dr. Peries. Picture shows Dr.Lester James Peries receiving an award from the Prime Minister. Sumithra Peries is also in the picture.

    Picture by Malan Karunaratne.Courtesy – Daily News

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