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Field visit to Koggala Martin Wickramasinghe Folk Art Museum

The students of 9th batch of the diploma course on journalism attended to a field visit to Koggala Martin Wickramasinghe folk art museum on 29th, October, 2022. Making a proper comphrension among the students on the role of Mr. Martin Wickramasinghe who dedicated his service for wellbeing of the Sinhala literature and journalism as well as enhance a practical sense to journalism research were the main objectives of the said field visit.  
A drama was presented by the students based on his short story named “Irunu Kabaya” under the supervision of Emeritus prof .Mr.Sunanda Mahendra ,coordinator to the course . Further, keynote speech was done by Mrs. Sumudu Chathurani, deputy editor to Silumina paper on the great mission to journalism of Mr. Martin Wickramasinghe at the museum premises. 
As well as a lecture was conducted by Mr. J. Jayaneththi on behalf of Martin Wichramasinghe’s Trust and a chance was provided to students for watching biographical short film “ Wikumsihawatha” which exposes landmarks of editor’s life.  A bundle of SLPC publications was provided by Mr.Niroshana Thambawita ( press commissioner  ) for folk museum's library.
Finally, our gratitude will be expressed to all who made them informed by joining to this field visit on behalf of students.


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