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About Us

Vision

Towards a caring and humane society through the development of culture in the Division while admiring traditional cultural base and building modern cultural values.

Mission

To accompany the people in the Rideemaliyadda Division to a novel world rich with determination and culture by preserving and promoting cultural values unique to Uva Bimtenna area.

Objectives

  • Preservation,  maintenance and development of cultural values  in the area for the sake of establishing the cultural identity of Sri Lanka
  • To motivate people to uphold cultural elements which are disappearing from the Sri Lankan culture.
  • To identify and eliminate the causes of cultural decline.
  • To disseminate positive cultural elements in diverse sub-cultures.
  • To pave the way to mould a creative younger generation armed with higher appreciative ability.

History

The Rideemaliyadda Cultural Center which was constructed on the instruction of His Excellency the President, Mahinda Rajapakse, was declared open by the veteran artiste P.P.B. Attanayke on 14 March 2006. The occasion was graced by the Hon. Prime Minister, Ratnasiri Wickramanayake, Hon. Minister of Cultural Affairs and National Heritage, Mahinda Yapa Abeywarden and Badulla district Parliamentarian Hon. Samantha Vidyaratne.

 

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