පුරන්න
Sinhala (Sri Lanka)Tamil (Sri Lanka)

About Us

Vision

The culture moulds and shapes our vision of future. The society without cultural elements will be thrown into total confusion. Hence, the forward march towards the development should protect intangible values as well as tangible values.

Mission

To offer our utmost contribution to build a righteous and virtuous society by bequeathing to the future generation through the process of teaching the identity of Ves dance in Up-country tradition, Low-country dance unique to Ruhuna in the Southern part of Sri Lanka, Sabaragamuwa style which is popular in the domain of God ‘Saman’, the subject of Drama and Theatre which is a collection of all artistic and cultural items and the Tamil language which is considered as an official language.

Objectives

To disseminate folk music, art of traditional dance and the art of drama which project the identity of Sri Lanka to the world and to enrich and preserve those arts making arrangements to perform them in foreign countries as well as in our country while protecting them for the posterity.

History

With the identification of the necessity of integrating culture into the development to achieve a meaningful advancement, the project for the establishment of Cultural Centres islandwide was launched for the conservation, promotion and propagation of the same. The Embaraluwa Cultural Centre which was built in the Divisional Secretary’s Division of Gampaha under that project on the instruction of the Hon. Prime Minister of Sri Lanka and Minister of Policy Development and Implementation Hon. Ranil Wickramasingha and the Hon. Minister of Human resource Development, Education and Culture, Karunasena Kodituwakku and with the coordination of  the Hon. Minister of Power and Energy and  Gampaha district Parliamentarian Deshabandu Karu Jayasuriya was declared open by the veteran artiste Suminda Sirisena on 30 June 2013.

 

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