- State Drama Festival (Sinhala and Tamil)
- State Short Drama Festival
- State Children’s Drama Festival
At the beginning of such year applications are called for by a press advertisement. Above Drama Festivals are organized according to the received applications. Each festival is held in three rounds-first, second and third. Selections are made by a board of the eminent judges and the selected artists are appreciated by awarding.In addition to these festivals which organized annually , for the purpose of regain in the field of Dramas, workshops are held at the selected areas with the participation of eminent personnel in the field to give practical knowledge to interested apprentices.Any applicant who wishes to participate in the drama festival should obtain the application form with a copy of rules and regulations from the Drama Panel and should present it in accordance with the rules and regulations.