Sarasavi Prathibha

Inter Universities Cultural Creations Competitions


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Organized by:

Sarasavi Prathibha 2018 is organized by the Arts Council of Sri Lanka and the

Department of Cultural Affairs for students of National Universities.


In adsdition to subject knowledge to provide opportunities for university students

who possess unique artistic talents to present their abilities.

Applications are accepted for the following items in the Sarasavi Prathibha.


Common conditions for competitions

  1. Application
    1. Should be a student studying in a National University
    2. Candidate himself/herself should apply and applications should be sent before 30th November 2018.
    3. Every canditate should present his/her application to the Sarasavi Prathibha Coordinating officer in your University.
    4. A Candidate is permitted to take part in two competitions only.
    5. All creations presented by print media should be computerized only on one side of the paper.
  2. Conducting of competitions
    1. Performing competitions (Classical songs, Music, Dancing, Announcing, Short plays and Instang composition of poetry) are Judged at the university level by a panel of professional judges. The contestants will be selected in second and third rounds and will be eligible a third and final round.
    2. The candidates selected by the universites will be presented for the second round by veteran panel of judges selected by the Art Council of Sri Lanka and Department of Cultural Affairs.
    3. All other creations indicated below should be sent under registered cover to Secretary, Art Council of Sri Lanka. No. 212/1, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 07 or should be handed over before 30th November 2018. Each competition should be written with “Sarasavi Prathibha 2018” on the Top left hand corner of the envelope.
    4. Receipt of creations will be notified to each candidate personally.
    5. The decision of the panel of judges will be the final decision of every competition.

Special Notice

According to the request of the Coordinators of some universites Sarasavi Prathibha , inter universities cultural creation competition has been postponed until the first week of month of January 2019.

Until then please proceed with the acceptance of the applications and other campaign related to this program.

More Details to contact

Name Contact Number University
01 Senior Lecturer A.M.N.W. Mendis 0714843284 University of Sri Jayawardenepura
02 Dr. Manoj Alawathugoda 0777627931 University of Peradeniya
03 Dr. D.J. Anthony 0773077961 University of Colombo
04 Dr. A.A. Hettiarachchi 0716864355 University of Moratuwa
05 Senior Lecturer P. Iyngaran 0777760255 University of Jaffna
06 Professor D.A.L. Leelamani 0718614380 University of Ruhuna
07 Senior Lecturer Ariyarathna Athugala 0713641151 University of Kelaniya
08 Lecturer A.W.N. Naleefa 0773983938 University of South Eastern
09 Senior Lecturer W.M.T.B. Wijepala 0718578188 University of Rajarata
10 Senior Lecturer Bresil Nagodawithana 0714453455 / 0762223235 University of Sabaragamuwa
11 Assistant registrar S.N. Priyadarshani 0711142996 University of Wayamba
12 Lecturer C.J.P. Kulathilaka 0718151164 University of Uwa Wellassa
13 Senior Lecturer W.G.M.K. Wimalasiri 0712301140 University of the Visual and Performing Arts
14 Dr. K.A.J.M. Kuruppuarachchi 0718011982 Open University
15 Assistant registrar Prabath Pellewaththa  0712551969 Bhikshu University – Anuradhapura
16 Lecturer M.D.N.D.M. Bandara 0783446673 Sripalee Campus – Horana
17 Lecturer Chathurani Fernando 0773879899 Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute
18 Senior Lecturer R.S.Jayawardane 0714318729 Institute of Indigenous Medicine –Rajagiriya
19 Senior Lecturer Subajana Jayasedan 0718433275 Vavuniya Campus


Lecturer E.B. Veerasingam

Mr. Sundaralingam Chandrakumar



University of Trincomalee

University of Eastern



Sarasavi Prathibha 1st round competition

Time Table

Date University
21.02.2019 University of Sabaragamuwa
25.02.2019 University of Rajarata
28.02.2019 University of Trincomalee
01.03.2019 University of Eastern
05.03.2019 University of Uwa Wellassa
05.03.2019 University of Kelaniya
06.03.2019 University of South Eastern
07.03.2017 University of Ruhunu
08.03.2019 University of Sri Jayawardanapura
09.03.2019 University of the Visual and Performing Arts
11.03.2019 Sripalee Campus – Horana
12.03.2019 Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute
13.03.2019 Rajagiriya Ayurveda Institute
14.03.2019 Open University
 22.03.2019 University of Peradeniya
25.03.2019 University of Wayamba
26.03.2019 University of Colombo
30.03.2019 University of Moratuwa