Madara's first poetry anthology Adure Sita Liyami launch today | Daily News

Madara's first poetry anthology Adure Sita Liyami launch today

Madara Pasadani Gunawardena
Madara Pasadani Gunawardena

Madara Pasadani Gunawardena has been writing poems for newspapers and social media since she was in school. She has published a collection of poems, including works selected from those poems, titled Andure Sita Liyami. She is a final year student of the Faculty of Agriculture at the Peradeniya University. She is also an Alumnus of Telijjawila Middle School.

The Adure Sita Liyami book launch ceremony will be held today, September 8 at 5 p.m. at the Peradeniya University Art Gallery. Veteran poet Pyankarage Bandula Jayaweera will preside at the ceremony, which will be chaired by Professor Sarath S. Kodithuvakku, Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture.

The main speech of the festival is to be delivered by Professor Liyanage Amarakirthi. At this programme short lectures will be delivered by Dr. Kumara Hettiarachi, Kapila M. Gamage and veteran musician Navaratne Gamage who will deliver a lecture with unique illustrations about the forms of poetry and song.

Poets Ratmale Bandula Gunawardena, Sudath Gamini Bandara, Thimbiriyagama Bandara, Peter Jeromy Thisera, Vijayani Nalani Karunathilaka, writer Chulabhaya Shanta Kumara Herath, cartoonist Winnie Hettigoda and journalists Padma Veragoda Arachichi and Nandana Weerarathna will also preside. The programme is organised by the Peradeniya University's 'Vibhavi' Art Organisation.


 

 


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