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Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2017 - Sinhala Programme

The Fairway Galle Literary Festival, for the first time this year, has an entire day of Sinhala programming that brings together some of the most thought-provokingand creative poets, short story writers, novelists and critics for discussion, debate and readings.

  • The Maritime Museum, The Law Court Square, Galle Fort, Galle

Event Starts

14 January, 2017 at 9:30 AM

Event Ends

14 January, 2017 at 4 PM

Entrance Fees

Free

The Fairway Galle Literary Festival, for the first time this year, has an entire day of Sinhala programming that brings together some of the most thought-provokingand creative poets, short story writers, novelists and critics for discussion, debate and readings.

Sinhala Literature of the 20th and 21st centuries has responded with creative flair to the social and political changes within the country, as well as the formal innovations in literary forms, internationally. These aspects will be highlighted at the Festival. This programme is a free ticketed event. It promises to be a lively day. A must for all lovers of Sinhala Literature.

9:30 a.m.-10:30a.m:

MALATHIE KALPANA AMBROSE, ISURU CHAMARA and SUNDANDA KARUNARATNA on Poetry of the Next Generation.

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m:

SEPALI MAYADUNNE and SUNETHRA RAJAKARUNANAYAKE on The Woman’s Novel in Sinhala.

11:30 a.m.-1:00p.m:

FAIRWAY CELEBRATION OF SRI LANKA SERIES.

The Fairway National Literary Award Sinhala Shortlist withLIYANAGE AMARAKEERTHI, ERIC ILLAYAPPARACHCHI, KAPILA KUMARA KALINGA, TENNYSON PERERA and SAMAN WICKRAMAARACHCHI.

2:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m.

FAIRWAY GALLE LITERARYFESTIVAL PANEL.

PRABHATH JAYASINGHE and PIYASEELI WIJEMANNA onThematic Approaches in Contemporary Sinhala Short Stories.

3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

IN CONVERSATION

SHEHAN KARUNATILAKA and DILEEPA ABEYSEKERAon translating the internationally acclaimed Chinaman

 

Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2017 - Sinhala Programme

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