Minister of Housing, Construction and Cultural Affairs, Hon. Mr. Sajith Pramadasa visits Central Cultural Fund Head Office Premises at Sethsiripaya   24.12.2018

 

 

Minister of Housing, Construction and Cultural Affairs, Hon. Mr. Sajith Pramadasa visits Central Cultural Fund Head Office Premises at Sethsiripaya   24.12.2018

 

   

World Tourism Day, celebrated on every 27 September around the world. This year’s World Tourism Day is focused on 'Tourism and the Digital Transformation'. ICT Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) joined hands with the Central Cultural Fund to launch a mobile application “e-info CCF Sri Lanka”, to enable easy access of information on cultural monuments  of the historic sites managed and maintained by the CCF along with the launch of the department’s official website in the event held on September 27, 2018 at Sigiriya world heritage site. Honorable Minister of Higher Education and Cultural Affairs Dr. Wijayadasa Rajapakse graced the event along with Director General - CCF Prof Prishanta Gunawardhana, Working Director- CCF Mr H.M.K. Herath, Director – Special Projects (ICTA) Mr Kanchana Thudugala and CCF representatives with other distinguished guests.

Jaffna Post-Disaster Archaeological Project was an international archaeological project conducted with the collaboration of the Central Cultural Fund and the Durham University, United Kingdom. Season 2 of the project was held in June-July 2018 at Jaffna fort, Delft fort and Kandarodai, including excavation, processing artefact and visitor survey and community heritage survey for the key partners of the project.