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‘Hunuwataye Kathawa’ artists felicitated

Hon GayanthaK 2017.3.15The ‘Hunuwataye Kathawa’ stage drama, the Sinhala translation of ‘Caucasian Chalk Circle’ celebrated its 50th anniversary recently.

The celebration was held at the Tower Hall foundation and the chief guest of the occasion was the Minister of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media Gayantha Karunathilake. The former artists of the drama were felicitated by the minister on this occasion.

Director General of Department of Government Information Dr. Ranga Kalansooriya, SLRC Chairman Ravi Jayawardhane, veteran film Director Dharma Sri Bandaranayake, and artists Wijerathne Warakagoda, and Sathischandra Edirisinghe also participated.

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