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Festival of Expectations Tower Theater Festival 2024

It will be held from 10 February 2024 to 21 February 2024 at 3.30 pm and 6.30 pm at Maradana Tower and Elphinstone Theatres (In addition, the winning plays of the 2023 All Ceylon School Drama Competition will be screened on the 20th and 21st at the Elphinstone Theater from 10.00 am to 11.30 am.)

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Invoking rates for maintaining cleaning services

Quotations are invited from accredited cleaning companies to provide cleaning services for a period of one year for the following theaters managed by the Tower Hall Theater Foundation. 1 Elphinstone Theater - Maradana 11 Tower Hall Theater - Maradana 111 Rukmini Devi Theater Negombo

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Freshers are admitted to the Certificate in Acting (NVQ 4) course run by the Tower Hall Theater Foundation, a regular representative of the International Theater Institute (ITI).

Freshers are admitted to the Certificate in Acting (NVQ 4) course run by the Tower Hall Theater Foundation, a regular representative of the International Theater Institute (ITI).

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Call for quotations for sound equipment hire-02

Call for quotations for sound equipment hire-02

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Calling for quotations for services required for program creation

Calling for quotations for services required for program creation

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Tender Call for quotations for sound equipment hire.

Tender Call for quotations for sound equipment hire.

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Tender Calling for prices for preparation of costumes and ornaments

Tower Hall Theater Foundation management has decided to invite prices for the preparation of costumes and ornaments.(For more details visit Tender Notice and Downloads)

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Applications for Music and Dance Examination of Bhatkhanda Examination 2023 are now released.

Tower Hall Theater Foundation is currently inviting applications for Bhatkhanda (Music/Dance) Examination 2023. Applications are issued at the Tower Hall Theater Foundation Grants Office on weekdays until 3:00 p.m. The last date for receipt of applications is scheduled to close on 10th August 2023 at 3:00 PM. Address to be visited Tower Hall Theater Foundation No. 123, Savsiripaya Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 07.

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The application period for admission of freshers for the academic year 2023 in the full-time higher diploma course in music (two years) has been extended upto 29.07.2023. (Sinhala and Tamil)

The Tower Hall Theater Foundation, the Sri Lankan representative of the UNESCO-affiliated International Institute of Performing Arts (ITI), incorporated by Act of Parliament No. 1 of 1978, is recruiting new students for the academic year 2023 for the (two-year) full-time Advanced Diploma in Music in Sinhala medium. The duration of the course is 02 years.

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The application period for admission of freshers for the academic year 2023 in the full-time higher diploma course in dance (two years) has been extended upto 29.07.2023. (Sinhala and tamil)

Incorporated by Act of Parliament No. 1 of 1978, Tower Hall Theater Foundation, the Sri Lankan representative of the UNESCO-affiliated International Institute of Performing Arts (ITI), is recruiting new students for the first time for the full-time Advanced Diploma course in Sinhala medium (two years) for the academic year 2023. Course duration is 02 years. (The recruitment notification and application related to this course can be obtained from Downloads.)

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Upland in the future Towerhall is a drama school!

A meeting between a group of artists engaged in various art activities in Haristuwa Divisional Secretariat under the jurisdiction of Kandy District and Buddhasasana, Religious and Cultural Affairs Minister Mr. Vidura Wickramanayake was held at Harispattuwa Divisional Secretariat's auditorium.

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Tower School of Drama and Performing Arts Inauguration Ceremony for New Students for the 2022/23 Academic Year

Tower School of Drama and Performing Arts' Inauguration Ceremony for the 2022/23 Academic Year... 2022/23 Academics of the Tower School of Drama and Performing Arts, established in the year 1996, as a step towards the implementation of its objectives and mission, the Tower Hall Theater Foundation, established by Act No. 1 of 1978, passed by the Parliament of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. The opening ceremony for the recruitment of new students for the year was held today (20) at 10.00 am at Savsiripaya Auditorium, Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 07 under the chairmanship of Mr. Somaratne Vidanapathirana, Secretary of the Ministry of Buddhasasana, Religious and Cultural Affairs. Buddhasasana, Additional Secretary, National Heritage Division, Ministry of Religious and Cultural Affairs, K.A.D.R. Ms. Nishanthi Jayasinghe, members of the Management Board of the School of Drama and Performing Arts, new students and their parents participated.

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Full Time Higher Diploma Course in Dance (Two Years) Intake of Freshers for Academic Year 2023. (Sinhala Medium)

Incorporated by Act of Parliament No. 1 of 1978, Tower Hall Theater Foundation, the Sri Lankan representative of the UNESCO-affiliated International Institute of Performing Arts (ITI), is recruiting new students for the academic year 2023 for the full-time (two-year) Advanced Diploma Course in Dance in Sinhala medium for the first time. Course duration is 02 years. (The recruitment notification and application for this course can be downloaded.)

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Full Time Higher Diploma Course in Music (Two Years) Intake of Freshers for Academic Year 2023. (Sinhala Medium)

Incorporated by Act of Parliament No. 1 of 1978, Tower Hall Theater Foundation, the Sri Lankan representative of the UNESCO-affiliated International Institute of Performing Arts (ITI), is recruiting new students for the first time for the full-time Higher Diploma course in Sinhala medium (two years) for the academic year 2023. Course duration is 02 years. (The recruitment notification and application for this course can be downloaded.)

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To the Tower Artists who shaped the stage, Annual gifts from the Tower Theatre Foundation!

The New Year gift presentation for the aged Tower artistes who have made a unique contribution to the theater industry by displaying their talent on the Tower stage for many years was held on 11th April 2023 at Savsiripaya Premises located at Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 07.

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NVQ Course in Acting

The Tower Hall Theater Foundation offers an NVQ course in Acting to those who are interested in acting and who are already working in the acting industry, with the aim of providing the practical professional skills required for stage, television and film acting, in accordance with the regulations of the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission. has been initiated.

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“World Theatre Day”-2023

As the Sri Lankan representative of the International Theater Institute, Tower Hall Theatere Foundation has been celebrating “World Theatre Day” for many years. This year's World Theatre Day celebration was held yesterday (27th) at 9.00 am at Maradana Elphinstone Theatre, which is celebrating a century, in a grand manner, led by dramatists and students of Tower Sinhala and Tamil Drama School.

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Tower Prabhashwara concert at Ampara Mahaoya

To develop the entertainment of the Sri Lankan people and to encourage the creatives and use them again and again to create, the modern tradition of the tower era "Tower Prabhaswara" is a fresh performance that includes the more popular Noorthi, Nadagam, Teeter Javanika and grammerphone songs which became more popular in the Tower Hall era. The concert was held recently (07) at the main hall of Mahaoya Kappetipola Maha Vidyalaya in Rambakanoya Mahaweli region under the leadership of the tribal leader Uruvarige Vannila Aththan.

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"Lionel Gunathilaka's Introduction to Lankan Dance Music"

"Lionel Gunathilaka's Introduction to Lankan Dance Music" written by Mrs.Chandi Suddathchari, the contribution of Kalabhushan Lionel Gunathilaka, a gifted musician who has done a great job for the advancement of local theater arts in collaboration with the Tower Hall Theater Foundation for twenty-six years. The unveiling ceremony was held today (17) at Savsiripaya Auditorium.

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The Stage Festival of Expectation Tower Drama Festival 2023 was successfully staged on the second day (2023.01.10) as well.

Chalaka Ranasuriya's "Maraka Lide Savariyak" stage play at Maradana Elphinstone Theater and Dayananda Gunawardene's Bakmaha Akunu stage play at Tower Theater were staged at 3.30 pm and 6.30 pm.

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The Expectation Stage Festival Tower Drama Festival 2023 started yesterday.

The opening ceremony of the "Tower Theater Festival - 2023" was held with the participation of the Minister of Buddhist Religious and Cultural Affairs Mr. Vidura Wickramanayake and the Secretary of the Ministry Mr. Somaratne Vidanapathirana, Director General of Tower Hall Theater Foundation Dr. D.M.S., dramatists and artists. .

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The Modern Tradition of the Tower Age "Tower Prabhaswara" was a huge success

"Tower Prabhaswara", a modern tradition of Tower era organized by Tower Hall Theater Foundation, was held on 29 December 2022 at 6.30 pm at Elphinstone Theatre, Maradana.

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Tower Age Modern Tradition "Tower Prabhaswara" Song Concert 2022

Tower era modern tradition "Tower Prabhaswara" song concert will be held on 29 December 2022 at 6.30 pm at Maradana Elphinstone Theatre.

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A press conference led by the actors participating in the Tower Drama Festival

A press conference was held at the Tower Hall Theatre Foundation Head Office on 15.12.2022 under the leadership of the actors participating in the Tower Theatre Festival.

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The opening of the Rukmanidevi Gunanusmarana library and the program of enjoying Rukmanidevi songs was held at the Negombo-Rukmanidevi Memorial Performing Arts Centre.

The opening of the Rukmanidevi Gunanusmarana library and the program of enjoying Rukmanidevi songs was held at the Negombo-Rukmanidevi Memorial Performing Arts Centre.

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"TOWER PRABHASWARA" 2022

Tower Hall Theatre Foundation organizes a drama song concert titled "Tower Prabhaswara", a modern tradition of the Tower era, on 29th December 2022 at 6.30 pm at Elphinstone Theatre, Maradana.

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"The Stage Festival of Expectation Tower Theatre Festival 2023"

Tower Hall Theatre Foundation's "Expectation Stage Festival Tower Theater Festival 2023" will be held from 09th to 24th January 2023 at Tower and Elphinstone Theatres ,Maradana, Colombo 10.

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Tower Hall signs MoU regarding Tamil School of Drama and Theatre.

Tower Hall Theater Foundation launched the two-year full-time Advanced Diploma in Theater and Performing Arts (Tamil Media) at Jaffna Sandilipayi Cultural Center on 04.05.2022. As an extension of that, the Memorandum of Understanding regarding the Tower Tamil Drama and Performing Arts School was made on 24.08.2022 at 10.00 am at the Office of the Vice-Chancellor of the Open University of Sri Lanka.

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Tower Hall welcomes new students to the Advanced Diploma in Performing Arts.

Tower School of Drama and Performing Arts' two-year full-time drama and performing arts higher diploma academic year 2021/2022 admission ceremony was held on 01.08.2022 at Tower Theatre, Maradana.

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An Ophthalmology Clinic for elderly artistes and artists in each art field receiving monthly stipends from the Tower Hall Theater Foundation

An eye clinic was held on June 10, 2022 at the Tower Hall Theater Foundation head office for the elderly artistes who receive monthly allowances from the Tower Hall Theater Foundation and artists engaged in each art field.

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Tower Drama and Performing Arts School's 8th Diploma Awarding Ceremony will be held in grand style.

The eighth diploma ceremony of the two-year full-time drama and theater higher diploma course of the Tower School of Drama and Performing Arts was held in a grand manner on 15.09.2022 at Elphinstone Theatre, Maradana.

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Diploma certificates for students of Tower School of Drama and Theater

One hundred and seventy-two students from the Tower School of Drama and Performing Arts are awarded Advanced Diploma Certificates.