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Eva P Wickramage Launches Her Latest Book In Sydney – By Sharmila Niriella

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      Eva P Wickramage Launches Her Latest Book In Sydney

Australia based Sri Lankan educationist, writer and media personality Eva P Wickramage launched her latest book “Above The Ocean Wide and Deep “ in Sydney recently. The event, which was well attended by a distinguished crowd, was held at the Hills Lodge in Castle Hill. The Consul General of Sri Lanka Lal Wickrematunga, Music legend Kalasoori Shelton Premaratne and Deputy Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning, UTS Dr Lynn Sinclair were among the invitees who graced the occasion.

Writer and book critique Hiran Kulatilake speaking about the poet and the book, introduced “Above the Ocean Wide and Deep” as an assortment of poems capable of entertaining the reader with musicality and linguistic indulgence.

The author Eva started her professional career as a teacher and entered the field of media as a producer and scriptwriter of educational programs for television and radio in Sri Lanka and moved on to becoming a television presenter. She is a prolific writer with ‘Above The Ocean Wide And Deep’ being her eleventh publication and her maiden book of poetry.

The Author presented the first copy of the book to the Consul General Lal Wickrematunga.

The event was organised by S&S Events Boutique while Smrithi from Karmatography captured special moments of the event.

The book can be purchased through the elanka store or by calling the author on 0481351896.

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Eva P Wickramage Launches Her Latest Book In Sydney

Eva P Wickramage Launches Her Latest Book In Sydney

Eva P Wickramage Launches Her Latest Book In Sydney

Eva P Wickramage Launches Her Latest Book In Sydney

Eva P Wickramage Launches Her Latest Book In Sydney

Eva P Wickramage Launches Her Latest Book In Sydney

Eva P Wickramage Launches Her Latest Book In Sydney

Eva P Wickramage Launches Her Latest Book In Sydney

 

 

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Another Win for a Young Sri Lankan Born Artist – Dilara Niriella

Dilara Niriella, a Sri Lankan born artist residing in Sydney, grabbed the first prize – tertiary at the Mosman Youth Art Competition 2018 held on the 17th of March at the Mosman Art gallery, Sydney.

The Mosman Youth Art Award is a popular competition with over 500 entries received annually.

Young artists aged between 12 – 21 submit artworks in a variety of media. The internationally renowned artist Ken Done AM initiated this prestigious art prize in 1988. Ken returned as a judge for the competition which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Presenting Dilara with the winning prize, Ken stated he was absolutely mesmerized by how she had captured a true likeliness of her subject who incidentally is her father, Anupa Niriella.

The work named “Sorry to interrupt…” depicts Dilara’s father at work at a surgeon’s table. The painting will be on exhibition at Mosman Art Gallery till the 15th of April.   Dilara, a one time Young Archies award winner is a presenter on channel 7’s “Get Arty” art show and also is currently sitting for a degree in Fine Arts at the University of NSW.

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