Tamil Diplomat

Multi-field Artists honored in the Northern Cultural Festival

Northern Province Cultural Festival was celebrated at the Point Pedro Methodist Girls’ High School, jointly by the Jaffna District Arts and Cultural Federation and the Jaffna District Secretariat under the aegis of Northern Province Department of Arts and Culture, presided by the president of the President of the Jaffna District Arts and Cultural Federation and the District Secretary, N.Vethanayagan.

Mathiaparanam Kanthaiah of Neduntheevu was honoured for “Nattu Koothu”, Nallan Thangavelu of Velanai for Drama, Anthony Saverimuthu of Kayts for “Nattu Koothu”, Kanthiah Vadivelu of Karainagar for Harmonium, Nicholas Philip of Jaffna for “Nattu Koothu”, Sabapathypillai Balasingam of Nallur for Carnatic Music, Vaithilingam Kunasekaram for Literature, Rasu puniyamoorthy of Uduvil for “Thavil”, Sellethurai sivasubramanium of Chankanai for Literature, Soosaipillai Augustine of Chjandilipay for Harmonium, Amarasingam Rasathurai of Thellipalai for Literature, Miss. Perinpanayagi Sivaguru of Karaveddi for Dance,Kathamuthu Amirthalingam of Point Pedro for ” Parai”,Kathirgamu Vallipuram of Maruthankerney for “Nattu Koothu”, and Ponnaiah Rasakulasingam of Thenmaradchchi for Art.