Director


Mrs. R. Valarmathy

Department of Cultural Affairs
Orr’s Hill
Trincomalee
Tel: 026-2220076
Fax: 026-2220036
Email :culture@ep.gov.lk

 

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Vision
An organization sustaining multicultural society enriched with ethics, peace and harmony.

Mission
Preserve traditional heritages and cultural values and transform the society to respect multicultural nature through strengthening the capacities of relevant institutions in a sustainable manner.

Thrust Area - 1   :  Preservation of multicultural values.
      
Goals
- Promoted cultural events, rituals and art.
- Promoted and conserved religious faith among respective religious followers.
- Promoted traditional art forms among multi ethnic communities.
- Ensured optimum utilization of mobilized resources with balanced approach to meet development targets.
      
Thrust Area - 2   :  Uplifting standards of artists and art societies.
      
Goals
- Encouraged provincial level authors for quality publications.
- Encouraged and motivated young artists in the use of modern technology.
- Encouraged Provincial art societies for performing art productions.
    
Thrust Area - 3   :  Preservation of endangered cultural heritage and antiques.
      
Goals
- Conserved traditional and cultural heritages.
- Established fully equipped infrastructure facilities for preserving antiques and promoting art forms.
    
Thrust Area - 4   :  Strengthening reconciliation among different communities.
      
Goals
- Improved language skills in other than mother tongue.
- Created sustainable reconciliation within the province through culture.
    
Thrust Area - 5   : Institutional development and governance.
      
Goals
- Strengthened capacity of cultural officers and department.
- Documented provincial cultural data and information.
- Performance of institutions, programme and project monitored and evaluated.
- Circulars, guidelines and recommendations complied with and implemented.

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