Knowledge Interchanging Program between the Fort Cities, Galle - Jaffna : 2017

The Galle Heritage Foundation under the Ministry of Law and Order and Southern Developments with the coordination of the Southern Provincial Education Department organized the above program from 31st March 2017 to 03rd April basing in Galle.

For this 4th sequel, representing Galle District, 30 students and 05 teachers from 5 schools were participated and representing the Jaffna district, 25 students and 05 teachers accompanied from 05 schools. The workshop was performed from Management Training Centre of Wackwella.

Officials of education institutions, including Mr F.Z. Anton, the Director of Education for Jaffna Zone and the Southern Provincial Deputy Director of Education and other officials been presented at this residential workshop.

During these days all the participants were engaged in field visits to famous sites in the region such as Galle Fort, Koggala Martin Wickramasinghe Folk Museum, Kaluwella Sri Kathirvelayutha Swami Kovil, Matara Fort, Mt. Rumassala, and water treatment plants at Hapugala and Galle. Therein, a speech on world heritage sites was delivered by Mrs Wasantha Alahakoon, the Assistant Director of Archaeology. Mr Tharanga, an official of Galle Heritage Foundation, discoursed about the historical Galle Fort.  Archaeological Research Officer of Matara Archaeological Museum gave an introductory speech about the Star Fort of Matara during the visit to there. While visiting the Koggala Martin Wickramasinghe Folk Museum, Mr J. Jayaneththi, the Instructor of Education and Administration of the Martin Wickramasinghe Folk Museum gave a speech about the great author.

On the final day of the program, a special cultural ceremony was conducted and the director of Galle Heritage Foundation, Southern Provincial  Deputy Director of Education and other officials participated in the event. Therein, the children shown their talent and prizes and certificates were gifted to the participants.











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