Shilpa Sayura Technolology and Culture Festival

Posted on May 31, 2007  /  3 Comments

This message is from the organisers of the festival. Shilpasarura is an education software package that is being disseminated through the Nenasala network of the ICT Agency, Sri Lanka.

Dear All,
As we have reached completion milestone in implementing Shilpa

Sayura, and launching its phase II, we are organising a public and
media event on June 14 and 15th.

We shifted the venue furthest Nenasala in Uva (in reaching), to have
a focus on village and to get the villagers involved in its
proceedings. We also want village people to learn about ICT benefits
to overcome digital divide.

Many stakeholders of rural ICT in Sri Lanka will take part conducting
sessions on various themes. ICTA, University of Colombo ,
has confirmed participation and doing ICT sessions.

We would like to invite other Stake holders to participate and
contribute at this event which will be attended by Village Community,

Students, Youth, Nenasala Operators, ICTA and Universities.

The Sessions are conducted by group of experts and you can join them
too, based on your expertise.


ICT for Youth
ICT for Women
ICT for Farmers
Government Information for Community

UCSC ICT e-Learning / e-BIT

The event also has entertaning sessions, representing falk music and

Community Accomodation, Camping Site for Tents also made available on
site. Commercial Accomodation available in several locations around

but all situated about 2 hrs from the location.

This is an awareness builing message, untill we send a formal
invitation to the group, please contact me on 0112 802820 or email
shilpasayura@ if you like to take part in the event sessions
as an expert.

Location : Kandiyapitawewa Nenasala , Monaragala District
Dates : 14, 15th June 2007
Main event : 10.00 AM – 12.30 PM on 15th June 2007
Transport : Bus service available from Balangoda (2h), Thanamalwila
(2 h), Wellawaya(2 h), Embilipitiya (2 h)
Commercial Accomotion Locations : Balangoda, Embilipitiya

All are welcome

Niranjan Meegammana


  1. I saw this project in BMICH exhibition in Feb, really good effort, We need more people to follow this example.

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