The Central Environmental Authority conducted an environment lyrics and photography competition under the online method considering the Corona pandemic situation parallel to the World Environment Day – 2020
Nearly 250 creations were received for the lyrics competition and the first, second, third places and 5 merit places were selected by the expert panel of Judges, after evaluation of all creations. Under the guidance of the Mr. Hemantha Jayasinghe, Director General, CEA, it was planning to compose music for the selected winning songs. The meeting in this regards was held on 22nd of July 2020 at the CEA to officially hand over to Veteran musician Dr. Rohana Weerasinghe to compose music. The selected songs will be sung by Mrs. Nelu Adikari, Mrs. Sashika Nisanasala and Mr. Saman Lenin.
The sponsorship for the above task was given by Omega Line Ltd, Sirio Ltd, Alpha Apparels Ltd and Benji Ltd. Mr. Gamini Jayasinghe, Deputy Director General, Environment Education & Awareness Division, Mrs. Shyamini Periyapperuma, Director, Environment Promotion Unit and other officials of the unit participated in this occasion.