Three veteran artistes who had made a vital contribution to the field of Arts have been awarded professorships.
They are Dr. Sanath Nandasiri, Dr. Amara Ranatunga and Dr. Albert Dharmasiri. The event took place under the patronage of Dr. Pandith Amaradeva, Chancellor of the Aesthetic University. They had rendered yeoman service for the enrichment of arts and culture. They were honoured in this manner in parallel to the 6th anniversary of the Aesthetic University. While university students who displayed their skills came in for acclamation, the long serving academic and non-academic staff was also honoured. Vice Chancellor of the Aesthetic University Prof. Jayasena Kottegoda and many scholars were present.