Kala Keerthi

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The Kala Keerthi (Sinhala : කලා කීර්ති) is a Sri Lankan national honour awarded "for extraordinary achievements and contributions in arts, culture and drama". [1] It is the highest national honour for arts, culture and drama in Sri Lanka. It is conventionally used as a title or prefix to the awardee's name. Kala Keerthi ranks lower than Vidya Jyothi.

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Awardees

Awardees include: [2]

1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1998
2005
2017 [4]

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References

  1. Gunawardena, Charles A. (2005). Encyclopedia Of Sri Lanka. Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd. p. 254.
  2. http://www.presidentsoffice.gov.lk/?page_id=340 List of National Honour Awardees
  3. "Deshamanya for 14 Lankans". Sundaytimes. Retrieved 10 July 2013.
  4. http://www.sundaytimes.lk/170319/news/national-honours-after-12-years-233395.html 2017 National Honour Awardees List