Speculo 2017: National Art Festival - SriLankan Airlines inspires the country’s artistic talents

National Art Festival

Colombo January 17, 2017: SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier, inviting the country’s talented youth to artistically elaborate their perspective on the Airline, unveils its ultimate creativity inspiring endeavor, “Speculo 2017.” This painting and visual art competition brings together artists across the country, ranging from school children, university students, amateur and professional artists.

Held under two categories, the art competition will be open for entries till February 20, 2017. The theme of the competition will be “My SriLankan perspective.” The school category is open for students between the ages of 16-18 years and all their entries should be certified by either the principal or the teacher in charge of art of their respective schools.

Open category is for any art enthusiast who intends to showcase his/her artistic abilities. For both categories, the size of the painting should be 18x24 (inches) and one competitor could submit only one entry using any medium of their preference, which has not been sent to any other competition before.

Under the veteran category, artists are invited to forward their creations of visual arts within the size of 2x2 ft-10 ft.   The theme for the Veteran category will be “The pulse of the National Airline, carrying the Nation’s pride higher in the sky.”

The winners of each category will be selected by an independent panel of judges and will be awarded valuable prizes and air tickets. Additionally, ten awards judges’ choice awards will be presented.

Speculo 2017 National Painting and Visual Art Exhibition will be held at J.D.A. Perera Gallery on February 24, 25 and 26, 2017 for the viewing pleasure of the general public and art enthusiasts.

The paintings could be sent or to, “Speculo 2017”, Marketing Department, SriLankan Airlines, Level 21, East Tower, World Trade Centre, Colombo 01 or handed over to the SriLankan Airlines Sales Offices islandwide.

For more information you may contact Dawpadee -710211448, Pasindu – 0710211329, Sanjaya 0710211423 or Sashima- 0197331424.


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SriLankan Airlines




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