Colombo February 21, 2017: SriLankan Airlines invites all art enthusiasts and the general public to view ‘Speculo 2017’, National Painting and Visual Art Exhibition that will be held at J.D.A. Perera Gallery on February 24, 25 and 26, 2017 from 8. 30 am to 8 pm.
Organized for the first time by the National Carrier, the exhibition brings together artists across the country, ranging from school children, university students, amateur and professional artists.
A line up of artistic activities such as portrait sketching, mehendi art, and the painting of the day contests are organized for the visitors to take part and win prizes.
This island-wide art competition has been organized with the aim of inspiring the country’s visual artists to creatively elaborate their perspective on SriLankan Airlines thus encouraging them to showcase their talents at a national platform. At a time when reconciliation through cultural dialogue is constantly discussed, the national carrier takes pride in bringing together hundreds of artists who are spread across the country for one common artistic purpose, thus being a unifying force.