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EDEX Sithuwam which has become an integral part of art lovers around the island, stamped its appeal by recording a mammoth number of entries this year. The 17,000 artworks that flooded the EDEX Secretariat by post and by hand was recorded as the highest number of entries ever received to date, by the organizers of this CSR Project.

The Ninth EDEX Sithuwam 2016 Art Competition and Exhibition is scheduled to coincide with EDEX Expo 2016, the largest Education and Careers Exhibition in Sri Lanka to be held at the BMICH Colombo on 22-23-24 January 2016 and at the Kandy City Centre, Kandy on January 29 and 30, 2016.

Students who are interested are requested to send their entries under the following categories: Primary (Grade 1 to 3), Junior (Grade 4 to 6), Intermediate (Grade 7 to 9) and the Senior category (Grade 10 -13). Artists can use any medium of paints, and your paintings’ have to be A3 size. You may choose any ‘theme’. Please send your entries with the following details; full name, date of birth and age, personal address, telephone number, category, school and grade, with the signature and seal of the head of school to: EDEX Secretariat, Royal College Union, Rajakeeya Mawatha, Colombo 07.

Deadline for applications has been extended to 21st September 2015. Contact Ms. Sandamali Peramunaarachchi at the EDEX Secretariat on 011 3091086/0768 204 975