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A message from the Director General of the Central Cultural Fund, Prof. Gamini Adikari .

The Central Cultural Fund (CCF) was established in the year 1982 when a need to support the Department of Archaeology was recognised to maintain and improve the conditions of the historical monuments in the country.  Aiming to develop the standards of Sri Lanka’s archaeology,


World Tourism Day celebration 2014

The World tourism day is a grand festival for every party who take part in Tourism over the world. This special day is being celebrated since 1980, the purpose of this day is to create awareness about the role of Tourism. World Tourism Organization presents a theme for every year. The theme of 2014 is   Tourism and community development.


Archeological excavations to commence in the Western sea belt of Sri Lanka

The Galle Maritime Archeological Unit began its exploration process of the Western sea bed of Sri Lanka on the 1st of March 2014 and they have uncovered a quantum of useful information thanks to the data gathered through this study.


Message from Honorable Minister T.B. Ekanayake, Ministry of Culture and the Arts

My best wishes to the Central Cultural Fund for their proposed project to the year 2014. I commend their efforts in promoting our national heritage to the world. This is not only a component of the Mahinda Chinthana’s Future Vision but it will also benefit our country to a great extent. I hope that this project will be highly successful and it will continue to preserve our mother Lanka, the wonder of Asia.

Message from Mr. Wasantha Ekanayake, Secretary to the Ministry of Culture and the Arts

I hereby appreciate the valiant efforts of the Central Cultural Fund in transmitting the glory of our national heritage to the rest of the world. This endeavor works in parallel to the Mahinda Chinthana’s Future Vision drawn up by His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapakse. I wish CCF the very best and success


Message from Prof. Gamini Adhikari, Director General, Central Cultural Fund

The Central Cultural Fund has made an immense contribution towards promoting our ancient cultural glory at an international level. Our revamped website would enhance our capabilities in promoting our heritage globally. This would also fulfill the intentions of His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapakse on transforming Sri Lanka to be the wonder of Asia


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