Poetry Slam and the badging ceremony of the English Literary Association
The first-ever Poetry Slam and the badging ceremony of the English Literary Association was held on the 2nd of August 2023 at the Green Boardroom.
The event was graced by the presence of Dean, Faculty of Business, Ms Thilini de Silva, Head, Department of English and Modern Languages, Ms Piyumi Wickramasinghe, Lecturer-in-Charge of ELA Ms Fairoza Fairooz, fellow lecturers and students.
With the completion of the badging ceremony of the newly elected board for the year 23/24, the intriguing poetic battle ‘Poetry Slam’ was conducted, where twelve young poets showcased their poetic talents. Certificates were awarded for the Best Poem, Best Recital and Best Performance and also to all the participants as a gesture of appreciation for the courage and effort to present their works of art.