The government of
The center and the adjoining water body -- the Pullukulam will be transformed into an integrated cultural space that can also accommodate open-air performances with the help of a floating stage.
A memorandum of understanding for this purpose was signed on
The Cultural Center will provide suitable social infrastructure for the people of the
The center, while enabling the people of Jaffna to enjoy various local and international cultural products, would also serve as a delivery center for training, instruction and education in a variety of cultural disciplines.
The center is being developed as an iconic building that will emerge as a cultural forum that embodies coexistence and cooperation amongst the various communities on the island.
The facilities at the center include a theater-style auditorium (with projection facilities) with a capacity of up to 600 people, a multimedia library with on-line research facilities, exhibition and gallery space and a museum.
It would also have an instructional wing, which would have facilities to conduct classes in vocal and instrumental music, dance and languages, including a language lab.
It would also be able to serve as a hub of socio-cultural activities, for which a conference hall-cum-seminar room is included.
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