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NCC aims to boost Kegalle handicraft
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Aug '08
Handicraft products produced in Kegalle District of Sri Lanka is quite renowned among craft lovers across the world. In order to make this sector more proficient, the National Crafts Council (NCC) has decided to take the exquisite craftsmanship of the region to newer heights.

According to Mr Buddhi Keerthisena, the Chairman of NCC, construction work for two common facility centres has already been started, to provide training to craftsmen of the region. Even, a crafts showroom has been opened at Kitugala by the members of the 'Kelani Kala Crafts Society' – Yatiyantota with assistance of NCC.

New training programmes will be introduced by NCC for the artisans of Kakurugammana and Thellka villages, to sharpen their skills. These trainings would include application of latest technology to handicraft industry, new designs to handicraft making.

NCC has arranged marketing opportunities for ten crafts people in Kegalle District at the trade fairs conducted at National Art Gallery Colombo and Kuliyapitiya Town Hall.

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