The 42nd National Youth Awards, jointly organised by the Youth & Sports Ministry and the National Youth Services Council will be held today under the patronage of Minister Namal Rajapaksa at the Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Indoor Theatre. ‘Short’ and ‘long’ dramas with the participation of over 130 young artists under 45 categories in both Sinhala and Tamil mediums will be presented with awards for their aesthetic skills. In addition to the Youth Awards, the NYSC will also present certificates and cash prizes to the winners. The‘Youth Film Awards Festival’ organised for the 9th time, assessing the works of upcoming cinematographers island-wide has also been included in this awards ceremony.
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