By Dushiyanthini Kanagasabapathipillai
“A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain”~ Arabian Proverb
“Mai”, which is the newest online magazine by the Tamil students of the Sri Lanka College of Journalism, has been officially launched today at the college auditorium. The students from print and electronic stream have contributed to the maiden online magazine and designed it well. The magazine has a wide range of articles, photos and poems in Tamil.
The auditorium was decorated traditionally with Kolam, oil lamps and flower garlands. The staff of Sri Lanka College of Journalism, Sri Lanka Press Institute, Press Complaints Commission of Sri Lanka and students attended the ceremony.
Traditional oil lamp at the venue
Beautifully drawn Kolam and oil lamp add colour to the ceremony
The Director of Sri Lanka College of Journalism Namal Perera cuts the ribbon to launch the magazine
Sugar cane candy is one of the important items in a Tamil traditional welcome
Online magazine in English and Sinhala have already been launched
Gayathri Sabthiga Nirmalarajan is seen clicking the moments of the event
Sugar cane candy is being distributed to the audience after the launch by Jancy Joseph
Kokila Selvam demonstrates the newly launched online magazine
A section of audience
Thavanathan Ravivarman delivers the vote of thanks
“Mai” on the cyberspace