Date: Saturday, October 11th, 2003
Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Wilshire Grand Hotel
930 Wilshire Bl., Los Angeles, CA, 90017
Dr. Walter Jayasinghe decided to honor Sri Lankans around the world for their exceptional achievements and he inaugurated the first ever Sri Lanka Foundation Awards amidst 200 guests at the beautiful Wilshire Grand Hotel. The Lifetime Achievement Award was given to three exceptional individuals. Dr. Sarath Gunapala, Dr. Nandi Jasenthuliyana and Dr. Mudiasse Somaratna. The works of these amazing three was displayed at the hotel foyer. In addition there were works of art by Malkanthi Arambawatta, Channa De Silva, Sarah Makadura, Nanda Leula, Nayomi Munaweera and Arosha Samarasinghe.