The Inauguration of the 10th Sinhala Studies Symposium 2021 organized by the Department of Sinhala will be held on 16th September 2021 at 9.00 am via zoom platform. The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Colombo will grace the occasion as the Chief Guest. This year’s symposium will be held under the theme of ‘Academia’s Contribution to Sinhala Studies’ to mark the centenary of teaching Humanities and Social Sciences in Higher Education. The keynote address will be delivered by Senior Professor W.M. Wijerathne, Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya. This annual symposium provides a forum for students and scholars to disseminate their research findings in the field of Sinhala language, literature and culture with a wider audience.