FASE provincial astronomical workshop program was initiated from southern province on 23rd of September 2015 at Kirama Dhammananda School, Hambanthota. The mission of this program is to boost the number of professional and scholars engaged on astronomy and related fields via inspiration of young generation in unprivileged environment, for the advancement of science and technology to benefit mankind. The main lecture was given by Yugandara Eeriyagama and workshop on optical astronomy was conducted by Janith Weerasinghe and Tharindu Rajasooriya. More than three hundred students were participated to this event as well as teachers and parents.


  • Ravishan Liyanage
  • Janith Weerasinghe
  • Waruna Bandara
  • Niroshan Karunarathna
  • Tharindu Rajasooriya
  • Chinthika Ranasinghe
  • Chathurika Dissanayake
  • Yugandara Eeriyagama
  • Lalith Siriwardana
  • Mathisha Duggannarala


  • Dr. Padmakantha Wanduragala, Secretary, National Institute of Fundamental Studies, Sri Lanka
  • SPIE, International society for Optics and Photonics

Special Thanks

  • Ms. Udari Kodithuwakku, University of Sri Jayawardanapura
  • The Principal and Teachers of H/ Kirama MMV

Image Credits

  • Ravishan Liyanage


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