Organization - Ranwala Foundation

Ranwala Foundation
Basic Information
English Ranwala Foundation
Local language
Country Sri Lanka
Category Educational Institution General NGO
Domain Oral Traditions and Expressions
Performing Arts
Social Practices, Rituals and Festive Events
Function Research
Education and Training
Established year 1983

To protect & preserve Folk Music related assets for the betterment of the society at large

To establish a national musical art & indigenous thoughts amongst the Sri Lankan society, eventually to build up a patriotic generation


We are a country with a history of more than thousands of years and we are blessed with a variety of folk music.

Late Mr Lional Ranwala took off a difficult task of rejuvenating country’s folk music and preserving it for the future generation. We follow his footsteps & thrive to do the same.

Major Activities

We are engaged in below mentioned activities in Sri Lanka and in other countries.

  • Lectures – Folk Music, performing art lectures to educate the younger generations
  • Workshops in Folk Music – Activity based workshops to develop the folk music interest and educate the society and school children
  • Folk Music Shows – Performing Art shows
  • Creations (includes Music Albums) – New creations based on folk music
  • TV & Radio programs – To promote folk music and new creations and to entertain
    the Sri Lankan society
  • “Gayamu” – Monthly musical Programme ‐ which is organized together with the Department of Cultural Affairs – Sri Lanka

Contact Information (Organization)
Address 420/45, Temple Road, Thalawathugoda, Sri Lanka
Tel +94712773038, +94768866680

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