Seasons of love 2017 organised by the western music department was held on the 26th of July at 4.30 pm at the Lionel Edirisinghe Rostrum.The concert was the first in the faculty to collaborate with students of the Applied music and the North Indian departments. Season of love consisted of a variety of musicals and the students were choreographed by Nipuni Sharadha from department of Drama.the costumes were designed and tailored by Arosh Jayanatha. The students were accompanied by Mrs.Kmalani Samarakoon and the band consisting of student of the department.
Un Yamada who is a well-known dancer and choreographer of Japan has arrived to Sri Lanka and performed with students of the faculty of Dance & Drama, UVPA on 28th July 2017. This programme was a collaborative work with the Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka. Ms. Un Yamada has conducted several workshops to our undergraduates and shared her knowledge and experiences in contemporary dances.
The University of the Visual and Performing Arts and the Seychelles Institute of Art and Design of the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development has signed a memorandum of understanding on 4th July 2014 with concurrence to the Art Festival “Saundaryabhimani 2017”. The Director, Mrs. Christine Chetty Paet, Director of the Seychelles Institute arrived to the University and explained the objective of this memorandum of Understanding is to establish a framework for academic cooperation between the UVPA and the SIAD thereby developing collaboration in faculty development, joint student activities and other related activates mutually agreed upon by both parties.