Department of Ethnomusicology

This department was established in order to allow students to follow the subject stream of Ethnomusicology. The subject was first introduced by late Mr. C de S Kulathikake. The department was established in 2005 and there are 10 lecturers. It is geared to serve the present day purposes and requirements of students who wish to excel in this field. The Department offers a Bachelor of Performing Arts (Special) degree programme in Ethnomusicology that facilitates the undergraduates to examine the tangible and the intangible heritage of traditional Sri Lankan Music. This degree programme entails extensive field research and other research activities.

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