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Boat Race for express Solidarity among Fishermen

Written By NAFSO on Tuesday, February 05, 2013 | 4:47:00 PM


Negombo, the biggest fishing port in Sri Lanka and a beautiful tourist attraction in the world, is fully crowded and dense with fisher folk, most of the people engaged in the fishing industry as their livelihood. Thus in view of recognizing the skills and talents of these fishermen and as an attempt to express their solidarity, togetherness and collaboration, Holy Rosary Church youth society is organizing a motor boat race at Negombo beach(Near Beach Park) area on 10th February 2013 with the help of the Sri Lanka Navy. 

There are about 5000 fishing boats in the western province and around 2500 in Negombo area. the youth society all boat owners to take part in this competition which is to be held after a laps of 10 years. 


Prizes for the competitors.
1st Prize A 25hp Motor boat engine, worth of 350,000 LKR.
2nd Prize A boat worth of 200,000LKR
3rd Prize A bundle of fishing nets and equipment worth of 100,000LKR + 10 consolation Prizes.

Organizing committee invites you to be the one of proud sponsor of this historical event 

Media sponsor ship- Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation and Wijaya News Papers    

More Information: +94 312224233 (St. Sebastian Church)
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Boat-Race-Negombo/399327793495226?ref=ts&fref=ts 
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