Business News from Sri Lanka: Munchee was the sponsor of the recently held 42nd SIGNIS Salutation Awards at the BMICH, where numerous awards were presented to Sri Lankan television and cinema artists in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the respective areas.
Ceylon Biscuits Limited, Munchee’s flagship brand supported this event with the aim to foster local arts and culture as an essential component of their platform for corporate social responsibility.
The Sri Lankan Catholic Cinema Parshadaya, the local branch of the World Catholic Communication Organization, arranged this event.
The 2019 SIGNIS Sri Lanka Awards Ceremony was awarded by SIGNIS International’s Secretary-General, Ricardo Yáñez, and Most Rev. Dr. Mylo Vergara, Bishop of Pasig, Philippines, along with a panel of representatives from European nations and other local officials.
“It was truly a privilege and an honor to be a partner at the SIGNIS awards this year. We at CBL are very keen on working towards restoring peace and harmony in our beautiful nation and sponsoring SIGNIS was an apt step taken in that direction. Upgrading the standards of local cinema and television will help us to move forward as a nation by adding value to the content that is viewed by our future generations,” commented Rasith Wickramasingha, Group Director of Ceylon Biscuits Limited.
Based on the theme of ‘Montage of Humanity’ this year’sSIGNIS awards focused on bringing all Sri Lankans together with the aim of creating peace and harmony whilst uniting and healing distressed hearts using the media platform of television and cinema.
SIGNIS is known for decades of recognizing, motivating, supporting and felicitating diverse categories in cinema and television with the main purpose of enhancing the quality of local cinema and television productions.
SIGNIS Sri Lanka President and media spokesman for the Catholic Church Sri Lanka
The CBL Group continuously focuses and works with dedication to uplift the lives of the many communities in the country through a wide scope of comprehensive CSR initiatives which has earned them much recognition and respect.