The launch of Buddhi’s and Malini’s Sahurda Satahan-2 (Notes of a Connoisseur-2) and The Valley Below (collection of poetry translated from Sinhala)
Sahurda Satahan-2 consists of 36 notes written based on persons and events connected with literature, music, cinema, stage drama, television and other media.
The Valley Below is a collection of 45 poems selected from Buddhadasa Galappatty’s eight books of poems published since 1971 ,the last of which came out in 2007, and translated into English.
The poems have been translated by Malini Govinnage, who has given the Sinhala reader some memorable Sinhala translations such as Fontamara,The biography of Che, The Bolivian Diary and Cry, the Beloved Country. With The Valley Below, she ventures into English translations introducing Sinhala literary works to the English reader,
The illustrations of both books have been done by Shantha K. Herath.