Raigam Tele'es pioneered the concept of declaration of the nominees for awards at a grand ceremony prior to the final event. Considered as the biggest annual event of the television industry in the country this year’s awards ceremony will be held on March 23 at 6.30 pm at the Nelum Pokuna Theatre.
A total of 117 awards – 58 Television Media Excellence Awards and 59 Teledrama Excellence Awards will be handed over at the event. The most popular actor, actress and teledrama too will be selected out of SMS votes. Awards of appreciation like the ‘Prathiba Prabha’ life time awards given to prominent personalities who did yeoman service to the television industry too are among the award to be given at the gala event.