Sri Lanka Celebrates Freedom of Software

Software Freedom Day (SFD) is a worldwide event that is celebrated annually (http://softwarefreedomday.org/) on the third Saturday of each September. This year, it will be celebrated on the 15th of September. The goal of this celebration is “To educate the worldwide public about of the benefits of using high quality Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) in education, in government, at home, and in business — in short, everywhere!”

A series of events took place to commemorate this event islandwide on 13th, 14th and 15th of September:

Venues : 13th September 2007

Venues : 14th September 2007

Venues : 15th September 2007

  • Excel World, Colombo [Photos] [Photos]
  • Kandy
  • Ruhuna University, Matara [Photos]
  • Ruwanpura National College of Education, Ratnapura

See press release here and two extracts (in Sinhalese language) of the Nenapiyasa SFD edition aired on Independant Television Network (ITN) Sri Lanka

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