The new look Elphinstone after the renovation process of 6 years will be declared open. The oldest art theatre, which was established in 1979 as a private cinema hall by late president Ranasinghe Premadasa was renovated with all necessary facilities. A sum of 372 million rupees has been spent on this project.
The Elphinstone hall consists can accommodate 645 viewers at a time. The Director General of Tower Hall Foundation Nipuna Dissanayaka said the renovated Elphinstone Hall will be declared open today under the patronage of Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayaka.