All Island Tamil Language Day 2013 competitions were held in Colombo Royal College on 13th July 2013. Northern Province competed in 50 categories including 40 individual performances and 10 group performances and possessed 24 first places, 08 second places and 04 third places. It should be noted that 9 first places were achieved through group performances.
The felicitation ceremony was held at Governor’s Secretariat on 16th July 2013. Governor of Northern Province GA Chandrasiri participated as the chief guest and appreciated and encouraged all the winners. The students from all five districts of the province took part at this ceremony.
Secretary to the Governor L.Ilaangovan, Secretary to the Provincial Ministry of Education S.Sathiyaseelan, Provincial Director of Education V.Selvarajah, zonal directors, principals and teachers also participated at this event.