I’m Akalanka Panapitiya , currently interact as a Sri Lankan artist, music producer, researcher and UI/UX engineer. Growing up I had my primary and secondary education at Taxila Central College Horana as well as Ananda College Colombo. Currently I'm an undergraduate student of Faculty of Technology in University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
As a musician in Sri Lanka, I’m popular as an exponent of Sri Lankan folk music and incorporates traditional folk tunes in to my music.
Growing up in a family of musicians,music has always been a prominent part of my life. Under the guidance of my loving father Dr. Saman Panapitiya who is the Dean of the Music Faculty University of Visual Performing and Arts.I have been working in Sri Lankan music industry for many years and I'm blessed to have the opportunity to expand my work not only with Sri Lankan artists but also with international musicians.
Music has always been one of my main interests and passions and I have always strived to learn and develop my skills and understanding of music as much as possible in my free time. I have been awarded and appreciated for the contribution on folk music in Sri Lanka.
Apart from that I am also keen on user experience with insights and behavior in the IT field which helps to understand a persons interaction with a system and the positive impact. Overall, my aim in life is to become a well balanced person in both music as well as the IT sector and to become a goal oriented person in my life.
Akalanka Panapitiya was the guest performance in "Youth Art Beat" in Charana TV to discuss about folk music and modern music.Check Now
සිංහල ජන ගායන ශෛලී is the latest book was launched by Dr.Saman Panapitiya. Event was held in virtual due to pandamic situation. This was the very firstCheck Now
Akalanka Panapitiya was one of guest artists who performed at "Splash Cric League" in 29th of November 2020Check Now
"කොරෝනා කාලේ ජන ගී" was the knowledge sharing and acadamic program which streamed over social media.I participated there to share the knowledge as youngest folk music researcher in the worldCheck Now
පැතිකඩ is a discussion program that organized by J'Pura Voice I had an interview during pandamic period to share the knowledge & experince in my careerCheck Now
I was the guest performance artist in "hymns for soul" Live virtual concert and it was organized by Leo Club of University of KelaniyaCheck Now
I was able to contribte as the color grading/animation artist for අංගො උපාසක official music videoCheck Now
I have done several artist intro and logos for well known characters in sri lanka.Most of them based on acadamic purpose and some others are for entertainment purposeCheck Now
Plant Mart is a currently on going online plant market. The main intention was to encourage today's busy society to create a productive future for the environment as well as on human through technology.
It is my privilege to contribute as audio engineer on the program taken by the National Institute of Education to socialize the practical lessons and other educational materials to the Corona situation.
I worked on upcoming teledrama called වැහි බිත්තර as the background music director. Therefore I got the chance to be the youngest teledrama music director in Sri Lanka
It is very pleasure to contribute to the programs of developing the mental level of homeschoolers during pandamic period. This is one of my effort with audio and video editing.Check Now
One of the greatest opportunities I have had in my life is to contribute to the creation of a legend of Sri Lankan cinema. My father is the music director of this upcoming movie. It was a turning point in my life that I got to connect with experts in the subject at a very young age.
Dr.Plant is the one and only AI based application that helps island wide farmers and planters to get assist about there diseased plants.Check Now
ගී රූ can be described as an acadamic live program that empathize the researchs of creative aspects of modern songs and folk music. This is a research based program. I got involved with video wall mapping, lighting and sound managment.Check Now
Digital Audio Filtering was my first published research paper in acadamia.edu. Research was based on reduce the impact of noise in a digital audio signal through Digital Audio Workstaion.Check Now
Savvy UX Summit is the leading User Experience (UX) and insight conference hosted by UXTesting.io. Every year, the conference brings C-suites, marketers, product managers, designers and UX practitioners together from all over the world to teach, connect and inspire each other.Check Now
ADPList BeMore Festival is a free 24hours global design conference to celebrate design, product and visionaries behind the world's greatest companies.Check Now
I was recommended by the Western Provincial Council according to appreciation of the services that I have rendered to Sri Lankan music. I was the youngest person who had the award in ceremony.