Register for SAT-7’s Network 2018 and learn more about this important Christian television network
Turkey, November, 3rd, 2017 (SAT-7). SAT-7 is launching registration for the NETWORK 2018 conference. Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in this important event, and have an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at SAT-7’s work, 18‑20 April 2018, Antalya, Turkey. SAT-7, a SIGNIS member, is a Christian satellite television network broadcasting in Arabic, Persian and Turkish across 25 countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). In the past few years, the region has endured seemingly endless conflict and political tumult. Life has changed drastically for many – in most cases, for the worse. For this reason, Jesus’ message of hope and love is desperately needed in the MENA. God’s saving love is the one unchanging, undying truth amid the change that is rocking the world. Witnessing to His goodness is what will build a better future. At NETWORK 2018, participants will see how SAT-7 is encouraging Christians in their faithful witness to God’s love even as the region changes around them. Join SAT-7 at NETWORK 2018 to learn more about them, meet the producers and presenters, and pray with them as they will plan for the future in a fast-changing region. NETWORK 2018 will be held near Antalya, Turkey. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience a fascinating country and culture while hearing about what God is doing in Turkey and across the MENA. For registration and more information, please visit the website.
SIGNIS Sri Lanka celebrates 70 years of cinema and 40 years of awards
Sri Lanka, October, 24th, 2017 (SIGNIS Sri Lanka). The 40th SIGNIS Salutation 2017 Awards Ceremony was held on 13th October 2017 at the Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre. His Excellency Pierre Nguyen Van Tot, Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy See and the President of Sri Lankan Bishops’ Conference, His Lordship, Rt. Rev. Dr. Winston Fernnado attended the ceremony. Bishop Raymond Wickramasinghe, Chairman of the National Catholic Commission for Social Communications in Sri Lanka and seven other Bishops graced the event too. Renowned and veteran Film Director, Mr. Lester James Peiris who is the most aged living Film Director in the world (99 years old) was honoured in the Ceremony, along with the celebration of 70 years of the Sri Lankan Cinema. Sri Lankan cinema has reached the prestigious and venerable Age of 70, with long record of highly significant achievements that have earned noteworthy kudos both at national and international level. The remarkable outcome of this development is that Sri Lanka’s National cinematic tradition can have a prominent place in the global community of national cinematic traditions. At SIGNIS, we are justly proud that we have enriched and promoted Sri Lanka’s national cinematic tradition over a good part of its long and eventful history. During 40 memorable years, SIGNIS has made a substantial and highly impactful contribution to Sri Lankan cinematic tradition. We pursued our unerring aim of elevating the stature of indigenous cinema through an extensive range of initiatives. Among other activities, SIGNIS organizes conferences, dialogues with films promoters and promotes of responsible film literature and incentives for the creation. SIGNIS has always recognized and honoured those who have made a lasting contribution towards the proper and distinct evolution of Sri Lankan cinema and television.