The first Experimental Television program in Sri Lanka

Vernon Corea created television history in Sri Lanka when he presented the first ever experimental television program in Colombo on 15th June 1972 – the experimental broadcast was carried out by the Radio Society of Ceylon.

The grainy pictures showed Vernon Corea presenting the first ever television broadcast in Ceylon. This is the historic script:1stceylontvtransmission.jpg

The first TV transmission in Ceylon

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