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September 8, 2008

"Global Cultural Horizons" Exhibition Displays Photographic Talent of Virtusans

Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU), a globally-renowned IT solutions provider and the leading IT services company operating in Sri Lanka, announced the opening of “Silverpixels” Global Photo Exhibition today. Titled “Global Cultural Horizons,” the exhibition will be on display at the Virtusa office atrium at Trans Asia complex from September 8th-10th. The program is designed to stimulate and showcase photographic creative talent among all those who make Virtusa the IT hub in Sri Lanka.

The photo exhibition is an annual event that provides all Virtusan photographers an opportunity not only to hone their photography skills but also to look at life and the world with fresh eyes, complementing their IT technical skills.

Farzana Khan, Head of Marketing - Sri Lanka, said, "Our philosophy encourages all employees to harness their creative talents. This is an opportunity for Virtusans to showcase and enhance their creative talents."

Two leading professional photographers, Alefiya Akbarally and Taya Diaz, are entrusted with evaluating the exhibition's 120 entries. Alefiya has made a mark both in the commercial and social documentary arena. Taya is currently the Head of Creative at Q&E Advertising. Taya has wide experience in wild life photography and documentaries working with BBC.

Silverpixels winners will be selected under three categories: "Many Faces, Many Cultures" for people, portraits and lifestyles; "Artifacts & Cultural Gems" for art, abstract and still life; and "Global Horizons" for landscapes, nature and animals. Three winners will be selected under each category.

 

About Virtusa

Virtusa Corporation is a global provider of digital business strategy, digital engineering, and information technology (IT) services and solutions that help clients change, disrupt, and unlock new value through innovative engineering. Virtusa serves Global 2000 companies in Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Healthcare, Communications, Media, Entertainment, Travel, Manufacturing, and Technology industries.

Virtusa helps clients grow their business with innovative products and services that create operational efficiency using digital labor, future-proof operational and IT platforms, and rationalization and modernization of IT applications infrastructure. This is achieved through a unique approach blending deep contextual expertise, empowered agile teams, and measurably better engineering to create holistic solutions that drive the business forward at unparalleled velocity enabled by a culture of cooperative disruption.

Virtusa is a registered trademark of Virtusa Corporation.  All other company and brand names may be trademarks or service marks of their respective holders.

 

Media Contact:

Alex Nickols
Edelman
+1 (415) 430-8056
Alex.Nickols@edelman.com

For more information contact:
Mr. Ashan Kumar
PR Consultant
Strategic Alliance PR
Exclusive Affiliate of Burson-Marsteller
Tel: 2 588 120
E-mail onashan@bates.lk

 

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