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The Nation Sunday, September 21, 2014 Page 7
ulminating a year
the men of grit
from the Double
Blue fraternity will meet and
greet to celebrate 140 years of
excellence of their alma ma-
ter on October 4, 2014 at its
annual dinner dance. Themed
‘Celebrations’, the sparkling
dinner dance in all its glory
will be held at the Oak Ball-
room of the Cinnamon Grand
Camaraderie will com-
mence in the foyer leading to
the ballroom with a cocktail
from 8.30pm onwards after
which the doorswill be opened
to celebrate Wesley’s signa-
ture event. Sri Lanka’s bril-
liant dance band ‘Misty’ lead
by that dynamic entertainer
Rajitha along with another
fabulous outfit Burn led by
Corrine will provide spec-
tacular music to keep your
hips swaying throughout the
Clifford Richards, an en-
tertainer himself, will be the
host for the evening. Interest-
ing competitions and draws
will be on offer with air tick-
ets to some of Europe’s lead-
ing destinations, and valuable
gifts to be given to the lucky
winners. And when the sun
begins to rise, a Sri Lankan
breakfast will be laid so that
you could refresh yourself be-
fore you head back home.
More details canbe obtained
by calling the chairman of the
events of the dance commit-
tee, Maithri on 0777230767 or
Fowzil Nawaz on 0777900808
Corrine with Burn
Under the stewardship of Chairperson
SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit (SVU), Roshani
Gunatilleke, the SLAF SVU had orga-
nized a visit to ‘Mihindu Seth Madura’
on September 12 to appreciate and pay
gratitude to the differently-able war
heroes, who have made great sacrifices
in the name of the motherland. On the
invitation of Chairperson SVU, Com-
mander of the Air Force, Air Marshal
Kolitha Gunatilleke graced the occasion
and met the inmates, who receive treat-
ment at the healing center and inquired
into their wellbeing.
The visit was complemented with en-
tertainment activities by the SLAF Beat
Group and the Dance troupe. The songs
by the inmates highlighted their talents
and were very much appreciated by all
those who present. Base Commander
SLAF Base Ratmalana, Air Commodore
PDKT Jayasinghe, members of the Seva
Vanitha Unit, and Officers of the SLAF
Base Ratmalana were present at this
Air Force Chief
visits Mihindu
Seth Madura
‘Pradeepaloka Sadaham Sarani-2014;’
an inter-dhamma school competition or-
ganized by the Pradeepaloka Foundation
will take place from October 12 onwards.
All the dhamma schools in the Thimbi-
rigasyara Shasanarakshaka Bala Man-
dalaya could participate in this compe-
tition, which comes in three categories;
bhakthi gee
(group) and
bodu gee
(solo). An event to announce this compe-
tition was held recently at the Abhayara-
ma Temple, Narahenpita. Padeepaloka
Foundation and Sri Lanka Freedom
Party-Colombo-East Organizer Pradeep
Gunawardane said that each participat-
ing dhamma school will receive a comple-
mentary gift at the prize-giving to be held
at the BMICH in December.
school competition
2014’ was held at the “Anthurium”,
Galadari Hotel, Colombo 1 on September
20(Saturday), 2014, from 10.00 am to 4.00
pm. This is the fourth successive semi-
nar organized by the Embassy of Japan
together with the Japanese Graduates
Alumni Association of Sri Lanka (JAG-
AAS) and the Japan International Coop-
eration Center (JICE) in order to assist
students interested in obtaining an excel-
lent university education in Japan that
will become a launching pad for a bright
future career. Admission to this seminar
is free of charge.
Representatives of eight educational
institutes in Japan, comprising national
and private universities as well as Japa-
nese language schools, participated at
this seminar.
Japan welcomes students from Sri
Lanka to pursue their studies in Japan
and also expects them to appreciate and
enjoy the beautiful country and its rich
Please contact the Cultural Section of
the Embassy for further information.
Tel: 011-269-3831~3 (ext.258)
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