The 40th anniversary of Subasetha, an
astrological weekly published by the Associated Newspapers
of Ceylon Limited was celebrated at a ceremony at Temple
Trees under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Here, Media Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena presenting an
award to a recipient in recognition of his service to
astrology. ANCL Chairman Bandula Padmakumara is also in the
picture. Picture by Sudath Malaweera
Amarapura Nikaya higher ordination ceremony
The annual higher ordination ceremony of the Sri Lanka Amarapura
Nikaya will be held at the Attanagalu Oya Seemamalakaya near the Sri
Subodharama Maha Viharaya on June 27 at 2 p.m. under the patronage of
Most Ven. Ambalangoda Sri Sumangala Maha Nayaka Thera.
A batch of 20 samanera bhikkhus receiving higher ordination will be
conducted to the venue in a procession.
A highlight will be a Sanghikadana to 100 bhikkhus to transfer merit
on departed state leaders including late Minister Jeyaraj Fernandopulle
and war heroes.
The awards ceremony of the Gamini Dissanayake Institute of Technology
and Vocational studies, Nuwara Eliya will be held at The Grand Hotel,
Nuwara Eliya on June 26, 2009 Friday from 3 p.m.
Tourism Minister Milinda Moragoda will be the chief guest and
CEO/Managing Director, EW Information Systems (Pvt) Ltd Sanjeewa
Wickremanayake will be the guest of honour.
Free seminar on graphic designing
The Sri Lanka Institute of Printing under the Mass Media and
Information Ministry has organised a free one day workshop style seminar
on Computer Graphic Designing.
The seminar will be held on July 05, 2009 Sunday from 8.30 a.m. to
2.30 p.m. at Sri Lanka Institute of Printing, Government Printing
Department, No. 118, Dr. Danister de Silva Mawatha, Colombo 08.
The Muhurath ceremony of Rohan Veliwita’s maiden movie Susima will be
held at Sovereign Hotel, Rajagiriya, on June 26 at 10.12 a.m.
A recorded public talk on ‘How does one learn about oneself?’
delivered by the late Indian sage J. Krishnamurti will be replayed at
Anula Nursery School, 310, High Level Road, Colombo 6 on Sunday, June 28
at 9.45 a.m.
The event is organised by the Krishnamurti Centre, Sri Lanka Inc.
Annual session and AGM
The 49th annual general meeting of the Sri Lanka Library Association
(SLLA) will be held on June 26 at 9 a.m. at Hotel Janaki, Colombo 5. The
keynote address will be delivered by Director SLIDA W. M. Bandusena.
This year over 300 members are expected to participate at this event.
The Annual Convention of the Sri Lanka Muslim Media Forum (SLMMF)
will be held on June 27 at Hotel Ranmuthu, Colombo 3.
The special ceremonial session will begin at 9 a.m. Resettlement and
Disaster Relief Minister Rishard Badiudeen will be the chief guest. JVP
Parliamentary Group leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake MP and Kabeer Hashim
MP for Kegalle District will be guests of honour. Ambassadors of Muslim
countries and special invitees will be present.
Sri Lanka Library Association will present the 7th Annual National
Conference of Library and Information Science (NACLIS) on June 25 at ‘On
Golden Pond’ of Hotel Taj Samudra at 9 p.m. Chief guest will be
Professor Emeritus Chandra Gunawardene. The event will host paper
presentation on A2K and dialogue session with eminent professionals in
academic, legal, IPR, ICT, banking and LIS fields.
A free diabetes and heart disease awareness program will be held on
June 27 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Healthy Life Clinic, Colombo 3.
Included in the program are free risk assessment tests by GP, free
random blood sugar, blood pressure and BMI.
Learn what your risk factors are and find out all you need to know
about your health. Contact 4700700 for details.
The annual general meeting and get-together of the ‘99 group of
Rahula College, Matara, will be held on July 5 at 4.30 p.m. at the
Contact Ishantha 0714500793, Rangana 0777720669.
The 31st AGM of the Kingswood Union - Colombo Branch will be held on
June 28 at 10 am. at the Liberty Ballroom, Holiday Inn, Colombo. For
information contact: Dinesh Siriwimala 0772817781, 077 3256492.