Havana Benail painting exhibition
The Cultural Affairs Department has taken steps to provide an
opportunity for artists in Sri Lanka to present their creations to the
11th Havana Benail Bi- Annual Painting Exhibition held from May 11 to
June 11 in Hawana city, Cuba.
The exhibition is organized by the Wifredo Lam Contemporary Arts
Centre participated by many countries. Sri Lankan painters who are keen
on participating in the exhibition can send their creations with the
application form before March 10.
Their paintings should be written on a CD. Paintings should be send
to the Secretary, Arts and Sculpture Panel, Department of Cultural
Affairs, 8th Floor, Sethsiripaya, Battaramulla. Contact 011-3188873 for
Ladies' College Quiz Night
The Ladies' College Old Girls Association (OGA) Executive Committee
will host a Quiz Night on March 6 at the school old hall from 6 pm.
This is an effort to reach out to a broad base of past pupils.
The quiz will be conducted by experienced quiz masters. Participation
is open to teams of five to seven members.
Tickets priced at Rs 1,200 (inclusive of dinner) are available at the
OGA Secretariat (Tel2575469) and the school office.
The launch of the book Handy Perinbanayagam memorial volume and
Jaffna Youth Congress edited by Santasilan Kadirgamar will be held on
March 4 at 5.30 pm at Saraswathy Hall, Bambalapitiya.
The chief guest will be Indian High Commissioner Ashok K. Kantha.
Five estate worker hit by lightning
An estate worker died and four others were injured when they were
struck by lightning at the Dunkanda estate, Idigas Hinna, Haputale on
Tuesday. Despite of inclement weather, they had been working in the
estate when they got caught in the lightning. The injured are being
treated at Haldummulla hospital.
Haputale Police are investigating.
Mustangs Tent, Royal-Thomian match
Letters have been mailed to all members in respect of the Mustangs
Tent, Royal-Thomian match. Any member who has not received his letter
should contact the Secretariat on 4-765 270 or 4-765 271 or email to
Asoka Mahinda Jayasinghe will deliver a public talk in English on
Anapanasati Sutta (mindfulness in breathing) at the meeting of the
Servants of the Buddha Society on Saturday, March 3 at 4.30 pm at
Maithree Hall, Lauries Road, Bambalapitiya.
The 64th Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Cancer Society will
be held on March 2 at 5 pm at 37/25, Bullers Lane, Colombo 7. Professor
of Surgery, University of Kelaniya Medical School, Prof K I Deen will be
the chief guest on the occasion.
Past cricketers' annual dinner
The Royal-Thomian past cricketers annual dinner will be held at the
Atrium Lobby, Cinnamon Grand on Tuesday, March 6 at 7.30 pm and not on
Wednesday, March 7.
For information contact Trevor Rajaratnam on 0777-750 786 or Ajita
Pasqual on 0777-364 635.