We warmly invite you for the “New Year and Thaipongal Celebrations – 2017” organized by Sri Lanka Students’ Association in Japan.
The event has been scheduled on 14th January 2017 (Saturday) from 2.00 pm onwards at 4-6-41 Shorokanedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0071 (The University of Tokyo International Lodge, Shirokanedai).
Please refer to the link below to confirm your participation and to contribute for the New Year and Thaipongal Celebrations.
Shinjuku -> Ōwakudani volcano -> Dogashima Cave Excursion Boat -> accommodation at Izu -> Fuji kachoen Birds
and Flower Park – Kawaguchiko Lake – Shinjuku
More details and links
Ōwakudani 大涌谷 – Volcano & ropeway (in Hakone)
Dogashima Cave Excursion Boat tour
Fuji kachoen Garden Park ( Birds/owl + flower park) -富士花鳥園
Kawaguchiko lake (Autumn Leaves )
Minami-izu waterfront home (http://www.yspc.or.jp/minamiizu_ysa/index.html)
It’s time to get together and make fun in this Sinhala-Tamil new year season. As same as in the previous years, this year also “Sri Lankan New Year Festival in Japan” has been organized by Sri Lankan embassy in Japan and some other Sri Lankan organizations in Japan (including Sri Lankan Students’ Association in Japan – SLSAJ). This is one of the largest gatherings of Sri Lankan community in Japan and make sure you never miss it. You can enjoy the whole day with your family and friends while participating to the new year game events, watching cultural shows, etc. All are warmly welcome…!
Date: 2015 April 26 (Sunday)
Time: 9:30 to 16:00
No admission fee
Venue: Chofu Sports Square, 290-4, Nishi machi, Chofu city, Tokyo 182-0032.
Telephone (for navigator): 042-481-4390 LIMITED PARKING AVAILABLE
Lined-up Games & Events
Games for Children(below 12 years)
Fancy Dress Parade
Games & Events for Adults
100m – Men
75m – Women
Tomato Balancing – Women
Thread & Needle – Couples
Yoghurt Feeding – Couples
Throwing Water Balloons – Couples
Sangawunu Amuththa – Special prize for the winner
*Prizes will be given to the winners of the game events.
Sri Lankan cultural dances
New year greetings by Wicky san
For further details please contact New year festival executive committee.
~ Wish You All a Very Happy New Year ~
With great pleasure we would like to invite you for the New Year & Thaipongal celebrations (2015) organized by SLSAJ to share the happiness and joy of the New Year and to have an enjoyable time with Sri Lankans living in Japan.
Date: 11th January 2015 (Sunday) @ 2.00 pm.
Venue: Multipurpose Hall, Building-C, Shirokanedai Lodge, 4-6-41 Shirokanedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0071
Details of the agenda and access map can be obtained from here.
Sri Lanka New Year Celebrations is an annual event organized by Sri Lankan Associations in Japan. This Year (2014) the event will be conducted on 20th April at Tamagawa grounds, Chofu. Description: The Sri Lankan community in Japan is organizing the Sri Lanka New Year Celebrations 2014 which is to commemorate the new year dawning during the month of April. The event comprises of traditional games to enjoy and cultural shows which will demonstrate both Sri Lankan and Japanese cultural items. – Date: 20th April 2013 – Thamgagawa (Chofu): 4 min from Keiotamagawa station. 15 min from Chofu station.
New Year and Thaipongal Celebrations in Japan were held on 12th Tokyo. The event was organized by Sri Lanka Students’ Association in Japan (SLSAJ) with the help of well-wishers, Sri Lanka Embassy in Japan and Sri Lankan community in Japan. This is the 25th consecutive year that the New Year and Thaipongal were celebrated in Tokyo.
The proceedings began with the lighting of the traditional oil lamp by H.E. Ambassador of Sri Lankan in Japan and Sri Lankan Embassy Staff, Prof. Mangala De Zoysa, University of Ruhuna, Mr. Anil Priyantha (Nipara International) Mr. Saman Priyankara (Sayuri International and Sri Lanka Automobile Exporters Association in Japan), Mr. Udaya Atukorla (Sri Lanka Business Council in Japan), Mr. Aruna Kumara (Sri Lankan Professionals Association in Japan), Mr. Tunga Randeniye (Founding member of SLSAJ), Dr. Neelam Ramaiah (The university of Tokyo) and Mr. Tatsuya Haga, (Institute of International Students Association in Japan).
Then, Mr. Udara Manawadu, secretary of SLSAJ welcomed the participants. The Chief Guest at the ceremony was Sri Lankan Ambassador to Japan, H. E. Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda. In his remarks, he stressed the importance of national events of this nature to promote Sri Lanka’s national unity and traditions in foreign nations through such cultural exchanges. Mr. Nava Cumaran a committee member of SLSAJ, prepared the “Pongal rice” and has drawn the “Kolam decorations” giving an excellent explanation of the Thaipongal celebrations to the participants.
The celebrations comprised Sri Lankan musical performances by “Ahindas JP” a Sri Lankan student community band in Tokyo. Authentic Sri Lankan food prepared by the well-wishers was served during the event. Mr. Amila Abeynayaka (President of SLSAJ) representing the organizing committee thanked the Sri Lankan community for gathering around Sri Lankan Students’ Association in Japan to make the event successful.
Pictures: Please click here
SLSAJ Would like to Thank everyone who helped to conduct the event successfully
Reported in News:
Sri Lanka New Year Celebrations is an annual event organized by Sri Lankan Associations in Japan. This Year (2013) the event will be conducted on 14th April at Tamagawa grounds, Chofu.
Description: The Sri Lankan community in Japan is organizing the Sri Lanka New Year Celebrations 2013 which is to commemorate the new year dawning during the month of April. The event comprises of traditional games to enjoy and cultural shows which will demonstrate both Sri Lankan and Japanese cultural items.
– Date: 14th April 2013 – Thamgagawa (Chofu): 4 min from Keiotamagawa station. 15 min from Chofu station.
– Time: 9:30 am onwards
Dear Honorary Members, Well Wishers and Members of SLSAJ,
INVITATION FOR THE NEW YEAR/ THAIPONGAL FESTIVAL 2013
With great pleasure we would like you to invite for the New Year / Thaipongal Get Together organized by SLSAJto share the happiness of the upcoming New Year and to have an enjoyable time with Sri Lankans living in Japan.
The event will be held on 19th January 2013 from 11:30 am onwards (The event will be held at;
Shibaura Elementary School-municipal harbor, Minato (4-8-18 Shibaura, Minato-ku, Tokyo)
As the SLSAJ we are wishing your valid participation together with your families and friends to make this event success.
(These details are very much useful for organizing this particular event. Therefore, please be kind enough to fill the form).
Map and Program can be seen in following images
Sri Lankan Food Exhibition & Lunch 2013
Craving for something different Want to try something delicious Love authentic ariental spices
Then, be ready to quench your spicy, authentic food devouring desire with unique Sri Lankan dishes
Sri Lankan Food Exhibition and Lunch 2013
Be gathered on
February 02nd Saturday 2013
12:00 to 15:00
Clark Memorial hall, Hokkaido University
Chicken, Pork, Dhal, Sambol,
Cutlets, Papad and many more!!!!!
at the event 1, 200 yen
1, 000 yen discount tickets are available before the event
For Tickets and Details Contact: 090- 6218-0857 / 080-4047-8375/ 090-4870-1796
Please come and enjoy a memorable treat !
All proceeds go towards the development of the infrastructures of identified schools of Sri Lanka
スリランカ フード エキシビジョン アンド ランチ ２０１３年
2013 2 月 2日(土) 12:00 – 15:00
連絡先：Wasala: 090-6218-0857, Sandamali: 080-4047-8375, 滝波: 090-4870-1796