We, as patriotic Sri Lankans, celebrated the 69th Independence day in Japan. The official independence day celebration was held at Kotani Hall, Minata-ku, Tokyo with a musical evening, “Nidahase Sandewa” by veteran singer Visharada Nanda Malani. 69 වන නිදහස් සැමරුම . Photo credits Isuru Jayasekara
The 69th Independence Day of Sri Lanka will be held on Saturday, 4th of February 2017 at the Kotani Hall, Reiyukai,Tokyo. The embassy of Sri Lanka in Japan has invited all the SLSAJ members for the event.
We warmly welcome you all to participate in this National event which will be followed by “Nidahase Sandewa” a musical evening performed by Veteran Artist Visharada Nanda Malani.
මෙවරද සාර්ථකව අප විසින් ලැබුනා වූ නව වසරට ජපානයේ සිටින සියලුදෙනාටම සුබ පතා දහවල් දානය හචිඕජි පන්සලට පුජා කලෙමු. බොහෝ දෙනෙක් මෙය සාර්ථකව සිදු කර ගැනීමට උදවු වූනා. This year too SLSAJ did the annual alms-giving on January first at Hachioji Temple for wishing all the best in the coming new year to all of you.
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.
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Tokyo is organizing the 66th anniversary of Independence at the Kotani hall of the Reiyukai in Tokyo on Tuesday 4th February. The ceremony comprises of the lighting of the traditional oil lamp, rendering of the national anthem and reading of messages of H.E the President, Prime Minister and Minister of External Affairs of Sri Lanka. Following the formal ceremony, all attendees are invited to a breakfast of traditional Sri Lankan food.
Sri Lanka Students Association in Japan would like to invite all the members, honorary members and well-wishers to join this event and make the event successful.
Date: 04th February 2014
Time: 09:30 AM (Please be there around 09:00 AM)
Venue: Kotani Hall of the Reiyukai in Tokyo
~ We would highly appreciate if you can come and join in the commemoration ~