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.
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 ~
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 ~
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.
SLSAJ Would like to Thank everyone who helped to conduct the event successfully
The Sri Lankan community in Japan have organised the Sinhala Tamil New Year Festival on Sunday, 22nd April.
The event comprised traditional games and cultural shows which demonstrated both Sri Lankan and Japanese cultural items.
Invitation to Sri Lanka Forum Seminar and General Meeting of the Association of Sri Lankan Academics in Japan-Saturday, 3rd December 2011
We are pleased to inform you that the Sri Lanka Forum committee will hold its next seminar at 13:45 hrs. on Saturday,3rd December 2011 at the Conference Room (4th Floor) of the Sri Lanka Embassy, 2-1-54 Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0074.
The Sri Lanka Forum and the Embassy of Sri Lanka cordially invite you to attend this Seminar.
14:30-14:40: Opening Remarks by Admiral (Rtd) H. E. Wasantha Karannagoda,Ambassador of Sri Lanka in Japan
14:40-15:20: Presentation on “Wars in Numbers…and Sri Lanka’s 30 Year War!”By Professor Jay Rajasekera, International University of Japan, Niigata
15:20-16:00: Presentation on “Living Well within the Limits of Nature (a comparative study of Ecological Footprint and Human Development)”By Professor Dinil Pushpalal, Tohoku University
16:00-17:00: Q and A, Open discussion/Refreshments
17:00-18:00: Meeting of the Association of Sri Lankan Academics in Japan
Moderator of the seminar: Professor N. S. Cooray, International University of Japan
Please confirm your attendance to Prof. N S Cooray, International University of Japan (Tel: 025-779-1428), Email:firstname.lastname@example.org or Ms. Ruwanthi Delpitiya, Counsellor, Sri Lanka Embassy (Tel: 03-3440-6918/6911), Fax 03-3440-6914, email:email@example.com at your earliest convenience. Also please feel free to suggest names, with contact details of those you think who would be interested in the topics, so that we could extend invitations accordingly.
Sri Lanka Forum
Embassy of Sri Lanka, Tokyo
16 November 2011
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Please note that;
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– The application due date is 14 November 2011
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