2014-Feb-04: Independence Day celebrations in Tokyo

 

 

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 ~

 

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2014-Jan-12: New Year & Thaipongal Celebrations 2014

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.

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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.

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SLSAJ Would like to Thank everyone who helped to conduct the event successfully

New year and Thaipongal 2014 SLSAJ

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2011-December-03 Sri Lankan Forum organized by Association of Sri Lankan Academics in Japan.

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.

PROGRAMME

13:45-14:30 Registration

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:cooray@iuj.ac.jp or Ms. Ruwanthi Delpitiya, Counsellor, Sri Lanka Embassy (Tel: 03-3440-6918/6911), Fax 03-3440-6914, email:information@lankaembassy.jp 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

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

PROGRAMME

13:45-14:30 Registration

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:cooray@iuj.ac.jp or Ms. Ruwanthi Delpitiya, Counsellor, Sri Lanka Embassy (Tel: 03-3440-6918/6911), Fax 03-3440-6914, email:information@lankaembassy.jp 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

2011-October-28-Takeda Business Game (Career Academy in Takeda; CAT-G)

CAT-G is a simulation game which four individuals create a team and manage a pharmaceutical business. It’s a global competition which will provide a great exposure, a good experience and much more benefits.
Please note that;
– The competition is open to international students enrolled in Japan
– Applications need to be done as a team (of 4 members)
– Members have to be from one university
– The application due date is 14 November 2011
– For more details please visit below links
http://www.cat-g.jp/en/

Go for it. Have a great exposure.
Good Luck!

Information courtesy: JobStreet.com: http://jp.jobstreet.com/

2011-October-21 Information about a Job opportunity at Towadenki

Pls kindly refer the below message regarding a job opportunity at Towadenki. If you wish to apply, pls kindly proceed as below.
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Dear Friends,
Last Tuesday I had a business meeting with Mr.HIRANO Tosikazu, The manager of Tokyo branch of Towadenki.
His company is interested in taking foreign workers to their company because they are dealing with many foreign factories.
If you are looking for any job, this will be a nice opportunity.
Please refer the attached file.
The application closing date will be 24th of this month.
If you have any thing to know you can directly contact Mr.HIRANO tosikazu ( t-hirano@towadenki.co.jp)  too.
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東和電気株式会社
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Best regards,
Prabhath Weerawardhana

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T.M.P.S.Weerawardhana
The University of Tokyo
Mobile:090-3906-9620
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2011-November 26-SLSAJ Annual research Session & AGM

Invitation for The Annual Research Session/ AGM 2011

Annual Research Session of SLSAJ which is the forum of Academic Professionals and Researchers in Japan intended to discuss on research themes of the academic community is to be held on 26thNovember 2011.The Research session will be followed by a session with Job recruitment facilitating companies(3 companies), the Annual General Meeting of SLSAJ, SLSAJ Mega show, Get Together with a ‘Peduru Party’ in the evening & DJ.

The details of the event are as follows;

Date: 26th November 2011

Venue: Multipurpose Hall, Komaba International House,

Time:  9.30 a.m onwards

The detailed program of the day is attached herewith for your convenience.SLSAJ Research Session 2011

We SLSAJ would kindly request your valuable participation for the Annual Research Session & the other sessions. We would be grateful if you can allocate your valuable time for the occasion and extend your cooperation to make the event a fruitful one.

The invitation for the ‘SLSAJ Mega Show/Peduru Party’ and the map of Komaba International House are attached herewith…

For any clarification or any information regarding the event, pls contact;

Dinush (Secretary) – 09099757792

Lankesh(Treasurer) – 08044072109

Please kindly RSVP to the event by following the below link since it will help us to do the necessary arrangements (seating, food, etc) having a proper count of the number of participants…

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dHFVb2RIY1RNLTNxa3BFektoNFJvNEE6MQ

Thanks in advance for your kind cooperation to RSVP to the event and to participate the event…

2011-November-26 SLSAJ Mega Show

Pls note that SLSAJ is planning to organize a Mega show to give you all an opportunity to show your talents. Pls kindly refer below for more details and Pls apply on or before August 17th for us to organize this event successfully.

Date: November 26th

Venue: Komaba International House

(Note: This session will be held after the Annual Reseach session & the AGM.)

Pls kindly use below link to apply……

https://spreadsheets.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dGpyNE51SG5XSUdZT0NQYjBGeGh6Tnc6MQ

For more details, pls contact,

Nayana-nayanapriyag@gmail.com

Dinush- dinushchanaka@gmail.com/ slsajsec@gmail.com

We kindly request you to apply for this to have a great event….!!!