We are pleased to announce that the SLSAJ Annual Research Conference 2016 has been scheduled to be held on 4th of December (Sunday) from 1 p.m. onwards at the 4th floor Conference Hall of the Embassy of Sri Lanka with
The SLSAJ Research Conference is organized on an annual basis to provide its members an opportunity to present their research findings in front of academics, fellow colleagues, and members of the Sri Lankan community living in Japan. We cordially invite all our members and honorary members to join the conference to disseminate your specialized knowledge and contribute to your respective fields among others.
Date : 4th December (Sunday)
Venue : 4th Floor Conference Hall, Embassy of Sri Lanka, Tokyo, Japan
Support : Embassy of Sri Lanka, Tokyo, Japan
Sponsor : Adam Innovations Co. Ltd
Annually, we publish a magazine, called “Tharanga”
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.
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SLSAJ Would like to Thank everyone who helped to conduct the event successfully
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We are pleased to inform you that the Association of Sri Lankan Academics in Japan (SLAc) will hold the 2nd International Conference on Emerging Sri Lanka: Sharing Japanese Governance and Developmental Experience.
Location: Royal Blue Hall at Tokyo Tech Front
Date and Time: 9th June 2013
Time: From 10.00 to 17.30
Please contact for more information:
Prof. N. S. Cooray (President)
Tel: 81-25-779-1428 (Direct)
Tel: 81-25-779-1435 (General)
Dr. Duminda Perera (Secretary)
Young Water Professionals Special Web Session for
“Conference on Sri Lanka Japan Collaborative Research 2013”
12h30 – 15h50 JST, 31 March, 2013 @ University of Tokyo (Japan)
This session will discuss emerging issues regarding Lake Water Management and water education in Sri Lanka and Japan. Through sharing the experience of both countries, this session will aim for a dynamic exchange of opinions from youths regarding the future of water issues.
This event will be held as a special session of the “Conference on Sri Lanka – Japan Collaborative Research 2013 (SLJCR-2013, HP： http://www.sljcr2013.iappstat.lk/)” with the support of IWA Japan-YWP, Association for Sri Lanka Student Residents in Japan and Nihon Suido Consultants Co., Ltd and University of Peradeniya.
SLJCR-2013 is an official academic conference of University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka held from Mar.29 to 31.
[This session will be held in TOKYO, connecting with Sri Lanka through web-meeting.]
DATE&TIME : 12:30 -15:50 (JST), 31st Mar 2013, Sunday
VENUE : Room 144, Hongo Campus 14th Building of the Faculty of Engineering,
the University of TOKYO, JAPAN
LANGUAGE : ENGLISH
THEME : Lake Water Management and Water Education
PROGRAM : 12:30~ Culture Introduction of Sri Lanka
13:30~ Lake Water Management
- Presentation and Discussion on Lake Management from each side
14:45~ Education for Water Environment via WWMC
– Presentation by Sri Lankan & Japanese students
– Participatory Discussion
PARTICIPATION FEE : FREE
REGISTRATION : Please send an email to matsubara (firstname.lastname@example.org) or slsaj secratary (email@example.com) for registration. Please include your (1) Name, (2) Affiliation, (3) Email address and (4) Mobile number.
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