'Christmas Pachcchadi with Colombo Chetties'
The Christmas Pachcchadi with Colombo Chetties, a three-in-one
musical extravaganza of Christmas carols, sing-a-long and dancing,
organised by the Colombo Chetty Association of Sri Lanka for the third
consecutive Year will be held on December 22 from 7.30 p.m. at the
Colombo Hilton Residences Ballroom (Former JAIC Hilton).
Sohan & the XíPeriments with guest artistes Judy and Sunil of
Gypsies, will be in attendance.
The proceeds of the show is in aid of a building fund to construct
the Colombo Chetty Associationís community hall.
The event is coordinated by Suresh (077 6150395) and Phyllis (077
Christmas and New Year Services at St. Michaelís
December 24: Carol Service (in English) 6 p.m. Midnight Eucharist (in
Sinhala) 11.30 p.m.
December 25: Sung Holy Eucharist (in Tamil) 5.30 a.m., Sung Holy
Eucharist (in English) 7.30 a.m., Sung Holy Eucharist (in Sinhala) 9.15
a.m., Holy Eucharist (in English) 12 noon.
December 31: Watch Night Service (in Tamil) 11.30 p.m.
January 1: Holy Eucharist (in Sinhala and English) 7.00 a.m., Holy
Eucharist (in English) 12 noon.
SLBC musical program
A musical program to mark the 118th anniversary of Prof. Senarat
Paranavitana, the first Sri Lankan Archaeological Commissioner, will be
broadcast over the Sinhala Service of the Sri Lanka Broadcasting
Corporation (SLBC) on December 26 from 4.00 p.m.
The lyrics and script is written by former Asst. Director of the
Dept. of Archaeology Sirisaman Wijetunga. Singers are Dayarathna
Ranathunga, Prof. Amara Ranathunga, Edward Jayakody, Rohana Bogoda,
Senanayake Weraliyadda, Pushpakumari Ranasingha and Wijesundara Weragoda.
The program is directed by Dr. Dayarathna Ranathunga and Rohith
Wijesooriya, presented by veteran announcer Premanath Jayathilake and
produced by Padmasiri Mendis.
The Christmas Day service of Jesus Centre Ministries will be held on
December 25 at 9.15 a.m at the Imperial Hall, Mount Lavinia Hotel. It is
open to the public.
Pastor Rohan and Sr. Marji Fernando
Musaeus College sports awards ceremony
Here Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Musaeus College,
Ajita de Zoysa, honouring one of the students, Ishini
Wickremasinghe for International Excellence in Chess.
The Annual Sports Awards Ceremony of Musaeus College was held
recently at the Peter De Abrew Memorial Auditorium.
Former Principal of Ladies College, Colombo 7, Nirmali Wickramasinghe
was the chief guest. Principal S.Dandeniya and staff attended the grand
event which was adorned by a line- up of colourful dance and song items
as well as special performances by the Junior Western Band and the
Senior Brass Band.
Dhamma talk and meditation program
A Dhamma talk will be delivered by Canadian priest, Ven. Yuttadhammo
Thera on Tuesday, December 23 at 3.00 p.m. at the Sri Sugatharamaya
temple, Ruhunupura, Hokandara Road, Thalawathugoda.
The program will be as follow:
3.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. - Dhamma talk
4.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. - Q & A session
5.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. - Meditation program
Elderly woman missing
R.D. Dulin Menika (NIC No. 507381049V) of No. 58, Kotugoda, aged 63,
and 5 feet tall is reported missing from last week.
She was last wearing a cream-coloured, pock marked skirt and a yellow
Any information about her may be conveyed to 0772748484 or 0113129314
or to the nearest police station.
Meditation classes at Sri Pushparama Vihara
Sri Pushparama Vihara Dhamma School, Kirilapone will conduct
Abhidharma, Dharmacharya and Pali meditation classes free from January
For details please contact 0712740659.