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A Night with the Islanders-2017
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by Desmond Kelly – ‘the Star of eLanka”
Short, and to the point. eLanka readers, far & wide, try to NOT stay inside, if you want to see the greatest EVER , meteor magic-show, then go “outside” on Saturday night, tthe 12th of August, to watch the brightest “Meteor-Shower” in history, since the year 1921, (a lifetime ago), for me.

Compiled by Victor Melder
Sri Lanka’s tax revenues rose 25.6 percent to 554.2 billion rupees in the first four months of 2017 from a year earlier, helped by value added taxes, though excise revenues fell amid sharp hikes in tobacco and alcohol levies, official data shows. Taxes were short of ambitious targets set for the first four months of 576.5 billion rupees, but actual revenues were very sharply up from a year earlier on key categories, amid reforms in administration and value added tax. Net value added taxes after refunds rose 91 percent to 152.3 billion rupees...
Health Education for Sri Lankans & others by Dr Harold Gunatillake

by Tissa Devendra
 My familiarity with the subjects of Botany and Sinhalese Grammar faded away when I abandoned both subjects [or vice versa] after my fling at the SSC exam long ago in 1945. However, many years later, as a District Land Officer tramping hilly footpaths, precarious tank bunds and thorny jungle tracks, on field inspections, I observed that many Sinhala villages I visited derived their names from trees in the surrounding countryside. The present article is a ‘recollection.....
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Desmond and the Clan

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24th of September  2017

Hundred Shades of Blues

23rd of September 2017

Rhythms in Concert


7th of October 2017

Dance The Night Away with Sonali & Cloud #9

12th of August  2017

Blossoms of Spring High Tea

21st of October 2017

A Musical Evening

02nd of September 2017

Desmond and the Clan together

22nd of October  2017

Colombo Night 2017

23rd of September 2017

Sri Lankan Fundraiser Curry for a Cause

19th of Agust 2017

According to Matthew

10th of September 2017


12th of August  2017

Rythms of Spring with Mystery Dinner Dance 2017

02nd of September  2017

Miyasi Rangana 2017

27th of August and  2017

Joes Masquerade Ball

12th of August 2017

Colombo Night 2017

26th of August  2017

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Property for Sale – Mount Lavinia
Brand new luxury house completed in January 2016

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