eLanka Newsletter: January 2018 – 5th edition
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eLanka Articles


Royal – Thomian – Annual Cricket Encounter 


by Desmond Kelly – ‘the Star of eLanka”
“The A.B.C”.,.to the fore, once again, supported by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, bringing you, the members of eLanka an “on-line” account of what I would term, a most prestigious “Annual-Event” ....
A national day such as Australia Day needs to reflect upon their ideal social and moral values and contribute to educating the younger generations to appreciate and adhere to those ideals. It should be a day where those people could feel that the country belongs to them and their future generations;

Australia-Sri Lanka trade tops A$ 1.3bn

The bilateral trade between Australia and Sri Lanka has surged to a record high of Australian dollars (A$) 1.3 billion in 2016-17, on the back of strong growth in trade in services, up more than 27 percent, the Australian High Commission said in a media communiqué. 

Growth for the year overall was more than 15 percent year-on-year (YoY), continuing the strong trend growth of 8.6 percent over the past five years. 

Kerrigan considers it an honour and a privilege to have been Nominated for 2 Australia Day Awards. He was the Recipient of a Holt Australia Day Award and Nominated for Casey Citizen of the Year in recognition of



Bishop of Colombo Rt. Rev. Dhiloraj Canagasabey joins Warden Rev’d Marc Billimoria and former Wardens Dr. David Ponniah and Prof. Indra de Zoysa in cutting the 100 year anniversary cake. Pictures by Saman Sri Wedage

The school by the sea; S. Thomas’ College yesterday celebrated 100 years since it started life in Mount Lavinia, having moved there from Mutwal on January 26, 1918.


Diabetics should know Good advice

by Dr Harold Gunathilaka

Excellent news, (not silly “breaking news”, that has got to be “fixed”), our new “Young Australian” of the year N.T. is none other than  Kevin Kadirgamar, the proud grandson of the late Rajan Kadirgamar, M.V.O., A.D.C., Rear Admiral & for 10 years from 1960-1970, the longest serving “Captain of the Royal Ceylon Navy”.
eLanka Events - MELBOURNE

Happy Valantine's Day

9th of February 2018

Be My Valentine

03rd of February  2018

Valantines Day Dinner Dance 2018

10th of February  2018

Music for a Sunday

11th March 2018

Aluth Horek Onaa

10th of February 2018

Hanthanata Payana Sanda

3rd of March 2018

National Independence Day

04th February 2018

Rajakapuru – stage play Melbourne

24th of February 2018

Kelani Nite – Legends of 70s

21st of April 2018

Food Fair

18th March 2018


17th of February 2018

Parangi Hatana

21st of April 2018
eLanka Events - SYDNEY

Battle of the Saints

11th  February 2018

Sri Lanka Independence Day Celebration on 4th February 2018

04th of February 2018

The Sri Lanka Reconciliation Forum Sydney

IInvites you to a talk followed by Q&A and discussion

The Venerable Galkande Dhammananda

12th of February 2018

Shen Yun – Sydney Lyric Theatre

7-11 February 2018

Golden Oldies Sing Along with Bonny Fernando & Heartbeatz

24th of February 2018

National Day of Sri Lanka 2018

05th of February 2018

Shepherdian Valentine Night

10th of February 2018

Royal College OBA NSW & ACT – A Royal “Rendezvous”

17th of February 2018

Fundraiser – to Support the National Cancer Institute 

23rd of February 2018

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eLanka Events - BRISBANE

10th Anniversary Big Bash

24th of February 2018
Ran Roo

10th of June 2018

 Cultural Concert and Buffet Dinner 

3rd of February 2018

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eLanka Advertisers

Ceylinco Life Introduces “La Serena” – a seaside retirement resort for active retirees

Personal Leadership & Lifeskills Program for Youth

Quantum Fitness – Introducing the “Power Plate”

Orbit Remit – International online money transfer

Willows Real Estate – Bella Vista, Sydney, NSW

Shen Yun – Sydney Lyric Theatre – (7-11 February 2018)

Blue Ocean Group of Companies

Bollywood Elegance Indian Tailoring

Benefit Property Group

Dusit Thani Sri Lanka –  Beachfront Balapitiya

Mobile Credit Advisers – Rajeev De Silva

Properties for Sale

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

Brand new luxury house completed in January 2016 in the newest gated community by Kelsey Homes off Templer’s Road in Mount Lavinia. 3 kilometers to the beach. 3BR house 2,400 sq feet on 12 perches with a garden and 2 car garage (with roller gate)


GREAT INVESTMENT in a Teak Plantation at Vanathavilluwa on Puttlam District Sri Lanka


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Tastes of Sri lanka – Recipes by Curry Mad – exclusive to our eLanka members!

Sri Lankan Recipes by Curry Mad –  Coconut Rotti


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