eLanka Newsletter: December 2017 – 3rd edition
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Dear <<First Name>>,



On yet another threshold of a Festive Season

eLanka team wish to consolidate and express

Our sincere wishes to Family; Friends & Colleagues

Which we harboured in our thoughts & obsession


We thank the Almighty for all God’s creation

A Faith of Peace, Goodwill & Compassion that abounds

And solicit the assistance for Blessing of all, regardless

To bestow Good Health & Prosperity and all of concern


God Bless you all in this month so divine

Of the Birth of our Lord Jesus Christ

Supplication to the Almighty should be on top of the priorities

Merry Christmas & a Bright and Prosperous New Year to you Friends, Kith & Kin

Aussie Jingle Bells – Bucko & Champs


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by Desmond Kelly – ‘the Star of eLanka”

After 37 long years, years of heartaches, trouble & strife, culminating in the fact that the Club was almost lost to “Aussie-Rules” a few years ago, Richmond’s “Tigers” have now reached the pinnacle, hit the top, and stayed.on top to win the 2017 “Cup”.

This is not going to be “an Epistle of an “Article”. 


Colombo city revelled in what must be one of the best displays of Christmas cheer throughout the city .

The President Of Sri Lanka opened his doors for the first time perhaps since Lord Louie Mountbatten to celebrate Christmas at President’s House ( formerly known as Queen’s House) 

The highly-anticipated Colombo Christmas Street which is to be held from 21-23 December at Green Path will feature Sri Lankan born Australian singer-songwriter, film producer, record producer and actor Alston Koch, who will be performing a series of Christmas carols to make the event more memorable and festive. In an interview with Daily FT yesterday, Alston Koch outlined what we can expect from him at the event and ....

Health and views – Christmas issue 2017
Health Education for Sri Lankans & others by Dr Harold Gunatillake

May I wish all of you who have supported me ‘For the sharing & Caring’ by circulating these collections of Health issues and articles to benefit so many readers over the years. Our readership is over 11,000 world-wide with the support of ‘eLanka web-site’ authored by Neil Jayasekera (Sydney), & by Desmond Kelly & Victor Melder (Melbourne)
Merry Christmas


Here I am on the ocean liner THE PACIFIC SKY in the Coral Sea on a pre-Christmas voyage from Sydney to New Caledonia. The memories of how we celebrated Christmas in Sri Lanka come back. The house was painted, the walls white-washed with low black tar edgings all round the rooms and the chairs were re-cushioned. The travelling tailor came home, measured the rooms, and made the curtains on our old Singer sewing machine.

The nature of survival
by Desmond Kelly ‘the Star of eLanka’

For a change, the “title” of this story belongs to just one man, his name? , Doug Lang, who has written the book. As my advice to the readers of eLanka has always been, if you wish to “see” Australia at it’s very best, watch the A.B.C. television programme called ‘Landline”.

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eLanka Events - MELBOURNE

New Year’s Eve Dance

31st of December 2017

Benig Valentine

03rd of February  2018

Voluntary Outreach Club Presents New Year’s Eve Ball 2017
31st of December 2017

15th Annual Celebration of the feast of the Infant Jesus of Prague

14th January 2017

Rajakapuru – stage play Melbourne

24th of February 2018

Kelani Nite – Legends of 70s

21st of April 2018
eLanka Events - SYDNEY

Blue Elephant & Event 360

31st of December 2017

Gala New Years Eve Ball

31st of December 2017

National Day of Sri Lanka 2018

05th of February 2018

Shepherdian Valentine Night

10th of February 2017

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 Advertisers

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

Orbit Remit – International online money transfer

Quantum Fitness – Introducing the “Power Plate”

Ishan Bahar Family and Friends

Willows Real Estate – Bella Vista, Sydney, NSW

Christmas Photo Shoot

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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A Christmas Carol



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David Letterman Borat


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

Sri Lankan Recipes by Curry Mad – Chicken Grapefruit Marinade


Sri Lankan Recipes by Curry Mad – Carrot Vegetable

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