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New Year at the Sri Lanka High Commission in London

The staff of the Sri Lanka High Commission in the United Kingdom ceremonially commenced work for the year 2019 with a special programme

Athula Dhassan Dhamma School prize giving ceremony - 2018

The annual Athula Dhassan Dhamma School prize giving ceremony took place recognising, celebrating and rewarding the achievements of our Dhamma School students.  

Most Ven. Dr. Medagama Vajiragnana Nayaka Thera remembered

Special memorial Puja was held at London Buddhist Vihara to commemorate the 12th Anniversary of the passing away of Ven. Dr. Medagama Vajiragnana Nayaka Thera.

Sri Lanka High Commission in London Celebrates Christmas

The High Commission of Sri Lanka in the United Kingdom organised its Annual Christmas Carol Service and Celebrations with the participation of the Sri Lankan community.

Kathina Celebrations at Sri Saddhatissa International Buddhist Centre

The offering of the Kathina Robe took place on Sunday 11th November 2018. The Kathina Robe was ceremonially brought in a colourful procession.

Redbridge Buddhist Vihara 20th Anniversary

Redbridge Buddhist Vihara - Ilford was established in November 1998. A special Ceremony and Puja was held at the Vihara premises.

Letchworth Vihara Katina Ceremony 2018

A special ceremony of colouring the Katina Cheewara (Katina Robe) was carried out with the leadership of Ven. Dediyawala Wimala Thero,

High Commissioner Calls on the Commonwealth Secretary-General

The meeting entailed discussion on issues of mutual interest related to Sri Lanka’s longstanding cooperation within the Commonwealth.

COSMOS Members Met Newly Appointed Sri Lanka High Commissioner In UK

COSMOS Executive members had a meeting / discussion with newly appointed Sri Lanka High Commissioner in UK H .E Ms. Manisha Gunasekera

Kathina Robe Offering Ceremony of Cambridge Buddhist Vihara

organized by the resident monk Venerable Mathugama Palitha Thero under the guidance of Venerable Kamburawala Shri Rewatha Thero

The Global Launch of Sri Lanka’s Most Exclusive Residential Development

Sri Lanka’s most exclusive residential development, Sapphire Residences, celebrated its global launch in the prestigious surroundings of The Dorchester in London.

"King’s Knight 2018" Kingswood College Dinner Dance

The annual dinner dance of Kingswood Old Boys Union UK branch was held on the 10th of November 2018 at the Park Inn Hotel Heathrow

The Annual Noble Kathina Ceremony of Bristol Buddhist Vihara

The ceremony had been gracefully organized under the guidance of the Venerable Pelwatte Dhammananda Thero

Katina Celebration at Sri Sambuddha Viharaya in Liverpool

Annual Katina ceremony of Liverpool Sri Sambuddha viharaya was held  with the participation of Most Venerable. Keppetiyagoda Gunawansa Nayaka Thero and other monks from various temples

Inter Faith 2018 at London Buddhist Vihara

The event brought together many dignitaries and representatives from several religions. This year’s theme was “ Reflections on Peace & Reconciliation in Society”.

Sri Lanka Tourism launches its new brand identity ‘So Sri Lanka’

at a gala event at the Grosvenor House London Ballroom, coinciding with the World Travel Market (WTM) 2018

Kathina Ceremony - 2018 at Jethavana Buddhist Vihara, Birmingham

Offering of Annual Kathina Robe was held with the participation of venerable monks from several temples in the U.K and Sri Lanka with a great gathering of devotees 

London Thames Buddhist Vihara - Annual Kathina Ceremony

This was the 36th consecutive Kathina Ceremony or Community Day (Sangha Day) Celebration held by Thames Buddhist Vihara Community.

KINGS of 70s Unplugged Live in Concert with Marians in London

Marians, under the leadership of Nalin Perera was established as a musical band in 1988 and now winning the hearts of millions both locally and globally

ජාතික ආණ්ඩුව - යහපාලනය සහ ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ ආනාගතය - සම්මන්ත්‍රණය ලන්ඩන් නුවරදී

This public seminar organised by Sri Lanka Joint People Front UK at SATTAVIS Patidor Centre in Wembley.

"කැළණි පාලම" කෘතහස්ත නලුව අත්‍යාලංකාරයෙන්

ලන්ඩන් තේම්ස් විහාර පින් කෙත යලිදු අස්වද්දන්නට ඉඩ හසර සලසාලමින්

The High Commission of Sri Lanka Hosts Investment Forum in London

The High Commission of Sri Lanka in the UK along with the British High Commission in Colombo facilitated an investment promotion event

16th Death Anniversary of late Parakrama Ranasinghe, former President of the SLFP UK and Europe Branch

his family and friends organised a special Sangika Dana at the Sri Saddatissa International Buddhist Centre in Kingsbury

Ethera Api UK Branch hosted Sri Lankan Day 2018

In attendance were the Mayors and Representative from Sri Lanka High commission, religious leaders,Commuty representatives

Founder's Day at London Buddhist Vihara

Under the able guidance of the Head of the Vihara and the Chief Sangha Nayaka of Great Britain Most Ven. Bogoda Seelawimala Nayaka Thero.

Leeds Buddhist Vihara – Vas Aradhana 2018

on the day after the Esala full moon poya on July 27th.

2018 Vas Aradhana - Athula Dassana International Buddhist Vihara

was performed on 20th July 2018, on the Esala Full Moon Poya Day

Sampath Bank Hosts Investor Forum in London

Sampath Bank hosted preeminent members of the Sri Lankan expatriate community working and living in the UK

Bathiya & Santhush Live in London

Bathiya & Santhush performed live at Festival of Cricket 2018 organised by UK School PPA associations 

Festival of Cricket 2018 in London

This annual event organised by the Sri Lankan OBA's in the UK and no doubt the biggest Sri Lankan Carnival in the UK

36th Anniversary Celebration, Thames Buddhist Vihara - London

This special event were organised under the patronage of Ven. Phalagama Somarathana Nayake Thero.

The Best Literary Evening in London - සිංහල කාව්‍ය සන්ධ්‍යාව

organized by London Nuwara Kavi Samajaya lead by journalist, Daya Ranasinghe and lawyer & writer - Anura Hegoda

APSL hosts ‘Ask the Professionals’ discussion at SLHC

The invited speakers for this particular event were Mr Kushil Gunasekera and Dr Pujitha Silva - Bio medical engineer

JVP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayaka in UK

The seminars in UK organized by the JVP committee of the UK in various places including London Wembley & Birmingham

Redbridge Buddhist Cultural Centre Poson Celebrations

held on Saturday 24th June 2018, at Vihara premises, Ilford, Essex

The 14th AGM of the Association of Professional Sri Lankans in the UK

Various policy and planning matters related to proposed projects and events, were discussed and agreed during these meetings.

Dilini Seneviratne wins the Yuva Nritya Ratna Award

Yuva Nritya Ratna Award at The National Indian Arts Awards for promoting Sri Lankan Kandyan dancing in the UK

New Buddhist Temple established in Stoke on Trent

A branch of "The Midlands International Buddhist Association in the United Kingdom"

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