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eLanka Newsletter – 27 Jan 2021 – 8th edition – Sri Lankans in Australia

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Australia Day 2021 Honours List – Mr Anthony Phillip SWAN (Honorary Consul for for Sri lanka in Queensland Australia)

“BIDEN’S CHOICE” – By Des Kelly

Kerrigan La-Brooy – Nominated for Australia Day Award as Casey Citizen of the Year

Kerrigan La-Brooy – Nominated for Australia Day Award as Casey Citizen of the Year

FIRST NATIONS AT FIRST LIGHT ON AUSTRALIA DAY 2021 IN SYDNEY

Patron Anton Swan receives OAM in Australia Day Honours

AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR 2021 – Grace Tame – Advocate for survivors of sexual assault and #LetHerSpeak campaigner

BOI KOLLO – AN ALMOST FORGOTTEN TRAGEDY – by Capt Elmo Jayawardena

QUEEN STREET, FORT, COLOMBO 1 IN THE 1960s – By Upali Obeyesekere

Will Vaccination hesitancy be a barrier to full population inoculation against COVID-19.-By Dr Harold Gunatillake

Audience Hall Kandy – location of a historic event By Arundathie Abeysinghe

Sri Lanka Association of NSW (SLAWN) High Tea (Sydney event)

Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo

Invitation – 73rd Anniversary of Independence of Sri Lanka (Melbourne)

Obituary – Sampath Ratnatunga (September 8, 1958 – January 15, 2021) – by Lawrence Machado

Spinners skittle Sri Lanka before Sibley and Buttler wrap up series for England

Charles Stanley Braine (1874-1944) – the Rajah of Mawatte By George Braine

Ceylon Cricketers in late fifties with the MCC

A E Manoharan – Suranganita Maalu Genawa

Sangakkara to join Rajasthan Royals as director of cricket

The Lives We Lead

Mage Konde Nathath @ Tone Poem with Corrine Almeida

Ashantha de Mel to quit as Sri Lanka Cricket Team Manager-indika welagedara

Mr Summa Navavaratnam – Founder / President – Royal Junior Rugby Academy

Dang Kaale Kello Wasie (Sinhala Baila) – Desmond Kelly

Watch Cricket Highlights – Sri Lanka vs England 2nd Test, Galle, Jan 22 – Jan 26 2021

Stand-up comic Saikiran’s dissection of India’s obsession with fairness is not just skin-deep

eLanka Resumes – Seeking Jobs for Sri Lankans in Australia

Chootikkee | Sinhala Movie

Irumbu Thirai Tamil Full Movie

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eLanka Newsletter – 24 Jan 2021 – 7th edition – Sri Lankans in Australia

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Dilscoop Down Under: Sri Lanka legend’s quiet return by Louis Cameron

“WIN, LOSE, OR DRAW” – by Des Kelly

Royal College OBA NSW & ACT Australia – Member Update – AGM 2021

Sri Lanka Association of NSW (SLAWN) High Tea (Sydney event)

Richmond 60 Club Birthday Greetings to Walter J. May – A SPORTING LEGEND

Meet the refugee behind these memorable Sri Lankan cooking lessons-By Lee Tran Lam

Kiri for Gama and Kolamba-Kakiri for dessert – by Oscar E V Fernando

If you have diabetes type 2, should know?- by Dr Harold Gunatillake

Fort Frederick in Trincomalee – emblazoned with colonial insignia By Arundathie Abeysinghe

Sri Lanka Tourism Safety Protocols

Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo

John Keells Stock Brokers (JKSB) – Sri Lanka – STOCK MARKET WEEKLY – Week Ending, January 22, 2021

Obituary – Sampath Ratnatunga (September 8, 1958 – January 15, 2021) – by Lawrence Machado

SUJITH MADHUSHANKA – Medical Student – Kandy by Quintus de Zylva

eLanka Resumes –
Seeking Jobs for Sri Lankans in Australia

Ceylon Car Show 1955

A E Manoharan – Suranganita Maalu Genawa

Boxing Day Tsunami 2004 Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Street Food – COLOMBO’S BEST STREET FOOD GUIDE! CRAZY Fish Market + Spicy Curry!

Mage Konde Nathath @ Tone Poem with Corrine Almeida

Planning Australia’s 2021-22 Migration Program – Migration in Australia

Mr Summa Navavaratnam – Founder / President – Royal Junior Rugby Academy

Dang Kaale Kello Wasie (Sinhala Baila) – Desmond Kelly- Listen and buy the song for 2 bucks!

Oman – The Oldest Independent State In The Arab World –
by Dharmasiri Ehelepola

Oman – The Oldest Independent State In The Arab World – by Dharmasiri Ehelepola

Taylors Tea Garden – by Ajit MuttuCumaraswamy

Your Business card and one web page on eLanka Website

The Galle Face Urban Forest Park

Chootikkee | Sinhala Movie

Irumbu Thirai Tamil Full Movie

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eLanka Newsletter – 20 Jan 2021 – 6th edition – Sri Lankans in Australia

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Sri Lanka Tourism Safety Protocols

“CRICKETERS PERSONIFIED” – by Des Kelly

Cricket – Watch Highlights – 1st Test – Sri Lanka vs England Test Series 2021

Interesting talk by Sri Lankan – An unorthodox life: Asha de Vos

Personal contacts with top Burgher cops and other Public Servants of 50-years ago – by Senior DIG (Rtd.) Edward Gunawardene

Taylors Tea Garden – by Ajit MuttuCumaraswamy

Oman – The Oldest Independent State In The Arab World – by Dharmasiri Ehelepola

Sarachchandra Open Air Theatre – spectacular amphitheatre
By Arundathie Abeysinghe

Silver Fawn Club – January/February 2021 Newsletter

SCeylon Car Show 1955

Tamil Songs – Dingiri Dingale meenakshi Dingiri dinkale – ANBU ENGE 1958

Bambalapitiya Flatters and Friends 2011 Get-together Melbourne Australia

Dré Diesel – Invest in North West and South West of Sydney

Bring the Bottle Whistle Lady | Luke Henriqus | Baila Sadaya

Killing Me Softly | Fugees | cover by Ann fernando

Coober Pedy – This Is the Town Where People Live Underground

Dang Kaale Kello Wasie (Sinhala Baila) – Desmond Kelly- Listen and buy the song for 2 bucks!

A remarkable feat for cricket great
By Nick Creely

Special CAASL Guidelines for resumption of Operations at Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) and Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI) from 21st January 2021

United Nations Pageants World Finals: Ankita Shetty from Australia Wins Against 39 Countries

ඔස්තාර්-Sinhala Full Movie

GUNDA THE REAL ACTION HERO-Tamil Full Movies

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eLanka Newsletter – 17 Jan 2021 – 5th edition – Sri Lankans in Australia

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Special Direction: CAASL-AMS-COVID -19-4 11.01.2021 – Special CAASL Guidelines for resumption of Operations at Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) and Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI) from 21st January 2021

“MATCH EKA” – by Des Kelly

United Nations Pageants World Finals: Ankita Shetty from Australia Wins Against 39 Countries

Invest in North West and South West of Sydney

‘No one else will get to 800, Lyon is not good enough’ – by michael vaughan

Panthers downed by impressive Swans (Sri Lankan’s ex International Tillakaratne Dilshan in action!)

A PLEA ON BEHALF OF ST PETER’S

Health & Views January 2nd issue 2021 – By Dr Harold Gunatillake

Batadombalena Cave – journey into the past
By Arundathie Abeysinghe

AUSTRALIA DAY 2021 ENCOURAGES UNITY AND COMMUNITY SPIRIT – AT HOME

Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo

An opportunity for a reformist Constitution to take Sri Lanka forward

Sri Lanka Design Festival (SLDF) – 2020 15 – 17 January 2021

The Body Shop Sri Lanka gets 2021 off to a Seriously Sweet Start

Return to Sender (Elvis cover) – Sung by Gehan Gunasekera

Ceylon Car Show 1955

Dingiri Dingale meenakshi Dingiri dinkale – ANBU ENGE 1958

Everything I do – Bryan Adams | Cover by Ann fernando

Baila Medley Mix || Fun Sri Lankan Baila Dance

George Michael reaches number one for first time since 1996 with Last Christmas as the classic hit tops the charts 36 years after its release – by SEAN O’GRADY

Humble request on behalf of needy elders

My memories working at the Ceylon Tea Centre in London during the sixties-by Irangani Gunatillake

DRS 3rd Umpire backyard cricket Sri Lanka & India style

Your Business card and one web page on eLanka Website

Cricket – Watch Highlights – 1st Test – Sri Lanka vs England Test Series 2021

ඔස්තාර්-Sinhala Full Movie

GUNDA THE REAL ACTION HERO-Tamil Full Movies

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eLanka Newsletter – 13 Jan 2021 – 4th edition – Sri Lankans in Australia

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My memories working at the Ceylon Tea Centre in London during the sixties-by Irangani Gunatillake

“A TREASURE-TREE” – by Des Kelly

Sri Lankan style warm welcome in Melbourne

Dré Diesel provides exceptional service to real estate agents

Burundi to Bledisloe: The African refugee who’ll sing Australia’s anthem at Bledisloe III-By Tom Decent

All about T-20 Cricket you need to know

Rohan Weerakkody, only cricketer to win five titles at Mega Show-by Dinesh Weerawansa

Is it Tea or Coffee, you prefer?-By Dr Harold Gunatillake

Meemure – Paradise hamlet in Central Highlands By Arundathie Abeysinghe

Panthers downed by impressive Swans (Sri Lankan’s ex International Tillakaratne Dilshan in action!)

Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo

How nine siblings were steeled to bear excruciating pain-By Admiral Ravindra C Wijegunaratne

Cinnamon Life lights up with Hope for 2021

The Dutch Burghers and English; Voices of Survivors

British-Sri Lankans recognized in Queen’s Honor List

Sorry dot com – සොරි .com | Sunil, Nalin, Sachith and Rukmantha & Falan

Shermaine Willis – Lungi dance – Tamil Style!

I Can Only Imagine – BYU Noteworthy

Seasons 2020 – by Anil Wickremetunge

Koththamalli – Gypsies | Official Music Video | MEntertainments

Memories of the Solar Eclipse (1955) and the ‘ Vadakaha Sudiya’ song

Connections Australia collaboration with MultiConnexions and InQ Innovation wins Next Generation Entrepreneur Program grant

Y. C. Chang was one of Sri Lanka’s finest ruggerites-By Hafiz Marikar

Machan karate | Sinhala Full Movie

Sethupathi Tamil Full Movie

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eLanka Newsletter – 10 Jan 2021 – 3rd edition – Sri Lankans in Australia

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A tribute to my friend Lucien Perera – by Desmond Kelly

“The beautiful butterfly mountain” – By Des Kelly

A Precious photo of the “Senior “ Seniors – by Somasundaram Skandakumar

The Body Shop launches campaign with Oxfam; invites customers to join fight against period poverty in Sri Lanka

Unbowed and unafraid, Lasantha spoke truth to power – By D.B.S. Jeyaraj

Remembering “Walloops”: Father of Cardiology in SL – By Dr Upul Wijayawardhana

Search for Ehelepola’s grave in Mauritius

What does extra salt do to your body- the planet’s tastiest mineral?-By Dr Harold Gunatillake

Bogoda Wooden Bridge – oldest surviving wooden bridge in Sri Lanka By Arundathie Abeysinghe

Remembering cricketing great, P.I. (Ian) Pieris (1955)

Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo

Big Match Hero JAYAMPATHI WEERASEKERA is no more

A few thoughts on Sri Lanka to begin 2021

Artist Spotlight of SLDF 2021 Anoma Wijewardene

Flying to the Northern Warfront in the 1990s Part 2 – by Dr Gamini Goonetilleke

AN INSPIRATIONAL MESSAGE FOR THE NEW YEAR 2021

World’s Largest Virtual Hallelujah Chorus

Koththamalli – Gypsies | Official Music Video | MEntertainments

Happy and safe New Year – Auld Lang Syne

Kedelle Aethi Wu – Dinakshie Priyasad

Scenic Beauty of Sri Lanka – Song by A E Manoharan

Perera & Sons Breudher – Limited Stock – at Sunil’s Spice Centre, Thornleigh (Sydney)

A TRIBUTE – CHRIS GREET: Deep feelings not always shown, heartfelt merriment on display by Ernest Macintyre

John Keells Stock Brokers (JKSB) – Sri Lanka – STOCK MARKET WEEKLY – Week Ending, January 08, 2021

BBC Interview with Dr Maheshi Ramasamy, investigator for the Oxford Vaccine group, on the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

Pranaya (2020) Full Sinhala Movie

Ivan Thanthiran-Tamil Full Movie

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eLanka Newsletter – 6 Jan 2021 – 2nd edition – Sri Lankans in Australia

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A TRIBUTE – CHRIS GREET: Deep feelings not always shown, heartfelt merriment on display by Ernest Macintyre

“GREET, HIS LIFE & TIMES” – By Des Kelly

BBC Interview with Dr Maheshi Ramasamy, investigator for the Oxford Vaccine group, on the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

Identity crisis of an Aussie Lankan – finding the Right Balance

Flying to the Northern Warfront in the 1990’s – by Dr Gamini Goonetilleke

Flying to the Northern Warfront in the 1990’s – by Dr Gamini Goonetilleke

Greetings from Australia – Happy New Year – Kylie Minogue’s ‘alternative’ Christmas message

Sri Lanka needs a confidence boost to lift it out of the morass it is in; Time for a National approach to governance? By Raj Gonsalkorale

Health & Views January 1st issue 2021 – By Dr Harold Gunatillake

Aluvihare Rock Temple – historic temple of a landmark Buddhist event By Arundathie Abeysinghe

In Loving memory of Colvin Merle Lucien Perera 1944 – 2021 – by Patrick Ranasinghe

Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo

142ND ROYAL THOMIAN MATCH SSC GROUNDS 11, 12, 13 MARCH 2021

Cricket’s Iron Lady-by Rex Clementine

A Message from The Great Beyond By Oscar E V Fernando

Between Home and Homeland – by Sharmila Jay (Deakin University, Australia)

Watch Australia’s 2021 Sydney Harbour New Year fireworks celebrations

Georgia with ALSTON Koch

Cracker Guitar Playing – Guitar Boogie & Working Man Blues (Live) l Collaborations l Tommy Emmanuel with Billy Strings

Apply for the Australian HomeBuilder Grant

DJ Cassidy’s Pass the Mic – Chaka Khan, El DeBarge & More Join DJ Cassidy As They Perform Classics!

Yet More About the Burghers of Ceylon/ Sri Lanka-by J. Godwin Perera

Perera & Sons Breudher – Limited Stock – at Sunil’s Spice Centre, Thornleigh (Sydney)

The Hon. Scott Morrison MP Prime Minister’s 2021 NEW YEAR MESSAGE

TRIBUTE TO MY DAD BEN – by Lakshman Navaratne

Peralikarayo Sinhala Movie

Thegidi -Tamil Full Movie

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eLanka Newsletter – 3 Jan 2021 – 1st edition – Sri Lankans in Australia

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“VALE’ CHRIS GREET” – By Des Kelly

“WELCOME TO 2021” – BY Des Kelly

The Hon. Scott Morrison MP Prime Minister’s 2021 NEW YEAR MESSAGE

TRIBUTE TO MY DAD BEN – by Lakshman Navaratne

The Dawn of Red Ball Cricket in Polonnaruwa – 1982 – by Dr Gamini Goonetilleke

Perera & Sons Breudher – Limited Stock – at Sunil’s Spice Centre, Thornleigh (Sydney)

Between Home and Homeland – by Sharmila Jay (Deakin University, Australia)

Before the jab know how it works-By Dr Harold Gunatillake

Udawattakele Sanctuary – Royal Forest Park of Kandy City By Arundathie Abeysinghe

Jude J – Quando Quando Quando – by Patrick Ranasinghe

Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo

Capt. Elmo Jayawardena Chronicles -Ehelepola Adhikaram Tomb

South Africa win first test by an innings and 45 runs

Christmas of the Present-By Algi Wijewickrema

Boston Dynamics robots take over the dance floor in latest video-By Chaim Gartenberg

Watch Australia’s 2021 Sydney Harbour New Year fireworks celebrations

Authentic cooking the Sri Lankan way – from our home to yours

Sangakkara in international Test team of the decade

JAFFNA JUSTICE HERITAGE AND THE NEW MAYOR – by Gajalakshmi Paramasivam

SRI LANKA CRICKET NEWS (DECEMBER 2020)-Compiled by Victor Melder

SRI LANKA CRICKET NEWS (DECEMBER 2020)-Compiled by Victor Melder

SRI LANKA NEWS(DECEMBER 2020)-Compiled by Victor Melder

Bill Forbes & The Contrasts – Oh Boy Show Collection – by Patrick Ranasinghe

Seasons 2020 – by Anil Wickremetunge


John Keells Stock Brokers (JKSB) – Sri Lanka – STOCK MARKET WEEKLY – Week Ending, December 31, 2020

Taylors Tea Garden – by Ajit MuttuCumaraswamy

Ohoma Yan-Sinhala Movie

Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru D16-Tamil Full Movie

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eLanka Newsletter – 27 Dec – 8th edition – Sri Lankans in Australia

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Prime Minister – Message – Christmas 2020 [SEC=UNOFFICIAL]

“MERRY CHRISTMAS” – By Des Kelly

Christmas Carols 2020 – “Joy to the World “ produced by Event360

Dilindu Puthu – by Sriyani Tennekoon

Soul Sounds – Moods of Christmas 2020 Live Show

AN INSPIRATIONAL MESSAGE FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2020

A sojourn in ‘Ceilon’ and carefree life of Dutch colonial society

High Blood Pressure and Stroke-by Dr Harold Gunatillake

Gannoruwa Agro Technology Park – alluring edible landscaping By Arundathie Abeysinghe

Christmas: What it means and how it began-By Uditha Devapriya

Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo

Overseas Sri Lankans no longer required to obtain clearance from FM when returning to country

Shashi Ganeshan was an astute captain-by Reminisicing with Tilak

What the Diaspora can do for Sri Lanka: Chris Ponnadurai, Jetwing Jaffna’s founding General Manager-By Jekhan Aruliah

HALGOLLA PLANTATION HOME – the unique sri lankan experience – December 2020

A Child’s Guide to Modern Monetary Theory: Keynesianism in an old bottle?-by W.A Wijewardena

When Sri Lanka lost a famous son through dubious selections-BY DINESH WEERAWANSA

The marvel of stained glass paintings-BY MAHIL WIJESINGHE

Charles Frederick Braine (1850 – 1896), Adventurous, Accident Prone, Great grandfather-By George Braine

FELIZ NAVIDAD – Blind Guitarist and Percussionist in one – Amazing talent!

Taylors Tea Garden – by Ajit MuttuCumaraswamy

A Virtual Christmas from Hulftsdorp – the lawyers’ choir colombo

Sorima Thamayi -Sinhala Movie

Vaseegara Tamil Movie

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eLanka Newsletter – 23 Dec – 7th edition – Sri Lankans in Australia

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FELIZ NAVIDAD – Blind Guitarist and Percussionist in one – Amazing talent!

“MERRY CHRISTMAS” – By Des Kelly

A beautiful Eulogy was written in memory of the Victims of the Easter Carnage in Sri Lanka – A Tribute to Our Nation – Friends in Harmony Orchestra

Jean Van Heer White Christmas

Light railway system for Jaffna peninsula-By Dr. Gnana Sankaralingam

Bambalapitiya Flatters and Friends website – (Connecting Flatters from all over the world) – by Kumar Bhagwandas

This Dutch Burgher lamprais will make you forget curry even exists-By Rushani Epa

Somebody stole my Christmas – by Capt. Elmo Jayawardena

Health & Views December 3rd issue 2020 – By Dr Harold Gunatillake

Nuwara Eliya Post Office – Tudor style iconic structure in Central Highlands By Arundathie Abeysinghe

Charles Frederick Braine (1850 – 1896), Adventurous, Accident Prone, Great grandfather-By George Braine

Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo

Taylors Tea Garden – by Ajit MuttuCumaraswamy

Nimal Mendis singer and songwriter – by Patrick Ranasinghe

THE FIRST PETERITE BISHOP ( EXTRACTED FROM THE PRE-SEVENTIES FB PAGE) – by Algi Wijewickrema

The Mystique of Christmas Joy – by Oscar E V Fernando

Don Gunasena Athukorala: An old school engineer with impeccable character and integrity – by Emeritus Professor Lakshman Jayathilake

Unforgettable Burghers in the OTS of the 1950s

ComBank announces new Chairman and Deputy Chairman

SRI LANKA’S FIRST-EVER VIRTUAL DESIGN FESTIVAL TO SHOWCASE ‘DESIGNED AND MADE IN SRI LANKA’ GLOBALLY Sri Lanka Design Festival 2021

Webinar on Business Environment and Opportunities for Joint Collaboration with Australia

SLNSWCA – Invitation: NEW YEARS EVE HOLY MASS – Your attendance must be registered

Warden’s Letter to all Old Boys – Christmas 2020

DON BRADMAN AND HIS MEN IN CEYLON – by Neville Jayaweera

Punchi mantharakari | පුංචි මන්තරකාරි | Sinhala Full Movie

JIIVA Tamil Thriller Full Movie

Glen Campbell – Try A Little Kindness

Falcon Financial Services

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