eLanka Newsletter – 27th April 2022 – 8th Edition – Sri Lankans In Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter “A GEM OR TWO”-by Des Kelly Good News From Jayam May 1, 2022 Pls Scroll Down 35 items ANZAC Day 2022 in AUSTRALIA – CEYLON 1939–1945 EX SERVICEMEN SRI LANKAN HEALTHCARE CRISIS WEBINAR WEDNESDAY, 27 APRIL 2022 8.00 – 9.30 PM 8-9:30PM AEST Health & Views April 3rd issue 2022 – by Dr harold Gunatillake A Trojan Horse in Diyawanna Oya – by Capt Elmo Jayawardena Invitation to ANZAC Day Participation by Sri Lanka Ex-Services My LATEST painting – by MAX GERREYN The Forgotten Story of a Josephian Cricketer turned Doctor – By Avishka Mario Senewiratne CHANDRALEKHA PERERA A MONSTROUS VOCALIST WITH SIGNATURE INIMITABLE STYLE THRIVES IN THE SAME TEMPARAMENT – by Sunil Thenabadu My lovely Chinese friends – by GEORGE BRAINE RIP ...

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eLanka Newsletter – 10th April 2022 – 3rd Edition – Sri Lankans In Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter “LAMPRAIS TO THE FORE” – by Des Kelly Why every Sri Lankan on the planet should be concerned! – By: Aubrey Joachim “MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THESE” – by Des Kelly SUNDAY CHOICE – Man of Sorrows “WITHIN A STONE’S THROW” LAHIRU MUDALIGE AT SUMMIT OF FAME AS A MULTIPOTENTIALITY ARTIST CONQUERING MANY MEDIA PLATFORMS – by Sunil Thenabadu Bernadette Peters At The Adelaide Cabaret Festival – by Patrick Ranasinghe Patriotism – Is it Fact or Fiction? – by Noor Rahim Prelude to the Corona Virus – by Noor Rahim EZ Stove unveils ‘Janalipa’ and EZ Industrial Stove revolutionising cooking in Sri Lanka Dr Gamini Goonetilleke: Experiences of being a surgeon in a war zone – by Muqaddasa Wahid A migrant’s story – ...

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“WITHIN A STONE’S THROW” The beautiful land as I remember it, complete with an early ancestor whose people, the Veddhas had already resided there for thousands of years before Prince Vijaya decided to settle there, as well. Who would not want to live there ?!!, The tiny Island that was favourably compared with the Garden of Eden, whose people, this writer included, were extremely lucky to be born within easy reach of Gal Oya or “Stone- River or Lake” as the name suggests. CEYLON, as it was known, was a Mother-land like no other. Presenting now, a fraction of the scenic beauty, for your pleasure.Sit back, relax and enjoy this video, especially, all of the valued Members and avid Readers of e’Lanka. Desmond Kelly. (Editor-in-Chief) e’Lanka. Gal Oya – by Stefan D’silva ...

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Magical Vignettes on the Sri Lankan Unknowns from an Intrepid Adventurer Source:Thuppahis Stefan d’Silva’s Isle of Mystique- Isle of Legend – Glimpsing Eclipsed Sri Lanka is an apt title for a publication that illustrates, in vivid colour images and informative text, the wonder of Sri Lanka. The book explores places far from the routine travel agenda of most people. Mysterious rock paintings only recently discovered, cave inscriptions, rock art, old British military fortifications, remote lifestyles of nautical communities, the lost wealth of the Mannar Pearl Banks, the theft of the last Sinhala King’s crown and legends of lost races – and more, are all a part of this 247 page publication with revealing historical facts. The complex and rich history of this resplendent isle we call home is showcased in a manner that has never been showcased before. There is a ‘guarantee’ that the readers would not have been to some places ...

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Isle of Mystique-Isle of Legend -Glimpsing Eclipsed Sri Lanka by Stefan D’silva stefands@bigpond.net.au Isle of Mystique- Isle of Legend – Glimpsing Eclipsed Sri Lanka is an apt title for a publication that illustrates in vivid colour images and informative text, aspects of ‘hidden’ Sri Lanka. The book explores places far from the routine travel agenda of most people. Mysterious rock paintings only recently discovered, cave inscriptions, cave art, old British military fortifications, remote lifestyles of nautical communities, the lost wealth of the Parrs of Mannar (pearl banks), the theft of the last Sinhala King’s crown and legends of lost races – and more, are all a part of this 247 page publication with revealing historical facts. The complex and rich history of an exotic, complex land is showcased in a manner that has never been showcased before. There is a ‘guarantee’ that the readers would not have been to some ...

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