eLanka Newsletter – 14th February 2024 – 4th Edition Sri Lankans in Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter Sri Lanka Independence Day Celebrations in Sydney Australia on 04th February 2024 Sri Lanka Independence Day Celebrations in Sydney Australia on 04th February 2024 Batters hit top gear as Sri Lanka smash Afganistan to a series win – Same team but different mindset appears to be selectors master-stroke – BY TREVINE RODRIGO IN MELBOURNE (eLanka Sports editor) Health & Views – FEBRUARY 2nd issue 2024 – By Dr Harold Gunatillake The Sri Lankan Touch Footy team upcoming national training camp scheduled 24th-25th February 2024 in Melbourne ‘Made’ in Australia: The Journal SOUTH ASIA-by Michael Roberts THE FOUR CANDLES – By Charles Schokman Sri Lankan Exporters Delegation to Melbourne , Australia 11th to 16th March 2024 ( Melbourne Event ) Tribute to Icon thespian actor ...

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Tribute to Icon thespian actor VIJEYA NANDASIRI on his sixth death anniversary – By Sunil Thenabadu Image Source : dailynews It is six years ago the veteran cherished Icon thespian actor Wijeya Nandasiri who gave life to many a character to stage, small screen and films breathed his last on the way to the Kalubowila Teaching hospital from his residence at Kalapura, Templars road Mt.Lavinia on the morning of the 08th August 2016, following a heart attack at the age of 72 years. Thus, Wijeya Nandasiri the celebrated thespian actor in performing arts had his final curtain call after providing ample of smiles, joy and laughter to audiences dominating and conquering the stage and the silver screen for over five decades. Wijeya Nandasiri was born on 06th May 1944 to a humble family in Maharagama had received his primary and secondary education at the Vidyakara Vidyalaya in Maharagama. He had become ...

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NARTHANA VISHARADA CUM MBBS DOCTOR UDUMBARASEVWANDI IS MULTIFACETED TALENTED PHENOMINAL RARE PERSONALITY IN AN UNVANQUISHED JOURNEY WORTHY OF EMULATION – by Sunil Thenabadu Narthana Visharada Dr Udumbara Sevwandi Kumari Aradhya Chandrarathne possesses a medical degree MBBS ( Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery) from the Faculty of Medicine, Karapitiya affiliated to the Ruhuna University, is a reputed dancer qualified in  a diverse of dance genres fondly labelled as the ‘Dancing” Doctor having concurrently later in year 2012 after her medical degree had been capped with Visharada degree in dancing from the Bharatha Natyam , Bhathkande Sangeeth Vidyapitha, Lucknow, India.  She is the eldest in a family consisting of four siblings with two younger sisters and a solitary brother. Her parents are both teachers,  father had given up his medical degree midway at the University of Peradeniya opted to take up the teaching profession. Udumbara has no hereditary affiliations to her flair for ...

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Dhananjaya celebrated phenomenal actor in theatre, television and cinema – By Sunil Thenabadu Image Source : info-rain Dhananjaya Siriwardena the popular actor in television, theatre and cinema, born in Kandy as Gajanayake Arachchige Samuditha Dhananjaya Siriwardena, hails from a family comprising of. artistes, father Sunil Siriwardena is a renowned musician, vocalist and a lyricist and mother Susiri Siriwardena is also a lyricist. only sibling elder brother Madhmadhawa Aravinda also an actor. a reputed vocalist cum politician.. Dhananjaya is also a familiar television host steering professionally and competently lately in the ITN “Chat N Music’ currently for over two years conducting in a spectacular style. Dhananjaya is married to Shashini. She was a flight attendant in Dubai. Dhananjaya had first met Shashini in year 2005 by sheer quirk during a photo shoot of Indika Mallawaarachchi .after a prolonged love affair got married after eight years. The duo is blessed with a daughter ...

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RAINI CHARUKA RENOWNED VOCALIST, ACTRESS, PERFORMER, ENTREPRENUER IN AN EFFERVERSCENT VOYAGE – By Sunil Thenabadu Image Source : srilankamirror Excelling as a musician takes practice and demands opportunities – not just lucky genes. This quote is partly true when the career of Raini Goonatilleke  is taken into importance. Raini may have undoubtedly inherited hereditary affiliations from her parental duo who are acclaimed vocalists for decades. But to be successful one has to have the dire passion which obviously possessed by her. Even if you’re privileged enough to belong to a family that includes musicians, you would still need to study, practice, and get expertise guidance to sing to precision, which propel vocalists towards resounding and  booming accomplishments. “ Turn IT AROUND THROUGH THE POWER OF MUSIC FEATURING Sri Lankan Raini By the Director of UN SGD ACTION GROUP Marina Ponti” The empahsis is already laid as millions of people are DEMONSTRATING ACROSS the ...

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RAINI CHARUKA RENOWNED VOCALIST, ACTRESS, PERFORMER, ENTREPRENUER IN AN EFFERVERSCENT VOYAGE – By Sunil Thenabadu Image Source : srilankamirror Excelling as a musician takes practice and demands opportunities – not just lucky genes. This quote is partly true when the career of Raini Goonatilleke  is taken into importance. Raini may have undoubtedly inherited hereditary affiliations from her parental duo who are acclaimed vocalists for decades. But to be successful one has to have the dire passion which obviously possessed by her. Even if you’re privileged enough to belong to a family that includes musicians, you would still need to study, practice, and get expertise guidance to sing to precision, which propel vocalists towards resounding and  booming accomplishments. Maryon Raini Charuka Goonetillake was born in Kegalle on 10th April 1991 in the general hospital, had lived for seven months, then was moved to Mattegoda residence. At the age of 3 years she was featured on her father’s ...

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eLanka Newsletter – 24th January 2024 – 7th Edition Sri Lankans in Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter H.E. Admiral Ravindra C Wijegunaratne, High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to Pakistan attended Expo- Engineering and Healthcare Show, held from 18-20th January 2024 in Lahore “Why do I think that beer is beneficial for health?” – By Dr Harold Gunatillake MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS. – By Charles Schokman SERENDIPITY: THE ROMAN DISCOVERY OF TAPROBANE – by MELINDA SZÉKELY (University of Szeged, Hungary) Will Australia Day citizenship ceremonies become a thing of the past: SBS Sinhala Explainer 19 January – by Dinesh Liyanage A tribute to our beloved son and one of a kind human being – By Marie Wambeek NETANYAHU TEETERS ON SHIFTING SANDS – by Joe Van Langenberg CHAMUDITHA AWARD WINNING ACCLAIMED TELEVISION HOST,MEDIA SECRETARY AT THE APEX OF FAME AT TIMES ...

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CHAMUDITHA AWARD WINNING ACCLAIMED TELEVISION HOST,MEDIA SECRETARY AT THE APEX OF FAME AT TIMES DEBATED FREE LANCER – By Sunil Thenabadu Image Source : citizen Chamuditha Samarawickrema has had his education at Mahanama College, is an acclaimed free-lance journalist well renowned ,much debated not attached to any media institution who possess his own inimitable elegance .It had been properly etched in his mind that he would not like to be a permanent employee under any institution in his career. Many are of the opinion that Chamuditha is a permanent employee of Hiru Television channel. It is not so as a freelancer he does only the “Paththare Visthare” on weekends and the ‘Salakuna’ political program on Monday’s as a contract. The law in this country deviates from one another which was what  Chamuditha wanted to prove always. Even the Police higher ups according to Chamuditha have different agendas follow rules for different ...

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eLanka Newsletter – 17th January 2024 – 5th Edition Sri Lankans in Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter Sri Lanka scramble home in a nail biter – BY TREVINE RODRIGO IN MELBOURNE – (eLanka Sports editor) Goodbye Desmond Brohier, A True Family Man And Friend For Life – By Lawrence Machado Preview: Australia, Sri Lanka join upbeat African challengers in Group C MICHELLE DILHARA INTERNAYIONALLY ACCLAIMED ,ENVIRIONMENTALIST, AUTHOR, PHILONTHROPIST,ACTRESS ALREADY A CELEBRITY IN AN EFFERVERSANT VOYAGE SINCE SHE WAS FIFTEEN – By Sunil Thenabadu Charity work that Australia’s former High Commissioner Mr. Skanda Kumar is doing for the less fortunate in Sri Lanka – sent to elanka by Mr. Anton Swan Cedric Dirckze is no more – by Trevine Rodrigo (eLanka) Watch Highlights of T20 Series – Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe – January 2024 Health & Views January 2nd issue 2024 Compiled ...

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eLanka Newsletter – 14th January 2024 – 4th Edition Sri Lankans in Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter Watch Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe ODI highlights – Sri Lanka 2024 Australian women’s T20I and ODI squads announced for CommBank International series; Governor-General’s XI confirmed New Zealand Women’s Super-Smash competition – Chamari Athapaththu Scores her first 50 for Northern Northern Brave (match vs Auckland Women – Hearts) Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo 192 11 01 2024 Why do some people drop dead? – By Harold Gunatillake The Brad and Kiara Show Podcast – 2024-1-13 Hospital Services Council pays tribute to all the hospital services led by Mr. Sarath Silva, Melbourne SUNDAY CHOICE – Give And You Shall Receive – By Charles Schokman Sandagiri Maha Seya – largest stupa in Kandy – By Arundathie Abeysinghe The Guardian Angels. – By Noor Rahim – 03 Jan 2024 ...

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