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Melbourne October 2014

 

 

OCTOBER - Friday 3rd, 8.30pm
CD Launch

 


 

ALEX & NILUSHA
present their new album 'Tales To Tell' at BENNETTS LANE
Recorded in Melbourne, New York, London, Havana and Buenos Aires, this new release from long time collaborators Alex Pertout and Nilusha Dassenaike contains a collection of exceptionally crafted, arranged and performed original compositions. The duo draws from contemporary jazz, world music, pop, r&b and their personal Latin American and Southern Asian roots.

With the musical journey for ‘Tales To Tell’ clearly mapped out, Alex & Nilusha assembled an eclectic cast of outstanding national and international guests including legendary US guitarist Mike Stern (Miles Davis), award-winning pianist/composer Paul Grabowsky, Egyptian percussionist Hossam Ramzy (Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, Peter Gabriel), Puerto Rican pianist Edsel Gomez (Dee Dee Bridgewater), legendary indigenous singer-songwriter and actor Tom E Lewis (‘Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith’), Argentinian guitarist Alan Plachta, award-winning trumpeter Miroslav Bukovsky, Cuban pianist David Alfaro (Afro-Cuban All Stars), award-winning pianist Andrea Keller, Cuban violinist William Roblejo, pianist Luke Howard, guitarist Peter Petrucci, flautist Adrian Sherriff, bassist Craig Newman, oudist John Norton and bassist Evripides Evripidou.

Contact:
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OCTOBER - Saturday 4th, 7.00pm
Hoppers & Koththu Night

Vikasitha Art Circle


Hopper and Koththu Night for the 8th time presented by Vikasitha Art Circle in aid of "KINIHIRA EDUCATION CIRCLE" Galle Sri Lanka.  At Southern Community Center, Mulgrave. (Melway 80 F5)..

Contact: Prema 9794 9025, Kanishka 0433 441 269


 

OCTOBER - Saturday 4th, 7.30pm
Family Night with Dinner & Dancing


Contact:
  Leonie 9796 7276, 0409 387 686, Maryse 9574 7999, 0418 311 465, Daya 9574 7999, 0409 311 465


 

OCTOBER - Saturday 4th,  7.00pm to midnight 
Dinner Dance



Sirimavian's in Melbourne proudly presents Spring Blossoms 2014 at Linley Estate Grand Ball Room. Details to follow....

Contact: Maneesha 0431 169 040, Kishani 0401 299 887, Savithri 0433 944 050, Upuli 0423 576 905


 

OCTOBER - Saturday 4th, 7.00pm to 1.00am 
Dinner Dance


Contact:
  Reg 0421 057 798, Sri 0416 009 771, Tony 0431 704 299, Brian 0439 282 195


 

OCTOBER - Saturday 4th, 7.00pm
Dinner Dance

"RAJANS ROAR 2014"

 

Contact: Harsha 0415 363 600, Eranda 0406 918 155



OCTOBER - Saturday 4th, 6.30pm
Music Concert

An event held in honor of the birth centenary of Prof. Ediriwira Sarachchandra. An enjoyable evening of Sarachchandra's drama songs and acts. Presented by Yashodhara, Kusumsiri and the Sri LankanTheatre Group Melbourne.  At Rivergum Performing Atrs Center, Hampton Park.

Contact: Yashodhara (Sri Lankan Theatre Group Melbourne) 0406 221 355 


 

OCTOBER - Saturday 4th, 7.30pm 1.00am 
Dinner Dance



Contact:
  Rohan 0413 334 659, Sriyan 0422 409 408, Athula 0423 416 140, Nilhan 0400 798 336


 

OCTOBER - Sunday 5th, 2.00pm to 7.00pm
Sports

Contact: Chanaka 0432 421 832, Niroshan 0433 468 710, Ramesh 0488 227 535


 

OCTOBER - Wednesday 8th, 8.00pm
Buddhist event

 

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Monthly Dhamma Sermon  VAP full moon day Dhamma Sermon by Ven Akaravita Sangananda Thero. At Dhamma Deepa Meditaion Center, Dandrnong. Organised by Sadaham Foundation of Australia

 

 

 

Contact: Temple 9794 9492, Gamini Fonseka 9799 6308


 

OCTOBER - Friday 10th, 7.00pm to 12midnight
Concert


Contact:
Sunanda 0408 145 334, DJ Ash 0412 059 681


OCTOBER - Friday 10th, to Saturday 25, from 2.00pm to 5.00pm
Photographic Exhibition

A Sri Lankan reconciliation photographic exhibition

 

Ancient cultures, new futures

Four motifs run through the entire narrative: the rich and diverse ancient culture; the unfinished , poignant legacy of the conflict; the determined re-establishment of everyday life; and the struggle for a world of renewed possibilities and shared achievement.  At the Raglan Street Gallery, 14 Raglan Street, North Melbourne


Contact:
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OCTOBER - Saturday 11th,  2.00pm (Artist Floor Talk)
Tapestry Exhibition
(Exhibition from Wednesday 8 October to Saturday 15 November)

"WOVEN WORLDS - Ten Years of 'en plein air' Tapestries"

  

.(Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka 2011)

A series of Cresside Collette's exquisite miniature tapestries of Australian, Sri Lankan and French landscapes. At Manningham Art Gallery, Manningham City Square, 687 Doncaster Road, Doncaster. Gallery hours Tuesday to Saturday 11am to 5pm. 

Contact: Gallery 9840 9367

 



OCTOBER - Saturday 11th, 6.00pm Music Concert

"Sunil Edirisinghe"

 

Sunil Edirisinghe Live in Concert at Besen Centre, Burwood. Music Direction by Tharupathi Munasinghe. Further details will be updated soon. Please keep the day free.

Contact: Dilum 0412 863 529, Dimali 0411 496 667

 



OCTOBER - Saturday 11th,  9.30am to 2.00pm
Buddhist event

"Katina Pinkama - Mahamevnawa Melbourne"

 

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Contact: Temple 9700 6870

 



OCTOBER - Saturday 11th, 7.00pm to 1.00am
Dinner Dance

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Contact: Sunanda 0408 145 334, DJ Ash 0412 059 681, Kapila 0408 998 724, Shantha 0421 591 810, Kaushal 0423 095 583


 

 

OCTOBER - Saturday 11th, 7.00pm
Dinner Curry Night

 

 

Contact:  Jaj 0466 970 733                                         


 

OCTOBER - Saturday 11th, 7.30pm to 1.00am  
Dinner Dance

Contact: Neville Davidson 0419 880 329


OCTOBER - Sunday 12th, 12.30pm   
Luncheon

Eighty Club Melbourne Inc, presents Savoury Rice & Curry Luncheon, on Sunday, October 12, 2014, from 12.30pm, at Good Shepherd Parish Hall, 30 Academy Avenue, Wheelers Hill (Melway ref: 71 C10).

Contact: Trevor Collette 9706 1084, Leonie Martenstyn 9873 1879


 

OCTOBER - Saturday 18th, 6.00pm   
Cultural Show

Hela Mathra Launch & Cultural Show 

“Hela Mathra Foundation” represent the Sri Lankan culture and heritage values among the Sri Lankan’s living in Australia for the future generations. “Hela Mathra Foundation” is a not for profit organisation which dedicate in helping Sri Lankan children and young adults living in Australia to create awareness and knowledge on folk dancing, singing, music, stories, dramas and literature skills.   At Drum Theatre, Dandenong

Contact: Madhu 0412 810 321, 0404 703 825


 

OCTOBER - Saturday 18th, 7.30pm   
Dinner Dance

VIBRATIONS 2014 Dinner Dance


"VIBRATIONS 2014 is a Social gathering of our Sri Lankan Community in Australia with a Formal Black & White Theme Dinner Dance on 18th October at St. Anthonys' Main church Hall, Noble Park > 7.30PM till Midnight "

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Contact: KAZSA 0430 446 603, JENA 0433 424 209


 

OCTOBER - Saturday 18th, 7.00pm   
Dinner Dance



Contact: Janitha 0430 390 448, Maya 0413 394 627, Chamini 0433 158 522


 

OCTOBER - Saturday 18th, 7.00pm   
Dinner Dance



Annual Black & Gold Dinner Dance organized by Black & Gold of Victoria (D.S.Senanayake College OBA- Australia)

Contact: Damitha 0433 831 175, Pavithra 0425 383 290


 

OCTOBER - Saturday 18th, 6.30pm to 12.00am
Dinner Dance

Viru Daru Diriya 2014


 

Viru Daru Diriya (VDD) Fund Victoria provides educational support scholarships to many hundreds of school going children of Sri Lankan war heroes. Recently, VDD Fund has expanded its activities to several other charity works in Sri Lanka. Dinner Dance 2014 will raise funds to enhance the VDD charity activities. At Sacred Heart Perish Hall, Oakleigh.

Contact: Chandra Athaudage 9795 5070, Nimal Rajakaruna 9800 3965


 

OCTOBER - Saturday 18th, 1.00pm to 5.00pm   
Medical  Seminar


At Springvale Town Hall - Supper Room
Following specialist doctors will address the seminar.
Professor Peter G Kerr - Director of Nephrology - Monash Health
Professor Julian A Smith - Cardiothoracic Surgeon - Monash Health
and
two other specialist doctors - diabetes and kidney transplant.
Committing to provide free prescription glasses will also be taken place at the premises
on this day by directing the patient to a reputed optometrist with a voucher
who will then test the eyes and provide spectacles. This is totally free.
R.s.v.P. by 15th October 2014.
Sponsored by: CITY OF GREATER DANDENONG

Contact: Udeni 0433 323 484, vajira 0401 178 436, Nanda 0411 781 O59


 

OCTOBER - Saturday 18th, 3.30pm and 6.30pm
Drama

 

Contact: Chaminda 0410 835 982, Duminda 0430 064 584, Sanath 0404524 438


 

OCTOBER - Sunday 19th, 10.00am 
AGM

Dharmasoka College Ambalangoda

 

Contact: Upali 0432 452 062, Agbo 0419 519 588, Suminda 0431 929 135 


 

OCTOBER - Saturday 25th, 6.00pm 
Inaugural event 

Muthuhara Inaugration Ceremony


The Inaugural Ceremony of the Second International branch of Rupavahini Muthuhara Lama Samajaya in Melbourne. Free Admission. At Ken Thompson Performing Arts Centre, Gladstone Park. 

Contact: Vathsala Dassanayake Ishtaweera 0409 568 547


 

OCTOBER - Saturday 25th, 7.00pm to 12.30am  
Dinner Dance

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Contact:  Sian 0419 356 194, Quintus 0411 455 656, Jennifer 0418 330 789, Bev 0419 317 860, Ranjini 0413 144 072, Chris 0411 737 303




OCTOBER - Saturday 25th, 7.00pm
Dinner Dance



Contact: Wasantha 0438 798 204, Priyan 0487 877 876, Damien 0402 370 777




OCTOBER - Saturday 25th, 7.00pm
Hopper Night 



"Hopper Night with musical entertainment"

 

TO HELP THE DISPLACED SINHALESE IN JAFFNA

At JAN WILSON COMMUNITY CENTER, Halton Rd, Noble Park North.

Organised by the SOCIETY FOR PEACE, UNITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN SRI LANKA

Contact: Ranjith 9795 7143


 

OCTOBER - Saturday 25th, 6.30pm to midnight 
Family Night 

"WASANTHAYE KEDELLE"



Presented by Sri Lanka German Technical Training Institute Old Boys Association

Contact: Krishantha 0412 833 599, Rohana 0421 596 204


 

OCTOBER - Saturday 25th, 7.00pm
Dinner Dance


Contact:  Upul Chandana  0413 585 436




OCTOBER - Saturday 25th, 7.00pm 
Dinner Dance 

 

Contact: Ari 0414 371 407, Sanath 0490 142 428, Ajith 0427 610 823, Kamal 0400 865 908


 

OCTOBER - Sunday 26th, 12.00pm to 4.00pm
Luncheon

 

Contact: Claudette 9704 2207, Noeline 9562 1356


 

Melbourne November 2014

 

NOVEMBER - Saturday 1st, 5.00pm 
Music Concert


Production One Events in collaboration with Malith Perera proudly present THE UNPLUGGED 2014, a semi acoustic journey through some of the greatest and newest hits of legend Chitral Chity Somapala accompanied by the very popular and talented Milin Rupasinghe, Janani and Malith!! This night will be filled with captivating performances by our main artists supported by the talented young collection of musicians led by Darsh Anthonige and musically directed by Chandima Jayatillake. Hope to see you! 

Contact:  Sri 0488 101 577, Malith 0425 756 474, Bryan 0406 759 616


 

NOVEMBER - Saturday 1st, 7.30pm to 1.00am 
 Dinner Dance

 


Contact:  Afzal 0409 983 694, Naomal 0427 274 312, Marlon 0411 448 811


 

NOVEMBER - Saturday 1st, 6.30pm 
Music Concert



Contact:  Chamari 0430 049 750, Anura 0419 216 100, Hemantha 0409 854 597


 

NOVEMBER - Saturday 1st, 11.00am 
Blood Donation

 


Contact:  Athula 0407 314 265, Dilshan 0430 062 647


 

NOVEMBER - Saturday 1st, 7.00pm to 1.00am 
Dinner Dance

 


Contact:  Bert 0414 979 483, Frank 0414 979 401, Srinath 0417 132 531


 

NOVEMBER - Sunday 2nd, 6.00pm 
Music & Drama Concert

"SARASAVI NINNADA"



Four actors will be coming from Sri Lanka: Jayalath Manorathne, Nissanka Diddeniya, Rodney Warnakula & Madhani Malwatta. Presented by Peradeniya University Alumni Australia Victoria (PUAAViC). At Kel Watson Theatre.

Contact: Prem 9795 3170, 0430 669 953, Pathmasiri 9432 4262, Sarath Jayasuriya 0437 634 243


 

NOVEMBER - Tuesday 4th, 7.00pm
Baila Night

Contact: Perry 9338 8338, 9338 4334, Nirosh 0410 243 530


 

NOVEMBER - Thursday 6th, 8.00pm
Buddhist event

Monthly Dhamma Sermon ILL full moon day Dhamma Sermon by Ven Akaravita Sangananda Thero. At Dhamma Deepa Meditaion Center, Dandrnong. Organised by Sadaham Foundation of Australia

Contact: Temple 9794 9492, Gamini Fonseka 9799 6308