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Melbourne September 2014


SEPTEMBER - Wednesday 3rd, 8.00pm
CD Launch & Concert

present their new album 'Tales To Tell', the follow up to their critically acclaimed 'Moments In Time' release. 'Tales To Tell' take its listeners on an alluring journey of sounds gathered around the globe, showcasing original compositions by Alex Pertout and Nilusha Dassenaike and featuring an eclectic cast of outstanding national and international guests. At The Spotted Mallard, 314 Sydney Road, Brunswick.



SEPTEMBER - Friday 5th, 7.30pm 
Dinner Get togther

"Performing Arts Circle (PAC)"  


The launch of the Performing Arts Circle (PAC). The PAC was formed by a group of arts enthusiasts in Melbourne with the aim fo collaboratively enhancing the Sri Lankan identity in Australian Art. Enjoy a Sri Lankan style buffet menu while The PAC brings you the next great thing in performing arts that Melbourne has to offer; drama, music and dance like you have never experienced before.

Delight all your senses! Come and join the PAC! Be part of an exciting new venture!
At Walauwa - THE BUNGALOW, Sandown Regency, 477 Princes Highway, Noble Park.

Manji 0433 067 305


SEPTEMBER - Saturday 6th, 7.00pm to midnight
Dinner Dance

Contact: Thanuja 0423 513 420, Ishani 0431 207 585, Bhagya 0431 211 835, Shyamalee 0481 326 241


SEPTEMBER - Saturday 6th, 6.30pm

Music Concert


Contact: Ajantha 0406 702 355



September - Saturday 6th, 3.00pm to 5.00pm  
Seminar & Book Launch

A limited number of copies of the book will be available for purchase on the day of the launch at a discount price.

Contact: Halina 9903 1275, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 9905 2185


SEPTEMBER - Saturday 6th, 7.00pm to 12.00am  
Family Night



Visakha Family Night 
Family Night organized by the Visakha Vidyala Past Pupils Association of Victoria. Catered By Desha (Hoppers all you can eat). Music By DJ.   At Good Shepherd Parish Hall, 30 Academy Avenue, Wheelers Hill.

Contact: Yasmin Moore 0418 395 049, Preethi Karunarathna 0412 579 945 


SEPTEMBER - Saturday 6th, 3.00pm   
Church Event

Contact: Dev 9504 3077, Maheshini 9801 4349, Noel 0415 486 009 


SEPTEMBER - Saturday 6th,  7.00pm to midnight 

Proudly presented by Holy Family Wennappuwa OGA, Inc. at St. John’s Church Hall Elizabeth St. (494 Whitehorse Rd.) Mitcham (Melway 48 J 9). Music by “West Theory”. Smorgasbord Dinner by P & D Food. Adult: $35.00, Children $20.00. BYO drinks Dress Smart Casual.  

Contact: Dinanthi 0425 793 335,Sandhya 9803 7205

SEPTEMBER - Saturday 6th, 7.00pm   

Upul 0413 585 436, Indika 0432 441 060

SEPTEMBER - Sunday 7th, 6.00pm 
Musical Show 

Darshana Dissanayaka;
the leading and the talented Sri Lankan music director with acclaimed recognition over his productions will be performing at Melbourne. He is well known for his songs in the movie "Samanala Sandhawaniya" and many other teledrama's. He is accompanied by two other Sri Lankan artists and many talented artists in Melbourne. Organised by the Australia - Sri Lanka Cultural Association. Tickets $ 50, $ 35, $ 25. At Rivergum Performing Arts Centre, 63 Fordholm Road, Hampton Park.

ඔහු  දර්ශන රුවන් දිසානායක - ඉකි ගසා  හඬන අතීතයක (2013), මේ තරම් සියුමැලිද කළුගල් (2011) නිර්මාණ වෙනුවෙන් හොඳම  සංගීත අධ්‍යක්ෂක රාජ්‍ය සම්මානය හිමි කර ගත්තා. ආචාර්ය ප්‍රේමසිරි කේමදාසයන් බඹරු ඇවිත්  චිත්‍ර පටයෙන් අපට දායාද කල වෙනස් පසුබිම් සංගීතයේ අභාෂය ඔස්සේ ගමන් කරමින් තමන්ටම ආවේනිකවූ සංගීත ශෛලයකින්  ජයන්ත චන්ද්‍රසිරිගේ සමනල සංද්වනිය සිනමා නිර්මාණයට සංගීත පන පොවා 2014 හොඳම සිනමා සංගීතයට හිමි සම්මානය හිමි කර ගත්තා.
 ·       ඉකි ගසා  හඬන අතීතයක, මේ තරම් සියුමැලිද කළුගල් සහ ඔහු නිර්මාණය කල තවත් ගීත රැසක් අසා රසවිදින්න.
 ·       අනුරාධපුර, පොළොන්නරු, නුවර යුගයන්හි ජන සංගීතය ආශ්‍රිත නිර්මාණ රැසක්  - FUSION 
·       ස්ව තන්ත්‍රීය සිංහල ඔපෙරා (Opera)

Contact: Neil 0438 651 238, Shantha 0432 653 750  


SEPTEMBER - Sunday 7th, 11.30am to 4.00pm 
Get Together Lunch

Peradeniya University Alumni, their families and friends get together to celebrate Father's Day 2014 to help provide scholarships to undergraduates who are financially disadvantaged. The day begins with a Kottu Roti Lunch prepared on site by alumni and friends for everyone to enjoy followed by fun and games. Children instead of buying a gift for dad make a contribution to the Scholarship Program to help the students. Please join us for this special celebration. At St Simons Parish Hall, 2 Taylors Lane, Rowville.

Contact: Thilak Gunatillake 0423 313 736


SEPTEMBER - Sunday 7th,  12noon  
Buffet Lunch  

 Contact: Galle Road 9794 7346


SEPTEMBER - Sunday 7th,    

Contact: Jetha Devapura 0438 007 930


SEPTEMBER - Friday 12th, 6.30pm  
Book Launch

The launching ceremony of Sinhala novel 'MIRINGUWEN EHA" written by Vineetha Wijerathna. At CHANDLER THEATRE, Isaac Road, Keysborough  

Vineetha Wijerathna  0404 774 345, 0424 122 359


SEPTEMBER - Saturday 13th, 7.00pm 
Hopper Night 

"Sri Lankan Hopper Night"

Bridging Lanka presents A HOPPER FEED and entertainment with a purpose
Help support worthy income-generation projects for war widows, returned asylum seekers and conflict-affected young people in Northern Sri Lanka and enjoy an evening of entertainment, raffles and other cultural events.
Donation $30 adults; $25 concession. At Armagh House, 226 Kooyong Road, Toorak. BYO soft drinks. Parking off street / on-street. All proceeds go directly to support the projects in Northern Sri Lanka
Organise a table of 10 and be in good company! RSVP: Tuesday 9 September.
More details at

Diarne 0411 440 679, Shanta 0425 735 922, Rudra 0412 689 164


SEPTEMBER - Saturday 13th, 7.30pm to 12.30am 
Dinner Dance

Paul 9801 3919, Desmond 9800 5514, Patsy 9798 3774, Gordon 9888 2590, Roland 9801 8756


SEPTEMBER - Saturday 13th, 7.30pm to 12 midnight 
Dinner Dance


  Anton & Jean 5995 6926, Lester 0408 900 990, Prince 0421 221 365,
Rohan & Annerine 9546 7926


SEPTEMBER - Saturday 13th, 2.00pm to 5.00pm 
Information Session 

"Centrelink Payments"  
Information session on Centrelink payments and the available resources. This session will be hosted by Sri Lanka Women's Group in collaboration with Centrelink. At Walker Street Galley & Art Centre, Band Room, Corner of Walker and Robinson street, Dandenong. Free admission For more information and seat reservation contact:
Marie Mendis 0412 493 161, Sriya Jayawardena 0488 005 290

Marie Mendis 0412 493 161, Sriya Jayawardena 0488 005 290


SEPTEMBER - Saturday 13th, 6.00pm to 8.00pm 
Dhamma Sermon


Mahamevnawa Temple 9700 6870

SEPTEMBER - Saturday 13th, 7.00pm  
Music Performances

"Aradhana Music Circle"
Our next regular Singing event will be held at the Vermont South Community House, Karobran Drive, Vermont South. We will help you with music (instruments Tabla ,Harmonium,bongo,congo and organ orchestral backing) you may also bring your own tracks too. Two Songs per person One with Live Music (or without). Other one with the music track. Tea & coffee will be provided. (Alcohol is Strictly Prohibited at the Venue.)
Free entry !

Contact: Lalith Arunashantha 0402 277 589, Udeni Mallawaarachchi 0433 323 484


SEPTEMBER - Sunday 14th, 5.00pm to 7.00pm 
Dhamma Sermon


Mahamevnawa Temple 9700 6870


SEPTEMBER - Wednesday 17th,  7.00pm 
Dhamma Talk

"Anagarika Dharmapala Commemoration"  

Gamini Fonseka 9799 6308


SEPTEMBER - Saturday 20th, 4.00pm  

"Girls' High School Kandy- OGA Inaugural General Meeting"  

Kandy Girls' High School Old Girls Association Inaugural General Meeting will be held on 20th September 2014 at Anglican Parish of St. Stephen and St. Mary, 383 High Street, Mt. Waverly, starting 4.00 P.M. All past pupils are welcome to join the association.

Ranjana 0415 034 300


SEPTEMBER - Saturday 20th, 4.00pm  

Champika Ranawaka  

Ranjith 9795 7143


SEPTEMBER - Saturday 20th, 6.00pm 
Music Concert



Contact: Dhanushka 0401 632 264, Prasad 0413 201 590


SEPTEMBER - Saturday 20th,  7.30pm to midnight
Dinner Dance

Join us for an evening of fun and entertainment. Catch-up with batch-mates, families and friends. Proceeds to the CUAAV Scholarship program for needy students at the University of Colombo.  Music by Mystery. Contribution $50. More details to follow. At Hungarian Community Centre, 760 Boronia Rd, Wantirna (Melway 63 F5).

Contact: Anil 0468 609 733, Janani 0433 596 840



SEPTEMBER - Saturday 20th, 6.00pm to 8.00pm 
Dhamma Sermon


Mahamevnawa Temple 9700 6870


SEPTEMBER - Saturday 20th,  7.00pm
Dinner Dance

Contact: Saumya 0414 442 978, Sonal 0430 848 323. Dave 0411 031 887

SEPTEMBER - Saturday 20th,  7.015m
Dinner Dance

Contact: Manoj 0412 707 575, Gayan 0430 374 832, Lasantha 0404 390 389


SEPTEMBER - Sunday 21st, 2.00pm to 5.00pm  

Contact: Temple 9702 6275


SEPTEMBER - Sunday 21st, 12.30pm  

Australia / Sri Lanka Welfare Guild Inc (ASWG), presents ‘Springtime Lunch’, on Sunday, September 21, 2014, commencing at 12.30pm, at Menzies Hall, Menzies Avenue, Dandenong North (Melway ref: 90 C2).
Soft drinks provided, BYO Spirits. Cost: $25.00 per head.

Contact: Tyrone Jansz 9873 1018, Humphrey Lorensz 9755 5247


SEPTEMBER - Sunday 21st, 6.00pm  
Stage Drama  


Stage drama with Jayasekara Aponsu and Ruwangi Rathnayake. At KEW High School Theater, Kew.

Contact: Chalaka Jayasingha 0447 179 753


SEPTEMBER - Sunday 21st, 6.00pm
Music Concert

Roshan 0412 540 006, Shammi 0432 520 087


SEPTEMBER - Saturday 27th, 9.00am onwards

"Kingswood Touch Rugby 7s-2014"

Kingswood College, Kandy Sri Lanka – Old Boys Association Australia is organising their Annual Touch Rugby 7’s tournament amongst the Sri Lankan schools/clubs who are passionate about rugby on Saturday 27th September 2014 at Box Hill Rugby Grounds (Sparks Reserve) Cnr Canterbury Road & Middleborough Road, Box Hill for the 6th consecutive year followed by a Rugby Ball.  For more info visit :

Contact: Ranga 0433 275 909, Lloyd 0425 725 530, Dinesh 0452 228 074


SEPTEMBER - Saturday 27th, 6.30pm 
Dinner Dance 


Contact: Achini 0433 532 642, Umanga 0430 303 298


SEPTEMBER - Saturday 27th, 7.00pm 
Dinner Dance 


In keeping with our tradition, we, Sri Lankan Agriculture and Veterinary Graduates Association in Australia (SLAVGAA) cordially invite its members, their families and friends to the AGRONITE-2014, the annual get-together and dinner dance of our association. The will be held on 27 September 2014 at "Walauwa" Restaurant at Sandown Regency, 477 Princes Hwy, Noble Park. Further information will follow soon; please keep the date free.

Contact: Kithsiri Dassanayake 0400 846 422


SEPTEMBER - Saturday 27th, 7.30pm 
Hopper Night

At Glen Waverley Community Centre, 700, Waverley Road, Glen Waverley.

Contact: Janaka 0413 388 977, Laksiri 0433 751 004, Kolitha 0419 509 057

SEPTEMBER - Saturday 27th, 7.00pm 
Dinner Dance

SSC & OLV Dinner Dance



Contact: Marcellus 0418 301 585, Mervyn 0413 324 873, Dayanthie 0417303060


SEPTEMBER - Saturday 27th, 6.00pm 
Music Event

At Uniting Church Hall, 482 High Street Road, Mt. Waverley.

Contact: Nanda Wimalajeewa 0411 781 059, Nihal 0412 544 292


SEPTEMBER - Sunday 28th, 6.00pm
Music Concert

Contact: Mihirie 0414 546 833

SEPTEMBER - Sunday 28th, 5.00pm to 7.00pm 
Dhamma Sermon


Mahamevnawa Temple 9700 6870


SEPTEMBER - Sunday 28th, 3.00pm  

"Holy Mass & AGM"  

Holy Mass and AGM of the Australia Sri Lanka Catholic Association followed by fellowship dinner.  At St John Vianney's Church Hall, 23 Police Road, Mulgrave.

Suresh 0410 453 818


Melbourne October 2014



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