Milroy. R. Martyn J.P and Jacinta Ratnayake Celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on the 31st of Dec 2021   Milroy a resident of Chapel Lane Nugegoda, Attended Saint Thomas’s College Kotte, Saint Benedicts College Kotahena and Acquinas University Borella. Milroy Captained the College Cricket team at a young age of 17 and excelled with the bat and was awarded best allrounder of the year. He continued his studies at the Advanced Level University of London, at Saint Benedict’s College and Passed Part One and Part two of the ICMA London. Milroy’s Brothers Rev Fr Angelo Martyn is now In Sri Lanka at the Ampitiya Seminary after Mission service in Bangladesh for Thirty years and Rev Fr Tony Martyn was Assistant Secretary to the Bishop’s conference in Sri Lanka. Milroy’s Mother Died recently at the ripe old age of 102 and she was president of the Legion of Mary of the ...

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Amila Abeysekera cruises to pinnacle of fame for his passion, dedication, and resilience – by Sunil Thenabadu   Photo source:youtube.com To Amila Abeysekara and all other actors and actresses acting show business is not glamorous or glittering as to the outside observer.Of course it is breathtaking and exhilarating which draws personnel who desire of living in that world into studios from all walks.However insiders are well aware it is a lot of stiff exertion. If one is to succeed in the movie field there are three vital traits that all productive artistes in the industry should have in common, passion which Amila possess in abundance, apart from innate ability to act could sing well with a trained voice. Secondly is dedication which should not be a passing interest in performing.The other characteristic needed to be a good actor is resilience as many faces rejection in acting, but Amila had navigated ...

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Desmond De Silva – Keeping his memory alive the way he wanted us to! – By his wife Phyllis De Silva   I know around the world there is a lot of grieving. Grieving for an Entertainer who gave his best … as was his mantra, “the show must go on”. To me, he was a devoted husband, whose happy place was by my side. In the evenings we would sit together in our home in Sydney with our dogs and a glass of red to watch repeats of our favorite sitcoms, his laugher filling my heart. He was always content. In his words, he had “found his happy place”. To my sons and their wives, he was just “Des” who had some quick one-liners and dad jokes that made them smile. They loved him for his kind and loving nature and his ability to make anyone and everyone feel welcome, ...

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Omicron Facts & Fiction – International Medical Webinar    International Medical Webinar Host by  SRI LANKA FUNDATION MEDICAL LOS ANGLES, CA ,USA   Save  The Date USA | SATURDAY , JANUARY 30TH | 09 .00 AM (PST ) / 12.00PM(EST) UK    | SATURDAY , JANUARY 30TH | 05.00PM (GMT) SL   | SATURDAY , JANUARY 30TH | 10.30PM (IST) AUS | SUNDAY , JANUARY 31ST | 04.00 PM (ACT)   Please register and join us to get all your concerns addressed with our distinguished panel of experts Register Now   FOR MORE INFORMATION  Keshini Wijegoonerathna +1(213) 400 – 7705 keshini@srilankafoundation.org     ...

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Sentiments & Tributes To The Music Legend Desmond de Silva – by Hussain Jayah Hussain Jayah – The Former Sri Lankan Airlines Country Manager Desmond De Silva the handsome Prince of Baila ! Desmond De Silva was first introduced to me by Mr Shanthikumar current CEO of the Ramada Colombo and who is also the President of the City Hotels Association, in the latter months of 1993. I was then heading the Promotions Department of SriLankan Airlines ( then Air Lanka). I still recollect the day he walked into my office and the conversation that took place therein. It was he who put all of us at ease and before long, we were chatting as if we had known each for many  years. Eventually we saw him  as our“ Ambassador “ and he performed at many “Air Lanka “ events overseas. The events that he perform was of high quality ...

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Good News From Jayam January 15, 2022 Pls Scroll Down 35 items   President to Roll Out 1,000 New National Schools Establishment Program Bringing ‘Vistas of Prosperity’ to the forefront, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will ceremoniously launch the 1,000 new national schools establishment program, covering all nine provinces. The inaugural ceremony of the 1,000 new national schools establishment program will be held at the Siyambalanduwa Maha Vidyalaya in Monaragala today at 10:30 a.m. auspicious time with the blessings of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and by the invitation of the Leader of the House of Parliament and Education Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, President’s Media Division said. Alliance Finance Secures USD 10 mn From Netherlands’ FMO Sri Lanka’s oldest finance company, Alliance Finance Company PLC (AFC), has received the second tranche of USD 5 million from the Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank (FMO) as part of a long-term financing facility of USD 10 million to ...

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ANIL BHARATHI UNCONQUERED EFFERVESCENT VOYAGE IN CELEBRITY FOR OVER FIVE DECADES-By SUNIL THENABADU Anil Bharathi’s signature song equally popular “ Bethlehempure” still remains the “evergreen” Christmas song for half a century.The lyrics were by a Buddhist legendary celebrated Karunaratne Abeysekera which still remains as the most popular Christmas song in the century perhaps centuries to come. Even if Anil sang this song only his name would still be etched in the hearts of all Sri Lankans not only Christians.The music of this song was by the POP music maestro Clarence and his Golden Chimes band recorded under the ‘Lotus” label one of the pioneers in records and cassettes.  Anil the lanky vocalist had innate skills but not known to have hereditary affiliations to music was the lead singer which added the requisite spice to the Golden Chimes bank in the early decade of the seventies. Anil, had skill in singing ...

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