Sri Lankan news - America & Canada

 

OPENING CEREMONY OF THE SLF PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

Sri Lanka Foundation held the opening ceremony of their Performing Arts Center on July 12, 2015. Dancers from around Los Angeles gathered together with their parents to celebrate this day with a special Sarasvathi Pooja. Manager of Cultural Affairs, Achala Weerasinghe was the master of ceremonies and Chief Operating Officer Shirani Stanislaus welcomed everyone to Sri Lanka Foundation Performing Arts Center. “It has been Dr. Jay’s and my dream to create place where the next generation of Sri Lankan Americans and Americans can learn Sri Lankan culture, and today it came true” she said in a heartfelt speech.

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SRI LANKA DAY 2015 - Sri Lanka Foundation - USA

This year, Sri Lanka Day was held at Paseo Colorado in Pasadena, California for the very first time. Sri Lanka Foundation wanted the community to experience Sri Lanka, taste Sri Lanka, hear Sri Lanka, dance with Sri Lanka, take Sri Lanka home, and celebrate Sri Lanka. 

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SRI LANKA FOUNDATION PERFORMING ARTS CENTER AT UNITED FOR PEACE EVENT.

Sri Lanka Foundation Performing Arts Center joined the Multicultural Celebration event in honor of the United Nations International Day of Peace held in Pasadena yesterday.The event titled “Partnerships for Peace Dignity for All” was co-hosted by Friends of United Nations, Youth for Human Rights International, COTIFA, International Council of Caring Communities, Sri Lanka Foundation and Philippines Institute of Language, Arts & Culture (PILAC).

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SRI LANKA SHOWCASED AT FAMOUS PARADE IN LOS ANGELES

Sri Lankan Pride was showcased at the 33rd Festival Y Desfile Centro Americano COFECA 2015 Parade organized by Confederation Centro Americana in Los Angeles on September 13, 2015. Sri Lanka Foundation was a special invitee to the COFTECA Parade.

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Lenesha Rajapaksa Chosen as Miss Teen Las Vegas 2015

Lenesha was also chosen as Miss Teen Nevada.  She is second from right.

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Royal Ball in USA
Boston Lanka: Sithmal Yaya
Colombo Fashion Forecast: Episode 10
Colombo Fashion Forecast - Episode 5

 

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