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June 19, 2018

Festival of Cricket (FOC) 2018 Launching Ceremony
The launching ceremony of the Festival of Cricket 2018, celebrating its 30 th Anniversary was held on Friday 8 th June at the Sri Lankan High Commission in Hyde Park Gardens in London. The event commenced around 5 p.m.

We were honoured by the presence of HE the Acting High Commissioner of Sri Lanka Mr. Sugeeshwara Gunaratna, our Sponsors from the U.K. and those who were representing Sponsors from Sri Lanka, Chairmen of FOC Sub-Committees, Past Presidents and Guests. The FoC would like to thank Sri Lankan High Commission for making all the necessary arrangements in making the evening a success.

The event began by the President of the FoC, Mr. Siano Perera of De Mazenod College OBA's address to the gathering followed by His Excellency's address.

Then the President delivered a presentation thanking the sponsors and also to invite them to the milestone FoC event, for all the support they all have extended to FoC 2018:

- HE Acting High Commissioner of Sri Lanka, Mr. Sugeeshwara Gunaratna
- Mr. Manoj Gunawardena, Regional Head Europe & Americas SriLankan Airlines
- Mr. Allen Jayakumar, Managing Director of Symphony Coaches
- Mr. Tarrin Constantine, Managing Director of Constantine Associates
- Mr. Nalin Perera, Manager of Finance and Operations Universal Suppliers Ltd
- Mr. Kannan Sivarajah, Director of Blue Ocean Group of Companies
- Mr. Ranjeewa Alahakone, Managing Director of Tilmax
- Mr. Martin Smith, Store Director, London Convenience , Tesco Stores Ltd
- Mr. Palinda Samarasinghe for Sponsoring the Musical Artists from Sri Lanka for the grand event.
- Mr. Jay Dias, Chief sales officer, The One - Sri Lanka
- Mr. Dilshan Kodithuwakku, Director Sales & Marketing, Complete investment Pvt Ltd
- Sampath Bank Plc, collected by Mr. Jayampathi Perera, Chairman of Sri Lanka/UK Business Council
- Vishwa Homes/AONE Group, collected by Dr. Ananda Thevathasan, Chairman of SLCA and Past President of the FOC

The gathering was followed by refreshments and networking session.

Praneeth Hettiarachchi FoC 2018 - Media

FoC 2018:
Date: 8th of July 2018
Venue: Hainault Recreation Ground, Forest Road, Hainault, ESSEX, IG6 3HX

Sponsorship & Enquiries:
Web Page: www.festivalofcricket.org
Email: info@festivalofcricket.org

Stay tuned for updates:
Facebook: @festivalofcricket | Twitter: @foc_uk | Instagram: @cricketfestival
Hon President Mr. Siano Perera addressing the audience
HE Acting High Commissioner of Sri Lanka, Mr. Sugeeshwara Gunaratna addressing the audience
Master of Ceremony - Mr. Jay Edirappuli addressing the audience
Hon President Mr. Siano Perera addressing the audience
HE Acting High Commissioner of Sri Lanka, Mr. Sugeeshwara Gunaratna addressing the audience
Hon President Mr Siano Perera presenting the invitation to HE Acting High Commissioner of
Sri Lanka, Mr. Sugeeshwara Gunaratna to be the Chief Guest
SriLankan Airlines, Mr. Manoj Gunawardena (right)
Symphony Coaches, Mr. Allen Jeyakumar (right)
Blue Ocean Group of Companies, Mr. Kannan Sivarajah (right)
Tesco Stores Ltd, Mr. Siano Perera (right)
Sampath Bank Plc, Mr. Jayampathi Perera (right)
Vishwa Homes/AONE Group, Dr. Ananda Thevathasan (right)
FoC 2018 Sponsors
FoC 2018 executive officials with HE Acting High Commissioner of Sri Lanka, Mr. Sugeeshwara Gunaratna
FOC Past Presidents
FoC 2018 Chairmen
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