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May 10, 2017
SRI LANKA WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION IN THE UK
The 2017 New Year celebrations of the Sri Lanka women's association was held on 29th April 2017 at the church of holy apostles in Pimlico, London. The chief guest Mr. Sam Cooray, third secretary (education), representing the Sri Lanka high commission in the UK, together with 100 guests were welcomed With milk rice + lunu miris followed by the lighting of the traditional oil lamp.

This followed messages from the president, Kumari Ratnayake and Mr. Sam Cooray Emphasising that it is also an occasion that strengthens the ties between Sinhalese and Tamil communities, fostering a greater degree of fellowship and Shared customs connected through a mutual love for (and sharing) each others culinary delicacies.

A sumptuous lunch followed. Music was provided By Lalindra Fernando. A baila competition, the raffle and singing of the National anthems brought a very pleasant afternoon to a conclusion.
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