News & Annual Events

2017




JUNE



AGM 2017 was held on 25th June (Sunday) at 9.30. Office bearers for 2017/18 were elected.


OTHER EVENTS



The mobile Children’s Library of the Kandy Public Library visits the home monthly and lends the children books they select.


VISITOR’S PROGRAMMES



Foreign family tour groups pay short visits and conduct programmes with their children. Such programmes are approved by the management and prearranged.

 

A group from ‘Colourful Life’ Art Club Shanghai conducting a painting session.

Our children performing for a family group of foreign visitors.


MAY



Vesak was celebrated on 13th & 14th May. A group of youth from Roteract club Kandy helped them as in the previous years in making the lanterns.

 


APRIL



Visit to the cinema. Children were taken to watch the film “Aloko Udapadi” at Sigiri Cinema

Avurudu Uthsawaya (New Year Festival) 2017 was held on 8th April. Mr Palitha Vijaya Bandara, the Provincial Secretary was the chief guest. Ladies from the Mulgampola Elders Home entertained the children playing the Rabana. The children enjoyed the eats, the traditional games and received New Year gifts. Children's art work was displayed.

 


FEBRUARY



Visit to Ranawana Temple-On February 2017 Full moon Poya day, children and staff visited to the historic Ranawana Temple at Pilimatalawa. Transport cost was met with funds donated by Mr. Nigel Hall of Australia.


2016


APRIL


Avurudu Uthsawaya (New Year Festival) 2016 was held on 4th April. Ms. Ranjini Obesekera was the chief guest. Ladies from the Mulgampola Elders Home entertained the children playing the Rabana. The children enjoyed the eats, the traditional games and received New Year gifts.

 


MAY


Vesak 2016 was celebrated on 21st & 22nd May. A group of youth from Roteract club Kandy helped them as in the previous years in making the lanterns. The children and staff went Vesak sightseeing in the double decker bus.

 


JUNE


AGM 2016 was held on 26th June (Sunday) at 9.30. Office bearers for 2016/17 were elected.


JULY


Founder’s Day dhana was held on 23rd July Saturday. Family members of former office bearer participated along with committee members,children and staff.


AUGUST


Children viewed the Randoli Perehera from the Maha Vishnu Devalaya on 16th August 2016. Transport and other expenses were met by sponsors.

Visit to “Play World” Family Entertainment Centre - Children were taken to “Play World” Family Entertainment Centre at Kandy City Centre on 24.08.2016 sponsored by Dr. Kanthi Karalliedde. The children were delighted driving the bumper cars, riding the carousal and other play activities.

 


SEPTEMBER


Annual Trip for 2016 was on the 8th September to visit the religious and historical sites at Anuradhapura (ancient capital). On way the children visited a small underprivileged state school at Galkulama to handover gift parcels of their excess stationary and other items to the students at this school. A few of the older children met up with their new pen friends in this school.

At the Galkulama school handing over gift parcels &Visiting the historical royal twin baths at Anuradhapura.

 


NOVEMBER


Annual Ceremony 2016 was held on Sunday 2nd November. The chief guest was Mr. Parakrama Jayawardena the Commissioner Buddhist Affairs/Central Province.

At the Galkulama school handing over gift parcels &Visiting the historical royal twin baths at Anuradhapura.

 

Children performing at the Annual Ceremony 2016.


2015


JUNE


AGM 2015 was held on 29th June (Sunday) at 9.30. Office bearers for 2015/16 were elected.


JULY


Founder’s Day dhana was held on 11th July Saturday. Family members of former office bearer participated along with committee members, children and staff.


AUGUST


Children viewed the Randoli Perehera from the Maha Vishnu Devalaya on 25th August 2015. Transport and other expenses were met by sponsors.


SEPTEMBER


Annual Trip for 2015 was on the 24th September to Kelaniya (near Colombo) to visit the historic Kelaniya Temple and the Water World aquarium and bird park.

 


NOVEMBER


Annual Ceremony 2015 was held on Sunday 2nd November. The chief guest was the then Governor of the Central Province the late Hon.Ms. Surangani Ellawela.

 

Children performing at the Annual Ceremony.