Digitising Malay Writing

Digitising Malay Writing -Malays.lk

Preserving our identity: The Digitising Malay Writing in Sri Lanka project In 2011 Prof. Ronit Ricci visited Sri Lanka to conduct a pilot research on an area which had not until then been pursued. She was in search of Malay writing, and Sri Lankan Malay writing in particular. Several research had

Sepak Takraw & Rugby Carnival

Sepak & Rygby

Sepak Takraw and Rugby are two sports that reign supreme among our community. Touching the pulse of where the love for these sports are, the Colombo Malay Cricket Club together with the Sri Lanka Malay Youth Association will be hosting the Sepak Takraw and Rugby Carnival. The event will be

Modern day Malay Wedding Customs and their origins – Part II

Malay Weddings II

Author’s Note: Apologies for the long interim since the very first article in the series. Family and career life takes over most of the time, and the rest of the time, I’m plain lazy to research.  The previous article skimmed the customs of a typical Sri Lankan Malay Wedding before the

Racing against the Odds presented to the Community

Racing against the Odds

Racing against the Odds: Dynamics of Identity Formation of Sri Lankan Malays was launched recently at the J R Jayawardene Centre, Colombo. A socio-anthropological study of the Sri Lankan Malay community and their identity, is a work of Dr. A. Rameez, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Department of Social Sciences, South Eastern

Get ready to sing along with DR ZEE & FLAME

WASLAM Sing-A-Long 2017

Get your vocal codes warmed up and ready for an evening full of singing at the Sing along Evening with DR ZEE and Flame, Sri Lanka’s best home grown band. The line-up promises a list of all-time favourites which will keep you going on the 26th November at the British School Auditorium

Modern day Malay Wedding Customs and their Origins – The Pre-Wedding

Malay Wedding

Note from author: the below list is mainly based on my personal observations and online research. Therefore it might not cover all the traditions. The additional comments, sides and after-thoughts are purely mine and a humble request to the readers to not be disheartened or enraged if your point of

Sri Lanka to host the 2nd South Asian Sepak Takraw Championship in 2017

The perseverance and hardships of the Sri Lanka Amateur Sepak Takraw Association are coming to fruition as they prepare to host the 2nd South Asian Sepak Takraw Championship 2017. The tournament will be held on 14th and 15th January 2017 at the St. Joseph’s College Auditorium, Colombo 10. Bangladesh, India,

Taariq Hisham Jurangpathy – Best Actor (All Island Inter-School Shakespeare Drama Competition 2016)

  Full Name - Baba Taariq Hisham Jurangpathy Birthday - 14th, September 1998 Father - Azad Jurangpathy Mother - Thahiya Jurangpathy, better known as Dalrein Siblings - Three elder brothers, Aqeel, Shaaheen and Shakeel, of whom I've been following the footsteps throughout my life. School – Wesley College, Colombo So, you’ve been in the limelight in the recent past