Digitising Malay Writing in Sri Lanka

Digitising Malay Writing

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1,297 total views, no views today 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 […]

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Sepak & Rygby

Sepak Takraw & Rugby Carnival

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176 total views, no views today 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 […]

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Modern day Malay Wedding Customs and their origins – Part II

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251 total views, no views today 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 […]

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Racing against the Odds

Racing against the Odds presented to the Community

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22 total views, no views today 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 […]

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WASLAM

Who is bringing the Sing-a-long to you this Sunday?

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8 total views, no views today If you still have not got your tickets for the Sing – a – long with DR ZEE and FLAME, time is running out. Get ready for a fun filled evening this Sunday, 26 November at the British School Auditorium from 7 pm onwards. Tickets are available at Ramzi’s Salons […]

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WASLAM Sing-A-Long 2017

Get ready to sing along with DR ZEE & FLAME

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40 total views, no views today 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 […]

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CMCC to encounter Australia’s Cosmos Hockey Club

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21 total views, no views today The CMCC Veterans Hockey Team is set to meet the Cosmos Hockey Club from Melbourne, Australia on 3rdNovember 2017 at 4.30 pm at the Astroturf. The visiting team consists of hockey players of over 60 years and have been travelling around the world playing in Perth – Australia, Singapore, Culcutta […]

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SHAJEE JURANGPATHY WINS THE SOUTH ASIAN REGION SOFE

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26 total views, no views today Full Name – Baba Shajee Jurangpathy Birthday – 1st October 1995 Father – Fazeer Jurangpathy Mother – Fareena Jurangpathy Siblings – One sibling, Fazmina Jurangpathy (now Samat) School – Lakeland Inter-American School, Ratmalana Speak Out For Engineering (SOFE), is a global competition organized annually by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) UK which is an independent engineering society […]

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Netball Carnival 2017

Non-stop Netball this Saturday!

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75 total views, 1 views today In celebration of the 145th anniversary of CMCC Introduces the running-time concept to Sri Lanka A netball carnival organized by the Colombo Malay Cricket Club (CMCC) in association with the Sri Lanka Netball Association and Sri Lanka Schools Netball Association will take place at the CMCC Grounds (Padang), Kew Road Colombo […]

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Malay Wedding

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

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110 total views, no views today 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 […]

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