Non-stop Netball this Saturday!

Netball Carnival 2017

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 2,

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

Malay Sports Festival strikes Padang this September

Whether it be rugby, cricket, swimming, netball or hockey, we Malays have a penchant knack for sports. So here’s another opportunity to exhibit your sports(wo)manship along with your fellow Malays. The Malay Sports Festival, organized by Kumpulang Melayu Battaramulla (KMB) is set to take place on 17th September 2017 at the

HARI BAHASA MELAYU Ke-10 COMPETITIONS PRIZE WINNERS

The Hari Bahasa Melayu Ke 10 and the 127th Birth Anniversary Commemoration Meeting of Al-Haj Dr. T. B. Jayah was held on Sunday 19th February at the New Town Hall. Organized by the Konferensi Melayu Sri Lanka (COSLAM) the event was graced by His Excellency Wan Zaidi Wan Abdullah, High

Kandy Malay Association Fair

PERKUMPULAAN MELAYU DI KANDI, Kandy Malay Association held a Table Sale and Fair at the YMCA Auditorium, Kandy in December 2016 as a Fund Raiser to support needy students in their education and offer Scholarships to further their studies. This is an annual program conducted by KMA for nearly Three decades,

COSLAM Annual Trip – 2016

COSLAM Annual Trip 2016

The Annual Trip of COSLAM this year took place on the 12th December 2016 at the Blue Water Villa, a small resort at Dhampe, Piliyandala on the banks of the Bolgoda lake. Nearly 50 members of COSLAM joined the much awaited outing. They made use of this occasion to relax,

Shine for Syria – Support Raleena in her 5 mile night walk to help Syrian Refugees

Support Raleena in her walk to help Syrian Refugees As winter approaches in the UK, the refugees from Syria who are in camps are looking at harsh living conditions, a complete contrast to the warm and comfortable homes that were destroyed back in their homeland. To be of some relief, Muslim Hands

Hari Bahasa Melayu – 10 years of promoting Malay in Sri Lanka

When COSLAM inaugurated Hari Bahasa Melayu in 2006, organized teaching of Malay in Sri Lanka was at a standstill. For a community who boasted of publishing two newspapers in Malay, Alamat Lankapuri and Wajah Selon, (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alamat_Langkapuri), by the 21st century the use of Malay, especially in its writing form, had

HARI BAHASA MELAYU Ke-10 (Press Release)

For the 10th year in succession, CONFERENCE OF SRI LANKAN MALAYS [COSLAM] has made arrangements to observe HARI BAHASA MELAYU [Malay Language Day] on 08th January 2017 in an effort to encourage and popularize the use of the language amongst Malays and other interested persons in Sri Lanka. In pursuance of this,