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

SHAJEE JURANGPATHY WINS THE SOUTH ASIAN REGION SOFE

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 that represents the Mechanical Engineers and

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