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


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,

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,

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

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

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, (, 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,