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Aruni Boteju’s Ceylon International Film Festival Was a Tremendous Success – Nandasiri Jasentuliyana
Nandi and Shanthi Jasentuliya, Aruni Boteju and SLAASC President Niroshan Kahawatte.
“An unexpected journey and such a beautiful and wonderful experience. It was an great honor to receive both California State Legislature Certificate of recognition from State Assembly Greg Hart and Senator Monique Limone recognition and proclamation from Mayor Randy Rowse, City of Santa Barbara. Our humble gratitude for giving us this honor the strength and courage to be part of this wonderful community. We are proud to announce all winners and performers of the festival received the certifications from California State Legislature as well.”
Aruni Boteju-Chairman, Ceylon International Film Festival
The final night of the second annual Ceylon International Film Festival in Santa Barbara, California on October 28th, 2023. The historic Lobero Theater was the venue for a star studded awards ceremony celebrating cinematic
masterpieces from around the world and masters of their craft. A celebration in international dance and music
T & S Productions USA presents L. A. Live with Yohani Sunday, November 19th 2023 Book your tickets now!
Sri Lankan Born Suzette Herft is a Big Hit in Australia
|Suzette Herft is an exotic contemporary troubadour, born in Sri Lanka, but a true Melbournian at heart. Suzette has a wealth of songs and mixes these genres with her luscious voice, heartfelt and soulful lyrics, a joyful sunny countenance with a “natural charm and grace that engages her audience”. Don’t miss this musical medicine woman whose music will heal your heart! She sings at The Quiet Man, Irish Pub, 271 Racecourse Road, Kensington,Vic., every 3rd Wednesday of the month. She won the 2019 Folk Victoria Award for Services to Folk Music|
|Suzette Herft’s Aunties Ursula Aruma, Noeline Willenberg and Faye de Kauwe, and cousins Debbie Cooke, Rozanne Willenberg, Tamara Stewart and Adrian Willenberg attended The Quiet Man, Irish Pub, to hear Suzette perform on October 24th|
Padmini Johns of La Jolla, Ca. Birthday Party
Halloween Cruise to Mexico with family
Birthday girl Padmini Johns with husband (Elvis) John Johns
Havelock City Mall
Ananda Niyerapola’s 87th Birthday in Montrose, Ca.
Ananda Niyerapola of Montrose, Ca. celebrated his
87th birthday with family and close friends. Here with wife Ranjini and daughters Ranesha, Nirosha and Harshini
Manomi Hatharasinghe, Priya, Krishan and Rohan Hatharasinghe and kids
Jenny Edirisinghe, Flora Perera, Ishani Marcelline, Nel Jayawardena and Thushara de Silva
Hollywood Movie Production Editor Tom Noble, St Thomas College cricket champion Dr. Larif Idroos and Jayam
Palitha Kasthuriarachchi of United Airlines, Suranga and Aruni Ganewatte President of (SLYO) Sri Lanka Youth Organization
Delan and Rani Wickremasinghe
Shane and Nel Jayawardena, Flora Perera and Jenny
Thushara de Silva, Ishani and Sanka Marcelline
Jayantha Puswella, Dr. Milroy and Indramale Fernando
Jayam’s Choice Taylor Swift “I did something bad!” (Please click on arrow)
Kanthi de Silva’s Birthday
The Birthday Girl Kanthi
Jilska Fernando, Ruth Moonesinghe, Drs Gamini and Sirima Hethimuni
Swarna Perera, Therese Selvaratnam
Chitra Ekanayake, Mangala Jayakody, Aloma and Denzil Ratnasoma, Nedra Abeyguneratna
Palitha Pelpola and friends
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Christmas Wonderland and Carols Saturday, 9th December in Covina, Ca. 3 to 8 p.m. Bring Your Kids!
Kaleidoscope With Savithri Rodrigo November 9th, 2023 (Please click on arrow)
|We go to the Barefoot Loft to embrace Ena de Silva’s amazing work. Also the first in a series for the Galle Literary Festival with poet Isurinie Mallawaarachchi and find out about promises not kept in Budget 2023!|
Obituaries – Sad News
Lalith Kotelawala (84) Former Chairman of Ceylinco Consolidated and Founding Chairman of Seylan Bank, Deshamanya Deshabandu Lalith Kotelawala passed away at a private hospital in Colombo on October 21, 2023. Husband of Sicille. He was the son of Justin and Millicent Kotelawala.
Funeral was at Kanatte.
Roy Nihal Cooray passed away in Torrance, Ca. on October 23, 2023. Husband of Valerie, father of Dilky (Anand Cornelio) and Reshan (Amali Jayasinghe) and grandfather of Devan, Kai, Jai, and Diyani. Services
were held at Nativity Catholic Church in Torrance, Ca. on November 4, 2023.
Felix Anthony Perumal (88) (Chairman Vigilant Security and Investigation Services). Husband of late Chitra, father of Surani, Roshni and Mario, father-in-law of Michael De Silva and Nedra, grandfather of Jannik and Tehanee, Keshia and Rashmika. Tehra and Anaya, son of late Aloy and late Therese, brother of Vilma Navaratnam, Inez Panambalana, Evan and Walter (all decd.), Jean Dharmarathne and Bryan. Burial was on October 6th at General Cemetery, Kanatte.
(In our previous issue, we mistakenly inserted the picture of a gentleman who IS NOT Felix Perumal. We apologize to the individual for this embarassing mistake)
|Winifred Pearl Gomes – Daughter of the late Lucas and Mary Josephine Gomes, sister of the late Anton,late Bernard, late Felix, late Rev. Fr. John, late Stanley, late Aloysius, late Annesley, and Leslie and Patrick Gomes, passed away on November 8th 2023. Remains will lie at Barney Raymonds Funeral Parlour in Borella on Sunday, November 12th from 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 2 p.m. on the same day, for burial at the General Cemetery, Borella (Roman Catholic section).|
Recipes From Roma’s Kitchen
Jalapeno and Shrimp Salad
- 1 iceberg lettuce, separated into leaves,
- or assorted leaves
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup sour cream
- 12 ounces cooked shrimp, chopped
- 1/2 cup chopped green beans
- 1/2 cup chopped cooked carrots
- 1/2 cucumber, about 4 ounces chopped
- 2 hard- cooked eggs coarsely chopped
- 1 drained pickled jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
1.Line a large salad bowl or platter with the lettuce
leaves. Stir together the mayonnaise and sour cream
and set aside.
2.Combine the shrimp, beans, carrot, cucumber, eggs and
jalapeno, in a separate bowl. Season with salt.
3.Add the mayonnaise and sour cream mixture to the
shrimp, folding it very gently, so that all the ingredients
are well mixed and coated with the dressing. Pile the
mixture into the lined salad bowl or arrange
attractively on the platter and serve with salt.
You may contact me with any questions or requests.
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