40th Anniversary Sinhalese and Tamil New Year Celebrations 2016

18th of March 2016




Dear Members and friends,

SLCAO is all set to host the annual Sinhala and Tamil New year celebrations. Here are the details:

Date: 23rd April 2016
Location: Hellanic Community Center
(1315 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa)
Time: Start 6:00pm
Dress code: Formal

As the premier Sri Lankan cultural event involving many thousand hours of volunteer hours invested, we kindly ask you to keep the date/time reserved for this grand community event. Given the many volunteers and their families taking part tickets will be in high demand and will sell very quickly. As we are moving to a new venue, a head count must be given, therefore please purchase tickets early as there may not be ticket sales at the door.

• 16 Item Sri Lankan cultural dance program
• Photo Booth
• Sumptuous Sri Lankan Style Buffet Dinner
• Special menu for our kids
• Dinner time Jazz music by a well-known Ottawa Jazz vocalist BettyAnn Bryanton
• Welcoming New SLCAO seniors Group & Appreciating seniors for outstanding
contribution to the community
• DJ Music

Here are the ticket prices for this year.


Ticket Prices 2016

Member Non-Member
Family Pack1 (2 adults+ 2 kids U12) discount of $5 off for each additional child U12 or U18 or Student 95 115
Family Pack2 (2 adults+ 2 kids U18) discount of $5 off for each additional child U12 or U18 or Student 110 125
Family Pack3 (2 adults+ 2 full time students in the same household) discount of $5 off for each additional child U12 or U18 or Student 120 135
Adult 40 45
Senior 35 35
Teen-U18 20 20
Child-U12 15 15
Child-U6 Free Free
Student(Full-time) 25 25

TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED ONLINE VIA THE FOLLOWING LINK (or by simply using hyperlinked ticket categories above)

Tickets can also be purchased from the community partners:
Chaminda Wijesinge 613-612-5418 (call/text)
Chamindra Warnapura 613-710-8411 (call/text)
Devika Gunawardena 613-823-8606 call or email devikag95@gmail.com
Mahen Perera 613-526-9396 (call)
Nalaka Senevirathne 613-263-6022 (call/text)
Naradha Kodithuwakku 613-878-6224 (call/text)
Nirmalee Silva 613-749-3362 (call)
Nirosh Kannangara 613-262-9881 (call/text)
Patrick Silva 613-569-1616 (call)
Roshan Fernando 613-986-7686 (call/text)
Samanthi Marakawatte 613-823-3793 (call)
Suwini Wijewickrema 613-890-5566 (call)

Please RSVP on our event Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/453713981493298/

Renew or purchase your membership online before the event:

Membership pricing as follows,
Adult Membership – 2015/2016 $10.00
Family Membership – 2015/2016 $20.00
Senior Membership – 2015/2016 $5.00
Student Membership – 2015/2016 $5.00

Please purchase your tickets EARLY to avoid disappointments later.

Thank you and see you all on the 23rd of April at Hellanic Reception Center!

Executive Committee



Pictures of 40th Anniversary Sinhala and Tamil New Year Year event. Photo credits to Niki Diaz Photography, two photographers from AplhaBreed MG Productions. Most photos were edited by Ferdinand Photography.

Opening Ceremony:



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New year souvenir/program: