Hopper Night

10th December 2011 at Brandon Park Community Centre,Wheelers Hill

A hoppers night was held at the Brandon Park Community Centre. This was well attended by membters and their familiies. This event was organised essentially to meet the secon objective of KUAA, bring our members and their families to a collective group promoting social and cultural togetherness, renewing old ties, and developing endearing relationship

Felicitation Ven. Vijitha Thero

13th November 2011 at Dhamma Sarana Temple Keysborough

Ven. Naotunne Vijitha Thero, Chief Incumbent of the Dhammra sarana temple, Keysborough has been bestowed with the Chief sanganayake of Australia. KUAA organised the felicitation ceremony at the temple to commemorate the occation.

KelaniNite 2011

14th May 2011 at Hungarian Community Centre, Wantirna

It was a grand event with a very strong participation of members, associates and well-wishers. The entertainment mood was in the air with initial appetiser from out own vocalists and dancers. A sumptuous dinner followed.

Clean-up Australia Day 2011

6th March 2011 Damper Creek Reserve, Mount Waverley

Volunteers gathered at our usual Clean Up Australia Day site, the Damper Creek in Mount Waverley from the morning on the perfect sunny day. We had the pleasure of working with many dedicated volunteers from other communities who turned up to volunteer their time for a good cause. As usual everyone enjoyed Sri Lankan food after the days hard work. Certificates were distributed to the participants at the successful Clean Up Australia Day.

Srilankan Food Fair

19th February 2011 at Dixon Hall, Clayton

Rectifying the shortcomings of the last Food fair, the 2011 Food fair was moved to a better venue with more space and modern facilities and conveniently located in Clayton. The fantastic weather was a blessing– this time the Melbourne weather was on our side. We saw a different trend in the patronage this year. There were increased number of non Sri Lankan visitors from the broader Australian community who enjoyed Sri Lankan foods.

Australia Day Cricket Match

26th January 2011 at Mulgrave Cricket Grounds, Wheelers Hill

Arguably this is the first event where two Sri Lankan university alumni got-together in Melbourne to celebrate a national day. Despite not so perfect weather the Cricket Match started with Peradeniya winning the toss and deciding to bat first. A ladies informal cricket match was played during the innings break to add some colour to the event. Kelaniya managed to pass the total score comfortably and was judged the winner.

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