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22April2018

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70th Anniversary of Independence 2018

The Embassy of Sri Lanka hosted an event to mark the 70th Anniversary of Sri Lanka's Independence at the Brussels Press Club. A large and distinguished gathering of Sri Lankans and well wishers attended the event, which commenced with the hoisting of the National Flag and included multi religious observances, cultural show, photographic exhibition and a reception. 

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Thai Pongal Celebrations 2018

The Sri Lanka community in Belgium participated in a Thai Pongal Pooja followed by traditional Pongal meal at Brussels Mandir on 14th January 2018. The Pooja was conducted by Sabarathnam Kurukkal. 

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Celebration of Christmas 2017

 "The Embassy of Sri Lanka together with the Sri Lankan community in Belgium and Luxembourg celebrated Christmas on Saturday, 09th December 2017 at St. Anne's church in Brussels. Over 150 Sri Lankans and their friends in Belgium and Luxembourg participated.

The event commenced with the celebration of Holy Mass by Rev. Fathers Roshan Fernando, Monsignor Juan Pablo, Eric Vancraeynest, Promilton Lobo, Robert Matheus. Rev. Sisters of the Sri Lankan community also participated. Christmas Carols were sung by the choir in English, Sinhala and Tamil.

The Sri Lankan community participated in the entrance and offertory processions as well as the reading of the scriptures. H.E. Ambassador Rodney Perera addressed the gathering at the end of the Holy Mass.

After the conclusion of the Mass, the Embassy hosted a dinner in the church hall. Santa Claus distributed gifts to the children".

 

 

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