4th, July 2004  Volume 10, Issue 51














FASHION                                              The Social Scene

Birthday Bash I

Chamari Jayaratne celebrated her birthday in her own elegant style at the Cat’s Eye, Ceylon Continental Hotel, Colombo. The guests included popular actors, actresses and other prominent personalities. ‘Misty’ played classic and modern music for listening and dancing.

Gamini and Chamari in turquoise and blue georgette sari with sequins, mirror work and dainty crystals and complemented with a solitaire Aquamarine and diamond necklace.

Sabitha Jayasinghe in black pants and pink top with embroidery and sequins

 Himali Nanayakkara in white chiffon designer pants and top with fine embroidery 

Sharika Weeraratne in orange pants and red kurtha with gold embroidery and multicolour crystals

Nandani Attapattu in green and blue shaded elaborately worked skirt and top


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Birthday Bash II

Kanchana Perera hosted a party to celebrate her daughter’s birthday at the Blue Elephant, Colombo Hilton, recently.

Kanchana Perera in lilac pants and top and Ophelia Perera in red and black silk sari with embroidery

Dilky in blue and white printed sleeveless dress


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The Burgher Connection

The Royal Netherlands Embassy and the Dutch Union of Ceylon organised an exhibition to celebrate 200 years of Burgher art at the Harold Peiris Gallery, Colombo.

Ambassador of Netherlands, Susan Blankhart, in midnight blue skirt and blue turquoise woven top, Vernon Muller and Jackie Anthonisz in black dress

Nirmali Wickremasinghe in blue and whit printed chiffon sari complemented with a pearl necklace


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Inner Wheel District Assembly

Kanthi Fernandopulle  was installed as the district chairperson of Inner Wheel 2004/2005, at the 20th District Assembly at the Galadari Hotel, Colombo. Rohini Tudawe was installed as the national representative 2004/2005 of Inner Wheel International.

Kanthi Fernandopulle in spectrum blue sari appliqué with blue and silver lace and Rohini Tudawe in blue chiffon sari with crystals and beads

Diana Rahaman in off white organza with fine multicolour embroidery and Mohini Gunasekera in  emerald green silk sari woven in bronze

Nazli Zuhyle in brown, black and white printed sari

Lalani Alwis in white silk sari woven in red


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Toastmasters Club installation

The charter ceremony and the inaugural presidential installation of the Smedley Toastmasters Club were held at the Galadari Hotel, Colombo recently. Rajiv Goonetilleke was installed as charter president. K.C. Kamalasabayson, Attorney General, was the chief guest and Stuart Young, MD, Nestle Lanka was the guest speaker

A. Balraj, founder member and Sarumathy in gray silk sari woven in dull gold

Rajiv and Siromi Goonetilleke in distant green silk sari woven in dull dold

Laxmi Senthilnathan in black pant suit

Sue Abeywardena in maroon silk sari woven in gold




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