Our Events 

Some of our Events during the year  2019-2022

Hela Mihira 2022- 28th May 2022

Hela Mihira Cultural Show 2022

USLA is proud to present the  annual Cultural Event Hela Mihira

Welcome speech by President

Hela Mihira Cultural Show 2022

Vote of Thanks by Secretary

Hela Mihira Cultural Show 2022

USLA Commitee and Advisors

74th Independence Day Celebrations -12th February 2022

 

           (12th February 2022) 

 

Venue:   Mt Albert War Memorial Hall, Mt. Albert, Ackland

Chief Guest: 

Hon.  Michael Wood   Minister of Transport, and Workplace Relations & Safety

 

      

Several guests delivered speeches, including:

1. Hon.  Michael Wood   Minister of Transport, and Workplace Relations & Safety

2.  Hon. Vanushi Walters, MP for Upper Harbour

3. Hon. Brooke van Velden, Member of Parliment and Deputy Leader of ACT

4.  Mr Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi, National Party Representative

5. Keynote address was delivered by Mr  Amita Weerakoon

USLA President Dr Rasika Subasinghe made the welcoming speech while Secy, Mr Upali Gunasekara , did the vote of thanks.

Celebrations ended with usual Sri Lankan traditional refreshments.

 

Complete video of the event

2022 පෙබරවාරි 12 දින අපි ඕක්ලන්ඩ්, මවුන්ට් ඇල්බට් යුද අනුස්මරණ ශාලාවේදී 74 වැනි නිදහස් සමරු උළෙල පැවැත්වුයෙමු. මේ එහි සම්පුර්ණ වීඩියෝවයි.
74th anniversary of Sri Lanka Independence was held at Mt Albert War Memorial Hall, Auckland, on 12th February 2022. This is the complete video of the event.

Hela Mihira Silver Jubilee- 10th July 2021

Hela Mihira Cultural show  staged on the 10th of July 2021 at the Avondale College Auditorium.

We are proud to say that we are the people who brought Hela Mihira on to the stage! තව ඉන්නවා  කට්ටිය. ගෞරි, දයා, Dr ගාමිණී, නිහාල්, චින්තක.

Hela Mihira Cultural Show 2021

USLA is proud to present the grand annual Cultural Event Hela Mihira

Welcome speech by President

Hela Mihira Cultural Show 2021

Vote of Thanks by Secretary

Hela Mihira Videos

Full video of Hela Mihira 2021 is now on YouTube. Use the link below (or type hela Mihira 2021 or හෙළ මිහිර 2021)

Link:

Hela Mihira 2021 – YouTube

 

Links to Facebook

 

Part 1:   https://www.facebook.com/uslaaucklandnz/

Part 2:   https://www.facebook.com/uslaaucklandnz/videos/1144430686068259

Part 3:   https://www.facebook.com/uslaaucklandnz/videos/869339493681456

Senior's Trip to Hamilton Gardens - 27th February 2021

73rd Independence Day Celebrations - 13th February 2021

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           (13th February 2021) 

 

Venue:   Mt Eden War Memorial Hall, 489, Dominion Rd, Mt Eden

Chief Guest:          Hon Phil Goff, Mayor of Auckland

 

 

         

Several guests delivered speeches, including:

1.  Hon Phil Goff, Mayor of Auckland

2.  Hon. Dr Deborah Russell, MP for New Lynn

3.  Hon. Vanushi Walters, MP for Upper Harbour

4.  Hon Paul Goldsmith, National List MP based in Epsom

5.  Mr Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi, National Party Representative

6. Keynote address was delivered by Mr Wasantha Marasinghe

 

USLA President Roshan Manamperi made the welcoming speech while Secy, Rasika Subasinghe did the vote of thanks.

Celebrations ended with usual Sri Lankan traditional refreshments.

 

Independence Day - 8th February 2019

71st Independece Day – A short and sweet presentation

 by Jalana Jayawardena

A talented student of USLA Sinhala Language Class, in year  8 of Blockhouse bay Intermediate School.

Full speeach : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xp2RfbIkws

Participation in Victims Commemoration Day - 04th May 2019

Participation in Victims Commemoration Day - 04th May 2019

Participation in Victims Commemoration Day - 04th May 2019

USLA Coffee Eve Lecture For Seniors - 1st June 2019

USLA Coffee Eve Lecture For Seniors - 1st June 2019

USLA Coffee Eve Lecture For Seniors -1st June 2019

USLA Coffee Eve Lecture For Seniors - 1st June 2019

Independance Day Celebrations - 9th February 2020

We celebrated the 72nd Independence Day anniversary on 8th of February at Mt Albert War Memorial Hall. Hon Jenny Salesa, Minister of Building and Construction, Customs and Ethnic Communities and Associate Minister for Education and Health, was the chief guest. Other distinguished guests included Hon. Michael Wood, Hon. Priyanca Radhakrishnan, Hon. Dr Deborah Russell, MP, Hon Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi, MP, Hon Paul Goldsmith, MP, Language school teacher, Mrs Kanthi Gunathilake, Ms Farhana Nalar, President, New Zealand Sri Lanka Foundation, President of Alumni Association of university of Peradeniya new Zealand chapter, Mr Sarath Karunaratne, Secretary SLSNZ and Mr Sharthaar Jameel, Mr Vajira Medagoda, President, NZ Ex Servicemen association.

Helamihira (2019-04-13)

Our annual musical show depicting the values of Sinhala / Tamil new year was launched at the doorstep of the new year day. It was well-attended and made a stage for our community to demonstrate their talents, especially, of our children.

 

Nishanandaya - 27th October 2019

This time we invited two of very popular and talented vocalists in Sri Lanka and among Sinhala communities all over the world, Jagath Wickramasinghe and Uresha Ravihari. The singers themselves praised the event as an outstanding musical show among the ones they had ever staged.