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Point Five musical show cancelled

The live show featuring Sri Lankan band Point Five on Saturday, March 9, at Seventeen Mile Rocks, has been cancelled. The show was organised by the Federation of Sri Lankan Organisations of Queensland to raise funds for operational expenses for small projects and other causes. FSOQ president Jay Weerawardena said today the cancellation of the

Government regulator ACNC grants charity status to federation

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has granted charitable status to the Federation of Sri Lankan Organisations of Queensland. This followed the federation’s submissions to the ACNC over the past two years. FSOQ president Jay Weerawardena said the recognition was the result of the hard work by the management team, headed by secretary Jayantha

Musical talent evening on January 27 to raise funds for SPUR welfare projects

SPUR Queensland will hold a musical evening at the Acacia Ridge State School on Saturday, January 27, from 5.30pm. The event, Paduru Party, will showcase the Brisbane community’s musical and singing talent to raise funds for SPUR’s welfare projects. SPUR is a partner association of the Federation of Sri Lankan Organisations of Queensland. For information,

Sri Lanka Day rewards Sunday revellers with a feast of food, music and culture

A record number of people attended the Sri Lanka Day Food and Multicultural Festival at Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks on Sunday, October 15. The event, organised by the Federation of Sri Lankan Organisations of Queensland and its member associations, showcased the cultural heritage and culinary tastes of Sri Lanka to the wider multicultural

FSOQ honours founding members and a friend of Sri Lanka with special presentation

Two founding members of the Federation of Sri Lankan Organisations of Queensland and a generous benefactor with a close connection to our island nation were honoured at Sri Lanka Day 2023 for their dedicated work in bettering the lives of others. The FSOQ’s first president, Bill Deutrom, Jayantha Pathikirikorale, and philanthropist and dedicated friend of

Sri Lanka Day on October 15 will showcase food, fun and cultural delights

Sri Lanka Day 2023, the food and multicultural festival, will be held on Sunday, October 15, at Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. The highly successful event, in its third year, will showcase Sri Lanka’s cultural heritage, including a variety of cuisine and song and dance performances. Last year, the festival was attended by hundreds

SL Consul Anton Swan hosted at farewell function by high commission in Canberra

Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Australia, Chitranganee Wagiswara, hosted a special farewell function for the Honorary Consul for Sri Lanka in Queensland, Anton Swan, in Canberra on June 19. Mr Swan is stepping down in July from his role after 33 years of serving the Queensland community. Ms Wagiswara presented him with a plaque for

Sri Lankan contingent in step for Anzac Day commemoration at Bellbowrie

April 26, 2023: Representatives of the Sri Lanka Ex-Servicemen’s Association of Queensland and supporters marched in the Anzac Day parade at Booker Place, Bellbowrie, on Tuesday, April 25. The contingent attended the morning service, which was followed by the traditional cricket match between the Lord Mayor’s XI and an Army XI. The day was commemorated

Sri Lanka Day rewards Sunday revellers with a feast of food, music and culture Sri Lanka Day a roaring success as crowds savour a feast of culture and culinary fare Invitation for almsgiving at Forest Hermitage to transfer merit to the late Lal Mendis Point Five musical show cancelled Government regulator ACNC grants charity status to federation Book your tickets to see Sri Lankan Point Five band perform in March as FSOQ fundraiser Musical talent evening on January 27 to raise funds for SPUR welfare projects Farewell Lal Mendis: Beacon of kindness and joy will be missed by our community FSOQ honours founding members and a friend of Sri Lanka with special presentation Large crowds expected at Sri Lanka Day Multicultural and Food Festival on Sunday FSOQ’s team of officials for 2023-24 Sunday Island features tribute to Anton Swan by former high commissioner Skandakumar Sri Lanka Day on October 15 will showcase food, fun and cultural delights
Sri Lanka Day rewards Sunday revellers with a feast of food, music and culture Sri Lanka Day a roaring success as crowds savour a feast of culture and culinary fare Invitation for almsgiving at Forest Hermitage to transfer merit to the late Lal Mendis Point Five musical show cancelled Government regulator ACNC grants charity status to federation Book your tickets to see Sri Lankan Point Five band perform in March as FSOQ fundraiser Musical talent evening on January 27 to raise funds for SPUR welfare projects Farewell Lal Mendis: Beacon of kindness and joy will be missed by our community FSOQ honours founding members and a friend of Sri Lanka with special presentation Large crowds expected at Sri Lanka Day Multicultural and Food Festival on Sunday FSOQ’s team of officials for 2023-24 Sunday Island features tribute to Anton Swan by former high commissioner Skandakumar Sri Lanka Day on October 15 will showcase food, fun and cultural delights