2017 BRISLA Awards – The Winners Announced

Leading figures in the British Sri Lankan community were recognised for their hard work at the annual BRISLA Awards earlier this month. The annual celebration, in its third year was sponsored by Specsavers and Sri Lankan Airlines and held at the historical Lord’s Cricket Ground. We had a great night proudly celebrating the achievements of British Sri Lankans in fields ranging from business through to healthcare.

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Sri Lankan Sinhalese and Tamil New Year’s Celebrations.

Last month, BRISLA joined the local Harrow community to celebrate the Sri Lankan Sinhalese and Tamil New Year. It was a beautiful day that was enjoyed by all who where lucky enough to be a part of the celebrations, and our President and Chairman, Dr Zimar Sivardeen, was honoured to be there and represent BRISLA on behalf of all our members. Continue reading Sri Lankan Sinhalese and Tamil New Year’s Celebrations.

BRISLA Mercantile Trip to Sri Lanka

Last month, BRISLA was incredibly proud to be able to facilitate their inaugural mercantile trip to Sri Lanka, and we’re very pleased to report that it was a huge success on all fronts.  Continue reading BRISLA Mercantile Trip to Sri Lanka

The 2016 BRISLA Awards

Well it’s been a long time – and a lot of hard work – in the making, but last weekend saw the return of the annual BRISLA Awards, and this year the show was even bigger and better than last time.  Continue reading The 2016 BRISLA Awards

Introducing Our New Committee

There’s been a lot going on here at the British Sri Lankan Association in recent months – we’ve been busy organising the forthcoming BRISLA Awards for one, and arranging the upcoming British trade mission to Sri Lanka for another – but there have also been one or two changes closer to home too, the biggest of which is our brand new Committee.  Continue reading Introducing Our New Committee

BRISLA Trade Mission To Sri Lanka

 

It’s one of the founding principles of The British Sri Lankan Association to forge strong and enduring links between the two great nations of Britain and Sri Lanka, so we’re incredibly proud to be able to announce our latest venture; a trade mission to Sri Lanka. Continue reading BRISLA Trade Mission To Sri Lanka

BriSLA’s Keynote Speech

Last month, March 2016, BriSLA was honoured to meet the British Foreign Secretary, the Rt. Hon. Phillip Hammond MP, who confirmed that he shares BriSLA’s vision for a better world. Continue reading BriSLA’s Keynote Speech

BriSLA Speaks at Commonwealth Day Celebration

 

BriSLA Chairman and President, Dr Zimar Sivardeen, has made an impassioned speech at a Royal Borough Ceremony marking Commonwealth Day.  Continue reading BriSLA Speaks at Commonwealth Day Celebration

Announcing The Return of the BriSLA Awards

 

After the huge success of last year’s event, the BriSLA Awards, a national awards ceremony set up by our very good selves (the British Sri Lankan Association), are set to make a glorious return in 2016 for a second run.  Continue reading Announcing The Return of the BriSLA Awards