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Colin Glanville's photograph of the Tsunami Dinner in the Long Room at Lord's

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Colin Glanville's photograph of the Tsunami Dinner at Lord's

The Sri Lankan Cavaliers of Great Britain
 
BI-ANNUAL DINNER IN AID OF THE CAVALIERS TSUNAMI FUND
 
in conjunction with the Marylebone Cricket Club
 
in THE LONG ROOM at Lords Cricket Grounds, St.John's Wood, London
 
on Saturday 29th October 2005 at 7.30 p.m.
 
Chief Guest:
Hon. Kingsley Wickramaratne
Governor of the Southern Province of Sri Lanka
 
also attending
 
Gladstone Small - former England Test Cricketer
 
Nimal Mendis - one of Sri Lanka's greatest singer/songwriters
 
The dinner held in the hallowed Long Room at Lord's Cricket Grounds in London was a huge success. The Governor of the Southern Province of Sri Lanka made a keynote speech. Lakhi Liyanage President of the Sri Lankan Cavaliers of Great Britain made a stirring address he appealed to NGOs, charities who raised money for the tsunami to provide information as to how much money went to aid the victims of the Boxing Day tsunami in Sri Lanka. Mr.Liyanage announced the setting up of a charity to aid the tsunami victims.
 
The Master of Ceremonies at the function at Lord's was Ivan Corea. The singer/songwriter Nimal Mendis released a special CD in aid of the tsunami victims that night. It was a grand occasion enjoyed by all.
 
The Governor of the Southern Province of Sri Lanka was batting for the victims of the tsunami all day on Saturday 29th October 2005. The Sri Lankan Cavaliers organised a press conference and media reception at the Sri Lanka High Commission in London where the Governor gave an uptodate analysis of the post tsunami reconstruction in Sri Lanka. The Governor and Lakhi Liyanage also met a British student delegation. News of the press conference was flashed around the world.  
 
 
 

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The Sri Lankan Cavaliers Press Conference at the Sri Lanka High Commission in London

For further information on the Sri Lankan Cavaliers of Great Britain please contact Lakhi Liyanage on 01737351132

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The tsunami hit Sri Lanka on 26th December 2004

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