Sunday, May 28, 2006

Friendship Cricket Match with Dharmaraja Scouts

The annual friendship cricket match between the ORSA (Old Rajans Scout Association) Team and the Dharmaraja Scout Group Team is scheduled for next Sunday the 4th June 2006 at , Pallekette Scout Play ground.

Details will follow shortly.

Contact Saliya on 0773 541246 for clearifications.

Keep your calender reserved for a fun filled day..........

Sunday, May 14, 2006

Fundraising Sub Committee Meets

9am, Sunday 14th May 2006- Fundraising Sub Committee Meeting –
Kandy Scout Head Quarters

The fundraising subcommittee of the ORSA met at the Kandy Scout Headquarters today, Sunday 14th May at 9am.

The main items discussed were,

• Opening of the Communication Center at Lake View Park
• Completion of Wimalchandra Cabin at lake View(View pictures of present construction status of Wimalachandra Cabin)
• Future fund raising activities etc.

The members made a field visit to the Lake view Park to see the nature of the projects and to suggest improvements.

The meeting continued at DEN cabin at the Lake View and concluded at 1pm.

Saturday, May 13, 2006

Dharmaraja Celebrates Wesak of Year 2550

Dharmaraja Celebrates Wesak of Year 2550

(Pic: Dharmaraja College Premises decorated with Buddist Flags)
1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scouts

The Dharmaraja Scouts continued their traditional Mal Dansela at Dalada Maligawa premises from 9am on wesak Poya Day.

Also they participated for the Wesak Lantern completion held at the Kandy District Scout headquarters.

The Dharmaraja Wesak Pandol the oldest Pandol in Kandy at Lake View Park

The Dharmaraja Wesak Pandol which is hoisted annually at the Hill Top of Dharmaraja College was put up this year too. The Pandol which is organized by the Buddhist Association of Dharmaraja College has a long history of nearly 50 years.

The Wesak Pandol which is being put up at the highest point of Kandy town could be viewed from every corner of the Kandy Town.

Mr Gamini the Electrical Technician from the village who has been assisting to hoist and wire the Pandol, claims over 25 years of association with the Pandol, after taking over the task from his father.
(Pic: Mr Gamini, 25 years with Dharmaraja Pandol)

(Pic: The View of Dharmaraja Pandol from Lake Round kandy City, For the naked eye its a very pleasant sight)

Prefects Guild at wesak Lantern Festival

The Prefects guild of Dharmaraja with the patronage of the Old Prefects Association participated for the wesak Lantern completion held in Kandy Town for the second consecutive year.

This year they have made a commendable effort to build an attractive and colorful exhibit. It was highly praised by the spectators.

(Visit Past Prefects Blog to view pictures)

Friday, May 12, 2006

ORSA Executive Committee Meeting – May 2006

5pm, Saturday 7th May 2006 @ Kandy Scout Headquarters

The Executive Committee of the ORSA(Old Rajans Scout Association) met at the Kandy Scout Headquarters on Saturday 7th May 2006 at 5pm.