The Wedding Planner 2015 – Wedding Exhibition on 16th to 18th January 2015

The Most Exclusive & Highly Focused Bridal Exhibition of the year is starts tomorrow 16th January 2015 to 18th January 2015 at BMICH.

Be a proud winner of a free wedding package

*Conditions applied

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The Wedding Planner 2015 – Wedding Exhibition on 16th to 18th January 2015
The Wedding Planner 2015 – Wedding Exhibition on 16th to 18th January 2015

Wildlife Photographic Competition for 65th Anniversary of the Department of Wildlife Conservation

Department of Wildlife Conservation organised an wildlife photographic competition Held to mark the 65th Anniversary of the Department of Wildlife Conservation this Wildlife Photographic Competition Open Section and School Section.

A decision has been taken to hold wildlife photographic competition to mark the 65th Anniversary of the Department of Wildlife Conservation.

Any Sri Lankan and school children can participate at this competition and submit only 04 wildlife photos containing natural wildlife splendour and activities either in black & white or colour.

All photos should have been taken in National Parks, sanctuaries or wildlife protected areas in Sri Lanka and should not be digitally altered. If necessary, either the negative or a scanned image CD should be submitted along with the photos.

The length of photo should be between 12″ and 18″ while the width should be between 8″ and 12”. Photos should not be submitted either in mounted positions. The reverse top left corner of the photo should be marked the applicants name as given in the application, address title and serial number. A short description on the wildlife locations, the camera and the lenses, should be submitted.

The ownership of all the photos should be of the applicant and should not have been submitted to any other photographic competition earlier. The department will use the selected photos for media and Publicity Purposes.

All photographs should either be sent by post or personally delivered to the Director General, Department of Wildlife Conservation. The top left corner of the cover containing the photographs should be marked “Wildlife Photographic Competition 2014” Entries received after the relevant date will not be accepted and the Department shall not be responsible for any damages caused in the mail.

This is an open and non fee levying competition and any officer or member of his family, serving in institutes functioning under the Ministry of Wildlife recourse conservation No. 811/A, Jayanthipura, Battaramulla is not permitted to participate in this competition.

The Competition will be evaluated under a formal panel of judges to select winner and the decision of the panel of judges will be the final. Prizes and certificates will also be awarded to first, second and third place winners while 10 merit certificates will also be awarded. Official results will be notified to winners by post.

Last date of acceptance of Photographs 05.09.2014
Photo judging 12.09.2014
Award Ceremony 01.10.2014 at the Department of Wildlife Conservation

 

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Wildlife Photographic Competition for 65th Anniversary of the Department of Wildlife Conservation
Wildlife Photographic Competition for 65th Anniversary of the Department of Wildlife Conservation

Galle Face Hotel conference centre available for service now

Business is about people, so we make every effort to put you first and make you meet/ discuss/succeed. Our all new and exclusive conference centre comes with the unmatched Galle Face Hotel standard of service, elegant, facilities, comprehensive administrative support and complete organizational plans courtesy of the hotel, making the planning of the event impressive to you and your clients.

 

The Business Suite comes complete with an array of unique services, including…

  • Energy Booster on arrival
  • Coffee breaks at ‘The Cafe”, a contemporary private coffee shop serving quick treats and gourmet coffee, teas and drinks in an informal lounge setting – ideal for networking and recharging
  • Gourmet lunch at one of our legendary restaurants
  • Ergonomic high back conference chairs and uniquely designed working desks
  • State-of-the-art equipment, including multimedia projection, built-in sound system, wireless clip-on mics and free wifi
  • In-room refreshments, with an espresso machine throughout the meeting
  • A dedicated ‘Conference Concierge’ assigned to each meeting

If you would like a tour or a visit to the new center please contact us on meeting.coneierge@gallefacehotel.net or  see below image for more details

Galle Face Hotel Conference suits available for service now
Galle Face Hotel Conference suits available for service now

Photography competition for schoolchildren – Submit on or before September 15, 2014

Schools, especially school media societies islandwide, are invited to apply for a photography competition and exhibition organized by the Ministry of Education.

Minister Bandula Gunawardena is seen here with South Korean ambassador to Sri Lanka, Chang Won- Sam at the opening ceremony

A circular in this regard has been sent by Education Ministry Secretary Anura Dissanayake to all Provincial Education Secretaries, Provincial Education Directors, Zonal Education Directors and school Principals.

According to the Education Ministry, the photography competition will be conducted according to standards set by the Photographic Society of Sri Lanka, with government and government approved private school students being eligible to apply for the competition.

The theme of the competition is “Our World As I See It”, and will fall under two categories, members of a school media society and non-members. The two age groups are below 16 years and below 21 years. Applicants should be below the age stipulated when submitting the application. A contestant can submit a maximum of four photographs.

All photographs should be digital and in jpeg/srgp modes, and should be submitted in CD or a DVD. Software such as photoshop is prohibited, while watermarks or signatures are not permitted.

Application forms and further photo requirements are stated in the Education Ministry’s website or, contact the Director of Co-curricular Activities, Guidance and Counseling & Peace Education branch of the Education Ministry.

Students are requested to submit genuine photographs, as copying from the internet or any other source will be disqualified.

Closing date for applications is September 15, 2014. Winners will be awarded medals and certificates along with consolation prizes. A special certificate will be awarded for the best monochrome photograph.

“The purpose of this competition is to promote photography as a hobby among schoolchildren. This also enhances creativity among students and to choose a career as professional photographers,” Mr. Dissanayake said.

Bridal Fair 2014 from 19th to 21st September 2014 at SLECC

The MP international organise an event for couples who looking forward to married, this event will covers whole solutions for the bridal needs.

The Bridal Fair 2014 is schedule to be held at SLECC from 19th to 21st September 2014 from 10.00 Am to 8.00 Pm.

An exciting gifts are available for those who going to have their wedding after September 2014 with Rs. 100,000/=worth gift vouchers from studio 3000 and free limousine package by Studio 3000.

For more detail about the Bridal fair 2014 contact to the organising committee on 077 340 5980 / 077 7203 220

Or see below image

Bridal Fair 2014 from 19th to 21st September 2014 at SLECC
Bridal Fair 2014 from 19th to 21st September 2014 at SLECC

Home and Home Related Exhibition in Colombo – 16th to 20th July 2014 at SLECC

MP international Organise a Home and Home related exhibition in Colombo from 16th to 20th July 2014 at SLECC.

The exhibition will consist of Construction, Furniture & Interior, Garden, Home & Property and Electricity & Electronics.

It would be a great opportunity for you to buy your needed home appliences at an affordable price in mid of this year. For More Details contact to 0773 070 401 / 0777 685 253

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Home and Home Related Exhibition in Colombo – 16th to 20th July 2014 at SLECC
Home and Home Related Exhibition in Colombo – 16th to 20th July 2014 at SLECC

Seminars on export, import procedures organise by Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) and Customs

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC), in association with the Department of Sri Lanka Customs and supported by DFCC Bank and DFCC Vardhana Bank will hold a series of half-day seminars on export and import procedures in order to educate the trade.

The seminar is with an objective to avoid unexpected encounters in Imports and exports even those with years of experience. The seminar organised by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and gives practical information that will help protect your company’s interests and maximize your opportunities in the global market place.

The seminar will cover areas such as goods classification and harmonized system, import procedures, goods valuation, export procedures, export facilitation, bonding and entrepot trade.

The first segment of the seminar series will be held on 14th July 2014, which will discuss the areas of goods classification and harmonized systems and import procedures and the expertise would be provided by Customs

The procedures on Export facilitation, bonding and entrepot trade will be discussed at the Ceylon Chamber on July 21, 2014. The presentation will be done by Customs Deputy Director S. Nethkunananthen. All three events will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on each of the dates.

To register for these seminars contact Sriyani on 5588877 or email: Sriyani@chamber.lk.

Lecture on Sri Lankans of African Descent in Colombo on 10th July 2014

Dr. Shihan de Silva Jayasuriya, Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London will deliver a lecture on, “Sri Lankans of African Descent: Heritage, Identity and Connectivity” at the ICES Auditorium at No: 2, Kynsey Terrace, Colombo 8 on Thursday, 10th July 2014 from 4.30 pm.

Dr. Shihan de Silva Jayasuriya is a past member of the UNESCO International Scientific Committee (Paris) and an elected Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society (Great Britain & Ireland). She is the author of numerous monographs and two edited books in the field of Historical Linguistics.

Ae Aspirations International Education Exhibition 2014

Recently I read a news articles in paper, it stated that Srilanka is the top on literacy ratio in South Asia as 87%; which is a 3% growth from 2001 to 2014.

As it stated the Ae Aspirations organised an International Education Exhibition 2014 in Taj Samudra on 5th & 6th July 2014, from 9 am to 6pm.

From this educational exhibition you could obtain wide range of information about the courses, for more details see below image or contact 0777 539 888

Ae Aspirations International Education Exhibition 2014
Ae Aspirations International Education Exhibition 2014

The Pixel Prize photography competition for Sri Lanka is back in 2014 – Apply before 1st August 2014

Open exclusively to 0/L and A/L students from Sri Lankan High Schools. Australian Catholic University is committed to fostering and empowering young people to engage in the Visual Arts.

Visit the website for information on theme, prizes, and to enter the competition. http://www.thepixelprize.com.au/

Application closing date will be 1st August 2014.

For more details see below image

The Pixel Prize photography competition for Sri Lanka is back in 2014 – Apply before 1st August 2014
The Pixel Prize photography competition for Sri Lanka is back in 2014 – Apply before 1st August 2014

 

 

 

International Conference & Coconut Exhibition 2014 in BMICH Srilanka

Are you a Coconut Manufacturer or a seller, here is an opportunity for you to find a new market to sale your coconut related products now.

Visit to International Conference & Coconut Exhibition 2014 at BMICH, Colombo from 8th to 10th July 2014 and enrich your coconut sale and make used of its by products to maximise your profits.

The exhibition is held for the first time in srilankan history and the exhibition is expected to provide wide range of information to coconut manufacturers and sellers to earn more.

For more details call

Aravindra on 0714288961 or Jehan on 0777879081 or suresh on 07720000070

Or see below image

International Conference & Coconut Exhibition 2014 in BMICH Srilanka
International Conference & Coconut Exhibition 2014 in BMICH Srilanka

Home and Home related Exhibition 2014 – from 16th to 20th July 2014

MP International organise a Home and Home related Product exhibition in Colombo Srilanka. The exhibition will contain of Construction, Furniture & Interior, Garden, Home & Property and Electricals & Electronics.

The Exhibition is schedule to be help at Srilanka Exhibition & Convention Centre (SLECC) from 16th to 20th July 2014.

Visit to the exhibition and redefine your lifestyle with modern home.

For more details see below image or contact 0773 070 401 / 0777 685 253

Home and Home related Exhibition 2014 – from 16th to 20th July 2014
Home and Home related Exhibition 2014 – from 16th to 20th July 2014

LANKAPAK 2014 from 18th to 20th July 2014

The Srilanka Institute of Packaging organise an Lankapak 2014 event in BMICH, Colombo from 18th to 20th July 2014.

This is the one of the biggest international packaging exhibition in Sri lanka, which offers you a great ideas about the packaging and importance of packaging to your business.

Visit BMICH, Colombo, Sri Lanka from 18th to 20th July 2014.

Or see below image or contact to Lahiru for more details – 077 7203220

LANKAPAK 2014 from 18th to 20th July 2014
LANKAPAK 2014 from 18th to 20th July 2014

Hotel, Hospitality & Food Asia – Exhibition from 3rd to 5th October 2014

MP international organise an Exhibition at SLECC from 3rd to 5th October 2014 of Hotel Hospitality and Food Asia. The exhibition could be a showcase for the hospitality industrialist to exhibit their products and services to the supply chain.

Stall reservations are open now, for more details see below image

 

Hotel, Hospitality & Food Asia – Exhibition from 3rd to 5th October 2014
Hotel, Hospitality & Food Asia – Exhibition from 3rd to 5th October 2014

National Business Excellence Awards 2014 – Applications calls now

Business Excellence Benchmark Competition official launch today for an applications and invitations, the below stated sectors could be apply for the Nation Business Excellence award.

  • Agriculture & Plantations
  • Banking Sector
  • Construction
  • Gem & Jewellery
  • Healthcare & Related Service
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • ICT Services
  • Insurance
  • Livestock & Fisheries
  • Printing & Related Services
  • Non Banking & Financial Services
  • Diversified Group of Companies
  • Shipping & Shipping Related Services Sector
  • Trading
  • Associations & Societies Sector
  • State Sector Services
  • Media Services
  • Infrastructure & Utilities
  • Export Sector
  • Other Services/ Others

 

Manufacturing

  • Engineering
  • Food & Beverage
  • Apparel,Textile & Leather
  • Chemical, Ceramic and Glass
  • State Sector
  • Non-traditional Sector
  • Other

 

Apply now and be a proud winner of the National Business Excellence Awards ( NBEA 2014) Awards Ceremony will be on Tuesday, 16 December 2014

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National Business Excellence Awards 2014 – Applications calls now
National Business Excellence Awards 2014 – Applications calls now

As Close as it gets to being an insider

Cannes predictions is as close as it gets to the real thing, it showcases the best of the best in advertising from around the world. Test your skills in identifying the entries with the strongest odds for winning.

 

Date: 11th June 2014

Venue: The 80 Club Colombo 07

Time: 7.00 PM. Onwards

 

Tickets: Rs. 1,900/-

 

for more details see below image

As Close as it gets to being an insider
As Close as it gets to being an insider

Coco Tech 2014 International Conference & Coconut Festival in Colombo Srilanka – on 7th to 10th July 2014

Ministry of Coconut Development and Janatha estate development organised a Cocotech 2014 Exhibition and International Conference & Coconut Festival in Colombo Srilanka In participation with 18 Asia Pacific member countries.

The event is schedule from 07th to 10th July 2014 at BMICH, Colombo Srilanka.

The exhibition will be constants of

  • Coconut & Coconut based product Manufacturers/Exporters Kernel Product Manufacturers/ Exporters: (Desiccated Coconut, Coconut Oil, Virgin Coconut Oil, Coconut Water, Coconut, Coconut Milk, Coconut Milk Powder etc.)
  • Non Kernel Product Manufacturers/Exporters: (Fiber, Substrate, Brushes, Value Added Products etc)
  • Charcoal and Activated Carbon Manufacturers/Exporters
  • Ornamental Producers
  • Related Machinery Producers
  • Freight Forwarders
  • Packaging Companies
  • Airlines / Shipping Lines
  • Banks and Other Financial Institutes
  • Insurance Providers
  • Etc..

 

The Focus Areas for the Conference:

  • New technological developments on,
  • Coconut production particularly planting and replanting systems
  • Varietal improvement, use of local elite planting materials and Hybrids
  • Coconut based farming systems, integrated pests and diseases management
  • Post harvest processing and technology updates in the manufacture of emerging coconut products for the domestic/export markets
  • Maximum utilization of energy efficient systems as well as cost effective technologies on integrated coconut processing and marketing technologies

 

Reserve Your-Stall Today: Aravinda – 071 4288961, Jehan – 077 7879081

For more information COCONUT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

54, Nawala Road, Narahenpita, Colombo 5.

Tel: 94 11 2502502-4 Fax: 94 11 2508729

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Coco Tech 2014 International Conference & Coconut Festival in Colombo Srilanka – on 7th to 10th July 2014
Coco Tech 2014 International Conference & Coconut Festival in Colombo Srilanka – on 7th to 10th July 2014

Laksala Design Competition 2014 – Applications calls Now

Design Competition

Laksala initiated the Design Competition 2014 to commemorate a bountiful Golden Jubilee in hopes of discovering the creative abilities of Laksala Registered Entrepreneurs by inviting them to participate in this memorable event.

 

There are two main stages in the competition

The first stage will be the paper based designs, where all design submissions in each respective category will be submitted as sketches. Designs that are chosen from stage one will then be manufactured and presented for stage two.

All entrepreneurs who wish to take part in the competition may select one or more categories mentioned below to submit one or more designs per category.

  1. Handloom Wear – (Sarees, Dresses & Skirts, Kaftans, Casual Ladies Tops, Mens Shirt, Mens Sarongs)
  2. Batik Wear – (Sarees, Dresses & Skirts, Kaftans, Shawls, Casual Ladies Tops, Mens Shirt, Mens Sarongs)
  3. Hand Painted Wear – (Sarees, Dresses & Skirts, Kaftans, Shawls, Casual Ladies Tops, Mens Shirt)
  4. Fashion Accessories – Leather (Ladies Handbags, Travel Goods)
  5. Fashion Accessories – Rush and Reed (Ladies Handbags, Utility Carry Baskets)
  6. Beach Wear – (Wrap Dresses and Skirts, Shorts, Hats, Swimwear)
  7. Casual Jewellery – Local Indigenous Material (Necklaces, Earrings, Bangles)
  8. Fine Jewellery – Gold using colored gemstones (Necklaces, Cuff links, Pendents, Bangles/Bracelets, Rings, Earrings and EarTussles)
  9. Fine Jewellery – Silver using colored gemstones- (Necklaces, Cuff links, Pendents, Bangles/Bracelets, Rings, Earrings and EarTussles)

 

Swarna Warna Awards

The prizes below apply to all 9-competition categories

1st Prize Gold Award, Cash Prize, & Certificate

2nd Prize Silver Award, Cash Prize, & Certificate

3rd Prize Bronze Award, Cash Prize, & Certificate

02 Consolation prizes and a Certificate

 

Application Forms, Rules and Regulations

Application forms can be obtained from 04th June 2014 at the Laksala Distribution Division,

No:15, Noris Canal Road, Maradana, Colombo 10 or the New Product Development Department,

No: 215, Baudhaloka Mawatha, Thummulla, Colombo 07.

 

Design Competition 2014 Workshop

A workshop will be held to brief all participants on the 18th June 2014 From 10 am -12 noon At the “Ape Gama” premises in Battaramulla.

For more information regarding the rules and regulations of the competition call 0112055501.

Divi Naguma National Programme Entrepreneurs and Registration of New Entrepreneurs

Divi Naguma National Programme Entrepreneurs and New Entrepreneurs may register with Laksala in order to improve their creative abilities and refine the overall quality of their products.

For more details see below image or contact to Sri Lanka Handicrafts Board – LAKSALA,

No: 215, Baudhaloka Mawatha, Thummulla, Colombo 07.

Tel: 011-4324299 / 011 -2680928 Fax: 011 -2594872 / 011 -2680928

Laksala Design Competition 2014 – Applications calls Now
Laksala Design Competition 2014 – Applications calls Now

Pre Ramazan Fair at BMICH on 7th June 2014

An excellent array of shopping conveniences just for you at BMICH on 7th June 2014 from 10.00 Am to 7.00 Pm. exclusively for ladies.

Designer abayas, Kurtis & Shawls, Indian & Pakistani Shalwars, costume Jewellery, Arabic & Pakistani Henna Designs and many more at reasonable prices.

Pre Ramazan Fair at BMICH on 7th June 2014
Pre Ramazan Fair at BMICH on 7th June 2014

Construction Exhibition 2014 at BMICH from 8th to 10th August 2014

National Construction Association of Srilanka organise an Construction Exhibition 2014 at BMICH from 8th August to 10th August 2014.

the Exhibition will brings you more construction and Industrial needs under one roof.

For more details see below image

Construction Exhibition 2014 at BMICH from 8th to 10th August 2014
Construction Exhibition 2014 at BMICH from 8th to 10th August 2014

Living in Style – Home and Interior exhibition in Kandy – 6th to 8th June 2014

3rd Consecutive year CEC Events organised an living in Style Home and Interior Exhibitions in Kandy from 6th to 8th June 2014.

The exhibitions will cater your needs of homing and home related goods and services exhibitions under one roof at Kandy City Centre.

For more details about the events contact to below numbers,

Amila -0773 124 605

Sukumal – 0777 696 330

Shamal -0777 800 334

Gayan -0775 718 555

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Living in Style – Home and Interior exhibition in Kandy – 6th to 8th June 2014
Living in Style – Home and Interior exhibition in Kandy – 6th to 8th June 2014

Mercedes Trophy Sri Lanka Country Finals 2014 – Invitation Calls now – Apply before 16th June 2014

Sri Lanka’s most exclusive and prestigious golf tournament is happening again.

The Mercedes Trophy, with a legacy of several decades is the biggest and finest golfing event in the world, and offers golfers the opportunity to compete locally and internationally, as they rub shoulders with some of the game’s most successful opponents whilst sharing the passion for the three-pointed star. Each year, the brand knows how to charm nearly 60,000 top golfers around the world.

Mercedes Trophy Sri Lanka Country Finals 2014

Saturday, 21st June 2014 at the Nuwara Eliya Golf Club. Tournament commences at 8.00am.

Handicap Groups

  • Group A Handicap: 0 – 12
  • Group B Handicap: 13 – 20
  • Group C Handicap: 21 – 24
  • Group D Handicap (Ladies): 36

 

Entry Conditions

  • Participation exclusively reserved for owners of Mercedes-Benz, Jeep® and Chrysler vehicles. Confirmation of ownership required for participation.
  • Entry registration should only be with Ms. Thakshila Konakalagala. Contact 0771 224506 or email: thakshiia.konakalagala@dimoianka.com
  • Entries close at 5.00pm on Monday, 16th June 2014.

 

Participants travelling to Nuwara Eliya will be provided with a free vehicle inspection at the state of the art Mercedes Benz, Jeep & Chrysler maintenance facility at ‘DIMO 800’, Sirimavo Bandaranaike Mw., Colombo 14.

A special discount of 20% will be offered for all vehicle repairs and maintenance till 19th June 2014.

For more detail see below image or  contact to above number

Mercedes Trophy Sri Lanka Country Finals 2014 – Invitation Calls now – Apply before 16th June 2014
Mercedes Trophy Sri Lanka Country Finals 2014 – Invitation Calls now – Apply before 16th June 2014

Future Minds Expo 2014 an Educational Exhibition again from 6th to 8th June at BMICH, Colombo

The Nalanda College Junior Old Boys’ Association organised a Future Minds Expo 2014 an educational exhibition is schedule to be on 6th to 8th June 2014 at BMICH.

The same time the committee organise the events in Kandy and Galle as well as below dates

KANDY – KCC – June 14th & 15th 2014

GALLE-Town Hall – September 06th & 07th, 2014

For more details contact to Nalanda College Junior Old Boys’Association, Nalanda College, Colombo 10, Tel: 011 305 5577 or visit www.futureminds.lk

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Future Minds Expo 2014 an Educational Exhibition again from 6th to 8th June at BMICH, Colombo
Future Minds Expo 2014 an Educational Exhibition again from 6th to 8th June at BMICH, Colombo

Grant of GBP 5000 for empower work in animal welfare in Srilanka – Applications calls now (Closing date 15th June 2014)

Here’s your chance to apply for a grant of GBP 5000 that could empower your work in animal welfare,

Otara Gunewardene states “As a World Animal Day Ambassador, I’ve been given the privilege of nominating three Sri Lankan animal welfare organizations that are committed to uplifting the wellbeing of animals, for a one-off grant of GBP 5000. This grant is offered by the Naturewatch Foundation in partnership with the World Animal Day Foundation.

Naturewatch Foundation members will vote for projects that they believe have the best potential to make a real difference in the lives of animals. The winners will be announced on World Animal Day, 4 October 2014

Send in your application today.”

 

GRANT CONDITIONS

  • The grant is only available to non profit, non-governmental animal welfareorgamsations
  • Our resources are limited to projects that will cost a maximum of GBP £5,000.
  • Depending on the project, the grant may be paid in stages.
  • We will not consider projects that involve the building and maintenance of rescue and rehoming facilities
  • All submissions must prove that the project will have lasting positive impact upon the welfare of the animals
  • Upon submission we may reguest clarification of the information provided by you in the application.
  • You must submit the comprehensive application on or before the 15th of June 2014.

LOG ON TO THE LINK BELOW FOR THE APPLICATION www.bit.ly/WADGrant2014

Email soft copies of your entry on PDF format to worldeanimalday2014@eodel.com For more details Call on 077 7 686 817

Grant of GBP 5000 for empower work in animal welfare in Srilanka – Applications calls now (Closing date 15th June 2014)
Grant of GBP 5000 for empower work in animal welfare in Srilanka – Applications calls now (Closing date 15th June 2014)

Gem cutting competition on 19th to 20th July 2014

The annual Gem cutting competition conducted by Sri Lanka Gem & Jewellery Association is scheduled to be held on 19th, 20th July 2014. Gem cutters willing to take part in this competition could obtain applications by sending the address by SMS 072 727 0293 or from the association office.

Closing Date for Applications: 15th June 2014

For more details contact to Sri Lanka Gem & Jewellery Association, No. 38, Frankfurt Place, Colombo 4.

Tel: 0777 802 650 / 0112 597 226 Fax: 0112 597 250for more detail see below image

Gem cutting competition on 19th to 20th July 2014
Gem cutting competition on 19th to 20th July 2014

Competition on Innovative Low Cost Methods Techniques for Rain Water Storage – Application Closing date for 31st May 2014

Introduction

In some parts of the country, availability and quality of drinking water is reducing at an unprecedented pace due to various factors. Most of these areas are also stricken by poverty causing people more vulnerable. Although many other drinking water options are available, year round availability and quality is a question.

Therefore, Rain Water Harvesting can be a good option to supply safe drinking water for households throughout the year.

 

The Competition

The problem is how poor can afford to have their own rainwater harvesting system as the initial cost of present rain water harvesting systems (Material & Labour) has become high.

Can you think of a design to help the society to resolve this problem?

Do you have ideas of rainwater harvesting methods I techniques? The Lanka Rain Water Harvesting Forum is organizing a design competition on concept stage works by individual designers and/or institutes. It is very important that the submitted design proposal should be feasible to realize using today’s technology. Lanka Rainwater Harvesting Forum, the leading organization promoting rainwater harvesting in Sri Lanka look for your support to invent an innovative method for the storage of rainwater for household use, especially for the drinking purposes.

 

Objective

To develop a low cost Rain Water Harvesting Tank, affordable and adaptable by the poor communities.

 

Award

The competition will be conducted in two stages. At first stage, four concepts will be selected and a prize of Rs. 25,000.00 and a certificate will be awarded for each concept. At the second stage, the selected four concepts will be field tested and for the best selected model, a prize of Rs.75,000.00 will be awarded

 

Applications & Further Information

Application forms and further details of the competition can be obtained from the Lanka Rain Water Harvesting Forum website http://www.lankarainwater.org or contacting us at the address given below. Your concepts should be handed over to us before 31st May 2014.

Address: “Rain Center”,

No. 41/12, New Parliament Road,

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Competition on Innovative Low Cost Methods Techniques for Rain Water Storage – Application Closing date for 31st May 2014
Competition on Innovative Low Cost Methods Techniques for Rain Water Storage – Application Closing date for 31st May 2014

LANKAPAK 2014 – International Packaging Exhibition in Sri lanka on 18th to 20th July 2014

The Srilanka Institute of Packing organised an exhibition of Lanka Pak 2014 from 18th to 20th July 2014 at BMICH Colombo, Srilanka.

The Exhibition will be an ultimate solution for your packaging needs for your product to be a rich looks.

For more detail about the event contact to Lahiru Abeygunawardana on 077 7203220

Or see below image

LANKAPAK 2014 - International Packaging Exhibition in Sri lanka on 18th to 20th July 2014
LANKAPAK 2014 – International Packaging Exhibition in Sri lanka on 18th to 20th July 2014

Competition on creation of TV and Radio advertisement – Closing date on 25th May 2014

The Central Environment Authority is organizing a competition on creation of TV and radio advertisements to mark the World Environment Day on 5th June, 2014, Applications are called from Production Houses involved in TV and radio advertising and media personnel.

The CEA will accept own-creations, in DVD or CD format, which illustrate the achievement of the sustainable development by overcoming the contemporary environmental issues and the challenges faced by the public. All creations should be submitted to the Director General of the CEA.

Duration of a creation should be 15, 30 or 45 seconds, last date of acceptance of creation will be on 25th May 2014.

 

Prizes for winners of the TV completion First place – Rs. 150,000.00

Second place – Rs. 100,000.00

Third place – Rs. 75,000.00

 

Prizes for winners of the radio completion Fist place – Rs. 75,000.00

Second place – Rs. 50,000.00

Third place – Rs. 25,000.00

 

For further details please contact:

Sunil Udukala, Deputy Director (Media Unit), Central Environment Authority

104, Denzil Kobbekaduwa Mawatha.

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Competition on creation of TV and Radio advertisement – Closing date on 25th May 2014
Competition on creation of TV and Radio advertisement – Closing date on 25th May 2014