Melbourne Events 2024

 
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MAY 2024

 


 

 

May 2024 - Saturday 18, 7.30 am to 3.00 pm
Religious Event


Blood Donation Camp 2024

Blood Donation Camp 2024
ලේ දන් දීමේ මහා පිංකම

This charity event can save lives of many people. Hence, we request for your participation and also request you to invite your friends, relatives and other people you know for this noble cause. ‘A wonderful blood donor took time out from his or her busy life to save life’.

At Lifeblood Mt Waverley Donor Centre

Contact: Temple 0430 070 681


 

May 2024 - Saturday 18, 7.00 pm
Music Concert


SAMAN LENIN "Lankare" 

පවුලේ සැමට එක්ව රස විදින්නට, දරුවන් දැකිය යුතු ශ්‍රී ලාංකේය අනන්‍යතාව!
සමන් ලෙනින්, නිලක්ශි හැලපිටිය සමඟ ලංකාරේ!
කථනය - කිංස්ලි රත්නායක
නර්තනය - Ama Dance Academy

At River Gum Theatre, Hampton Park 

Contact: 0406 798 072 or AuslankaTV.com

 


 

May 2024 - Saturday 18, 6.30 pm
Dinner Dance


A Night in Paris Masquerade Ball

42nd Annual Dinner Dance presented by St. Benedict’s College Old Boys Union of Victoria Inc.

At Springvale City Hall

Contact: Nilantha Perera 0425 802 255


 

May 2024 - Sunday 19, 3.00 pm
Fundraiser


"Friends of Lanka" Fundraising Kottu Drive

Friends of Lanka Fundraising Kottu Event for Help Learn 2024-25 project; distribution of school supplies for over 600 needy children in Sri Lanka



Delivery orders accepted.

At John Pandazopoulos Hall 78 Power Rd, Doveton 

Contact: Gamini Walisinghe 0401 017 328

 


 

May 2024 - Sunday 19, 12.00 noon
Lunch


"Curry Lunch" 

BURGHER ASSOCIATION (AUSTRALIA) INC, presents “Curry Lunch”, Sunday, May 19, 2024, from 12 Noon to 5.00pm at the BAA Centre, 358 Haughton Road, Clayton. Meals by “Strings / P & D Foods”. Menu: String Hoppers with Kiri Hoddi & Eggs, Savoury Rice, Chicken and Fish Curry, Pol Sambol, Seeni Sambol. Cos: $20.00 per person.

At 358 Haughton Road, Clayton 

Contact:  Hermann & Carol 0417 391 120, Hans, 0419 292 939, Elaine 0417 570 405


 

May 2024 - Sunday 19, 5.00 pm 
Movie @ Fountain Gate 


"Visal Adare
" විසල් ආදරේ 



Enjoy The Latest Blockbuster from Sri Lanka. Starring Sachin Liyanage (first movie) | Dinakshie Priyasad | Rashipraba Sandeepani | Nimesh Weeranga & many more. 

At Village Cinema, Fountain Gate

Contact:  Tickets https://movies.auslankatickets.com/

 


 

May 2024 - Saturday 25, 6.30 pm
Dinner Dance & Felicitation  


An Evening with ARAVINDA 



At Box Hill Town Hall, 1022 Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill

Contact: Trybooking  or Sajith 0430 523 352, Callum 0438 934 832

 

 

May 2024 - Saturday 25, 6.30 pm
Food Drive Donation


Vesak Dansala 

වෙසක් දන්සල සදහා ආරාධනයයි

www.ybrcc.com.au

At John Pandazopoulos Hall (78 Power Rd, Doveton)

Contact: Temple 0430 070 681


 

May 2024 - Saturday 25, 6.30 pm
Music Concert 


"Mandaaram Andura" - Krishantha Erandaka live in concert 



At Banksia Campus, Keysborough Secondary College, 8-20, Janine Road, Springvale South 

Contact: AusLankaTickets 

 

 

May 2024 - Sunday 26, 5.00 pm 
Movie @ South Morang 


"Visal Adare
" විසල් ආදරේ 



Enjoy The Latest Blockbuster from Sri Lanka. Starring Sachin Liyanage (first movie) | Dinakshie Priyasad | Rashipraba Sandeepani | Nimesh Weeranga & many more. 

At Village Cinema, South Morang 

Contact:  Tickets https://movies.auslankatickets.com/

 


 

May 2024 - Sunday 26, 5.00 pm
Talk  


"Anuradhapura - A Palimpsest Landscape" 


FREE - All are welcome

At Ashwood Hall, Electra Avenue, Ashwood  

Contact: Sumal 0416 583 888 

 

 

May 2024 - Sunday 26, 5.00 pm 
Movie @ Glen Waverley 


"Visal Adare
" විසල් ආදරේ 



Enjoy The Latest Blockbuster from Sri Lanka. Starring Sachin Liyanage (first movie) | Dinakshie Priyasad | Rashipraba Sandeepani | Nimesh Weeranga & many more. 

At Village Cinema, Glen Waverley

Contact:  Tickets https://movies.auslankatickets.com/

 


 

May 2024 - Sunday 26, 5.00 pm 
Movie @ Fountain Gate 


"Visal Adare
" විසල් ආදරේ 



Enjoy The Latest Blockbuster from Sri Lanka. Starring Sachin Liyanage (first movie) | Dinakshie Priyasad | Rashipraba Sandeepani | Nimesh Weeranga & many more. 

At Village Cinema 4, Fountain Gate 

Contact:  Tickets AusNewsLanka

 


 

May 2024 - Friday 31, 6.00 pm 
Music Concert 


"RHYTHM NIGHT
" at Machan Nights 



Rhythm Night ft. Arjumann and Rosa at MACHAN NIGHTS Melbourne. 

At Dandenong Market, Southern Car Park, 40 Cleeland St , Dandenong 

Contact:  Tickets AusNewsLanka

 


 

May/June 2024 - from Friday 31 MAY to Sunday 23 June
(duration 3 hours with 2 intervals) 

Stage Drama - an epic performance


"COUNTING & CRACKING"

The internationally acclaimed Sri Lankan-Australian epic about love, family and making peace with the past, debuts in Melbourne 31 May—23 June.

Featuring 19 performers from six countries, performing in Tamil and Sinhalese intertwined with English. S. Shakthidharan theatre production follows the journey of one Sri Lankan-Australian family over four generations, from 1956 to 2004.

REVIEWS: 

★★★★★ “A gripping Sri Lankan Epic”—Time Out UK https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/counting-and-cracking-at-edinburgh-festival-review-a-gripping-sri-lankan-epic-8fsk7nzft

★★★★★ “Contender for the best play of the year.”—Time Out Sydney https://www.timeout.com/sydney/theatre/counting-and-cracking-review

INFORMATION:

https://rising.melbourne/counting-and-cracking

At Union Theatre, Melbourne University

Contact:  https://tickets.rising.melbourne/counting-and-cracking?promo=7448 or AusLankaTickets

 


 

JUNE 2024

 


 

 

June 2024 - Saturday 1, 6.00 pm 
Movie @ Dandenong


"Visal Adare
" විසල් ආදරේ 



Enjoy The Latest Blockbuster from Sri Lanka. Starring Sachin Liyanage (first movie) | Dinakshie Priyasad | Rashipraba Sandeepani | Nimesh Weeranga & many more. 

At Reading Cinema, Dandenong 

Contact:  Tickets AusLankaTickets

 


 

June 2024 - Saturday 1, 7.00 pm
Fundraiser


"Mexican Fiesta" 

Mexican night "Arriba" organised by the Josephines Club of Australia Inc.  

At Sacred Heart Parish Hall, 19-21 Johnson Street, Oakleigh

Contact: Petite Razeen 0416 037 691


 

June 2024 - Saturday 1, 7.00 pm
Dinner Dance


Methodist College Dinner Dance 2024

Presented by the Methodist College Past Pupils Association (VIC)

Music: Redemption, Area51 & DJ LUVD.
Catering: Silverline Caterer.

At Springvale Town Hall, Springvale

Contact: Indu Ekanayake 0402 203 459


 

June 2024 - Sunday 2, 5.00 pm 
Movie @ High Point 


"Visal Adare
" විසල් ආදරේ 



Enjoy The Latest Blockbuster from Sri Lanka. Starring Sachin Liyanage (first movie) | Dinakshie Priyasad | Rashipraba Sandeepani | Nimesh Weeranga & many more. 

At Hoyts Cinema, High Point 

Contact:  Tickets https://movies.auslankatickets.com/

 


 

June 2024 - Sunday 2, 4.30 pm 
Movie @ Chadstone


"Visal Adare
" විසල් ආදරේ 



Enjoy The Latest Blockbuster from Sri Lanka. Starring Sachin Liyanage (first movie) | Dinakshie Priyasad | Rashipraba Sandeepani | Nimesh Weeranga & many more. 

At Hoyts Cinema, Chadstone  

Contact:  Tickets AusLankaTickets

 


 

June 2024 - Saturday 8, 6.15 pm
Music Concert 


"DERANA STARS" in Concert


At The Besen Centre, Burwood

Contact: www.lankaevents.com 

 


 

June 2024 - Saturday 8, 7.00 pm 
Fundraising Dinner  


"KARAOKE NIGHT"  


Sri Lankan Australians Inc., in collaboration with Rotary International, is proud to present the inaugural Sri Lankan Karaoke Night. Join us for an evening of fun and fundraising to support those in need, especially in the medical and educational sectors in Sri Lanka.

https://www.trybooking.com/CRFBV

At Number Ninety, 90 Atherton Road, Oakleigh. 

Contact: Manori 0400 106 140, Senani 0422 622 319  


 

June 2024 - Saturday 8, 6.30 pm
Dinner Dance


"EAGLES WINTER BALL"

Get ready to step into a world of glamour and excitement at the most anticipated event of the year - Royal Ceylon Air Force Club's Annual Dinner Dance!

Mark your calendars for 8 June 2024, as we transform The Grand on Cathies into a dazzling wonderland for an unforgettable evening of music, laughter, and delectable delights. This is your chance to shine, so don your most stylish attire and prepare to dance the night away!

Our curated playlist promises to keep you on your feet with a blend of dance songs. 

At The Grand on Cathies

Contact: Upul Gunaratna (Secretary)  0408 581 682

 


 

June 2024 - Saturday 8, 
Dinner Dance 


Chartered Ball 2024 - The Golden Gala  



At Springvale City Hall, 18 Grace Park Avenue, Springvale. 

Contact: Krishan 0405 486 905, Anuruddha 0411 254 933 


 

June 2024 - Saturday 8, 6.30 pm 
Movie @ High Point 


"Visal Adare
" විසල් ආදරේ 



Enjoy The Latest Blockbuster from Sri Lanka. Starring Sachin Liyanage (first movie) | Dinakshie Priyasad | Rashipraba Sandeepani | Nimesh Weeranga & many more. 

At Hoyts Cinema, High Point  

Contact:  Tickets AusLankaTickets

 


 

June 2024 - Saturday 8, 6.30 pm 
Movie @ Northland 


"Visal Adare
" විසල් ආදරේ 



Enjoy The Latest Blockbuster from Sri Lanka. Starring Sachin Liyanage (first movie) | Dinakshie Priyasad | Rashipraba Sandeepani | Nimesh Weeranga & many more. 

At Hoyts Cinema, Northland 

Contact:  Tickets AusLankaTickets

 


 

June 2024 - Sunday 9, 12 00
Religious Event


THE SACRED JAYA SRI MAHA BODHI ROPANABHI-WANDANA

THE FIRST AUTHENTICATED JAYA SRI MAHA BODHI SAPLING PLANTING CEREMONY IN VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA

We are honored to extend you a heartfelt invitation to join us for a profoundly significant occasion - the Planting Ceremony of the officially authenticated sapling of the Sacred Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi.

The Sacred Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi, a direct descendant of the tree beneath which Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment, carries immense spiritual and cultural significance.

At Bodhi Dhamma Vihara, 25 Sandhurst Town Road, Myers Flat, Bendigo, Victoria

Contact: Indika Kudagamage 0450 064 646


 

June 2024 - Sunday 9, 5.00 pm 
Movie @ Eastland  


"Visal Adare
" විසල් ආදරේ 



Enjoy The Latest Blockbuster from Sri Lanka. Starring Sachin Liyanage (first movie) | Dinakshie Priyasad | Rashipraba Sandeepani | Nimesh Weeranga & many more. 

At Hoyts Cinema, Eastland

Contact:  Tickets AusLankaTickets

 


 

June 2024 - Sunday 9, 5.00 pm 
Movie @ Broadmeadows  


"Visal Adare
" විසල් ආදරේ 



Enjoy The Latest Blockbuster from Sri Lanka. Starring Sachin Liyanage (first movie) | Dinakshie Priyasad | Rashipraba Sandeepani | Nimesh Weeranga & many more. 

At Hoyts Cinema, Broadmeadows

Contact:  Tickets AusLankaTickets

 


 

June 2024 - Sunday 9, 4.30 pm 
Movie @ Chadstone  


"Visal Adare
" විසල් ආදරේ 



Enjoy The Latest Blockbuster from Sri Lanka. Starring Sachin Liyanage (first movie) | Dinakshie Priyasad | Rashipraba Sandeepani | Nimesh Weeranga & many more. 

At Hoyts Cinema, Chadstone

Contact:  Tickets AusLankaTickets

 


 

June 2024 - Friday 14, 7.30 pm
Comedy Show


"Cyril Aiya" 



At Banksia Campus, Keysborough Secondary College, 8-20, Janine Road,, Springvale South

Contact: Kavinda 0449 987 165 - AusNewsLanka


 

June 2024 - Saturday 15, 6.00 pm
Music Concert


"Mathaka Padha" - Dr. Rathna Sri Wijesinghe



At Banksia Campus, Keysborough Secondary College, 8-20, Janine Road,, Springvale South

Contact: Harshana 0430 174 277 - AusNewsLanka


 

June 2024 - Saturday 15, 6.30 pm
Dinner Dance


Hantane Nite 2024

Peradeniya University Alumni Australia Victoria Chapter (PUAAVIC) Annual Dinner Dance 2024 "HANTANE NITE" will be held on 15th June from 6.30 PM onwards at Malvern Town Hall.

Contact:
Ike Rathnasinghe 0430 169 276
Sanjeeva Manamperi 0425 619 355
Upali Illeperuma 0432 452 062

At Malvern Town Hall

Contact: Ike Rathnasinghe 0430 169 276


 

June 2024 - Saturday 15, 7.00 pm
Dinner Dance


Charity Ball


MID WINTER CHARITY BALL
in aid of
THE FOUNDATION OF GOODNESS
in Sri Lanka

At Springvale Town Hall

Contact: Vasee Nesiah 0403 471 642


 

June 2024 - Saturday 15, Sunday 16 & Saturday 22, 
Stage Drama in Sinhala 


"ANATHA MANATHA API" 

Sri Lankan Theatre Group Melbourne presents a collection of short plays by Sri Lankan playwrights.
  
At Hallam Community Theatre, Hallam (June 15 & 16) and
Ironbark Theatre Craigieburn (June 22) 

Tickets - Hallam https://www.trybooking.com/CQGGU 

Craigieburn https://www.trybooking.com/CQIRC

Contact: Kusumsiri 0430 112 088 


 

June 2024 - Sunday 16, 1.00 pm
Religious Event


Arama Pooja 2024 - Dhamsuwa Forest Monastery

Dhamsuwa Forest Monastery will have the inaugural Arama Pooja on Sunday the 16th June at 1 pm. All are invited.

At Epping Memorial Hall, 827 High St, Epping

Contact: PUSHPA JAYAKODY 0432 154 552


 

June 2024 - Sunday 16, 10.30 am
Celebration 


St Anthony's College Kandy 170th Celebration 

Please confirm participation. 

At St Gregory the Great Catholic Church, 71 Williamsons Road, Doncaster

Contact: Ashok 0425 497 733, Nadeesha 0410 771 202 


 

June 2024 - Sunday 16, 6.30 pm 
Movie @ Epping

"Ape Principal
"  




At Reading Cinema, Epping 

Contact:  Tickets AusLankaTickets

 


 

June 2024 - Sunday 16, 5.00 pm 
Movie @ Fountain Gate


"Shinina Samikarana
" - The Dream Equation  



A coming of age story of a young boy from a rural village in Sri Lanka, as he journeys through twists and turns of his life and finally comes up triumphant.

Starring - Sajitha Anthony, Ashan Dias, Kasuni Kavindi, Randika, Moreen Charuni and more. Directed by Sasaika Herath


At Village Cinema, Westfield Fountain Gate 

Contact:  Tickets AusLankaTickets

 


 

June 2024 - Friday 21, 6.00 pm
Music Concert


Purple Range 

 

At Banksia Campus, Keysborough Secondary College, 8-20, Janine Road,, Springvale South

Contact: 0461 423 967 -  AusNewsLanka

 


 

June 2024 - Friday 21, 9.00 pm
Music Concert


NEWS - Club Night 

NEWS "ADHI MAATHRA" Club Night

At TRACK Lounge Bar, Toorak

Contact: Champika 0455 056 565 AusNewsLanka

 


 

June 2024 - Saturday 22, 7.00 pm
Dinner Dance


Dance of the Lions 2024

Bi-biennial Dinner Dance organized by the Trinity College Kandy, OBA Melbourne

At The Lincoln of Toorak

Contact: Chandana 0406 423 084

 


 

June 2024 - Friday 28, 6.30 pm
Music Concert


"Sindu Handawe" 

Experience the fusion of traditional Sri Lankan rhythms and contemporary sounds.

Join Sarith Surith with the News Band, accompanied by vocalists Umara Sinhawansa and Bachi Susan on a captivating musical journey from Sri Lankan to Melbourne as they seamlessly blend traditional Sinhalese melodies with modern influences, creating a dynamic and immersive experience for audiences.

Be transported to the heart of rich musical heritage and witness the nation’s top bands alongside esteemed vocalists of diverse and vibrant sounds.

At Melbourne Recital Centre 

Contact:   https://www.melbournerecital.com.au/events/2024/sindu-handawa/