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Christmas Celebrations in Mumbai

Christmas Celebrations with Carols, organized by the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Mumbai were held on 21 December 2018 at the consulate premises. Sri Lanka Navy officials in ‘Ashvini’ & ‘Hamla’ Naval Academy in Mumbai participated in the event.

Rev. Fr. Emmanuel from the Archbishop House in Mumbai delivered special Christmas blessings for Sri Lankans while highlighting the significance of Christmas.

‘Sound of the Season’, Choir from Our Lady of Dolours Church in Mumbai performed popular Christmas Carols including ‘Silent Night’ with the participants.

Addressing the gathering Consul General Chamari Rodrigo thanked the Archbishop of Mumbai, His Eminence Oswald Cardinal Gracias for the support extended to the Consulate in organizing Christmas celebrations for the first time in the Mission. Christmas means peace, harmony and joy; Sri Lanka today experiences the true spirit of Christmas and its universal message of peace and harmony, she remarked.

Popular Sinhala Christmas Carols such as ‘Re Tharu Babalanawa’, and ‘Seenu Handin’ were played during the Sri Lankan Christmas dinner arranged by the Consulate.

Consulate General of Sri Lanka
Mumbai
24 December 2018

 

 

 

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