Event Schedule

Sri Lankan Week (until 10/30)

This event has concluded.


Monday, October 26, 2015 - Friday, October 30, 2015


Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

First day(10/26)

"Parade" 12:10~12:25 @Fountain
Showcasing the traditional ceremony called perehara in Sri Lanka.
Perform traditional dances including western and eastern style with
the participation of all the Sri Lankan students and some international students.

Second day(10/27)

"Musical Event" 19:30~20:30 @Outside near Cafeteria
Bringing the unique style of Sri Lankan music to APU while performing both
Sinhala and some famous English songs.
Ochestra and Singers will be a mix of Sri Lankan and International Students.

Third day(10/28)

"Sports Event (Cricket)" 11:00~16:00 @Near Library
Cricket being most famous sport of the Island of Sri Lanka,
on this day we will play cricket along with all the other south Asians
and other international students while teaching others the game of cricket.

Fourth day(10/29)

"Food Event" 18:30~20:30 @Near Wave
Giving an opportunity for students to taste Sri Lankan delicious foods for free.
This year’s food event will be conducting at wave.
In order to attract many people we will be decorating it like we do in
the VESAK festival of Sri Lanka. Vesak Festival is to celebrate the born,
enlightenment and the Physical Death of LORD BUDDHA.
In this event we are going to give free food from 200 to 300 people.
The food is a snack made from grams and it will be a bit spicy.

Fifth day(10/30)

"Grand Show" 18:30~20:30 (doors open17:30) @Millennium Hall
Showcasing of the great culture of Sri Lanka with traditional dance performances
along with a drama.
The chief guest will be the former president of APU, Prof. Monte Cassim.
This year’s grand show is about a love story based on the civil war of Sri Lanka.
It is about a couple from north and south of Sri Lanka who were lived as true lovers, but unfortunately they will face some big issues because of the war.

In between the story we have included the traditional dances of Sri Lanka
to show our cultural background to the students.
We need to give a message to everyone which can be helpful to reach the world peace.

Monday October 26 ~ Friday October 30
"Sri Lankan week 2015 Booth" 2nd period to 5th period  @cafeteria

In this year’s booth we are planning to make it more colorful than the last time.
It will be filled with Sri Lankan traditional costumes traditional instruments
in order to take pictures with those.
Also we are planning let everyone to enjoy a Sri Lankan Tea when they visiting our booth.
It will be covered with nice posters of Beautiful places of Sri Lanka.

「Sri Lankan foods」  @Cafeteria
Monday October 26 and Thursday October 29 10:20-16:50
"Rice and Curry" Sri Lankan yellow rice and spicy chicken curry

Tuesday October 27 and Friday October 30 10:20-16:50
"Kottu" One of the most famous food in Sri Lanka named kottu made up with chicken egg and vegetables.