Launching Ceremony of the Festival of Netball (FON) 2024

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The Launching Ceremony of the Festival of Netball (FON) was held on 15th March 2024 at the Sri Lanka High Commission, UK. The event marked historic milestone towards the upcoming event FON scheduled for 6th May 2024. The Ceremony was graced by the esteemed presence of Mr. Rohitha Bogollagama, His Excellency the High Commissioner and the below named from two Organising Schools:

Kandy Girls’ High School OGA UK -
Mrs Rathnavali Menik Ellepola Ellawala, Hon Patron
Miss Dhammika Korakahagoda, Hon President
Mrs Udeni Perera, President
Mrs Niluka Denuwara, Legal Consultant
Mrs Sammani Wanninayake, Secretary 2021/22
Mrs Chandima Wijerathne, Member

Mahamaya Girls’ College Kandy OGA UK -
Mrs Oshadi Karunatilake, President
Mrs Gayathri Nawarathne, Treasurer & Sports Co-ordinator
Mrs Thilini Alagalla, Asst. Secretary
Mrs Nalika Boteju
Mrs Thanuja Karunarathne
Mrs Amaya Wijesundera
Mrs Layanvi Kalinga

Participant OGAs:
Mrs Yamuna Tennakoon, President, the Past Pupils’ Association of Visakha (UK)
Mrs Sherry Sandanayake, President, St.Joseph’s Girls’ School Nugegoda OGA UK
Mrs Sasendra Fernando, President, Holy Family Convent Wennappuwa OGA UK
Mrs Inoka Gamage, Treasurer, Maliyadeva Girls’ College OGA UK

The presence of proud Sponsors, Mr Sanjeewa Samarakoon, Chief Operating Officer of Bank of Ceylon, Mr Gunapalan Vamathevan, Chairman of BP Consortium and Mr Manoj Rambodavilage, Managing Director, MCS International Consultants underscored the strong support and endorsement of FON's vision and objectives. Attendees expressed their excitement for the upcoming FON event and their dedication to promoting sportsmanship, inclusivity, and excellence in netball whilst endeavouring to assist “Simply Women” Project who support women prison inmates in Sri Lanka.

Photographs by Praneeth Hettiarachchi