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Ananda College, Colombo, the crowning glory of Sri Lankan Buddhist education in terms of both quality and quantity, is located in the heart of Colombo, the commercial capital of Sri Lanka. Ananda temple the edifice of culture, nurtured under noble philosophy of Lord Buddha stands majestically adding the stately school much glory and grandeur.

Ananda College founded by Col. Henry Steele Olcott a renowned American theosophist along with native patriots viz Ven. Migettuwatte Gunananda Thero,Ven. Hikkaduwe Sri Sumangala Thero and Srimath Anagarika Dharmapala in 1886 as a Buddhist English School on Maliban Street, Colombo 11 and later moved to the present location of Maradana Colombo 10. Having sheltered thousands and thousands of scholars for more than 126 years, Ananda College presently has the capacity for 6000 students who gain their education in Primary, Intermediate and Advanced Level Sections.

   
Thu Motivation Lecture/Seminar
Feb 13   from 09:30:00-11:00:00
 
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Mon Olcott Felicitation
Feb 17   from 00:00:00-00:00:00
 
Olcott Felicitation...

Tue Physics Seminar
Mar 25   from 00:00:00-00:00:00
 
March 25-27...

Fri 85th Battle of the maroons Cricket Encounter
Apr 04   from 00:00:00-00:00:00
 
85th Battle of the maroons Cricket Encounter Anand...

 
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Dhamma Sermon by Most Ven. Rajagiriye Ariyaghana Thero, "Maha Rahathun Wedi Maga Osse" , will be on Friday, 6 Friday 2014 from 8.30 AM at Ananda College

Sil campaigns were organized in Ananda College in view of Vesak Week. The President visited Ananda College and interacted with the students who were participating in the Sil campaign and meditation programs. The President was joined by Minister Bandula Gunawardena.

Colors Nite '13 the glamorous event in the field of sports to glorify young outstanding sportsmen at Ananda College Colors Nite '13 the annual felicitation and awarding ceremony of young sportsmen at Ananda College was concluded in prestigious scale on 30th May 2014 at Kularathne Auditorium, Ananda College with the graceful participation of the Distinguished Chief Guest Major General Jagath Dias one of the remarkable patriotic old Anandians and the Hon Gest of Honour, respected Mr.Anuruddha Polonnowita a veteran Cricket personality and a reputable old Anandian with formal accompaniment of the Principal of Ananda College along with the Sports Council, tutorial Staff, and the people concerned. Master Cherantha de Silva was bestowed with the most prestigious award of the occasion the Award of the Most Outstanding Sportsman of the 2013 with the salute of the distinguished gathering. Colors Nite '13 was conclude successfully followed by magnetizing fire works.

3rd Cricket Encounter Encounter between Ananda College and Jaffna Hindu College Ananda College demolished Jaffna Hindu College by an innings and 126 runs in their annual cricket encounter between the two schools played for the Sivagurunathan Trophy which was played at Ananda Mawatha on 25th and 26th of April.

Ravin Lasindu Showcases Academic Excellence at G.C.E (O/L) Examination 2013 Glorifying His Alma Mater-Ananda College. M.Ravin Lasindu Thennakoon reflected his outstanding academic excellence at G.C.E (O/L) Examination 2013 being ranked 3rd in the Island. Residing at Walawwatta Road, Delkanda, Nugegoda, Ravindu enthusiastically performed his academic work in Grade 11-1 offering Tamil, Appreciation of Sinhala Literary Texts and ICT in English Medium apart from the Main subjects of the syllabus. Ravin born on 24th March 1997 to his beloved parents,Mr. Sunil Thennakoon ,delighted father and Mrs.Mangalika Thennakoon, enthusiastic mother made his admission to Ananda College, the premier Buddhist Institution in Sri Lanka as a Scholarship Holder in Grade Six in 2008. Master Ravin Lasindu conveys a message to the next generation of fellow Anandians to determine to display their academic excellence being a very balanced character and having devoted to studies working under a time plan to achieve the expected goal. Ravin adheres that the notion of completion of daily academic activities on the very day itself will certainly be successful in achieving the excellence in every aspect. Mother Ananda extends her Blessings consecrated by the Noble Doctrine of Lord Buddha!

Anande Ape Avuruddha the new year programme of the Secondary Section (Grade 6 to 13) of the College is scheduled to be held on 23rd April 2014 from 8.15am onwards in traditional manner retaining the long preserved heritage of Sinhalese on the College premises with the graceful participation of the respected Chief Guest Mr. Kithsiri Liyanagamage the Principal of Ananda College. Among the cultural events, Traditional Games, Folk Songs, Dances will beautify the occasion. Furthermore, you will be exposed to Art Competitions, tug of war competition, running events, Fancy Dress Parade (for Grade 6-8) and "Ananda New Year Prince and Princess" Contest in which students can take part. The event is exclusively organized by the 97 Group of the Old Boys Association of the College along with the special contribution made by Ranwala Foundation. Come and feel the pulse of Sinhala culture and tradition in an authentic way.

'Viwarana' 2014 The Annual Art Exhibition of Ananda College Organized By The Siththaraneni Art Forum was held at the J.D.A.Perera Gallery

Since its inception in 1988 as the 'Computer Society of Ananda College', the ICT Society of Ananda College has rendered an invaluable service to the school as well as to the whole country by producing and being a safe haven for many giants in the field of modern ICT. Although the Computer Society of Ananda College suffered minor setbacks in its early stages by the advent of the 21st century it was reborn as the Ananda College ICT Society ( ACICTS ) and found its way back to the throne among the ICT Societies of the island. Breaking the standards of the last year, setting new standards in a whole new level around the country and re-crowning as the emperor of school based ICT Societies, The ICT Society of Ananda College proudly organized the most anticipated school based ICT event in Sri Lanka, 'PULZ 2014' which was concluded successfully on the 14th of July at the Hotel Galadari, Colombo in a colossal magnitude with the participation of Mr.Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, Cabinet Minister of Telecommunication Information Technology as the chief guest. PULZ has grown to be the pioneering ICT event in Sri Lanka, raising the bar of the school based ICT arena, invigorating other schools too to participate and enhance the development of ICT within the nation. This year, equipped with the ground breaking technologies of modern ICT, PULZ '14 became an event of the likes never seen before in Sri Lanka with the participation of 150 schools all around Sri Lanka. The well wishes of everyone proved how successful the event was. Pulz '14

New Year Celebration was concluded with an immense success with the graceful participation of the Hon. Chief Guest Mr. Kithsiri Liyanagamage, the Principal of the College along with Deputy Principals and a throng of respected guests on 7th April 2014. The main objective of this cultural event was to make young Anandians aware of the long preserved customs and traditions glued to Sri Lankan heritage. The youngsters were really enthusiastic and able to enhance their awareness of our heritage related to Sinhala and Hindu New Year since all events were based on traditional activities, practices and rituals of the Sinhalese. The Sinhala and Hindu New Year is a timely action taken by the administration of the Primary Section to hold this significant episode.

The 85th Battle of the MAROONS was played on 4th and 5th of April 2014 at R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium.

  • Dhamma Sermon by Most Ven. Rajagiriye Ariyaghana Thero

    Dhamma Sermon by Most Ven. Rajagiriye Ariyaghana Thero, "Ma...
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    Dhamma Sermon by Most Ven. Rajagiriye Ariyaghana Thero

    Dhamma Sermon by Most Ven. Rajagiriye Ariyaghana Thero, "Maha Rahathun Wedi Maga Osse" , will be on Friday, 6 Friday 2014 from 8.30 AM at Ananda College

  • President visit Ananda College conducting Sil Campaigns

    The President visited Ananda College and interacted with th...
    View More

    President visit Ananda College conducting Sil Campaigns

    Sil campaigns were organized in Ananda College in view of Vesak Week. The President visited Ananda College and interacted with the students who were participating in the Sil campaign and meditation programs. The President was joined by Minister Bandula Gunawardena.

  • Colors Nite '13 the Glamorous Event

    Colors Nite '13 the annual felicitation and awarding ceremo...
    View More

    Colors Nite '13 the Glamorous Event

    Colors Nite '13 the glamorous event in the field of sports to glorify young outstanding sportsmen at Ananda College Colors Nite '13 the annual felicitation and awarding ceremony of young sportsmen at Ananda College was concluded in prestigious scale on 30th May 2014 at Kularathne Auditorium, Ananda College with the graceful participation of the Distinguished Chief Guest Major General Jagath Dias one of the remarkable patriotic old Anandians and the Hon Gest of Honour, respected Mr.Anuruddha Polonnowita a veteran Cricket personality and a reputable old Anandian with formal accompaniment of the Principal of Ananda College along with the Sports Council, tutorial Staff, and the people concerned. Master Cherantha de Silva was bestowed with the most prestigious award of the occasion the Award of the Most Outstanding Sportsman of the 2013 with the salute of the distinguished gathering. Colors Nite '13 was conclude successfully followed by magnetizing fire works.

  • Sivagurunathan Trophy - 2014

    3rd Cricket Encounter between Ananda College and Jaffna Hind...
    View More

    Sivagurunathan Trophy - 2014

    3rd Cricket Encounter Encounter between Ananda College and Jaffna Hindu College Ananda College demolished Jaffna Hindu College by an innings and 126 runs in their annual cricket encounter between the two schools played for the Sivagurunathan Trophy which was played at Ananda Mawatha on 25th and 26th of April.

  • Academic Excellence at G.C.E (O/L) Examination 2013

    Ravin Lasindu Showcases Academic Excellence at G.C.E (O/L) E...
    View More

    Academic Excellence at G.C.E (O/L) Examination 2013

    Ravin Lasindu Showcases Academic Excellence at G.C.E (O/L) Examination 2013 Glorifying His Alma Mater-Ananda College. M.Ravin Lasindu Thennakoon reflected his outstanding academic excellence at G.C.E (O/L) Examination 2013 being ranked 3rd in the Island. Residing at Walawwatta Road, Delkanda, Nugegoda, Ravindu enthusiastically performed his academic work in Grade 11-1 offering Tamil, Appreciation of Sinhala Literary Texts and ICT in English Medium apart from the Main subjects of the syllabus. Ravin born on 24th March 1997 to his beloved parents,Mr. Sunil Thennakoon ,delighted father and Mrs.Mangalika Thennakoon, enthusiastic mother made his admission to Ananda College, the premier Buddhist Institution in Sri Lanka as a Scholarship Holder in Grade Six in 2008. Master Ravin Lasindu conveys a message to the next generation of fellow Anandians to determine to display their academic excellence being a very balanced character and having devoted to studies working under a time plan to achieve the expected goal. Ravin adheres that the notion of completion of daily academic activities on the very day itself will certainly be successful in achieving the excellence in every aspect. Mother Ananda extends her Blessings consecrated by the Noble Doctrine of Lord Buddha!

  • Anande Ape Avuruddha 2014

    Ananda solemnizes Sinhala New Year Anande Ape Avuruddha 2014...
    View More

    Anande Ape Avuruddha 2014

    Anande Ape Avuruddha the new year programme of the Secondary Section (Grade 6 to 13) of the College is scheduled to be held on 23rd April 2014 from 8.15am onwards in traditional manner retaining the long preserved heritage of Sinhalese on the College premises with the graceful participation of the respected Chief Guest Mr. Kithsiri Liyanagamage the Principal of Ananda College. Among the cultural events, Traditional Games, Folk Songs, Dances will beautify the occasion. Furthermore, you will be exposed to Art Competitions, tug of war competition, running events, Fancy Dress Parade (for Grade 6-8) and "Ananda New Year Prince and Princess" Contest in which students can take part. The event is exclusively organized by the 97 Group of the Old Boys Association of the College along with the special contribution made by Ranwala Foundation. Come and feel the pulse of Sinhala culture and tradition in an authentic way.

  • Viwarana 2014

    'Viwarana' 2014 The Annual Art Exhibition of Ananda Colleg...
    View More

    Viwarana 2014

    'Viwarana' 2014 The Annual Art Exhibition of Ananda College Organized By The Siththaraneni Art Forum was held at the J.D.A.Perera Gallery

  • Pulz'14-The national school ICT event

    Since its inception in 1988 as the 'Computer Society of Anan...
    View More

    Pulz'14-The national school ICT event

    Since its inception in 1988 as the 'Computer Society of Ananda College', the ICT Society of Ananda College has rendered an invaluable service to the school as well as to the whole country by producing and being a safe haven for many giants in the field of modern ICT. Although the Computer Society of Ananda College suffered minor setbacks in its early stages by the advent of the 21st century it was reborn as the Ananda College ICT Society ( ACICTS ) and found its way back to the throne among the ICT Societies of the island. Breaking the standards of the last year, setting new standards in a whole new level around the country and re-crowning as the emperor of school based ICT Societies, The ICT Society of Ananda College proudly organized the most anticipated school based ICT event in Sri Lanka, 'PULZ 2014' which was concluded successfully on the 14th of July at the Hotel Galadari, Colombo in a colossal magnitude with the participation of Mr.Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, Cabinet Minister of Telecommunication Information Technology as the chief guest. PULZ has grown to be the pioneering ICT event in Sri Lanka, raising the bar of the school based ICT arena, invigorating other schools too to participate and enhance the development of ICT within the nation. This year, equipped with the ground breaking technologies of modern ICT, PULZ '14 became an event of the likes never seen before in Sri Lanka with the participation of 150 schools all around Sri Lanka. The well wishes of everyone proved how successful the event was. Pulz '14

  • New Year Celebration at the Primary Section

    Scholars Engaged In Traditional and Cultural Activities ...
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    New Year Celebration at the Primary Section

    New Year Celebration was concluded with an immense success with the graceful participation of the Hon. Chief Guest Mr. Kithsiri Liyanagamage, the Principal of the College along with Deputy Principals and a throng of respected guests on 7th April 2014. The main objective of this cultural event was to make young Anandians aware of the long preserved customs and traditions glued to Sri Lankan heritage. The youngsters were really enthusiastic and able to enhance their awareness of our heritage related to Sinhala and Hindu New Year since all events were based on traditional activities, practices and rituals of the Sinhalese. The Sinhala and Hindu New Year is a timely action taken by the administration of the Primary Section to hold this significant episode.

  • 85th Battle of the Maroons

    85th Battle of the Maroons...
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    85th Battle of the Maroons

    The 85th Battle of the MAROONS was played on 4th and 5th of April 2014 at R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium.

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