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Ayubowan Canterbury - Cricket chats: Beyond the Boundary( 0:58:39)       
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A big thank to Kalana and Randika from Lankan Lions and Canta Lions cricket clubs for joining with Ayubowan Canterbury! Stay tuned for thrilling journeys through stumps and boundaries. Don't miss out!
Published: 24/05/2024 8:00:00 p.m.
Ayubowan Canterbury - Episode 13 - Happy Birthday Ayubowan Canterbury!( 0:53:39)       
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Ayubowan Canterbury is celebrating one year anniversary and it’s been an exciting journey promoting Sri Lankan culture and arts here in Canterbury, New Zealand. It’s a festive season in Sri Lanka with Sinhala and Hindu New year celebrations and lovely to share Sri Lankan culture at Plains FM today. Songs
Published: 26/04/2024 8:00:00 p.m.
Ayubowan Canterbury - Episode 12 - A Talk With A Youth Author( 0:40:38)       
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In this interview, we talk with Tharul Rathnayake, a 12-year-old Sri Lankan boy living in Rolleston, who has expressed his creative interests; in writing and illustrating among his community. We talk about his journey to becoming an author; his recent and upcoming books as well as the inspirations that kickstarted his works. You can reach him or order his books through tharulnzd@gmail.com and text him via 0212688952.
Published: 22/03/2024 8:00:00 p.m.
Ayubowan Canterbury - Episode 11( 0:42:30)       
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Sri Lankan Heritage and Culture
Published: 23/02/2024 8:00:00 p.m.
Ayubowan Canterbury - Episode 10 - Hello 2024!( 0:59:3)       
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We are still on holidays but don't want to miss you all! Let's throw back to early 2000 and listen to some of our favorites!
Published: 26/01/2024 8:00:00 p.m.
Ayubowan Canterbury - Episode 9 - Christmas Special( 0:53:46)       
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Let’s awake our Xmas memories and listen to some of all-time favourite Xmas songs! Himasha, Ranmalee and Nilan talks about their Christmas experience in Sri Lanka and New Zealand
Published: 22/12/2023 8:00:00 p.m.
Ayubowan Canterbury - Episode 8 - Storytime Spectrum( 0:58:55)       
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Today we have a magical journey ahead as we dive into the enchanting world of children's literature. From timeless classics to contemporary gems, our goal is to bring you the joy, wonder, and wisdom found within the pages of these cherished stories. So, gather around, young and old alike, as we embark on another adventure together!
Published: 24/11/2023 8:00:00 p.m.
Ayubowan Canterbury - Episode 7 - Sri Lankan folk music!( 0:51:40)       
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Sri Lankan folk music is a living testament to the island's cultural diversity and heritage. It continues to be a source of pride and identity for the various ethnic communities and remains an integral part of the country's musical landscape. Let's talk about our folk music today!
Published: 27/10/2023 8:00:00 p.m.
Ayubowan Canterbury - Episode 6 - Madeleine Taylor ( 0:56:21)       
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We have Madeleine Taylor, the founder of People Skills Consulting as a special guest for today's program. Being an immigrant parent can be quite challenging for many Canterbury Sri Lankans. So, let's explore some useful parenting strategies with Madeleine today.
Published: 22/09/2023 3:59:07 p.m.
Ayubowan Canterbury - Episode 5 - Samadhi Buddhist temple( 0:48:47)       
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Today's program is dedicated to talk about the community services offered by "Samadhi Buddhist temple" which is the only Sri Lankan Buddhist temple in South Island. The temple positively influence the spiritual and cultural practices of Sri Lankan community while helping to grow unity.
Published: 25/08/2023 8:00:00 p.m.
Ayubowan Canterbury - Episode 4 - Canta Lankans community( 0:58:36)       
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Canta Lankans community is the biggest Sri Lankan community group in Christchurch and today we talk about the history, key members of Canta Lankans and their annual talent show organised by Canta Lankans.
Published: 28/07/2023 8:00:00 p.m.
Ayubowan Canterbury - Episode 3 - It's Exam Season!( 0:57:49)       
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It's midyear exam season for many university students. Himasha and Hansini talk about their Sri Lankan and New Zealand university experience. Hansini and Himasha are both graduated from reputed Sri Lankan universities and currently enrolled for their post graduate studies at University of Canterbury. They share their experiences in Sri Lankan and New Zealand universities.
Published: 23/06/2023 8:00:00 p.m.

Ayubowan Canterbury is dedicated to celebrating and sharing Sri Lankan heritage and culture with the Canterbury community and also entertain the Canterbury Sri Lankan community to make them feel like here is a home away from home. About the presenters: Ayubowan! Kia ora! I am Himasha Gunasekara (she/her), a Sri Lankan PhD student and I am Ranmalee(she/her) a masters student at University of Canterbury. We both enjoy the cultural diversity in New Zealand and experiencing new adventures in our lives. We love being responsible members in the community and use our talents to support the well-being of the community. Tune in to PlainsFM on the 4th Friday of every month at 8pm!


Host: Himasha Gunasekera and Ranmalee Egodagamage

Produced By: Himasha Gunasekera and Ranmalee Egodagamage

Language: Singhalese

Category: Ethnic Diversity

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