As part of the celebrations to mark the ‘125th Anniversary of the Royal College Union’, a formal celebratory dinner will be held on Sunday 17th, January 2016 commencing at 7.00pm at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel. This gala sit down dinner exclusively for former Royalists and their spouses will commence with a cocktail reception at the Atrium of the Cinnamon Grand. This event which would launch the celebrations for the 125th anniversary of the Royal College Union is being organized by a special committee of RCU members. The event is being held on the actual day when the RCU was established.
The evening commences with pre-dinner cocktails followed by a Black tie sit-down dinner at which the school, its history and heritage will be toasted and honoured. The Prime Minister Hon. Ranil Wickremasinghe will grace the occasion and will deliver the toast to the Royal College Union.
Commenting on the upcoming event, the committee stated “The Royal College Union’s 125th anniversary celebratory dinner will be a very special and truly memorable occasion. We have made every effort to ensure that the evening is very special for every guest. It will be a unique event which would be treasured by the guests throughout their lifetime.” The Royal College Union’ is one of the oldest school alumni associations in Sri Lanka. The RCU has continuously served the interests of the College as well as its large and diverse membership to ensure that the spirit of being a Royalist is kept alive in the hearts of every Royalist. The RCU has also facilitated the camaraderie of former Royalists since its inception in 1891, whilst helping with the organization of many important sporting events of the college such as the Royal-Thomian cricket encounter, the Bradby Shield matches, the Royal Thomian Regatta as well as national initiatives such as EDEX.”
Tickets for this event are priced at Rs.10,000 per head and area available at the Royal College Union office on a first come first served basis. Due to limitations in the seating capacity there is limited availability of tickets.
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