JHCOBA UK celebrated New Year cum Jolly Vibe, Guests: Ex. Test Cricketers Udal and Headley
Posted on: 05/01/2014 (Sunday)
The JHC OBA UK celebrated the dawn of the New Year 2014 with Jolly Vibe, their annual Dinner Dance, on Saturday, 4th January 2014, at the Holiday Inn – Newbury Park, London. The evening started at 7 PM with welcome drink. The venue was fully packed with around 230 people comprising old boys, their families, and well-wishers.
Former English test cricketers Shaun Udal and Dean Headley were the guest speakers of the evening. They presented the trophies in memory of the Jaffna Hindu late teacher Mr.P.Mahendran, to the junior cricketers and in memory of the Jaffna Hindu late teacher Mr.R.Duraisingam to senior cricket players.
A daughter of Jaffna Hindu old boy Kalaiyalahan, Akshaya Kalaiyalahan, who is the youngest person to become a British Girls’ Chess Champion this year at the age of twelve, was also honoured for her achievement in Chess.
The DJ Jilsi kept the party going well past midnight with Bollywood dancers dancing for both Tamil and Hindi music.