Richmond- Aloysius 26th Rugby encounter was held on the 15th of July at the Free investment Zone playground in Koggala.
Aloysius team came up with much positive approach to hold their Rugby title for consecutive third time but well prepared Richmond players shattered the hope of Aloysians by showing their best rugby performance after a long time. Both teams made a great thrill for the spectators and ended the match by showing 10-10 equal points on the score board. Richmonddite Sasidu Kavinda was awarded as the best player of the game for the Richmond side while Dulara Malinga of Richmond College was awarded as the most disciplined player of the game. After three years of real thirst of victory Richmond players were able keep much pride and dignity of the Richmond Rugby by possessing more credit for their side although match was ended drawn
Rivinethu Abbhiman, Sinhala Language literary festival of Richmond College was held on 5th of July at C.W.W. Kannangara Auditorium , On the invitation of the principal of Richmond college Dr. Lanka de Silva, Senior lecturer and the former head of the department of Sinhala of the University of Kelaniya graced this occasion as the chief guest.
This event created a good platform for students to show their Sinhala language skill on the stage. Students were also distributed certificates who placed the Sinhala day competition.
Rivminiharasara felicitation ceremony to felicitate best achievers of Ordinary Level exam and Advance level exam was held of 8th of July at C.C.W. Kannangara auditorium under the auspices of the principal of Richmond College Mr. Sampath Weragoda
67 students of O/L who got 9 A passes and 52 students of A/L who achieved best in all island and district levels were felicitated in this occasion.
The ceremony of adornment of “Wes” of 16 students who learnt and practiced Eastern dancing at Richmond College was held on 6th June at the Buddhist shrine premises under the traditional eastern dancing customs. According to the customs of Wes the students were offered to God for a period of days before the ceremony.
The students were adorned “Wes” at the auspicious moment at 6.49 a.m. with the participation of veteran teachers amidst pirith chantings, conch blowings and ceremonial drum beatings .After expelling all evil effects, the dancers presented their debut dance while reciting permitting lines(“waram kavi”).They also presented the ritual “Kohomba Kankariya”.