Online Tabla Recital by Sudip Chatterjee from India

The Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (SVCC), High Commission of India, Colombo, will be holding an Online Tabla Recital by Sudip Chatterjee from India On 5th November 2020 at 6pm on its FACEBOOK page Sudip has earned the reputation of one of the renowned maestros in the world of Tabla. He got his musical flare […]

French Spring Festival is back

The French Spring Festival has returned for its 8th edition with a diverse set of 10 cultural events spanning a month from June 13 to July 14. Organised by the French Embassy and the network of Alliance Française in Sri Lanka, the festival will promote French literature, music, art, cinema and fashion. The Festival was […]

The Taprobane Collection comes alive

The Father of Sri Lankan Abstract Art H A Karunaratne’s 60 years of work which narrates a concept, vision and experiential engagement with abstraction is artfully captured in a 220-page publication by Taprobane Collection, penned by Artist and Co-founder of the Theertha International Artists Collective Anoli Perera. The book, to be launched on June 21 […]

LabCitoyen essay contest is back! Participate and win a 10 days trip to Paris…

You can apply till the 8th April!           What is LabCitoyen 2019? LabCitoyen is an international youth forum that aims at promoting the French language as a tool for debate and action on the major issues of our time. Young citizens from all over the world, winners of the LabCitoyen contest, will be […]

Japanese Cultural Fair 2019 at Arcade, Independence Square

The Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka, in collaboration with the Japanese Solidarity Association and the Japanese Commerce and Industry Association in Sri Lanka, will present Japanese Cultural Fair 2019 at Arcade, Independence Square Colombo-07 on Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 1630hrs to 2200hrs. The Fair will contain three separate programs as follows: 1.      The […]

French National Ballet DANCE SHOW!

French National Ballet DANCE SHOW! Thursday 12thJuly at 6:45 pm “Another Look at Memory” by French ballet – National Choreographic Center of Tours, a Premiere internationally   preceded by “Vannam“, nATANDA   @Defense Services School Theater Malay Street, Colombo 2   Tickets are already on sale (1000 Rs) @Alliance Française de Kotte (11, Kepettipola Mawatha, Colombo 5) & […]

French Spring Festival 2018 – Literary event with Ashok Ferrey

For the 7th edition of the French Spring Festival, the Sri Lankan writer Ashok Ferrey led a conference and read some extracts in French and English of his 5th book “The Ceaseless Chatter of Demons”. The event took place on June 19th at the Residence of France in the presence of Hon. Prime Minister Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe.   This literary […]

SAARC Film Festival 2018 -The complete list of award winners

Best Feature Film – Halda (Bangladesh) (Tauquir Ahmed Director) Citation It addresses serious environmental issues of real day-to-day Bangladesh life, emphasizing the struggle of the people through cinematic language. It’s about sustainability of the life of the rural people. Best Director – Prasanna Jayakody (Sri Lanka) for 28 (Twenty-Eight) Citation It’s basically a poignant storytelling […]