• French Naval Ship ACONIT calling in the Port of Colombo

    2 May 2016

    French Naval Ship ACONIT calling in the Port of Colombo

    From 29th if April to 5th of May, French Naval Ship “ACONIT” will stop in the Port of Colombo, paying a goodwill visit to Sri Lanka Naval authorities.
    On the 29th of April, the ACONIT was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions and by the Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka and the Maldives HE Mr Jean-Marin Schuh.
    State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene (...)

  • FOCUS “Viewpoints from France and Sri Lanka on cultural heritage (...)

    5 April 2016

    FOCUS “Viewpoints from France and Sri Lanka on cultural heritage (...)

    Following the projects implemented in 2015 - and especially the series of “Focus on Climate Change” in view of the Paris Conference on Climate, COP 21, the scientific component of our 2016 cultural program will address another issue related to sustainability, by exploring the question of heritage management.
    In its many years of presence in Sri Lanka, France has been developing the (...)

  • Launch of the 11th edition of Francophone Festival Bonjour Cinéma!

    4 March 2016

    Launch of the 11th edition of Francophone Festival Bonjour (...)

    Each year in March the « mois de la Francophonie » is celebrated all over the world. In Sri Lanka, the High Commission of Canada, the Embassy of France, Vietnam, Switzerland, Romania, the Consulate of Tunisia, Wallonie-Bruxelles International.be, represented by the Consulate of Belgium, and the Alliance Française de Kotte in association with the National Film Corporation and Agenda 14 have come (...)

  • International Women's day 2016, Pledging for parity!

    4 March 2016

    International Women’s day 2016, Pledging for parity!

    On the 8th of March 1975, the United Nations began celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD). Since then, worldwide, Women continue to contribute to social, economic, cultural and political achievement but progress towards gender parity has slowed in many places. International Women’s day 2016’s Campaign theme is Pledging for parity! to promote concrete step to help achieve gender parity more (...)

  • Scholarships for the French School in Colombo (EFIC)

    11 February 2016

    Scholarships for the French School in Colombo (EFIC)

    The students applying for a scholarship from the French Government must have the French citizenship and be registered at the French Embassy in Colombo. Scolarships are intended for families whose income is insufficient to pay for the school fees.

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