• Parliamentary Elections in Sri Lanka: Statement made by the spokesperson of (...)
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    20 August 2015

    Parliamentary Elections in Sri Lanka: Statement made by the (...)

    Official Statement made by the spokesperson of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development

  • Literary sessions with Eric Reinhardt
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    10 August 2015

    Literary sessions with Eric Reinhardt

    In the framework of the Colomboscope Festival, the Embassy of France to Sri Lanka and the Maldives and the Alliance Française network are pleased to welcome the French author Eric Reinhardt to take part in the literary sessions of the festival and to introduce his work in Kandy, Galle and Colombo.
    Éric Reinhardt (born 1965) lives and works in Paris. He started his career as publisher of art (...)

  • Cinnamon Colomboscope 2015
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    10 August 2015

    Cinnamon Colomboscope 2015

    From its origins as a small trading port named ‘kola amba tota’ or ‘Kolontota’, Colombo as we see it today, is yet again at the brink of bursting into being. At this moment in history, as Colombo changes and grows as if overnight, it is important to reflect on what ‘change’ means for those that live in it.
    Cinnamon Colomboscope 2015 focuses on the broad questions that define Colombo as the capital (...)

  • The Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka and the Maldives , Mr Jean-Marin (...)
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    24 July 2015

    The Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka and the Maldives , Mr (...)

    On Thursday 23rd of July 2015, Mr Jean-Marin Schuh, Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, presented his credentials to Mr Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom President of the Maldives. The ceremony took place at the President’s Office and was attended by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Dunya Maumoon, and Minister at the President’s Office, Hon. Mohamed Hussain (...)

  • BASTILLE DAY 2015 Message from H.E. Mr Jean-Marin SCHUH, Ambassador of (...)
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    14 July 2015

    BASTILLE DAY 2015 Message from H.E. Mr Jean-Marin SCHUH, (...)

    Today, we are celebrating the storming of the Bastille, which took place on the 14th of July 1789. Besides the event in itself – 7 prisoners remained in the Bastille prison at the time, of which two were mentally disturbed and four were counterfeiters-, it is indeed a symbol which we celebrate on this day, a symbol which is more relevant today than ever before. Bastille was the very last (...)

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