• Closed for Diwali ( Festival of Lights)

    17 October 2017

    Closed for Diwali ( Festival of Lights)

    The Embassy will remain closed on Wednesday, 18 of October on the occasion of #Diwali festival. We wish you a very happy Festival of lights!.

  • The month of the documentary film at the Alliance Française – 7th to 28th (...)

    29 September 2017

    The month of the documentary film at the Alliance Française – 7th (...)

    The Alliance Française and the French Embassy in Sri Lanka and Maldives will participate next November, at the 18th edition of the Month of the Documentary Film, in partnership with the Institut Français. The Month of the Documentary aims to promote the documentary cinema to a large audience. Today, it is more than 2000 places which participate at this project, in France and abroad. Thus, one (...)

  • A French comedy about fraternity for the 10th edition of the European Film (...)

    29 September 2017

    A French comedy about fraternity for the 10th edition of the (...)

    European Film Festival in Sri Lanka is an annual film festival held in Cololmbo, organized by The European Union Delegation in partnership with European Cultural Institutions and Diplomatic Missions in Colombo and New Delhi. The French Embassy and the Alliance Française de Kotte in Colombo in collaboration with the Institut Français will present the film Rosalie Blum by Julien Rappeneau on (...)

  • United Nations General Assembly – Speech by M. Emmanuel Macron, President of (...)

    28 September 2017

    United Nations General Assembly – Speech by M. Emmanuel Macron, (...)

    United Nations Secretary-General, Heads of state and government,
    France’s values
    It is a privilege to be speaking here before you today and I know who I owe that to. I owe it to all those who, a little over 70 years ago, rose up against a barbaric regime which seized my country, France. I owe it to the nations who heard the cry of these resistance fighters and who sent their children, from (...)

  • FOCUS - ‘Citizen's Engagement in Tomorrow's City' - Reshaping the purpose of a (...)

    22 September 2017

    FOCUS - ‘Citizen’s Engagement in Tomorrow’s City’ - Reshaping the (...)

    With the changing cityscapes, rural settings are on a fast-track to modernisation. In future, many people will start living in cities. Cities have emerged to be places of innovation and it’s necessary to make the city, smart and sustainable. In 2017, the Embassy of France in Sri Lanka and Maldives organised a series of events on the theme of the ‘Global City’ titled FOCUS. FOCUS events aim at (...)

    Agenda

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      November

      7 November 2017 - 28 November 2017

      The month of the documentary film at the Alliance Française

      The Alliance Française and the French Embassy in Sri Lanka and Maldives will participate next November, at the 18th edition of the Month of the Documentary Film, in partnership with the Institut Français. The Month of the Documentary aims to promote the documentary cinema to a large audience. Today, it is more than 2000 places which participate at this project, in France and abroad. Thus, one documentary film will be projected each Tuesday of November at the Alliance Française of Kotte in Colombo, in French version and subtitles in English. The entrance to each projection is free.

      Alliance Française of Kotte in Colombo
      11, Keppetipola Mawatha

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    News

    • AFD has launched a MOOC on Energy and Ecological Transitions in Developing (...)

      10 October 2017

      AFD has launched a MOOC on Energy and Ecological Transitions in Developing Countries

      The French Agency for Development (AFD) has partnered with a key French research institution, Ecole Normale Supérieure to offer a free online training on energy and ecological transitions in developing countries.

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    • InterFaith in Sri Lanka!

      5 October 2017

      InterFaith in Sri Lanka!

      Four young people of different convictions are travelling the world to discover initiatives for interreligious or interconvictional dialogue and the promotion of living together. Feedback on the InterFaith Tour project and (...)

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    • The winner of LabCitoyen 2017 back from Paris

      3 October 2017

      The winner of LabCitoyen 2017 back from Paris

      For its 6th edition, LabCitoyen looked at “Human Rights in the City”/“Droits humains dans la ville”, in recognition to the leading role of the City as an actor and space for human rights, their enjoyment and guarantee (as a (...)

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