• Three French women, three artists at the Fairway Galle Literary Festival – (...)

    12 December 2017

    Three French women, three artists at the Fairway Galle Literary (...)

    Three French artists will participate in the Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2018: the photographer Marie-Caroline Senlis, the writer Maylis de Kerangal and, through her film, the film director Dominique Cabrera. Since its launch in 2007, the festival has become one of the most important literary events in South Asia for both authors and literary fans around the world. The festival is (...)

  • Human Rights and the Rule of Law: The Franco-German Prize

    8 December 2017

    Human Rights and the Rule of Law: The Franco-German Prize

    Symbol of Germany and France’s shared values, illustrating their commitment to protecting and promoting human rights, the Franco-German Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of Law was created in 2016 by the foreign ministers of our two countries.

  • A series of events around the International Human Rights Day

    27 November 2017

    A series of events around the International Human Rights (...)

    In Colombo and Kandy, several events will take place to celebrate the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly and the proclamation on December 10th, 1948 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. They will be spread out from November 28th to December 11th in partnership with the French Development Agency, the Colombo Short Film Festival, the Alliance Française de Kotte, the German (...)

  • Gout de/Good France 2018: The World's greatest French Dinner. Restaurants (...)

    24 November 2017

    Gout de/Good France 2018: The World’s greatest French Dinner. (...)

    A unique opportunity to enjoy and share the taste of France is open to you! Goût de/Good France is a worldwide event on French Cuisine organized with the support of the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs. It will celebrate French gastronomy simultaneously around the world on March 21st, 2017. A total of 2,200 chefs on all five continents are expected to join the event.

  • The gender gap – a photography contest at the Alliance Française, focus your (...)

    19 October 2017

    The gender gap – a photography contest at the Alliance Française, (...)

    The contest is open until November 26th and the winner will be announced at a special and public evening on December 7th, where all the photos of the participants will be exhibited.

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      January

      24 January 2018 - 28 January 2018

      Three French women, three artists at the Fairway Galle Literary Festival – Power to the imagination!

      Three French artists will participate in the Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2018: the photographer Marie-Caroline Senlis, the writer Maylis de Kerangal and, through her film, the film director Dominique Cabrera. Since its launch in 2007, the festival has become one of the most important literary events in South Asia for both authors and literary fans around the world. The festival is celebrated every year around the historic Dutch Fort of Galle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

      FOCUS on January 25th, the imagination of those three women will be showcased around a series of cultural events within the heart of the fort.

      Galle Fort

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