Sri Lankan news - France


A documentary on Sri Lanka in the series of programmes on ‘Vu Sur Terre’

A documentary on Sri Lanka in the series of programmes on ‘Vu Sur Terre’ will be telecast on Channel France 5 on:

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Ambassador Hangawatte presents Credentials at the Elysée

MEDIA RELEASE - The ceremonial presentation of Credentials of the new envoy of Sri Lanka, Ambassador Professor Karunaratne Hangawatte to the President of France, François Hollande, took place on 11th July 2013 at the Palais de l’Elysée in Paris.

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Sri Lanka joins international commemoration of ‘La Fête Nationale’ in Grand Quevilly, Rouen France

Sri Lanka actively participated in the regional commemoration of ‘La Fête Nationale’ (French National Day) in the village of Grand Quevilly in the Normandy region, in the north of France on 14th July 2013.

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Mayor of Bondy extends invitation To Ambassador Hangawatte for annual prize-giving

Ambassador Karunaratne Hangawatte was the chief guest at the annual prize-giving ceremony of a school attended primarily by Tamil speaking children organized by the association Lien et Cultures (Links and Cultures) in collaboration with the Mairie (Town Council) of the Paris Suburb of Bondy on Saturday 29th June 2013.

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Ambassador Hangawatte adresses Sri Lankan community leaders in Paris

Leaders of cultural, educational, welfare, sports, youth and political associations in Paris gathered at the Embassy of Sri Lanka to meet and greet Ambassador Hangawatte last Friday evening.

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පැරිසියේ "ලක් දරුවෝ" 2013

පැරීසියේ ශ්‍රී ලංකා බෞද්ධ විහාරයේ දහම් පාසලේ සහ සිංහල පාඨශාලාවේ දු දරුවන් විසින් "ලක් දරුවෝ" නමින් විවිධ ප්‍රසංගයක් පසුගියදා පැරිස් නුවරදී පවත්වනු ලැබීය.

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France Hands Over World Blood Donor Day Flag To Sri Lanka For 2014

Sri Lanka will play host to the Global Celebration of World Blood Donor Day in the 2014. The official handing over ceremony took place today (14.06.2013) at the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris.

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Ambassador Attends Catholic Feast Celebration In Osny, France

Professor Karunaratne Hangawatte, new Ambassador of Sri Lanka to France, was welcomed as the guest of honor at the annual Feast organized by the Sri Lankan Catholic Community of “Our Lady of Lanka” at the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Osny, France.

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“Friends of Sri Lanka” Recognized for their dedication

Ambassador Karunaratne Hangawatte hosted a reception on the premises of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Paris on 30th·May 2013 for French guests from varied regions and organizations in France.

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Permanent Delegation of Sri Lanka to UNESCO Paris

The eve of Vesak was ushered in at UNESCO, with a colourful and vibrant concert of dance, song and music bringing together countries from across the Asian region and also including artistes from Europe, in an expression of unity as the true meaning of Vesak, the message of the Buddha and the relevance of such teachings were highlighted and conveyed.

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