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  • SAARC Film Day 2024 – “PINK” from India

    The SAARC Cultural Centre will be screening the award-winning movie “PINK” at the Moon Bastion of the World Heritage City of Galle on 5th April 2024 at 8:30 pm.  PINK is a movie portraying three young female professionals facing social and cultural prejudices, political pressure and respect for their choices.  It is a movie with […]

  • SAARC Film Day 2024 – Award – Winning Movie “Poorna” from India

    The SAARC Cultural Centre will be screening the award-winning movie “Poorna” at the Moon Bastion of the World Heritage City of Galle on 5th April 2024 at 8:30 pm.  Poorna is based on the true story of Malavath Poorna the youngest female to climb Mount Everest.  This movie is a portrayal of hard work, breaking […]

  • SAARC Puppetry Day – Sri Lanka

    Introduction The SAARC Puppetry Day was introduced this year to highlight fast disappearing traditional entertainment of puppetry.  The pandemic had rather adverse effect on this traditional entertainment due to travel restrictions and many of the traditional puppetry craftspeople had to leave their trade and look for new avenues of economic support thereby having a detrimental […]

  • SAARC Puppetry Day

    SAARC Cultural Centre Presents World Puppetry Day Celebrations On Friday 5th April 2024 At Moon Bastion, World Heritage City of Galle at 7:00 pm . A Special School Show will be held @ 3:00 pm at the Moon Bastion, World Heritage City of Galle.

  • Second Session of the SAARC Talk Series 2024

    SAARC Cultural Centre, Colombo is presenting its upcoming Second Session of the SAARC Talk Series 2024 on 20th February 2024 (Tuesday) at 3:00 pm (Sri Lanka Standard Time). The lecture will be delivered by Dr. Shrikant Ganvir, Assistant Professor, Dept of A.I.H.C. and Archaeology, Deccan College PGRI, Deemed to be University, Pune, India. Dr. Shrikant […]

  • First Session of the SAARC Talk Series 2024

    SAARC Cultural Centre, Colombo is presenting its upcoming First Session of the SAARC Talk Series 2024 on 30th January 2024 (Tuesday) at 3:00 pm (Sri Lanka Standard Time). The lecture will be delivered by Prof. Swadhin Sen, Department of Archaeology, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh. Prof. Swadhin Sen will deliver his lecture on the topic “Breaking the […]

  • SAARC Talk Series 2023 for the month of December

    SAARC Cultural Centre, Colombo is presenting its upcoming Eighth SAARC Talk Series on 6th December 2023 (Wednesday) at 2:00 pm (Sri Lanka Standard Time). The lecture will be delivered by Eng.(Dr.) Sanath Panawennage, Director General and Chief Executive of the Arthur C Clarke Institute for Modern Technologies, Colombo,Sri Lanka Eng.(Dr.) Sanath Panawennage will deliver his […]

  • SAARC Talk Series 2023 for the month of November

    SAARC Cultural Centre, Colombo is presenting its upcoming Seventh SAARC Talk Series on 24th November 2023 (Friday) at 3:00 pm (Sri Lankan Standard Time). The lecture will be delivered by Kamalika Bose, Urban Conservationist, Founder-Principal, Heritage Synergies India. Kamalika Bose will deliver her lecture on the topic “Building Regional Cooperation through Shared Cultural Heritage of […]

  • SAARC Film Day – Bhutan

    This quarter the SAARC Cultural Centre will celebrate the SAARC Film Day with the screening of a popular film from Bhutan.  The SAARC Film Day is organized every quarter by the SAARC Cultural Centre in collaboration with the National Film Corporation.  On 21st November 2023 the SAARC Cultural Centre will screen the Bhutanese Film “Wind […]

  • SAARC Painting Exhibition 2023

    Captivating Canvasses of the Vibrant Colours of Culture is an Exhibition of Paintings organized by the SAARC Cultural Centre (SCC) in Collaboration with the Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka.  The SCC is the custodian of a large collection of paintings created by the artists of the SAARC Region during the SAARC Artists’ Camps held annually […]