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  • SAARC Talk Series 2023

    Cultural Heritage and Cultural Diversity Background: The SAARC Cultural Centre (SCC) envisions ‘Culture’ as a powerful tool to bring the countries of the SAARC region closer. The SCC in keeping with its mandate to preserve, retain and promote culture and heritage, proposes to initiate a new Talk Series on selected topics, whereby individuals from diverse […]

  • Rabindra Jayanti celebration

    To commemorate the 162nd Birth Anniversary of Kaviguru Rabindranath Tagore, SAARC Cultural Centre (SCC) in collaboration with Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (SVCC), High Commission of India, Colombo organised an event in which Prof. Upul Ranjith Hewawitanagamage, Senior Professor, Dept of Hindi Studies, University of Kelaniya delivered a lecture on the Translation of Gitanjali from Bengali […]

  • Call For Papers – SAARC Special Edition

    Welcoming submissions for the SAARC Special Edition – SAARC Research Journal-Volume 8, 2023 on the Rites of Passage in the SAARC Region. Interested authors please email to with the Title and an abstract of 500 words on or before 31st May 2023. Deadline for the Final submission of full paper: 30th September 2023. Kindly […]

  • International Women’s Day Celebration 2023

    As part of International Women’s Day Celebration Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, High Commission of India, Colombo in collaboration with SAARC Cultural Centre has organized a lecture on the 7thMarch, 2023 at 10:30 am at Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, 16/2, Gregory Road, Colombo-7. The lecture “Divine Hands that Lulls the World” will be delivered by Prof. […]

  • SAARC Film Festival 2021

      Venue     : Sri Lanka Dates      : To be announced   Since its inception in 2011, the SAARC film festival has been continuing in Sri Lanka to date by growing its popularity through every aspect of cinema to reach our community. Over the time the festival has become more prominent and popular […]

  • SAARC Food Festival And Spice Exhibition 2021

      Venue    : India Dates     : To be announced   Food concepts of current days are witnessing a drastic change due to people following contemporary life style. Traditional recipes and dietary diversity have started diminishing without a trace with fast food conquering plates. South Asia is no exception to the damage exerted on […]


      SAARC Cultural Center observed the 36th SAARC Charter Day on the 8th of December 2020 at the Centre premises in a very charming, yet in an elegant manner to embrace the decisive steps taken by the Heads of Eight Member States to develop South Asia’s unique identity through its Cooperation towards each member state. […]

  • SAARC Film Festival

    SAARC Film Festival will be held from 22nd to 26th September 2020 in Sri Lanka. The Festival which is acclaimed for being the platform for regional engagement for the South Asian film fraternity will witness its 10th Edition this year. SCC has been working on the realignment of the festival format and the due precautionary […]

  • SAARC Exhibition of Paintings 2020

      About the Exhibition SAARC Exhibition of Paintings 2020 was held at the Senaka Bandaranayake Hall, University of Kelaniya on the 23rd of August 2020. The event was organised by the SAARC Cultural Centre in collaboration with the University of Kelaniya ensuring the health measures in place. The exhibition was a culmination of the SAARC […]

  • SAARC Exhibition of Paintings

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