Announcements

  • Attended Indian Alumni Art Exhibition

    Director Ms. Renuka Ekanayake, Deputy Director-Research Dr Bina Gandhi Deori, Deputy Director-Programme Ms. Bindu Urugodawatte and Documentation Officer Mr. Mahinda  Sumanasekhara attended Chitralekha- the first ever India Alumini Art Exhibition at JDA Perera Gallery, Colombo-7 on 10th  October. The exhibition was inaugurated by High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka and Secretary of the Ministry of Buddhasasana, Religious […]

  • Bangladesh Film Festival

    On 6th October 2023, Director, Ms Renuka Ekanayake, Deputy Director-Programme, Ms Bindu Urugodawatte and Dr. Bina Gandhi Deori, Deputy Director-Research SAARC Cultural Centre attended the 3rd Bangladesh Film Festival (6-8 October) at Tharangani Theatre. The event was also graced by HEs of different countries.

  • Attended an Event on Gandhi Jayanti 2023 at Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (SVCC)

    Director Ms Renuka Ekanayake and Deputy Director-Research Dr. Bina Gandhi Deori, SAARC Cultural Centre attended an event on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti 2023, Mahatma Gandhi Oration organized by SLIS (Sri Lanka-India Society) in association with SVCC. High Commissioner H.E Gopal Baglay was the Chief Guest. Keynote speech was delivered by Prof. Don McAvinchey on […]

  • 5th Session of the SAARC Talk Series 2023

    The Fifth SAARC Talk Series 2023 (Virtual Mode) was held on (Tuesday), 26th September 2023,15:00 pm (Sri Lankan Standard Time) at the SAARC Cultural Centre (SCC), Sri Lanka. Dr. Marium Kamal, Assistant Professor at the Centre for South Asian Studies, University of the Punjab Lahore, Pakistan spoke on Political Philosophy of Arthashastra. In her talk Dr. Kamal highlighted Kautilya’s massive […]

  • 4th Session of the SAARC Talk Series 2023

    A talk on “The Prospects and Challenges of the Sundarbans Natural Heritage Site in Bangladesh” was organized in virtual mode by the SAARC Cultural Centre, Colombo on 16th August 2023 at 03:00 pm (Sri Lankan Standard Time). The speaker was Dr. Shafi Noor Islam, Senior Assistant Professor, Universiti Brunei Darusallam, Brunei Darusallam. Dr. Islam elaborated […]

  • Courtesy call to SAARC Women’s Association

    On 04th September 2023, the Director of the SAARC Cultural Centre Mrs. Renuka Ekanayake had the honour of meeting the President of the SAARC Women’s Association Mrs. Nimmi Thambiayah and the Country Coordinator Mrs. Eesha Speldewinde. They discussed potential collaborations between the SAARC Cultural Centre and the SAARC Women’s Association, with a shared vision to […]

  • SAARC Film Day – August 2023

    IntroductionThe SAARC Film Day was initiated in 2014 in collaboration with the National Film Corporation to promote the award-winning movies of the SAARC Region to the film enthusiasts in Sri Lanka. SAARC Cultural Centre (SCC) as the custodian of the SAARC Film Festival movies initiated this effort to provide a glimpse of SAARC Countries through […]

  • Attended screening of “GANDHI” in Celebration of the Independence Day of India

    Ms. Renuka Ekanayake, Director and Dr Bina Gandhi Deori, Deputy Director-Research SAARC Cultural Centre attended the film screening of Sir Richard Attenborough’s cinematic masterpiece “GANDHI” at Tharanganee, Colombo on the occasion of the 77th Independence Day of India. It was organized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Sri Lanka in Collaboration with Swami Vivekananda […]

  • Attended 77th Independence Day of India- 15th August 2023

    Dr Bina Gandhi Deori, Deputy Director Research, SAARC Cultural Centre, Colombo attended the 77th Independence Day of India at India House, High Commission of India. High Commissioner Gopal Bagley hoisted India’s National Flag and read excerpts of the address by Hon’ble President of India to the nation on the eve of the 77th Independence Day.

  • Attended Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

    Ms. Renuka Ekanayake, Director and Dr. Bina Gandhi Deori, Deputy Director-Research SAARC Cultural Centre attended the inauguration of the exhibition at Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, High Commission of India, Colombo on Partition Horrors Remembrance Day.