Our events

  • SAARC Special Lecture

    SAARC Cultural Centre in collaboration with the Department of Archaeology, University of Kelaniya is organizing a lecture by Professor Osmund Bopearachchi, Emeritus Director, French National Centre for Scientific Research (C.N.R.S.-E.N.S. Paris) on the Topic- Contradictions in the Texts and Confusions in the Iconography: Revisiting the theme of the Great Departure of the Bodhisattva Siddhārtha in […]

  • SAARC Talk Series 2023 for the month of July

    Third lecture of the SAARC Talk Series 2023 (Virtual Mode) Tuesday, 18th July 2023 at 15:00 pm (Sri Lankan Standard Time) Topic: Etymological Connection of Maldivian Language to Other Indian Languages Speaker: Iyaz J. NaseemExecutive Board Member, Divehi Language Academy, Maldives Please follow the link to Register All are cordially invited. Please do spread the […]

  • 2nd Session of the SAARC Talk Series 2023

    SAARC Cultural Centre (SCC) initiated the SAARC Talk Series 2023 (Virtual Mode) in the month of May 2023 with the objectives to provides opportunities for knowledge exchange across multiple disciplines allowing academics, researchers, educators and students not only from the SAARC region but across the world to initiate discussions and build professional networks and to […]

  • 1st Session of the SAARC Talk Series 2023

    SAARC Cultural Centre (SCC) successfully concluded the First SAARC Talk Series 2023 (Virtual Mode) scheduled on Tuesday, 30th May 2023. The First Speaker of the Talk Series was Dr. Monalisa Maharjan, Research Fellow, Social Science Baha (Heritage as Placemaking), Kathmandu, Nepal. She delivered a lecture on the topic “Water System of Kathmandu Valley: Hiti system […]

  • Special Lecture on Archaeology

    SAARC Cultural Centre in collaboration with the Department of Archaeology has organized a lecture by an eminent archaeologist and Buddhist scholar Prof. Anand Singh, Department of History, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, India. Prof. Singh will speak on the topic Water Management in Early Buddhist Monastics: Archaeological Landscape in Middle Gangetic Plain on Monday, 26th […]

  • SAARC Cultural Celebration 2023

    SAARC Cultural Centre in collaboration with the Faculty of Dance and Drama, University of the Visual and Performing Arts organized SAARC Cultural Celebration on 12th June 2023, 3:00 pm onwards at Panibharata Theatre.

  • SAARC Talk Series 2023 for the month of June

    Second lecture of the SAARC Talk Series 2023 (Virtual Mode) Monday, 20th June 2023 at 3:00 pm (Sri Lankan Standard Time)“Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage for South Asian Regional Cooperation”B.D. NandadevaRetired Professor, University of KelaniyaSri Lanka Please follow the link to Register All are cordially invited. Please do spread the word.

  • SAARC Cultural Celebration

    SAARC Cultural Centre in collaboration with The Faculty of Dance and Drama, University of the Visual & Performing Arts, Colombo 7 is presenting a cultural programme showcasing the colourful traditional dances of the SAARC Region. To join us, mark your calendars for Monday, 12th June 2023, (3-5 pm) at Panibharatha Theatre, University of the Visual […]

  • SAARC Talk Series 2023 for the month of May

    First lecture of the SAARC Talk Series 2023 (Virtual Mode) Tuesday, 30th May 2023 at 10:30 am (Sri Lankan Standard Time) “Water System of Kathmandu Valley: Hiti system in Past and Present” Dr. Monalisa MaharjanResearch FellowSocial Science Baha (Heritage as Placemaking)Kathmandu, Nepal Please follow the link to Register All are cordially invited. Please do spread […]

  • 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 […]