Capturing the best of Sri Lankan and French culture, the French Spring Festival in Sri Lanka kicks off next week with the festival comprising of various performances and showcases in music, dance, film, photography, food, art, fashion as well as science, urban development and communication. The festival will (mainly) take place at the BMICH and the Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel.
The festival will take place between 18th June and July 14th (Bastille Day/ French National Day). This is the second time the festival will be held in Sri Lanka and this year the festival will include events held in Kandy, Matara, Jaffna and Galle.
The event is organised by Embassy of France, the Alliance Francaise de Kotte in Colombo and the General Delegation of Alliance Francaise in Sri Lanka and the Maldives, together with the Sri Lankan Ministry of Culture and Arts.
June 21 - Fete De La Musique
June 24 to June 29 - French Street Art Performance
June 29 - Fashion Show
July 5 - Saxophone Concert
July 2 at 6.30 p.m. - "Bonsoir Diaries" Book Launch at the BMICH
Jule 1 to Jule 10 - French Dining at Cinnamon Lakeside
July 5 to July 15 - A Scientific Exhibition titled ‘Water at the Heart of Science’.
The entire festival is free of charge and open to the public.