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Sixth edition of the French Spring Festival kicks off

16 June 2017 - 53   - 0

The 6th edition of the French Spring Festival - that kicked off officially on June 14  will go on for a month. For this year’s festival, the French Embassy and the Alliance Française intend to bring the best of French modern culture, to an extended audience, in Colombo and Kandy, a statement from the organisers said.

The Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka and the Maldives welcomed the opening ceremony at the French Residence with nearly 200 guests. The highlight of the evening was the exhibition of the French photographer Marie-Caroline Senlisaccompanied by the sound of a Sri Lankan jazz band. Her exhibition “Mystic” is free and opened to all at the French Residence between the  June 15 -18.

The Festival will begin with a DJ set of Sven Løve - the 17th of June at 41 Sugar- and the street art performance of Alber - the 17th of June in Kandy and the 19th and 20th in Colombo at the Alliance Française and Sugar Bistro & Wine (Odel). These events are free and opened to all. For more information visit the Facebook page: French Spring Festival.

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