Cultural events supported by the German Embassy

Ambassador Jörn Rohde and Mrs. Janitha Bandaranayake (middle)

Working on the understanding of each other and the reconciliation of once fierce opponents in Sri Lanka is a concern very dear to the Embassy​

Colombo, 15 November 2017 - Having learned about the “North South University Programme” of the Fairway Galle Literary Festival encouraged us to support this initiative where English students from less...

Mini Fußballweltmeisterschaft in Colombo

A fun filled afternoon at the Football Mini World Cup organized by the German Embassy together with TAFA

Colombo, 27 May 2017 - The German Embassy together with TAFA hosted a Mini World Cup at the Colombo Race Course Ground. Four girls’ teams and four boys’ teams from Colombo, Gampaha, Jaffna and Negombo...


Mavericks Charity Concert

Colombo, 9 October 2015 - The German Embassy in collaboration with the Country Music Foundation presented The Mavericks with Astrid Brooke in concert for charity. The Mavericks, who make an annual vi...


arirang - A classical journey

Colombo, 31 March 2015 - The German Embassy invited to a classical journey with oboe, clarinet and bassoon with the group "arirang". "Mozart and More" was a rare treat for music lovers and musicians....

The imprint of lovers

The Imprint of Lovers

Colombo, 2 March 2015 - The German Embassy presented award-winning German fine artist and photographer, Liz Fernando, and her latest work ‘The Imprint of Lovers’ at the “Theertha & Red Dot Gallery.” F...

Wir reissen die Mauer nieder

Bringing down the wall

Colombo, 9 November 2014 - The German Embassy celebrated 25 years of the fall of the Berlin Wall at the Vihara Maha Devi Open Air Theatre with food, live music and entertainment.

The Mavericks on Stage

Colombo, 3 October 2014 - It was party time at the German Embassy when the German country band “The Mavericks” took to the stage.  They entertained everybody with a great mix of Country, Rock and Roc...

Salut Salon

The German Embassy presented a breathtaking concert of "Salut Salon"

Colombo, 2 October 2014 - The German Embassy presented a light, funny, breathtaking and superbly virtuosic concert of the German Quartett "Salut Salon" on 2 October 2014 at the British School Auditorium.

nATANDA Dance Theatre

nATANDA Dance Performance in Colombo

Colombo, 6 April 2014 - The German Embassy was proud to be one of the sponsors of "Touch" - a 60 minutes integrated contemporary dance performance by Kapila Palihawadana and the nATANDA Dance Theatre....

Colombo Culture Cruise

Colombo Culture Cruise

Colombo, 5 February 2014 - The German Embassy’s Colombo Cultural Cruise celebrated the power of artistic expression with an evening of music, dance and street art as part of the Colombo Art Biennale (...

60th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations

60th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations

Colombo, 9 December 2013 - On December 9, 1953, the first German envoy, Dr. Georg Ahrens, presented his credentials to Governor General Lord Soulbury, thus officially establishing diplomatic relations...

Street festival

German Street Festival

Colombo, 6 October 2013 - This year we are celebrating 60 years of diplomatic relations between Germany and Sri Lanka.  The main event to mark this milestone year was the German Embassy Street Festiv...

From left to right: Manilal Weerakoon, Musical Director, Minoli Goonewardene, Librarian, Suren de Alwis, President, and the German Ambassador

Support of the Colombo Philharmonic Choir

Colombo, November 2012 - The German Embassy funded the purchase of sheet music by well known, mainly German composers, including Haydn, Beethoven, Brahms, Handel and Mendelssohn, for the Colombo Philh...