SRI LANKA, February 1, 2018. - On the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Independence of Sri Lanka, to be held on February 4, 2018, the Cuban president, H.E. Raúl Castro Ruz, sent a congratulatory message to H.E. Maithripala Sirisena, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.
SRI LANKA, January 23, 2018.- Organized by the Guitar Association of Sri Lanka took place during 20, 21 and 22 of January 2018, in the towns of Colombo, Kandy and Kallutara, the Annual Classical Guitar Festival, dedicated on this occasion to express solidarity with Cuba, Venezuela and Palestine.
The Indian guitarist, Aditya Gandhi, performed the music of prominent Cuban musician Leo Brouwer and Venezuelan guitarist Antonio Lauro. Several groups and soloists from the localities where the event took place also participated.
SRI LANKA, November 26, 2017. - The Association of Graduates in Cuba of Sri Lanka paid tribute to the Commander in Chief on the first anniversary of his physical disappearance. After listening to the notes of the national anthems of Cuba and Sri Lanka, a minute of silence was observed and a wreath was held next to the statue of Fidel, prepared by art students of the University of Colombo, and donated to the Embassy of Cuba by the Association of Graduates.
SRI LANKA, November 23, 2017. - In ceremony held at the Sausiripaya Auditorium of Colombo, the Sri Lanka – Cuba Friendship Association paid deserved tribute to the Commander in Chief of the Cuban Revolution, on the first anniversary of his demise. On this occasion, the figure of the Leader of the Cuban Revolution was highlighted as an example of dignity and anti-imperialist thinking.