Sri Lanka, March 9, 2018. - During the ceremony held at the Public Library of Colombo, on the occasion of International Women's Day, the Socialist Women’s Union of Sri Lanka delivered to the Cuban Ambassador, Juana Elena Ramos Rodríguez, a copy of the letter directed by that organization to the Ambassador of the United States in Sri Lanka, demanding the unilateral and unconditional cessation of the blockade imposed by his government against Cuba for almost 60 years.
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.