• Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies (BCIS)

  • " Established under the S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike National Memorial Foundation "

Language Programme Inauguration


The Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies (BCIS) inaugurated the second intake for the Languages Programme for the year 2017 at an event held at the BCIS in Colombo (22nd July 2017).

The High Commissioner of Bangladesh in Sri Lanka, Riaz Hamidullah graced the inauguration as the Chief Guest, while Madam Sumitra Peries, the award winning veteran cinematographer and former Ambassador to France delivered the keynote address on ‘Cinema, Language and Image.’

The Inauguration Ceremony also saw the display of a series of items depicting cultural attributes through music, dance and martial arts from China, France, India, Spain and Sri Lanka, many of which were performed by students of the BCIS.