Alliance Française de COLOMBO is once again  organizing  ‘Fête de La Musique’( International Music  Day )  on June  20 ( Saturday), from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at their  air conditioned auditorium  at  No. 11, Barnes  Place, Colombo 7 .This unique musical event ‘Fête de La Musique ‘ began in France on June 21,1982  and now this music festival is celebrated all over the world every year. Professional and amateur musicians in France take to the streets and parks on this day to celebrate the arrival of summer after a dismal spring. It is free of charge and thousands of people flock to these parks and streets and performers embrace all kinds of music and nothing is out of place and it goes on the whole day.

Here in Sri Lanka, this is your chance to expose your hidden- musical talents, it is for everyone amateurs, professionals (no age limit), and you could sing in any language.
Individuals, school bands, schools music clubs, interact clubs, music groups, ballet schools Groups, dancing schools, music associations, etc are welcome If you can singin any language, play any musical instrument, dance, etc. This is the big day for you.  Pop, jazz, rap, country and Western , disco,  rock , baila or anything in music goes…..

It’s free of charge  and the organisers, Alliance Française de COLOMBO, will provide the hall,  sound  systems and also background Music by ever popular Annesley Malewana and Supper Chimes. You could play your  own musical instrument or have your own music or group.

There will also be many professional artistes who will perform as guest artistes.

Keep the date FREE as it’s going to be a day of fun and entertainment from morning till evening with a carnival atmosphere. Entrance is free of charge, and food and soft drinks are available at reasonable rates.

For application forms please contact the Alliance Française de COLOMBO   at 11, Barnes Place, Colombo 7 – Tel 2694162 / 2693467 /2671073 or  e-mail to