The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Moscow in collaboration with the Marfino Cultural Center and the Sri Lankan community in Russia celebrated the Sinhala and Hindu New Year on 23 April 2022 in the Marfino Center for the second consecutive year.


For the personal contribution to strengthen the country’s economic, scientific, technological, intellectual and spiritual potential to develop multilateral international cultural, educational, youth and tourism ties between Russia and Sri Lanka, Sri Lankan Ambassador to the Russian Federation H.E. Prof. Janitha A. Liyanage was decorated with the ‘Rose of Peace’ Gold Medal by the Institute for the Culture of Peace (UNESCO).