The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Ankara participated at the Spring Bazaar International Day organized by the Bilkent University East Campus in Ankara held from 16 – 17 May 2023 in the University premises.
Bilkent University hosts over 13,000 students including foreign students from 73 countries in Ankara. The event served as a platform celebrating all the nationalities of the students who pursue their education at the Bilkent University and to strengthen people to people connection.
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Ankara set up a Sri Lankan stall showcasing the unique cultural identity through cuisine, art, handicrafts, batiks, traditional dresses, photographs of nature, culture and Ceylon tea.
Students, staff and family members visited the Sri Lankan stall and enjoyed traditional delicacies and even got to wear the traditional Osariya. This event served as a platform for the Embassy to strengthen the cultural exchange between Turkish nationals and other foreigners.
The Bazaar was also an opportunity for the Embassy to promote tourism and spread cultural awareness Visitors to the stall were mesmerized by the gracefulness of the Sri Lankan traditional dresses and other cultural elements.
Embassy of Sri Lanka
23 May 2023