Sri Lanka celebrates International Women’s Day at UNOV, Vienna

Mar 13, 2023 | Embassy News

Embassy and Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka together with the United Nations Women’s Guild (UNWG) in Vienna celebrated the International Women’s Day at the Vienna International Center today, 8 March 2023. The event was attended by over 50 UN Women Group members.

The event commenced with a presentation on the achievements of Sri Lankan women and their contribution to the national economy of the country.  The presentation was followed by a short-video narrative on Sri Lanka, highlighting the beautiful beaches to scenic mountainous regions, heritage and religious sites.

During the presentation on the tourism in Sri Lanka, some of the participants shared personal experiences from their visits to Sri Lanka while others eagerly looked forwards to the future visit.

The demonstration on draping an “Osariya” was enthusiastically received by all present at the special event.

The participants also had the opportunity to see at first hand live cooking of Sri Lanka Kottu which was well received. Sri Lankan sweetmeats “gnanakatha”’and “pol toffee” together with Ceylon Tea were also served during the event.

Embassy and Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka


8 March 2023