Christmas Carols and Festive Events

As December approaches, you can hear the merriment of Christmas as carols are sung in churches and schools. Time Out offers the most happening festive events and carol services in the island.
Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
By Swetha |
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From Christmas Carols to Christmas Carnivals and Winter Camp, there's more to discover this festive season.

Festive Events

December 9

Christmas Carnival; British School in Colombo; 2pm – 8pm

 

December 11 – 22

Winter Camp for children aged 4 – 11 years;

Russian Cultural Centre, Colombo 7; Weekdays; 8.30am – 1pm

Christmas Carols and Services

Christmas Carols

December 3

An Evening of Nine Lessons and Carols; Cinnamon Gardens Baptist Church, Colombo 7; 6pm

December 6

Carol Services; Ladies’ College Chapel; 6pm

December 9

Carol Concert; The British School in Colombo; 6pm
Christmas Carols by Soul Sounds, The De Lanerolle Brothers, Petite Choir, Old Joes, Camerati, Voice Print; Hilton Colombo; 7pm
Choral Spectrum; LAB; 8pm – 8.45pm
Friends of Ishan De Lanerolle Choir; Hilton Colombo;
12pm – 3pm

Parish Carol Service;
St Anthony’s Cathedral, Kandy; 6.15pm

December 10

A Family Christmas Festival of Music and Carols; Ladies’ College, Colombo 7; 7pm
Camerati; Hilton Colombo; 8pm – 8.45pm
Christmas Carols;
Alliance Française de Kandy; 5pm
Christmas Carols; Cinnamon Gardens Baptist Church, Colombo 7; 6pm
Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols; Trinity College, Kandy; 6.30pm

December 11

Asteria (Gold medal winner of Asia Pacific Choir Games); Hilton Colombo; 8pm – 8.45pm

December 12

Choral Spectrum; Hilton Colombo; 8pm – 8.45pm
Friends of Ishan De Lanerolle Choir; Hilton Colombo;
8pm – 8.45pm

December 13

Camerati; Hilton Colombo; 8pm – 8.45pm

December 14

Ecumenical Carol Service; St Anthony’s Cathedral, Kandy; 5pm
Old Joes; Hilton Colombo; 8pm – 8.45pm

December 15

Choral Spectrum; Hilton Colombo; 8pm – 8.45pm
Friends of Ishan De Lanerolle Choir; Hilton Colombo;
8pm – 8.45pm

December 16

Christmas Carols; Alliance Française de Colombo; 6pm
Christmas Carols; St Anthony’s College Old Boys, Kandy; 6.30pm
Old Joes; Hilton Colombo; 8pm – 8.45pm

December 17

Asteria (Gold medal winner of Asia Pacific Choir Games); Hilton Colombo; 8pm – 8.45pm
Carol Service; S
t Paul’s Church, Milagiriya; 6.30pm
Carol Service; Church of Good Shepherd, Thimbirigasyaya; 6pm
Church Carols; St Lucia’s Cathedral, Kotahena; 7pm

December 18

Camerati; Hilton Colombo; 8pm – 8.45pm

December 19

Old Joes; Hilton Colombo; 8pm – 8.45pm

December 21

Carol Service; St Mary’s Church, Bambalapitiya; 6.30pm

December 22

Christmas Carols; The Kingsbury Hotel; 7pm –7.30pm

December 23

Christmas Carols; The Kingsbury Hotel; 7pm–7.30pm
Friends of Ishan De Lanerolle Choir; Hilton Colombo;
8pm – 8.45pm

December 24

Carols by the Church Choir; St Xavier’s Church, Nuwara Eliya; 11pm
Carols at Church; St Anthony’s Shrine, Kochchikade; 11pm Carol Service; All Saints’ Church, Borella; 11pm
Competitions for nativity scene and carols; 6pm and drama; after midnight service;Talawila St Anne’s Shrine
Carol Service after Midnight Mass;
Shrine of Our Lady of Matara
Carol Service before Midnight Mass; St Anthony’s Cathedral, Kandy;11.15pm
Christmas Carols; The Lobby, The Kingsbury Hotel;
7pm – 7.30pm

English Carol Service; St Michael and All Angels Church, Polwatte, Col 3; 6pm
Friends of Ishan De Lanerolle Choir; Hilton Colombo;
8pm – 8.45pm

Singing of Carols;
St Lucia’s Cathedral, Kotahena; 11pm

December 25

Christmas Carols; The Kingsbury Hotel; 12.30pm – 1pm
Friends of Ishan De Lanerolle Choir; Hilton Colombo;
8pm – 8.45pm

 

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