Indian classical dance Kathak with live music

May 20th, 2017 by

An evening of Indian classical music performed by artists:  Shira Whitman – Dance, Pericles Bitsopoulos – Sitar, and Yannis Zannis – Tabla. On Saturday, June 10, 2017, at  20:00 – 23:00 hours At the Ionian Association (Tsourouktsoglou 1 & Irakliou 251, Nea Ionia) Free entrance   Kathak is one of the most popular types of Indian classical dance. The dancer wears theContinue reading

Damaru at the 5th Multilingual Celebration

May 19th, 2017 by

Damaru (Shiva’s drum) at an earlier performance: Alexandros – bansuri, Stergios – guitar and vocals, Xenia – Indian harmonium and vocals, Christina – vocals, and Ioakeim – djembe and mritanga. The Damaru Kirtan ensemble, which was founded in 2015 by Stergios Katsiolas (Satyaprem) and Xenia Vatti (Shambhuroopa) in Thessaloniki, will perform in the 5th Multilingual Celebration that will beContinue reading

“Freedom” by Rabindranath Tagore

May 6th, 2017 by

On the occasion of the 156th birthday anniversary of the Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, ELINEPA publishes his poem “Freedom”  translated into Greek by Maria Nicolaidou.

Release of ICHOR’s musical album

April 7th, 2017 by

«Music replaces the lost magical sense of the world. It is the last effort to ecstasy and operates as a ritual, purification.» Dimitris Roumeliotis The musical band ICHOR presents its first musical album, “Dimitris Roumeliotis – ICHOR» on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at 21:00-23:00 hrs at Underflow Record Store & Art Gallery (39 Κallirois str., Athens, tel. 21Continue reading

Screening of the movie “Lipstick Under My Burkha”

April 5th, 2017 by

The controversial Indian movie “Lipstick Under My Burkha” of Alankrita Shrivastava (a 2016 production), will  have its nationwide premiere during the film tribute “50/50 gender and in the cinema” on 7-9 April 2017 (Friday to Sunday), at the Greek Film Archive (Iera Odos 48, metro Kerameikos) with free admission. The film is about the double life of four womenContinue reading

Unveil of Konark Wheel statue in Cyprus

March 31st, 2017 by

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Ioannis Kasoulides, and the Minister of State for External Affairs of India, Dr Mobashar Jawed Akbar, unveiled on March 31, 2017 a sculpture, titled “Konark Wheel”, which was donated by the Government of India to the Government of Cyprus. The sculpture, which is exhibited at the outdoor museumContinue reading

Congratulations to Dimitra Stasinopoulou

March 27th, 2017 by
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Congratulations to the Greek world traveler and photographer, Dimitra Stasinopoulou, who won the second position in ΒΒC: Pictures Competition about  India. The wining picture is from her tour to Kolkata in December 2016.  Slums, such as this one in Kolkata, are the entry points of the poor into cities. Millions have migrated from the countryside in the searchContinue reading

यत्र नार्यस्तु पूज्यन्ते

March 9th, 2017 by

यत्र नार्यस्तु पूज्यन्ते रमन्ते तत्र देवताः । यत्रैतास्तु न पूज्यन्ते सर्वास्तत्राफलाः क्रियाः मनुस्मृति  ३.५६ जहां स्त्रीजाति का आदर-सम्मान होता है, उस स्थान पर देवतागण प्रसन्न रहते हैं । जहां ऐसा नहीं होता, वहां संपन्न किये गये कार्य सफल नहीं होते हैं । मनुस्मृति ३.५६ Όπου λατρεύονται οι γυναίκες, εκεί χαίρονται οι Θεοί Όπου δεν λατρεύονται, εκεί όλα ταContinue reading

Tribute to Padmasri Tarak Mehta

March 5th, 2017 by

The literarure of Gujarat lost one of its most important representatives, playwright and satirist Tarak Mehta, who passed away on March 1, 2017 at the age of 87 after a long illness. According to his wishes, his family donated the organs of his body for medical research. In 2015, Tarak Mehta was honored by the President ofContinue reading

The Snake Charmer – World Premiere in Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

March 5th, 2017 by
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The Snake Charmer follows India’s leading Bollywood star Aamir Khan on his quest to change the way men treat women in India. Until recently, Khan was used to portraying macho men looking for vengeance and was part of an industry accused of encouraging sexual violence. The film follows the actor in and out of Bollywood,Continue reading