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

Visit of the Indian Film Producer Ravinder Dariya in Greece

February 22nd, 2017 by

The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) invited to Athens Indian film producer of Bollywood Mr. Ravinder Dariya to investigate the possibility of producing Indian films and organizing Indian weddings in Greece contributing thereby to the promotion of the Indian tourism in Greece. During his visit Mr. Dariya visited archaeological and tourist sites and metContinue reading

Assam – India’s northeastern state

February 17th, 2017 by

Dimitra Stasinopoulou’s photographic collection from the northeastern state of Assam in an e-book format. click on the photo to see the collection Assam, is the biggest of the Seven Sister States in the North Eastern part of India, that are connected to the rest of the country via the Siliguri Corridor, or the Chicken’s Neck, a 22-km stripContinue reading

Life in Nagaland

February 15th, 2017 by

Dimitra Stasinopoulou’s photographic collection from the northeastern state of Nagaland in an e-book format. click on the photo to see the collection The State of Nagaland, The Land of the Great Warriors, was cut off for years due to political unrest and was only opened to visitors in the last few years. It lies in the far North-EasternContinue reading

To Eros

February 14th, 2017 by

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Two Indian films at Canadian Cinema Week

January 30th, 2017 by

Two awarded movies of the Indo-Canadian film director and screenwriter Deepa Mehta will be shown during the Canadian Cinema Week organized for the first time at the Greek Film Archive on February 2 – 8, 2017. The Indian movies that will be shown are  Water (2005) and Midnight’s Children (2012). The fans of Indian cinema canContinue reading

Theater Angelon Vima: “With Curry and Cumin” of Rudra Alwar

January 29th, 2017 by
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The Athenian Theatre “Angelon Vima” presents the musical comedy “With curry and cumin” of the Indian author Rudra Alwar. Performance Days: Every Friday and Saturday at 21.15 Premiere: Friday, February 3, 2017 Actors: Antira: Vana Partheniadou Palvis: Yannis Kalatzopoulos Alisa: Stella Drongiti Pranav: Augustine Remoundos Latigia: Sissy Ignatidou Mira: Mata Marra Creators: Translation: Margarita Dalamagas – KalogerouContinue reading