Greek-Bangladeshi collaboration for the video-song “It’s Mother Language Day”

February 18th, 2018 by

A video-song dedicated to the International Mother Language Day was launched on February 16, 2018 at the Music School of Ilion. The lyrics of the song, titled “It’s Mother Language Day”, are written by the Bangladeshi author and poet Sujan Debnath who currently serves as First Secretary & HOC at the Embassy of the People’sContinue reading

Concerts of Greek Music in New Delhi and Varanasi – VIDEO

January 26th, 2018 by

Four young and talented musicians, Avgerini Gatsi (accordion, song), Nikos Paroulakis (ney), James Wylie (politiki lyra, saxophone) and Thymios Atzakas (uti) traveled from Greece to present traditional songs from Epirus and the Aegean Islands, rebetiko and their own melodies to the Indian audience in two concerts that took place on February 4, 2018 at the IndiaContinue reading

Awards to Rima Das for her movie “Village Rockstars” at the 20th International Film Festival of Olympia for Children and Young People

December 16th, 2017 by

Assamese filmmaker Rima Das won the award of the Best Feature Film Director for her movie “Village Rockstars” at the 20th International Film Festival of Olympia for Children and Young People. Her lead actor in the 87-minute feature film, her 10-year-old niece, Bhanita Das won also, in the same festival, the award of the Best Young ActressContinue reading

Classical Indian music workshop

December 6th, 2017 by

The Museum of Greek Folk Art and Greek Folk Musical Instruments – Fivos Anogianakis Collection organizes a classical Indian music workshop at the Museum of Greek Folk Musical Instruments (Diogenous 1-3, Plaka) on the following dates: Saturday 9 December & Sunday 10 December 2017, 11: 00-14: 00 Saturday 16 December & Sunday 17 December 2017,Continue reading

Bollywood nights in Lefkada

December 5th, 2017 by

The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development and the Cultural Center of Lefkada are organizing a two-nights tribute to Indian Cinema with Bollywood Award-winning Films. The films to be screened are “Paheli” with Shah Rukh Khan on Friday December 8, and “Yaadein” with Kareena Kapoor Khan and Hrithik Roshan on Sunday, December 10th. The screeningsContinue reading

Where are you looking for me bound man? – Kabir

November 19th, 2017 by

संत कबीर की कविता – Poem of saint Kabir Translation: Dimitrios Vassiliadis मोको कहाँ ढूंढे रे बन्दे, मैं तो तेरे पास में Moko kahan dhoondhe re bande, Main to tere paas mein Where are you looking for me bound man1? I2 am next to you ना तीरथ (तीर्थ) में ना मूरत (मूर्त) में, ना कंठ (एकान्त) निवास में Naa teerath mein naa moorat mein, Naa kanth nivaas mein I do not exist inContinue reading

The Snake Charmer by Nina Maria Paschalidou

November 17th, 2017 by

A Film Documentary by Nina Maria Paschalidou* Cyprus, Greece, 2017, 58 min The Snake Charmer follows Amir Khan, one of the most popular and influential Bollywood actors in India today, on a journey across India, as he uses his gifts as a charmer to lure his audience into adopting radical new ideas and practices concerning the way men treatContinue reading

Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif in Greece for the shooting of their film “Tiger Zinda Hai”

October 29th, 2017 by

Bollywood super stars Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif visited at the end of October 2017 the Aegean island of Naxos for shooting the last song of their movie “Tiger Zinda Hai” (the tiger is alive) that is expected to be released in the cinema halls on December 22, 2017. The popular Indian actors, impressed by the beautifulContinue reading

Greek-Indian printmaking exhibition in Alexandroupolis

October 25th, 2017 by

Opening: Monday 30 October at 20:00 Duration: 30/10- 17/11/2017 Historical Museum of Alexandroupolis ( 335 Dimokratias avenue ) Opening hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10: 30-14: 30 The Dictum Factum Team and the Historical Museum of Alexandroupolis present the printmaking exhibition entitled: “Illusions and Reality” under the auspices of the Union of Greek Printmakers. The exhibition will run fromContinue reading

The master of mandolin U. Rajesh in Athens

October 16th, 2017 by

The Indian mandolin virtuoso U. Rajesh will play LIVE music on Saturday, October 21, 7:30 pm at Nectar of Love (Nikephorou Mandilara 17 & Fleming Avenue, Agios Ioannis Renti). Entrance Free. Seats: First come, first seated. Contact number 6946123042. U. Rajesh is a brother of the mandolin legend, U. Srinivas, and has been recognized as aContinue reading