Shri Ram Nath Kovind is India’s 14th President

July 24th, 2017 by

Shri Ram Nath Kovind (born October 1, 1945 at Kanpur Dehat in Uttar Pradesh)  won the  presidential election on July 20, 2017 and became India’s 14th President after taking the presidential oath in the presence of the Chief Justice of India JS Khekar on July 25, 2017. The swearing-in ceremony took place in parliament. RightContinue reading

Ms. Shamma Jain Appointed New Ambassador of India to Greece

July 23rd, 2017 by

Senior diplomat Ms. Shamma Jain (ISF 1983) presently Ambassador of India to Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Greece. Ms Samma Jain succeeds Ms. Murugesan Manimekalai (ISF 1981) as Indian envoy in Greece and is the second woman to serve in this post. “She is expectedContinue reading

Visit of Bollywood actress Kashmira Shah Sharma in Greece

July 11th, 2017 by

The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture & Development (ELINEPA) invited Bollywood’s famous actress and film Director Kashmira Shah Sharma together with her production team to visit North Greece from June 30 to July 4, 2017 and choose ideal locations for her next movie.  The Indian guests welcomed at the International Airport of Thessaloniki by the PresidentContinue reading

Kathak dance by Jayeeta Dhuta

July 2nd, 2017 by

The famous Indian dancer Jayeeta Dutta will give an unforgettable performance of classical Indian compositions Krishna Vandana, Bhajan and Thumris in Kathak dance. The works will be devoted to Lord Krishna and his entertainments. All proceeds of the event will be donated to strengthen the Cow Protection Plan “Bhumi Farm”. Entrance: 5 Euro At theContinue reading

Production of Bollywood Movies in Kavala and Olympus

June 30th, 2017 by

Photo (from left): The President of ELINEPA Dr Dimitrios Vassiliadis with Film Producer Amit Shrivastava, Actress Kashmira Shah Sharma and Cinematographer Neelab Arun Kaul at Thessaloniki International Airport. The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development has invited, in cooperation with the Public Benefit Organization of Kavala “œDIMOFELIA”, the Municipality of Kavala, and the Municipality ofContinue reading

Prospects for expansion of Indian tourism in Greece

June 26th, 2017 by

The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) has signed an exclusive agreement with one of New Delhi’s largest outgoing travel agencies, to promote Indian tourism in resorts and historic sites in Greece.  The agreement foresees, among others, the advertising of tourist packages for holidays in Greece through the website of the Indian tourist office,Continue reading

Indian tourist agents in Thessaly

June 24th, 2017 by

The Administrative Region of Thessaly invited 16 Indian representatives of major tourist agencies (Chrysalis Holidays, DMC Representations, etc.) to visit Meteora, the traditional village of Ambelakia in Mount Olympus, the ancient theater of Larissa, Pelion, Skiathos Island, Lake Plastiras and other touristic sights of the wider region from 14 until 20 June 2017. The Indian delegation wasContinue reading

EU to release final tranche of €25 mn. to support India’s School Education

June 19th, 2017 by
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The EU Delegation to India has announced the decision to release of the final tranche of €25 mn. of its €80 mn. grant to the Indian Government’s educational institutions Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA). This brings to a conclusion the EU’s sector support to school education in India, to which itContinue reading

“A Passage to India” in the Athens Open Air Film Festival

June 13th, 2017 by

David Lean’s classic film “A Passage to India” (1984) will be shown at the Athens Open Air Film Festival on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017, at 21:00 hrs, at the National Archaeological Museum (44, October 28th Str., Athens). Based on E.M. Forster’s novel, “A Passage to India” is one of the best films  about the twilight of the BritishContinue reading

Punjabi Folk Dance Academy in Kavala’s Cosmopolis Festival

June 5th, 2017 by

The Municipality of Kavala and the Public Benefit Organization “DIMOFELIA” have invited the “Punjabi Folk  Dance Academy” from Chandigarh, India, to the Cosmopolis Ethnic Festival, which is organized by the Municipality of Kavala in the Old Town of Kavala “Panagia Peninsula” from 20th to 23th of July. The popular Indian dance group consists of 19 membersContinue reading