The Spirit of Hellas: Landmarks in History, Language, Literature and Culture of the Greeks

The Spirit of Hellas: Landmarks in History, Language, Literature and Culture of the Greeks The School of Language, Literature & Culture Studies Jawaharlal Nehru University,  New Delhi  from the 13th up to the 17th November 2007 Objective: The objective of the proposed Workshop is to create an awareness among young researchers and scholars about the …

Komala Varadan Performing in Athens

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1 October 2007 at Athens, Cholargos Dancer, choreographer, painter, photographer and author, Komala Varadan performed  recently at the World Dance Congress in Athens for third consecutive year. One of 1000 artistes who participated in the gala event organised by the International Dance Council — an umbrella organisation under UNESCO.  Talking about her experience in Athens, the Padma Shri awardee …

Buddhadeb Dasgupta Receives “Golden Athena” Award

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Veteran filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta has been chosen for Greece’s coveted Golden Athena award. It is the grand prize of the Athens International Film Festival (AIFF), where a retrospective of seven of his films will be screened at the Sep 20-30 event. Festival director Orestis Andreadakis wrote to Dasgupta saying: ‘We would truly be honoured if …

Farewell to H.E. Dr. Bhaskar Balakrishnan, Ambassador of India to Greece

Dr. Bhaskar Balakrishnan, Ambassador of India to Greece retired from his post at the end of September 2007 and returned back to his home in New Delhi. We are truly honoured to have worked with such a dedicated person to his duties. The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) has achieved many of her …

VLACHS IN INDIA

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by Liviu Bordas  Review: Helen Abadzi   Here is a new book “Journey in India. Indian images and illusions on the way of the Romanian culture towards the Occident.” by Liviu Bordas, a Romanian historian working in Italy, I believe. Unfortunately it’s in Romanian, and not many Greeks can read it.  But it ought to be listed on …

Film Show “Mangal Pandey”

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Celebrating the 60 years of Independence of India and the 150 years of the War of the year 1857 for Independence The Embassy of India in Athens The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (EL.IN.E.P.A) and The Ionic Center of Scientific and Cultural Studies  organized the screening of the film MANGAL PANDEY (Hindi Language- English subtitles) Wednesday, June 6, …

Finance Minister Alogoskoufis Visits India

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The Minister of Finance and National Economy of Greece, Mr. Georgios Alogoskoufis made an official visit to Delhi during 7-11 February 2007, leading a large business delegation (about 40 companies from Greece). He met with the Union Finance Minister Mr. P. Chidambaram, the Commerce and Industry Minister, Mr. Kamal Nath, and Minister for External Affairs, …