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Professor Karolos  Mitsakis   The historical and cultural relations between Greece and India go back to classical Antiquity. The first Greek author, who possibly had visited India and spoke about the “Indian country” (Ινδική χώρη) is Herodotus (490 –424 B.C.). Yet, the contacts between the Greeks and the Indians became closer and more essential only at the Age of Alexander the …

Eco – Cultural Holidays in the Mountains of Tzoumerka[:]Οικολογικές και Πολιτιστικές Διακοπές στα Τσουμέρκα

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The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ΕΛΙΝΕΠΑ), the Forest Village Cedar  and the Tzoumerka Art Festival  organize two programs of ecological and cultural holidays in the historic mountains of Tzoumerka in Ipiros  from 25/27 up to 31 July and from 1 up to 6 August 2008. Participants – holidaymakers will combine unique summer vacation …

Kathakali Celestial Dance[:]Ουράνιος Χορός Κατάκαλι

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Shows: Chalandri, 25 and 26 July, Ioannina, 29 July Workshops: Tzoumerka, 28-31 July The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) in co-operation with the Indian Embassy in Athens and several municipalities and cultural centers  organize cultural events to promote a better understanding of the ancient and modern  Indian traditions in Greece. This summer ELINEPA has invited, with …

Screening of the Movie “APAHARAN”[:]Προβολή της Ταινίας “APAHARAN”

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The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture & Development (ELINEPA), the Greek Film Center and the Indian Embassy in Athens organized the screening of the film «Apaharan» (Abduction) of renowned Indian filmmaker, Prakash Jha. The screening took place in  Trianon cinema (21 Codrington str., Patissia Athens) on June 3 in honor of the Indian director who visited Athens from …

Official Visit of P.M. Kostas Karamanlis to India[:]Επίσημη Επίσκεψη του Πρωθυπουργού Κώστα Καραμανλή στην Ινδία

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Greek Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis. had a four-day visit to India and hold  talks with his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh after the ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Friday 11/1/2008. The Greek premier noted the existing very good cooperation between Greece and India within international organisations, and assured Athens’ support for further expanding the United …

Joint Press Conference by Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh with Prime Minister Dr Kostas Karamanlis of Greece in New Delhi[:]Κοινή Συνέντευξη Τύπου του Πρωθυπουργού Δρ Manmohan Singh με τον Πρωθυπουργό της Ελλάδας κ. Κώστα Καραμανλή στο Νέο Δελχί

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Hyderabad House, New Delhi January 11, 2008 Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh: Your Excellency Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis, ladies and gentlemen: Prime Minister and I have just concluded a very useful and very productive round of discussions. As I underlined during our talks, India attaches high importance to relations with Greece both bilaterally and in the …