10th International Festival of Culture and Handicrafts

10th International Festival

The EL.IN.E.P.A. paricipated for first time with its own kiosk on 10 June in the International Festival of Culture and Handicrafts that is organized every year by the Friends of the World Association and the Municipality of Penteli. Organizer of the Indian kiosk was the well known Businessman from Varanasi, Santosh Kumar Jaiswal, who lives …

Ram Kumar Mishra in the Sacred Drums of the World

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The EL.IN.E.P.A. invited from India the world famous Tambla player, Ram Kumar Mishra to perform in the musical event “Sacred Drums of the World” that was organized together with musicians from Africa and Cuba under the full moon of June in  Dora Stratou Theater in Athens. Hundreds of Athenian friends of the percussion instruments gathered in the Theater and …

Bollywood Film Festival

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6 – 8 April 2012 at Chalandri Youth Center. The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development and the Aetopoulio Cultural Center of Chalandri Municipality organized with the sapport of the Indian Embassy in Athens, a three days festival dedicated to Bollywwod productions. The following films were screened:    “Igbal”  directed by Nagesh Kukunoor 6 April 2012. …

Rabindranath Tagore and Bengali Literature

Muhammad Azizul Haque, Ambassador of Bangladesh in Greece Speech at the Celebration of the 150th birth anniversary of RabindranathTagore, organized by the Embassy of India, Athens, the Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) and the Municipality of Chalandri, Thursday, 22 March 2012 Your Excellency Mr. Tsewang Topden, Ambassador of India to Greece, Honorable Mayor of Chalandri …

Greeks and Buddhism

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A THREE DAYS SEMINAR ON “GREEKS AND BUDDHISM” The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture & Development and the Aetopouleio Cultural Center of Chalandri Municipality organized a three days seminar on the theme “Greeks and Buddhism”. The program of the lectures was the following:    Day 1, Thursday 1 March, time 19.00: Lecture 1: “Buddhism in India …