World War I Centennial Ceremonies for the Indian Soldiers in New Delhi and Athens

On November 11, 2018, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the cease-fire that ended World War I, memorial events were held worldwide. The main ceremony in Europe took place in Paris with the presence of the Heads of about 70 States and Governments, including Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. India, which was a …

International Symposium on Jainism – Corfu, 17-18 November 2018

Distiguished professors and researchers in Jainism, philosophy, religion, art, archaeology, sociology, and other related fields are gathering to present the results of their latest studies at the International Symposium on History, Art and Culture of Jainism that takes place on 17 and 18 November 2018  at the Museum of Asian Art in Corfu. During the …

Special event tribute to the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) invites its members and friends to attend a special event dedicated to the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on the subject: “Be the Change you want to see in the World” On Wednesday, 21 November 2018, at 21.00At Public Cafe, (5th floor, 1 Karageorgi Serbia str, …

Seminar, “Ai Khanoum: Alexandria on Oxus, North-east Afganistan”

The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) invites its members and friends to attend a seminar titled: “Ai Khanoum: Alexandria on Oxus, North-east Afganistan”  On Monday, 5 November 2018, at 5 pmAt LAIKO UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS, (Evripidou 12, Athens) They will speak: Dr. Pottitsa Grigorakou, Researcher of the History of the Hellenic Culture in the …

One- day conference: “India and Greece – Aspects of Indian Culture in Modern Greece”

The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) invites its members and friends to attend an One-day Conference titled: “India and Greece – Aspects of Indian Culture in Modern Greece” organized by the Postgraduate Program “Educationand Culture” (Direction: “Formation and Culture”), of Harokopio University on Thursday 1 November 2018 at 16:00 at Harokopio University (70 …

Indian music and dance in Ioannina

The center of nutrition, yoga and laughing-therapy “Martha Kosta” (Korai 4, Ioannina) organized on Sunday 21 October 2018, Indian classical music concert and dance performance with three life-long devoted artists of Indian classical music Noriko Furukawa (bansuri) from Japan Federico Sanesi (tabla) from Italy Nuria Sala Grau (Indian dance) from Italy. The show impressed the …

Monthly lecture series “Great Indian teachers and their teachings”

The Athens Center for Indian & Indo-Hellenic Studies and the Shakti Yoga Studio organize a series of nine monthly lectures on the Great Indian Masters and their Teaching with the Indologist Dr Dimitrios Vassiliadis. The lectures are addressed to the students and teachers of yoga, but also to averyone interested in gaining a wider knowledge …

Report on the Greek-Indian economic and trade relations

The Office for Economic and Commercial Affairs of the Embassyof Greece in New Delhi published its annual report onthe state of the Indian economy and the development of economic and trade relations between Greece and India in the year 2017. The reports includes general data on the Indian economy and the prevailing conditions in attracting international investments, …

6th Pan-Hellenic Yoga Festival: October 20 & 21, 2018

The Hellenic Yoga Association organizes the 6th Pan-Hellenic Yoga Festival on October 20 and 21 at “The Hub Events” (5 Alkminis str. Metro Kerameikos) with the participation of many teachers and schools from various yoga systems. Yoga is a philosophical system that has been developed over the last 4000 years and involves practices aimed at the …

The Work of Indian Pritzker Prize 2018 Laureate Architect, Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi

By Mari Siampani* In March, the Pritzker Prize (equivalent to a Nobel for Architecture) Jury announced the selected Laureate for 2018 to be for the first time in history an Indian Architect, Professor Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi, recognizing this way his offer to his country and the humanity, through his built work the past 60 years. …