Visit of the Greek Minister of Tourism Mr. Charis Theocharis to India

Important contacts in New Delhi and Mumbai have been made by the Minister of Tourism, Mr. Charis Theocharis, aiming to strengthen relations in the field of tourism with one of the largest emerging tourism markets, that of India. Mr. Theocharis, who visited the country in early February 2020, in the framework of the OTM (Outbound …

REVELATION OF HINDI-STYLE SONGS IN GREECE

THE REVELATION OF HINDI-STYLE SONGS IN GREECE Original Greek title: ΙΝΔΟΠΡΕΠΩΝ ΑΠΟΚΑΛΥΨΗ by Helen Abadzi & Manuel Tassoulas Rendered into English with Commentaries by Radhika Yeddanapudi (2016) Around the year 1954, there appeared in Greece from the magical land of India, films with haunting melodies that had been well hidden in the records of some …

Celebration of India’s Republic Day in Athens 2020

The celebration of India’s 71st Republic Day in Athens was organized on January 26th morning, with the unfurling of the Tricolour at the Embassy’s courtyard. The Charge d’ Affaires Shri Gopal Ram read out the Address by the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind, delivered on the eve of Republic Day of India. The celebration …

Modern Greek Poetry in Bengali

The well-known philhellene poet, translator, critic and writer Rudra Kinshuk has published one more book with poems by contemporary Greek poets translated into Bengali. The book, published in January 2020 by Braja Kumar Sarkar of Tristoop Prakashani, Durgapur, West Bengal. It includes poems by Dimitris Allos, Olga Papakosta, Katerina Iliopoulou, Yanna Boukova, Panagiotis Ioannidis, Dimitris …

Call for Cultural Proposals – Ministry of Culture and Sports Grants

In the context of supporting and highlighting the actions of Greek cultural institutions in Greece and abroad, the Ministry of Culture and Sports addresses eleven (11) calls for expression of interest to apply for grants and/or aegis for actions to be implemented in 2020, which you will find at the following link: http://drasis.culture.gr/index.php/anakoinwseis/100–1-2020 Ιnformation on …

Sanskrit courses 2020

Athens Center for Indian and Indo-Hellenic Studies New Sanskrit courses 2020 1. Class A for beginners – Introduction to the Sanskrit language New Course: Every Friday 11:00-13:00Classes start on January 17, 2020 2. Study of Sanskrit Sacred Texts Course: 2nd Chapter of the Bhagavad GitaDates: Every Monday 11:30 – 13:30Classes start on January 13, 2020 More information

Christmas in India

शुभ क्रिसमस, کرسمس, આનંદી નાતાલ, (শুভ বড়দিন, கிறிஸ்துமஸ் வாழ்த்துக்கள், ಕ್ರಿಸ್ ಮಸ್ ಹಬ್ಬದ ಶುಭಾಷಯಗಳು, शुभ नाताळ, ਕਰਿਸਮ ਤੇ ਨਵਾੰ ਸਾਲ ਖੁਸ਼ਿਯਾੰਵਾਲਾ ਹੋਵੇ, Merry Christmas. There are about 30 million Christians in India (about 2.3 % of the total population), who celebrate annually Jesus Christ’s birth on December 25. The celebrations are most noticeable in states where …

Hindi, Sanskrit and Indian Philosophy Courses 2020

The Hindi, Sanskrit and Indian Philosophy courses at the Athens Center for Indian & Indo-Hellenic Studies will begin on January 6, 2020. Morning and afternoon classes for beginners and advanced students under the guidance of Indologist Dr. Dimitrios Vassiliadis. The exact schedule will be determined at the discretion of teachers and students. For further information …