National Seminar & Workshop on “Greek Legacy in South Asia”

CALL FOR PAPERS The Greek Chair at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi is organizing a National Seminar & Workshop on the theme “Greek Legacy in South Asia” from 8 to 10 October 2019, at the Convention Center of the University.  Research papers are invited on the following themes: Indo-Greeks, Graeco-Buddhism, Gandara Art, Graeco-Indian Philosophy, …

“Reading with Sissy” a tribute to Lafcadio Hearn

radio1d.gr – Thursday, July 18, 2019, 19:00-21 00, A Tribute to the Life and Work of Lafcadio Hearn. “Reading with Sissy”, a weekly radio program on literature and art, edited and presented by the philologist and writer Sissy Siyultzi-Ruka, at radio1d.gr. Live interviews with Mrs Despina Zernioti, archaeologist – Director of Asian Art Museum of …

Tagore-Nazrul Birth Anniversary Celebration 2019

The Embassy of Bangladesh in Athens organized a special cultural event to celebrate the 158th birth anniversary of the world poet Rabindranath Tagore and the 120th birth anniversary of the national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam. The event took place on 22nd June 2019, at 18:00 pm, at the premises of the Embassy of Bangladesh and was attended by …

Lafcadio Hearn Days 2019

On the occasion of the celebration of the birth anniversary of Lafcadio Hearn, the Cultural Center of Lefkada organizes a two-day cultural event on June 26 and 27, 2019 at the Lafcadio Hearn Historical Center in Lefkada. The program of events is as follows: Wednesday, June 26, 2019  Inauguration of the exhibition, Yakumo Koizumi where clouds are born. Welcome addresses. …

Kazi Nazrul Islam – the national poet of Bangladesh

Dimitrios Vassiliadis Kazi Nazrul Islam (24 May 1899 – 29 August 1976), the national poet of Bangladesh, was a Bengali philosopher, poet, writer, musician, and anti-colonial revolutionary. Popularly known as Nazrul, he produced a large body of poetry and music with themes that included freedom, humanity, love, religious devotion and rebellion against the atrocities committed by humans on human beings. His poems, songs, novels, short stories, plays, and political activities expressed …

Celebration of Bangladesh’s National and Independence Day in Athens- 2019

Bangladesh’s National and Independence Day has been celebrated with great enthusiasm in Athens, Greece. The celebration started on March 25th with the hoisting of the national flag by H.E. the Ambassador of Bangladesh to Greece Mr. Md. Jasim Uddin att the Bangladesh Embassy premises, and the reading of the messages sent by the Honorable President …

Photo exhibition “Road of Light and Hope-Voyage of Hellenism to Japan” at the Byzantine Museum of Athens

Duration:January 16, 2019 to February 10, 2019 Working Hours:Monday & Wednesday to Sunday, 8:30- 15:30 (Tuesday closed) Byzantine and Christian Museum of Athens The exhibition is held as part of the anniversary events to celebrate 120 years of diplomatic relations between Greece and Japan. It is co-organized by the Byzantine & Christian Museum of Athens, …

The Kalash People in Northern Pakistan

By Dimitra Stasinopoulou The ancient ethnic group of the Kalash people, live high in the remote mountains of Pakistan’s Hindu Kush (an extension of the Himalayas) deep in the valleys of Bumboret, Rumbur and Birir, near the inaccessible mountain border of Taliban-controlled zones of Afghanistan and more specifically in the greater area of Chitral valley, in …

Lecture on “Influences of the Greco-Buddhist Art in China”

The Hellenic-Indian Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) invites its members and friends to attend a lecture by the Chinese academician Chenzhen Yu on the theme: Influences of the Greco-Buddhist Art in China On Monday, 14 January 2019, at 5 pmAt LAIKO UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS, (Evripidou 12, Athens) The lecture is organized by Dr. Potitsa Grigorakou, Researcher …