Visit of the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Dr. Abul Kalam Abdul Momen in Athens

Τhe Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh Η.Ε. Dr. Abul Kalam Abdul Momen visited Athens on 29 October 2019. This is the first-ever official bilateral visit at the level of Foreign Minister between the two countries.  During his one-day official visit, Foreign Minister Momen met with his Greek counterpart Mr. Nikos Dendias and the  Deputy …

Statement by Foreign Minister Nikos Dedias after his meeting with the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, Abul Kalam Abdul Momen in Athens

«Υποδέχθηκα σήμερα με μεγάλη μου χαρά τον Υπουργό Εξωτερικών του Μπαγκλαντές, τον κ. Abul Kalam Abdul Momen. Θυμάμαι, αγαπητέ συνάδελφε ότι, σαν Υπουργός Δημόσιας Τάξης, είχα την ευκαιρία να επισκεφτώ την πρωτεύουσα του Μπαγκλαντές, την Nτάκα, το 2013, και να γίνω δεκτός από την Πρωθυπουργό -η οποία είναι και σήμερα Πρωθυπουργός- την κα Sheikh Hasina. …

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 …