Online lecture on ”Rabindranath Tagore and Greece”

On the occasion of the 159th birth anniversary of the national poet of India and Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, the Athens Center for Indian and Indo-Hellenic Studies in collaboration with the Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) organizes an online lecture (with a power point presentation in the Greek language) on the theme: ”Rabindranath Tagore and …

Online screening of the documentary “From Foreigner to Foreigner: Demetrios Galanos-Benares”

Those who didn’t manage to join us on the online screening of the documentary “The Stranger in the Stranger: Dimitrios Galanos-Benares”, are invited to watch it with English subtitles on YouTube On the occasion of the 187th death anniversary of Dimitrios Galanos the Athenian (1760-1833) – Forerunner of the Greek Indology and benefactor of the …

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations celebrates its 70th foundation day

भारतीय सांस्कृतिक संबंध परिषद के 70वें स्थापना दिवस पर हार्दिक बधाई एवं आभार।Heartfelt Congratulations and Gratitude to the Indian Council for Cultural Relations on its 70th Foundation Day. The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)  celebrated its 70th Foundation Day on 9 April 2020. However, the grand celebrations planned earlier are now postponed by a year due to the …

International Art competition, “United against Corona- Express through Art”

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) invites Indians and citizens of the world to submit their work of art, expressing their emotions, feelings, ideas, and innovative thoughts on the Covind-19 pandemic, social distancing, quarantine and the fight against the virus. This competition is open to all amateur and professional artists in all age categories. …

Scholarships for Ayurveda and Yoga by the Government of India

The last date for submission of application for the session 2020-2021 has been extended up to 31th March 2020 Government of India through Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) offers scholarships to foreign nationals to pursue various Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) courses in India. The Ministry of AYUSH under its ‘International Fellowship …

Online courses of Hindi, Sanskrit and Indian Philosophy

Due to the state of emergency, Hindi, Sanskrit and Indian philosophy courses at the Center for Indian and Indo-Hellenic Studies, as well as the Hindi courses at the School of Foreign Languages will be held online for the next period until the situation is normalized. Courses will be conducted according to the schedule below for …

New Travel and Visa restrictions to India related to COVID-19 valid from March 13, 2020

The Indian Bureau of Immigration has imposed entry restrictions to India for all incoming travelers, including Indian nationals arriving from any destination and having visited China, Italy, Iran, Republic of Korea, France, Spain and Germany on or after February 15, 2020, shall be quarantined for a minimum period of 14 days. This will come into …

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 …

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 …