Smt. Droupadi Murmu was sworn in as the new President of the Republic of India

Smt. Droupadi Murmu was elected to the highest office of the President of the Republic of India on 21 July 2022 supported by the ruling BJP party and was sworn in on 25 July 2022 as the 15th President of India replacing her predecessor Shri Ram Nath Kovind. She is the second woman to hold …

Screening of the documentary film “Hasina: A Daughter’s Tale” in Athens

The Embassy of Bangladesh in Greece organised a public screening of the documentary film titled “Hasina: A Daughter’s Tale” at the multilingual library “We Need Books” (7 Evias St., Kypseli) in Athens on Sunday, 03 July 2022 at 8:30 pm. H.E. Ambassador Mr. Ashud Ahmed gave a brief introduction to the film and welcomed the …

Peter Brook, the legendary theatre director of Mahabharata, passed away

Peter Brook, a world-famous theatre director, died in Paris on July 2, 2022, aged 97. The British director, who had been based in France since 1974, left behind an incredible artistic legacy with numerous distinguished productions ranging from challenging versions of Shakespeare through international opera to the Sanskrit epic poem Mahabharata. The original 1985 stage play of …

Periparic Excursion at the hill of Filothei

The Athens Center for Indian and Indo-Hellenic Studies organizes a walking tour for its students with Prof. Dimitrios Vassiliadis to the hill of Filothei with an ascent to the sanctuary of Umbrian Zeus On Sunday, July 2, 2022, departure time 8.00 a.m. Meeting place courtyard of the Konstantinos Karamanlis Foundation, 6 Karaiskaki, Filothei Free participation …

Inauguration of the new Consulate office of India in Thessaloniki

The Ambassador of India to Greece Mr. Amrit Lugun inaugurated the new Honorary Consulate office of India in the port city of Thessaloniki, the 2nd largest city in Greece. Honorary Consul of India in Thessaloniki was appointed Mr. Giannis Bellas, a prominent businessman, covering a position that remained vacant in recent years after the retirement …

Strategic strengthening of the tourist flow from India

A highly constructive and targeted meeting took place on June 17, 2022, between the Minister of Tourism, Vassilis Kikilias and the Ambassador of India to Greece, Amrit Lugun. The two sides expressed their deep satisfaction with the recent steps taken to normalize the visa process in India, which was achieved thanks to the decisions taken …

8th Bollywood & Multicultural Dance Festival

8th Bollywood & Multicultural Dance Festival Under the Auspices of the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO), the City of Athens and the International Dance Council (CID) In association with the Embassy of India, Athens July 1st-3rd 2022 in Athens Greece2 Unique Shows at Dora Stratou Theatre on Saturday and Sunday East and West, two seemingly …

Greece strengthens its Embassy in New Delhi to deal with the sharp increase in applications for tourism

By order of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias and in consultation with the Minister of Tourism Vassilis Kikilias, the Greek Embassy in New Delhi, as well as its Consular Office, were immediately reinforced with personnel, in order to deal with the vertical increase in applications for visas for Indian citizens and foreigners living …

Ramayana by the Roda Theater

RODA THEATREreturns with “Ramayana”the timeless Indian epic Stage direction: Maria PeretziMelina Mercouri Open Air Theatre (Theatro Vrachon – Vyronas), AthensJuly 8, 2022, 21:00 hrs 30 actors/actresses, original live music, amazing vocals, and impressive dances and costumes RODA Theater was established in 1991 by Maria Peretzi. As in all of its performances, it creates a bridge …