Visit of Smt. Meenakashi Lekhi, Minister of State for External Affairs and Culture, to Greece (January 30-31, 2023)

Minister of State for External Affairs and Culture (MoS) Smt. Meenakashi Lekhi is on an official visit to Greece from 30 to 31 January 2023. January 30, 2023Smt. Lekhi arrived at the Athens International airport on Monday where she was welcomed by  Charge d’ Affaires a.i. of India to Greece Sri. S. Rajendran and senior officials of …

Presentation of the book “Indian Music” by Konstantinos Kalaitzis

The presentation of the book INDIAN MUSIC: Classical & Popular Music, Great Composers, Musical Instruments, Dances by Kostantinos Kalaitzis took place on January 30, 2023 at the Athens Conservatory in a special event organized by the General Secretariat of Hellenism Abroad and Public Diplomacy on the occasion of the official visit of the State Minister …

LISTEN by Maria Douza wins Best Feature Film at 21st Dhaka International Film Festival (Women Filmmakers Section)

The Greek feature film, LISTEN (ΑΚΟΥΣΕ ΜΕ), written and directed by Maria Douza, wasawarded Best Feature Film at this year’s Dhaka International IFF Women Filmmakers’Section. The film which was realized as a Greek-Bulgarian co-production (Steficon Films –Ars Digital), premiered in the Thessaloniki Film Festival (International Competition), and sofar has participated in Cairo IFF, Tallinn Black …

Celebration of India’s Republic Day in Athens 2023

The celebration of India’s 74th 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 S. Rajendran read out the Address by the President of India Shrimati Droupadi Murmu. The celebration was attended by many members of the Indian community from various parts of Greece and …

“Mahatma Gandhi’s Quest in the Service of Humanity” online speech by Dr. Shobhana Radhakrishna

Remembering Mahatma Gandhi on his 75th Martyr’s Day, the Hellenic-Indian Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) is organizing an online speech titled “Mahatma Gandhi’s Quest in the Service of Humanity” by the eminent Gandhian Scholar Dr. Shobhana Radhakrishna . On  Monday, January 30,  2023 at 7.00 pm (Athens time ) The presentation will be in English language. Learning the importance …

20% and 40% discount on books to celebrate 20 years of ELINEPA

The Hellenic-Indian Society for Culture & Development (ELINEPA) is celebrating 20 years since publication of its first book and is offering a 20% discount on all books. The discount for active members and students of the Athens Center for Indian and Indo-Hellenic Studies, which was already 20%, is doubled to 20% x 2. The offer …

5 Lectures on Modern Indian Art with Ntina Anastasiadou

The Hellenic Indian Society for Culture & Development (ELINEPA), the Athens Center for Indian and Indo-Hellenic Studies, and the New York College in Athens are co-organizing a series of 5 lectures with the distinguished artist and art historian Ntina Anastasidou on the topic: MODERN INDIAN ART (mid-19th century – 1980) The lectures will be held …

Greek scholarships for Indian students in Journalism

The Thessaloniki International Media Summer Academy (THISAM),  14-21 July 2023, is pleased to announce the availability of two (2) scholarships for students from journalism/media studies departments in India.  THISAM will offer one (1) additional scholarship for a participant from the United Service Institution of India or Indian defense training institutions and military academies. The scholarships will cover the programme’s tuition fees and accommodation (all meals included). THISAM’s aim is …

Greek musician Konstantinos Kalaitzis on Doordarshan TV Channel, sending a message of gratitude to the Indian PM Narendra Modi

Greek musician Konstantinos Kalaitzis on Doordarshan National TV Channel of India, sending a message of gratitude to the PM of India, Mr. Narendra Modi, who had recognized and appreciated his work on Indian culture earlier in November, during his monthly Mann Ki Baat radio broadcast. Konstantinos Kalaitzis is a Greek artist and researcher. He has …