Online screening of the film “The Making of Mahatma” by Shyam Benegal

EDUCATIONAL CINEMA On the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s 152nd Birth Anniversary, the Center for Indian and Indo-Hellenic Studies organizes an online screening of Shyam Benegal’s film “The Making of Mahatma” on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 15:00.  Duration: 145 min. Language: English with Greek subtitles. An open discussion on the film and the life and teachings …

“Tales of Sitar” in Syros Island

The dance theater repertory Metamorphosis in association with the Embassy of India,Athens, on the occasion of 75 years of India’s Independence – presents the musical-dance-theatrical performance “Tales of Sitar” by Iasonas Psarakis and Takis Loukatos, under theframework of the Institution “Siros Culture 2021”& at the historic Theater Apollon on 3-4-5September at 21.00 duration 120 minutes. …

Celebration of India’s 75th Independence Day in Athens

On August 15, 2021, India celebrated its 75th Independence Day marking another milestone in the history of the world’s largest democracy.  The celebration of India’s Independence Day in Athens began early in the morning with the flag-hosting at the Embassy’s courtyard by H.E. the Ambassador of India to Greece Mr. Amrit Lugun and the singing …

Greece and India in Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The XXXII Olympiad branded as Tokyo 2020 was held from 23 July to 8 August 2021 in Tokyo, Japan, with some preliminary events that began on 21 July. Originally scheduled to take place in the summer of 2020, the Games were postponed for one year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. World’s top athletes from 205 national Olympic committee teams and the IOC Refugee …

Online lecture “Greek Civilization is Indo-European and Not Western”

Eminent Scholar Dr. Βharat Gupt will deliver an online speech on the theme: “Greek Civilization is Indo-European and Not Western” On Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 7.00 pm (Indian Time),  4.30 pm (Greek Time) Free participation on sangamtalks.com/jointalk (Passcode: 605135)  About the themeEuropean Renaissance inspired by Greeks painted them as colonizers, philosophers and scientists. Their …

Online Hindi Courses 2021-2022, Foreign Languages Teaching Center, University of Athens

FOREIGN LANGUAGES TEACHING CENTER, NATIONAL AND KAPODISTRIAN UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS Academic Year 2021-2022   Registration started on August30, 2021, at the Secretariat Office (Hippocratus 7, 2nd floor) daily from 9.00 to 16.00 hrs. There is a possibility of electronic registration through the platform eprotocol.uoa.gr (new application → other applications). Courses start on October 25, 2021 …

Musical & gastronomic trip to India

Thursday, July 29, at 8:30 p.m.at the Vegan Wagon (Dionysos Ave., Nea Makri) Konstantinos Kalaitzis will perform songs from various genres of Indian classical and folk music tradition (khayal, bhajan, ghazal, qawwali, qaul kalbana and kafi), written in various languages (Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu, Tamil and Bengali) and will play guitar, tabla and ghatam. George Mitsikaris …

Four-day online certificate course on Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy

An online certificate course on Mahatma Gandhi’s Philosophy will be held by Dr. Shobhana Radhakrishna as part of the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of India’s independence. The  course has been approved by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs and is coordinated by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR). The countries participating in this Group …

Inauguration of an International Cooperation and Convention Centre in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, July 15, 2021, inaugurated an International Cooperation and Convention Centre in the historic city of Varanasi, which has four universities and several higher educational institutions and is considered as one of the most holy cities for Hindus, Buddhists and Jains around the world. The Varanasi International Cooperation and Convention …

Co-training of Greek and Indian Navy Units in the Mediterranean Sea

On Wednesday, June 30, 2021, the Indian Navy Frigate INS TABAR conducted a joint PASSEX (Passing Exercise) with Hellenic Navy Frigate HS Themistoklis in the sea area southwest of Crete. During PASSEX, communication objects, progressive maneuvers as well as cooperation by helicopter were performed. Τhis joint training took place in the framework of the international …