Indian PM Narendra Modi praises Greek singer for excellent performance of Gandhi’s favorite song

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has shared a music video on YouTube and Twitter  of Greek singer Kostas Kalaitzis’ performance of “Vaishnav Jan To” – one of the favorite songs of Mahatma Gandhi. “Presenting, ‘Vaishnava Jana To’ by Konstantinos Kalaitzis, using Greek folk instruments, Klarino and Cretan Lyre. #Gandhi150,”Modi wrote on the headline of his tweet. …

Ajitpal Singh Dhaliwal’s “Rammat Gammat” at the 1st Athens International Children’s Film Festival

India – 2018 – 18 minutes – language: Gujarati with English & Greek subtitles. Saturday, December 8, 2018, 11:45 at Megaron, N. Skalkotas Hall Ajitpal Singh Dhaliwal’s short film“ My Best Friends Shoes” (Original title in Gujarati: Rammat Gammat) will be shown in the 1st Athens International Children’s Film Festival that takes place from 7 until 9 December 2018 at …

A tribute to BKS Iyengar on his birth centenary

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of BKS Iyengar (1918-2014), the Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) and the Shakti Yoga Studio organize a special tribute to the foremost yoga teacher on Saturday, December 15, 13:00 – 15:00 hrs at Shakti Yoga Studio (17-19 L. Fotiadou str. Mets) Professor of Indian …

Baul music and songs with Satyananda Das & Hori Dasi in Athens

The Underflow – Record Store & Art Gallery (39 Kallirois str. Athens) presents at its premises a live baul music performance with Satyananda Das & Hori Dasi on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 9 pm. Ticket: 10 euro Satyananda Das is a Baul singer, musician, dancer and composer from West Bengal, India. He is known for …

Nila Madhab Panda’s “Halkaa” at the 21st Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People

HALKAA  – INDIA – ΗINDI – SOCIAL DRAMA – COLOR, 110 ‘, 2018. DIRECTION:Nila Madhab Panda. SCREENPLAY: Nitin Dixit, Nila Madhab Panda. MUSIC:ShankarMahadevan, Loy Mendonsa, Ehsaan Noorani. CAST: Paoli Dam, Vipin Katyal,Ranvir Shorey, Tathastu. PRODUCTION: Shiv Nadar Foundation. Indian film director Nila Madhab Panda participates with his latest feature film “Halkaa”(Relief –  English title, ‘Pichku’s …

India to be Honoured Country at Thessaloniki International Trade Fair 2019

India is the honoured country at the 84th Thessaloniki International Trade Fair, which will be held from 7-15 September 2019. The announcement was made by the President of India Ram Nath Kovind during his state visit to Greece on 18 and 19 June 2018. He informed his Greek counterpart President Prokopis Pavlopoulos at the Presidential …

The R.G Kapur Art Gallery in the 3rd Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair

The R.G. Kapur Art Gallery from New Delhi participates with a collection of Indian paintings in the 3rd edition of Art Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair, which will be held from 22 to 25 November 2018 at TIF-HELEXPO (pavilions 10, 9 & 8) about 6000sq.m. In the 3rd edition of the International Contemporary Art Fair participate 28 …

Greece – Best Heritage Destination for Indians

Greece received the award of the “Best Heritage Destination in the World” in the international online competition  «India’s Best Awards ΙΒΑ 2018»  organized by India’s prestigious travel magazine “Travel + Leisure India & South Asia”. The selection of the readers of the magazine reflects the development of a strong momentum for Greek tourism in India. Already …