GIBA’s participation in the 9th Annual Capital Link CSR Forum

The President of ELINEPA Dr. Dimitrios Vassiliadis and the Film Producer and Director James Mimikos represented the Greek Indian Business Association (GIBA) in the 9th Annual Capital Link CSR Forum “Investments, Extroversion & Social Responsibility. Pillars for Sustainable Development” that took place on Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 at Hilton Athens Hotel.    During the forum, …

Tagore-Nazrul Birth Anniversary Celebration 2019

The Embassy of Bangladesh in Athens organized a special cultural event to celebrate the 158th birth anniversary of the world poet Rabindranath Tagore and the 120th birth anniversary of the national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam. The event took place on 22nd June 2019, at 18:00 pm, at the premises of the Embassy of Bangladesh and was attended by …

‘Yoga is above religion, caste, color, gender, and region’, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday 21 June 2019 led a mass session of exercise and meditation in Jharkhand’s capital Ranchi as millions across the country and the world celebrated the fifth edition of the International Yoga Day. As he stressed on the importance of yoga, the Prime Minister said the physical and spiritual discipline …

Celebration of the International Day of Yoga 2019 in Greece and Cyprus

On the occasion of the celebration of the 5th International Day of Yoga, the Hellenic Yoga Association, the LIght of Yoga and the Cultural Organization of the Municipality of Nea Smyrni are organizing with the support of the Embassy of India an open yoga seminar on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at the Nea Smyrni Park. …

Schengen visa applications in India raised by 16%, according to stats

During 2017, Schengen embassies located in India collected a record number of 920,699 uniform visa applications, up by 16% compared to the previous year, says VisaGuide.World. Schengen visa applications reached record levels in 2017, counting over than 16 million. Indians were clearly one of the largest population of all Schengen visa applicants. The latest statistics …

Schengen Visa Prices to Increase from January 2020

The Council of the European Union has approved on June 6, 2019, the proposed amendments on the Schengen visa code regulation to improve conditions for legitimate travelers.            Travelers in need of a short term Schengen Visa will need to pay a higher visa fee starting from January 2020. According to a press release of the …

Establishment of a Greek-Indian Business Association in Athens

Registration of the founding members in the newly established Greek Indian Business Association (GIBA) began via the online platform posted on the ELINEPA’s website. Founding members can be companies and individuals from Greece and India or from third countries if their business is focused on these countries. The deadline for the registration of founding members …

Planting of 150 trees in the memory of Mahatma Gandhi in Veikos Park

On the occasion of the celebration of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, 150 trees will be planted in Veikos Park – this will be dedicated to this iconic personality of the world peace movement. The Indian Embassy in Athens in cooperation with the Ministry of the Environment and the Municipality of Galatsi will …

Aristophanes’ Lysistrata in New Delhi

 Α  Modern-Play Reading of Aristophanes’ classic comedy “Lysistrata”, interpreted by talented Indian actresses and actors, and directed by Ms. Rashma N. Kalsie, was presented on May 31, 2019, at the Convention Center of the Jawaharlal Nehru University, and on June 1,  at the Amaltas Auditorium. India Habitat Centre, in New Delhi, India. The theatrical play …