ICCR scholarships 2021-22 for Greek Nationals

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) has announced the offering of scholarships to foreign nationals, for the academic year 2021-22, under the General Scholarship Scheme and the Scholarship Scheme for Indian Culture A. General Scholarship Scheme The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is offering one scholarship to Greek Nationals every year under the General …

Special webinar to commemorate the historic 7 March speech of Bangabandhu

The Embassy of Bangladesh in Athens, Greece organized a special webinar to commemorate the historic 07 March Speech of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman:the speech that directed the whole nation towards independence On Sunday, 07 March 2021 at 11.00 am (Athens, GMT +2 hrs)Live  streaming  from  Bangladesh  Embassy  in  Athens   Facebook   Page  …

Online screening of the movie “Diksha” by Arun Kaul

Educational Cinema The Athens Center for Indian and Indo-Hellenic Studies is organizing an online screening of the movie “Diksha” by Arun Kaul on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 15:00 hrs. An open discussion will follow. Language Hindi and Sanskrit with English subtitles, Free participation for the students of the Athens Center for Indian & Indo-Hellenic …

An excerpt from Sri Aurobido’s epic poem “Savitri” composed by Demis Visvikis

SAVITRI   (excerpt)Composition: Demis Visvikis for soprano, baritone and two pianossoprano: Marie-France Goudébaritone: Steve Maïpiano 1: Nicholas Ongpiano 2: Massanori Kobiki Demis Visvikis in 1996 and 1997, inspired by Savitri, an epic in Twelve Books by the Indian philosopher, poet and writer Sri Aurobindo (1872-1950), composed a work for soprano, baritone and orchestra (or two pianos) …

Online screening of the movie “Sati” by Aparna Sen.

Educational Cinema The Athens Center for Indian and Indo-Hellenic Studies is organizing an online screening of Aparna Sen’s film “Sati” on February 13, 2021 at 15:00. A free discussion will follow. Language Bengali with English subtitles, Free participation for students and members of the Center for Indian and Indo-Hellenic Studies by registering at the link …

Greek Foreign Minister: On many international issues Greece’s position is identical with India’s

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias commented in an interview with Ta Nea on a variety of issues, including exploratory contacts between Greece and Turkey. Dendias also spoke about new US President Joe Biden and what this could mean for Greece. Finally, he discussed Greece’s relations with the Arab World, Russia and India. The part of Dendias’ interview …

Revelation of Hindi-style songs on Greek TV with the LAIKINDIA

Lambros Liavas presented in his TV show “Salt of the Earth” the music band LAIKINDIA with a selection of their “Hindi style songs” which were very popular in Greece in the 60’s and were strongly influenced by Indian cinema. The shooting of the show took place in November 2020 and was presented on the Greek …

Greek Indologist Nikolas Kazanas awarded India’s highly coveted Padma Shri for his contribution to Literature and Education

Prof. Nicholas Kazanas has been awarded India’s highly coveted Padma Shri Award for his lifelong contribution to Literature and Education  on the occasion of India’s Republic Day on January 26, 2021. Nicholas Kazanas thus became the second Greek to receive this award after the late Ambassador Dimitris Velissaropoulos who was awarded Padma Sri by the …

“Remembering Mahatma Gandhi’s legacy on his 73rd death anniversary” Online speech by Dr. Shobhana Radhakrishna

Commemorating the UN International Year of Peace and Trust 2021, the Hellenic-Indian Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) is organizing on the occasion of the 73rd death anniversary (Martyr’s Day) of Mahatma Gandhi, an online speech by the eminent Gandhian Scholar Dr. Shobhana Radhakrishna,  On  Saturday, January 30,  2021 at 17.00 – 17.17 pm (Athens  UTC+3 hours ) The …

Online Winter School on Greek Language, Culture and Civilization

Last date of registration: 2nd February, 2021 The Indian Society for Greek and Roman Studies (ISGARS) organizes in collaboration with the CollCom Orgn a week long Winter School on Greek Language, Culture and Civilization from 8 to 14 February 2021.  Students above higher secondary level, University Graduates, Research Scholars, Teachers and Professionals in Media and Journalism …