World Hindi Day

विश्व हिंदी दिवस की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं World Hindi Day is celebrated on 10 January every year from 1975 onward when it was celebrated for first time in Nagpur, Maharashtra, but it was recognized as an annual holiday only in 2006 by the then Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh. The purpose of the Day is to …

Tribute to Vasiliki Tampouri

Vassiliki Tampouri, a leading painter and teacher of painting, left our world on January 4, 2017. She was Creator and representative of the  Association of Greek Visual Artists  & Cultural Creators “Technosfaira” whose work inspired hundreds of young and old artists. Faithful to the humanitarian and Hellenic values, she reflected through her works an inexhaustible love for …

Screening of the movie “The Making of the Mahatma” in Thessaloniki

The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development and the Cine Club of Thessaloniki organize the screening of the movie The Making of the Mahatma (1996) by Shyam Benegal. Date : Monday, January 23, 2017 at 21:00 hrs Venue: Cinema Macedonikon (44 Filikis Eterias str., Thessaloniki, tel. 2310-26 1727) The film is a joint Indian – South African production based upon the book, The …

Sangamam: The confluence, a dance performance by Dakshina

The awarded Dakshina dance company from Washington D.C. comes for the first time in Greece and presents at the theater Abaton the show “Sangamam” with five unique choreographies which combine Indian classical dance “Bharata Natyam” and modern dance. at 21:00 p.m., Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Theater Abaton, 3 Efpatridon str.,  Kerameikos, Athens (Near Kerameikos Metro) Tel. 210-3412689, …

Five Lectures on the Path of Yoga

The Athens Center for Indian & Indo-Greek Studies and the Yoga Marg organize a series of five lectures on the path of Yoga  with Indologist Dr Dimitrios Vassiliadis. The lectures are addressed to students who attend the Marga Yoga teacher training program, but they can be attended also  independently by those who are interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the yoga philosophy. Course starts: Saturday, January …

Introduction to Yoga Philosophy – Thessaloniki (8 lectures)

The Athens Center for Indian & Indo-Greek Studies and the Ashtanga Yoga Thessaloniki organize a series of eight lectures on the theme “Introduction to Yoga Philosophy” with Indologist Dr Dimitrios Vassiliadis. At Ashtanga Yoga Thessaloniki (Valaoritou 20, 6th floor, Thessaloniki). PROGRAM OF LECTURES 1. “Historical development and definition of Yoga,” Saturday, 7/1/2017 at 18:00-20:00 hrs. 2. “Patanjali’s psychological and epistemological approach to self realization,” Monday, 10/4/2017 at 17:00-19:00 hrs. 3. “Divine …

Alexander the Great brings Indian tourists to Kavala

Dimitris Bountas (Partial translation of the article published in the newspaper of Kavala “Chronometer”) Due to an agreement signed by the Public Benefit Corporation “DIMOFELEIA” with a major Indian travel company. Under the agreement signed between the Kavala Municipal Public Benefit Corporation  “DIMOFELEIA” and an Indian travel company, the latter becomes an exclusive representative of Kavala in the huge tourist …