“Rakt Abhishek,” A Hindi Theatrical Play on Indo-Greek theme

The playwright and director Daya Prakash Sinha presents his theatrical work «Rakt Abhishek» (Blood Coronation) at a time when India is faced with the dilemma of choosing between the use of violence against externally motivated terrorist incursions and maintaining the leading philosophical principle of non-violence proclaimed by the sages of the country over the centuries. The play …

“Battlefield” from the Mahabharata by Peter Brook in Athens

“A word does not start as a word – it is an end product which begins as an impulse, stimulated by attitude and behaviour which dictates the need for expression”  – Peter Brook Thirty years after the legendary production of “Mahabharata,” the 90-year-old British director” was inspired once again by the ancient Indian epic and  created …

Speech – Presentation on Greeks and Buddhism by Dimitrios Vassiliadis

Within the framework of the cultural events THOUGHTS OF SOLIDARITY organized in Paleo Faliro from 1 until October 10, 2016 under the auspices of the Municipality of Palaio Faliro The Association of Greek Visual Artists and Cultural Creators “Technosfera,” the Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) and the Athens Centre for Indian and Indo-Greek …

यूनानी कवि कोंस्तांतिन पी. कवाफ़ी की कविताएँ

अनुवाद : सरेश सलिल सम्पादक: हरि भटनागर, बृजनारायण शर्मा, अनिल जनविजय सहायक सम्पादक: अनिल शाही सहयोग: रवि रतलामी, ए. असफल, रोली जैन रचना समय नवम्बर 2015 पत्रिका में प्रकाशित रचनाओं के लिए सम्पादकों की सहमति अनिवार्य नहीं। यह अंक रचना समय का यह अंक यूनानी कविता के शीर्षस्थ रचनाकार कोंस्तांतिन पी. कवाफ़ी पर एकाग्र है। …

Nine lives: In search of the sacred in modern India

Olga Stylianaki Nine lives: In search of the sacred in modern India William Dalrymple Translation into Greek: Giorgos Kalamantis Metechmio Publications, 2010 Το βιβλίο Ιερή Ινδία του Γουίλιαμ Νταλρίμπλ αποτελείται από εννιά κεφάλαια – εννιά ιστορίες που διαδραματίζονται στη σύγχρονη Ινδία. Παρουσιάζονται οι ζωές εννιά ανθρώπων που ο καθένας ακολουθεί διαφορετικό πνευματικό δρόμο. Σε κάθε …

In her own words (documentary)

This Documentary traces the historical and social journeys of Indian women’s lives as revealed through the literature they created in every era. The story of how women lived, and their march towards freedom and self-definition was not officially documented. However, through the verses of nuns, bhakti devotee rebels, folk songs, verses written by courtesans, amateur anthropologists, …

Sikandar: Hindi movie about Alexander the Great -1941

A classic Indian blockbuster about the life of Alexander the Great (Sikandar in Hindi) produced in 1941. Screenwriter Sudarshan places particular emphasis on the love of Alexander with the Persian princes s Roxana and the campaign to India where he met Indian king Poros. It gives an Indian version of history stained with an intense romance. The film was screened during the 2nd …

Shanghai – Indian “Z” by Vasilis Vasilikos

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Katerina Siomou On Saturday, April 25, 2015, the Pan-Hellenic / Pan-European premiere of “Shanghai” by Dibakar Banerjee, based on the book “Z” by Vasilis Vasilikos, referring to the murder of Gregory Lambrakis, took place at Dudu Loft. Στην ταινία πρωταγωνιστούν πολύ γνωστοί ηθοποιοί του ινδικού κινηματογράφου αλλά και του Bollywood. Οι ερμηνείες των Abhay Deol, …

1st Pan-European screening of the film Shanghai – The Indian Z of Vassilis Vassilikos

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A cultural tour to India on the occasion of the premiere of Shanghai (2012), a movie which is based on the book “Z” of Vassilis Vassilikos. Date: Saturday 25 April 2015. Venue: Dudu Loft Artistic Space, Kolonou 12-14, Metaxourgio, Athens. Program 18.30-20.00 hrs. Arrival time (welcome, Greek and Indian music, introduction to the movie) 20.00-22.00 hrs. Film screening …