Screening of the Movie “APAHARAN”

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The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture & Development (ELINEPA), the Greek Film Center and the Indian Embassy in Athens organized the screening of the film «Apaharan» (Abduction) of renowned Indian filmmaker, Prakash Jha. The screening took place in  Trianon cinema (21 Codrington str., Patissia Athens) on June 3 in honor of the Indian director who visited Athens from …

Official Visit of P.M. Kostas Karamanlis to India

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Greek Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis. had a four-day visit to India and hold  talks with his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh after the ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Friday 11/1/2008. The Greek premier noted the existing very good cooperation between Greece and India within international organisations, and assured Athens’ support for further expanding the United …

Joint Press Conference by Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh with Prime Minister Dr Kostas Karamanlis of Greece in New Delhi

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Hyderabad House, New Delhi January 11, 2008 Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh: Your Excellency Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis, ladies and gentlemen: Prime Minister and I have just concluded a very useful and very productive round of discussions. As I underlined during our talks, India attaches high importance to relations with Greece both bilaterally and in the …

The Spirit of Hellas: Landmarks in History, Language, Literature and Culture of the Greeks

The Spirit of Hellas: Landmarks in History, Language, Literature and Culture of the Greeks The School of Language, Literature & Culture Studies Jawaharlal Nehru University,  New Delhi  from the 13th up to the 17th November 2007 Objective: The objective of the proposed Workshop is to create an awareness among young researchers and scholars about the …

Komala Varadan Performing in Athens

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1 October 2007 at Athens, Cholargos Dancer, choreographer, painter, photographer and author, Komala Varadan performed  recently at the World Dance Congress in Athens for third consecutive year. One of 1000 artistes who participated in the gala event organised by the International Dance Council — an umbrella organisation under UNESCO.  Talking about her experience in Athens, the Padma Shri awardee …

Buddhadeb Dasgupta Receives “Golden Athena” Award

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Veteran filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta has been chosen for Greece’s coveted Golden Athena award. It is the grand prize of the Athens International Film Festival (AIFF), where a retrospective of seven of his films will be screened at the Sep 20-30 event. Festival director Orestis Andreadakis wrote to Dasgupta saying: ‘We would truly be honoured if …

Film Show “Mangal Pandey”

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Celebrating the 60 years of Independence of India and the 150 years of the War of the year 1857 for Independence The Embassy of India in Athens The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (EL.IN.E.P.A) and The Ionic Center of Scientific and Cultural Studies  organized the screening of the film MANGAL PANDEY (Hindi Language- English subtitles) Wednesday, June 6, …

Finance Minister Alogoskoufis Visits India

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The Minister of Finance and National Economy of Greece, Mr. Georgios Alogoskoufis made an official visit to Delhi during 7-11 February 2007, leading a large business delegation (about 40 companies from Greece). He met with the Union Finance Minister Mr. P. Chidambaram, the Commerce and Industry Minister, Mr. Kamal Nath, and Minister for External Affairs, …

Participation of G. Papandreou in International Seminar for Mahatma Gandhi

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The Chairman of the Socialist International and PASOK Mr. George Papandreou travelled on the 29th January 2007  to New Delhi  in order to honour with his participation one of the greatest personalities of the 20th century and the historical leader of India, Mahatma Gandhi. The visit took place during the International Conference on Mahatma Gandhi’s …