10th International Festival of Culture and Handicrafts

10th International Festival

The EL.IN.E.P.A. paricipated for first time with its own kiosk on 10 June in the International Festival of Culture and Handicrafts that is organized every year by the Friends of the World Association and the Municipality of Penteli. Organizer of the Indian kiosk was the well known Businessman from Varanasi, Santosh Kumar Jaiswal, who lives …

Ram Kumar Mishra in the Sacred Drums of the World

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The EL.IN.E.P.A. invited from India the world famous Tambla player, Ram Kumar Mishra to perform in the musical event “Sacred Drums of the World” that was organized together with musicians from Africa and Cuba under the full moon of June in  Dora Stratou Theater in Athens. Hundreds of Athenian friends of the percussion instruments gathered in the Theater and …

Bollywood Film Festival

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6 – 8 April 2012 at Chalandri Youth Center. The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development and the Aetopoulio Cultural Center of Chalandri Municipality organized with the sapport of the Indian Embassy in Athens, a three days festival dedicated to Bollywwod productions. The following films were screened:    “Igbal”  directed by Nagesh Kukunoor 6 April 2012. …

Greeks and Buddhism

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A THREE DAYS SEMINAR ON “GREEKS AND BUDDHISM” The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture & Development and the Aetopouleio Cultural Center of Chalandri Municipality organized a three days seminar on the theme “Greeks and Buddhism”. The program of the lectures was the following:    Day 1, Thursday 1 March, time 19.00: Lecture 1: “Buddhism in India …

Hellenic Federation of Enterprises Establishes Greek-Indian CEO’s Forum

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Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) and the Federation of Manufacturers of India signed an agreement on establishment of the Greek-Indian CEO’s Forum in Mumbai on 14.11.2007. The Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Petros Doukas, who is on an official visit to the country, was present at the ceremony. During the ceremony Mr. Thanasis Lavidas, …

Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday Celebration 2011

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On the occasion of the 142nd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) and the Indian Embassy in Athens organized a special presentation On Monday 10th October 2011 at 18.30 hrsAt the Cultural Center of the City of Athens (“Antonios Tritsis Auditorium”, 50 Akademias street). The program had as follows: Welcome …

Assessing Tourism Potential in India

Secretary-General of the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO) George Koletsos visited India ( August 29 – September 3, 2011) on a mission to assess the tourism potential and prospects. The World Tourism Organization predicts that by 2020 India will “export” 50 million tourists. A visitor from India spends an average of over €2,000, while the majority of …

Tunji Mela 2011

Concerts and Seminars in Indian Classical Music Τhe Ιndo-Ηellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) with the kind support of the Indian Embassy in Greece organizes for 2nd year Indian   classical music concerts (Dhrupad and Kayal) and seminars in Athens, Nafplio, Arta and Parga. The program of the Festival is as follows: Saturday 4 June at …