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 …

International Seminar “Hellenistic Culture in Asia”

Under the auspices of HE President of the Hellenic Republic The Greek Culture in the East in the post-Alexandrian Hellenistic period in the light of archaeological excavations November 29, 2006 from 9 am to 7 pm Auditorium of the French Institute, Sina 31, Athens. With the support of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Culture, Education, …

Mahatma Gandhi’s Legacy to the Modern World

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On the occasion of the completion of 137 years from the birth of  Mahatma Gandhi, father of the Indian nation and fighter lawyer,   The Athens Bar Association Athens  (D.S.A.) The Indian Embassy in Greece and The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) organised an event on 2nd  October 2006 in the room of ceremonies …

Indian Parliamentary Delegation visits Greece

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An Indian Parliamentary delegation, headed by Speaker of the Lok Sabha (House of the People) Somnath Chatterjee, visited Greece from 24 to 28 September 2006. This first ever  bilateral visit was made possible after an invitation by the Greek Parliament and aimed to strengthen relations between the Parliaments of India and Greece and increase the …

ELINEPA’s “Philoxenia” Grant to the Athens Bangla Academy

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The proposal of ELINEPA’s Vice-president, Dr.  Helen Ampadzi to actively support the education of the economically weak children of South Asia who live and study in Greece has been welcomed by all the members and immigrant friends of the Society in Greece and abroad. Mrs Ampadzi, who has worked several years for the development  of …