Asian Studies at Ionian University

The Presidential Decree 76/2009 by which the Department of Asian studies is established in the Ionian University was published in the Official Gazette of the Hellenic Republic issue A 95/22-06-2009. Pursuant to the above mentioned Presidential Decree, teaching and enrolment of students to the Department start as of the academic year from which the number of those admitted …

Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, Nobel laureate for peace (2007) declared honorary doctorate in the University of Athens

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Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, Nobel laureate for peace (2007) and Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was declared honorary doctorate in the Department of Geology and Geoenvironment of the University of Athens. With this symbolic act the Greek academic community wishes to acknowledge the immense contribution of the Indian scientist to the field of environment. The awarding ceremony took place …

Eco – Cultural Holidays in the Mountains of Tzoumerka

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The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ΕΛΙΝΕΠΑ), the Forest Village Cedar  and the Tzoumerka Art Festival  organize two programs of ecological and cultural holidays in the historic mountains of Tzoumerka in Ipiros  from 25/27 up to 31 July and from 1 up to 6 August 2008. Participants – holidaymakers will combine unique summer vacation …

Kathakali Celestial Dance

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Shows: Chalandri, 25 and 26 July, Ioannina, 29 July Workshops: Tzoumerka, 28-31 July The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) in co-operation with the Indian Embassy in Athens and several municipalities and cultural centers  organize cultural events to promote a better understanding of the ancient and modern  Indian traditions in Greece. This summer ELINEPA has invited, with …

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 …