ELINEPA’s Cultural Programmes with the Society “Friendship of Nations”

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EL.IN.E.P.A.’s musical team constituted from Kostas Kalaitzis (Song), Lefteris Mitropoulos (Tampla), Anil Kumar (Tabla), Vassilis Divanis (Tabla), Giorgos Mitsikaris (Flute) and Klara (Tampoura) performed songs and music from India in the international festival “New Year’s Eves around the World” that was organised by the Society Friendship of Nations and the Student Club of Economic University …

One-day Seminar “Jawaharlal Nehru’s Role in World Affairs”

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On the occasion of the 116th anniversary of Javaharlal Nehru‘s birthday, the Indo Hellenic Society for  Culture and Development (ELINEPA) and the Indian Embassy in Athens organised a joint event on Monday, 14 November 2005. This event was a demonstration on the subject “ Javaharlal Nehru‘s Role in World Affairs” at the Cultural Centre of …

ELINEPA’s Academic Affiliation with the Indian Society for Greek and Roman Studies

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The President of the Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA), Dr. Demetrios Vassiliades visited the first week of October 2005 the headquarters of the Indian Society for Greek and Roman Studies (ISGARS) at MJP Rohilkhad University in Bareilly and had discussions with the General Secretary Prof. U.P. Arora, and other members of the Indian …

Nikolaos Tombazis’ Photographic Exhibition “India-Greece”

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The section of the photographic archive of the BenakiMuseum organised from 16 May until 19 June, a retrospective performance of the total work of Nikolaos Tompazis (1894-1986), the pioneering Greek mountaineer traveller. His work was recorded and preserved by photographic testimony displaying scenes of folklore tradition, as well as brilliant, gorgeous architectural monuments of the cities Fatehpur–Sikri, Luknow, Lahore, Benares, Delhi andShrinagar. The exhibition consisted of …

Greek Minister of Tourism in the 5th World Travel & Tourism Council in New Delhi

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The Greek Minister of Tourism, Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos travelled to India and participated in the 5th World Travel & Tourism Summit, which took place from April 8-10, 2005 in New Delhi. In a series of highly interactive discussions and key-note presentations, 700 leading government, industry and media players from around the world discussed the need for the Travel …

The Twinning of Thessaloniki and Calcutta

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The city of Thessalonica realised it’s partnership with the historical city of Calcutta on the 21 January 2005. The protocol of the Twinning of these two great cities was signed by the mayor of Thessalonica, Mr. Vassilis Papageorgopoulos, and the mayor of Calcutta, Subrata Mookerjee, during the celebratory meeting of the city council of Thessalonica …

Odysseia – The First Greek Restaurant in New Delhi

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(Τhe article is only for the archive as the restaurant has stopped working) ODYSSEIA, the first Greek restaurant in New Delhi, is the brainchild of the Greek culinary journalist Margarita Pappa. The menu is a result of her understanding of the palate and diverse tastes of Indian food lovers and  a careful selection of modern and …

Tsunami Relief Fund in Greece

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The New Year celebrations went quiet as people throughout the world watched the horrific scenes brought to our houses by the means of mass communication. The destruction ofbiblical proportions that affected the countries of  the South and South-East Asia after the powerful earthquake of the 26th December 2004 left behind hundreds of thousands dead and millions homeless in a situation of direct …