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 …

The 18th World Congress on Dance Research

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Indian Scholars and Artists gathered together along with their colleagues from Greece and thirty different countries in the historical city of Argos in Peloponnesus near the magnificent ancient theater of Epidavros that hosts every summer a festival of ancient drama and forms a living link between the ancient cultural heritage and the modern artistic intellect …

Mahatma Gandhi in Thassos

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“The Castle”, the Cultural Association of Limenaria in Thassos, organised on the 3rd November 2004 the first-ever in Greece lecture of the Indologist and chairman of ELINEPA, Dr. Demetrios Vassiliades, on the subject “Mahatma Gandhi: the Father of Modern India.” The well-organised cultural evening gathered schoolteachers, scholars as well as students and residents of the island. …