On September 11, 2016 the Hellenic-Indian Society for Culture and Development organized an Indian lunch at Indian Haveli restaurant to reward those who participated in the trip to Dharamshala, Kashmir and Ladakh in July 2016.
In the beautifully decorated Indian restaurant, the pictures from the photo-contest with the highest rates were shown and prizes were given to the best photographers. See the results of the photo competition HERE
Besides several members of ELINEPA who participated in the trip, the event was attended by President of ELINEPA Dr Dimitrios Vassiliadis, First Secretary of the Embassy of India in Greece Mr. Ram Verma, General Secretary of ELINEPA Mr. Antonis Papadopoulos, President of Greek Indian Cultural and Welfare Association, Mr. Magar Gandhi, Senior Governmental Affairs Advisor to the USA President, Dr. Christine M. Wamke, Emeritus Prof. of Aegean University Dr. Nicholas Vernicos, former Vice Chancellor of Aegean University Dr Sophia Dascalopoulou, Professor of Philosophy at New York College Dr Yannis Fikas, President of the business group Namaste Greece Mr. Christos Dimas, Publisher of the Eternal Charioteer Mr. Dimitris Mexis, Director of the Artistic Studio Oriental Expression Ms. Anna Dimitratou, lawyers, journalists, teachers of Yoga, students and other prominent members of ELINEPA.
The excellent Indian food of the Indian Haveli was accompanied with Indian dance offered to the lovers of Bollywood by the dancers of the Artistic Studio Oriental Expression, Irene Georgiou, Filvia Sophianou and Irene Lai.
The event provided an opportunity to the travelers to share with other members their experiences from the trip to India and all agreed that such social events should be arranged more often.