Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday Celebration 2011

On the occasion of the 142nd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Hellenic-Indian Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) and the Indian Embassy in Athens organized a special presentation

On Monday 10th October 2011 at 18.30 hrs
At the Cultural Center of the City of Athens (“Antonios Tritsis Auditorium”, 50 Akademias street).

The program had as follows:

Welcome address by H.E. the Ambassador of India Mr. Tsewang Topden

Presentation of the book “The Values of Mahatma Gandhi through his Writings” by Dimitrios Vassiliadis, Fellow of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations


Dr. Dimitrios Vassiliadis, the President of ELINEPA

Dr. Nicolas Vernicos, Professor Emeritus University of the Aegean.

Dr. Andreas Katonis, Professor Aristotelian University of Salonica

Father Vissarion

Photo exhibition from Gandhi’s house by Kostas Kalaitzis.

Projection of the documentary “Does Gandhi Matter?” (language English and Hindi with Greek subtitles, duration 22’).

Indian snack.

Entrance free to all.

Gandhi’s favorite songs with Kostas Kalaitzis