Tunji Mela: Festival of Indian Music

21 May – 12 June Athens, Parga, Arta

Τhe Ιndo-Ηellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) and the Cultural Non Profit Organization Diadrasi with the kind support of the Indian Embassy in Greece organized an Indian classical music festival (Dhrupad and Kayal) with the following renowned artists invited from India:

Uday Bhawalkar (Dhrupad singer)

Pandit Sri Kant Mishra (Pakhawaj)

Vinod Lele (Tabla)

Shrawani Biswas (Sitar)

Shruti Biswas (Kathak Dance)

The program of the Festival that was a great success in introducing Indian classical music to numerous people in Greece had as it follows:

 Friday 21/05/2010 Concert Athens School of Fine Arts, 256 Pireos str. Time 21:00μμ.

 Tambla workshop Tuesday 25- Wednesday 26- Thursday 27 May, Pyrou 20 Ν.Κifisia.

 Sitar workshop Tuesday 1- Wednesday 2- Thursday 3 June, Pyrou 20 Ν.Κifisia.

 Saturday 5/06 Concert Parga, Venetian castle.

 Monday 7/06/ Concert Arta, Cultural Center.

 Vocal workshop Wednesday 9 – Thursday 10 – Friday 11, Pyrou 20 Ν. Κifisia.

 Saturday 12/06 Concert Benaki Museum, time  20:30μμ


The ELINEPA thanks the Benaki Museum, the Athens School of Fine Arts for their co-organization and the free offer of their concert halls as well as its members and students of Indian classical music, Giorgos Glinos and Giorgos Evangelou for the successful organization of the festival.

Sponsors of the Festival: Lipton, Gulf Air, Avis και M-stat mobile solutions.

Communication Sponsors: Mega radio and TV chanel and the newspaper Eleftherotypia.

For more photoes and details of the festival please visit the website: