Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

Mission Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Details

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Events on Indian History, Art & Culture, Health and Wellnessorganised during Amrit Mahotsav Celebrations by CGI, Milan(April 2021)

1. 01 April 2021- Online Lecture by Lakshmi Vishvanathan "Indian dance and music in collaboration with Sangam Academy & CGI Milan, 2. 3rd, 6th and 13th April, 2021 - Live Webinar "Yoga for Success", "Yoga for Health" and "Yoga for Wellbeing" in collaboration with Isha Foundation, Europe (Live streaming on the Facebook page of the Consulate) & CGI Milan, 3. 13th April to 28 May 2021 - Exhibition of Indian miniature paintings from the private collection of Late Mr. Giacomo Mutti “The colours of India” in collaboration with Mr. Filippo Mutti & “Galleria dell’Incisione”, Brescia & CGI Milan 4. 23 April 2021 - Seminar “Partition 1947” with Prof. Stefano Beggiora, Prof. Andrea Drocco and Prof. Thomas Dahnhardt of Ca’ Foscari University, Venice in collaboration with Ca’ Foscari University, Venice & CGI Milan 5. 28 April to 05 September 2021 - Exhibition of Indian paintings of 17th-19th century “Krishna, the divine lover” in collaboration with Museum of Oriental Art (MAO), Turin & CGI Milan 6. 28 April 2021 - Seminar “Muslim women’s activism in India Beyond the victim/heroin binary” with Prof. Sneha Gole, Savitribai Phule, Pune University in collaboration with Dept. of Asian Studies, University of Pavia & CGI Milan. 7. 29 April 2021 - Online Lecture by Ms. Anna Tosato "Indian dance and sculpture" in collaboration with Sangam Academy & CGI Milan

Yoga webinars , Painting competition, Classical Dance and Music performances organised during Amrit Mahotsav Celebrations by CGI, Milan (June 2021)

1. Live webinars on Yoga twice a week by Isha Foundation, Europe (Live streaming on the Facebook page of the Consulate) & CGI Milan; 2. Painting competition on the theme India@75 Indian community associations & CGI Milan; 3. Kathak performance by Ms. Rosella Fanelli and her students Local Association & CGI Milan; 4. Performance of the students of the Dept. of Indian Music of the Music Conservatory of Vicenza Music Conservatory “Arrigo Pedrollo”, Vicenza & CGI Milan; Conferences and Workshops dedicated to Bharatanatyam and its relation to Indian culture Sangam Academy & CGI Milan; 5. Yamm Festival – Yoga a Milano Marittima Local yoga schools/associations & CGI Milan; 6. Lecture on Indian history (exact topics TBC) Asia Institute, Bologna & CGI Milan; 7. Event dedicated to Indian Tea with tasting session The Tea, Turin & CGI Milan; 8. Exhibition of Indian paintings of 17th-19th century “Krishna, the divine lover” Museum of Oriental Art (MAO), Turin & CGI Milan

Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebration in Fondi (12.08.2021)

Photo exhibition on Sikh diaspora in Italy and the Sikhs' contribution in the World War

Celebration of Independence Day of India

The #75IndependenceDay was celebrated at the India House with great fervour & enthusiasm. Amb. Dr. Neena Malhotra unfurled the National Flag & read the message of Hon'ble President of India's address to the nation. A cultural performance by Embassy officials and their family members along with Bhangra dance was also held under the theme #AzadiKaAmritMahotsav

An Indian weekend at the Arena of Casa del Cinema in Rome (September 25 and 26)

As part of the celebration of Azadi ka Amit Mahotsav and and within the framework of SRIJAN- the festival of India in Italy, a two day Indian film festival was organized at Casa del Cinema in Rome on September 25 and 26, 2021. The Indian weekend was inaugurated by an enchanting dance performance by Svamini Atmananda Giri, of Italian Hindu Union, who received standing ovation from the public. The cultural introduction was followed by the screening of the epic film Bahubali 1, with Italian subtitles. The second day of the festival saw the screening of a widely acclaimed bollywood movie, Queen. The screenings were attended by a large group of enthusiasts both locals as well as Indian diaspora and students. Among the authorities and representatives of local intelligentsia who graced the occasion, there was also EU Special Representative for the Sahel and Former Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs and MP of Italy Hon’ble Emanuela Del Re.