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Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav event in Chile

 

 

 

 

Programme

 

S. No.

Date

Genre

Events

 1.

 April 2021

 India’s Rich Cultural Heritage

No specific India@75 events could be held during April, 2021 due to pandemic restrictions. However, two films - India wins Freedom and The Way of Budha was screened online.

 2.

 May 2021

 Vishwa Guru Bharat

Virtual screening of two films (i) Journey of Ayurveda - the indigenous system of medicine of India and (ii) Rasamanjari paintings, in Spanish.

3.

May 2021

Environment

Cd'A a.i. planted a sapling of lemon tree at the Embassy garden to mark the World Environment Day as part of India@75 celebrations.

4.

19 to 21 June 2021

Yoga

Daily free online Yoga classes by the Chilean National Yoga Federation (FENACHY), Lok Nath Yoga Academy and Savittar Yoga School were organised under the patronage of the Embassy.

5.

21 June 2021

International

Yoga Day

Live streamed a programme on its social media platform which focused on Yoga and meditation techniques to build immunity and to manage stress; Embassy officials and their family members practiced Yoga asanas of the Common Yoga Protocol in the Chancery; Department of Sports, Recreation and Healthy LIving of the Municipality of Providencia live streamed a programme on yoga asanas.

6.

19 July 2021

Architecture

Online screening of video of Mahabalipuram, a jewel of classical temple architecture.

7.

26 July 2021

Community

Documentary on History of PIO/OCI in Chile, in Spanish were made.

8.

13 & 14 August 2021

Independence

Screening of four Patriotic Films on Embassy’s Facebook

9.

15 August 2021

Independence

Flag Hoisting ceremony in the Embassy premises, followed by interaction with leading members of Indian diaspora. Videos on Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: Celebrating 75 Years of India’s Independence, in-house video clip of XP Division highlighting the concept of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, ICCR Gala Performance and the launch of Global Painting and Poster was screened.

10.

15 August 2021

Independence

Setting up booth for displaying Khadi products received from Khadi & Village Industries Commission.

11

15 August 2021

India’s Rich Cultural Heritage

Photo exhibition of Incredible India was held at the Chancery premises.

12

16 & 18 August 2021

Photo exhibition on India’s Freedom Fighters

Photo exhibition on India’s Freedom Fighters was held at the Chancery premises.

13.

19 August 2021

Community

Open House was organised at the Chancery on 19 August 2021 and interacted with the Indian community members for redressal of their grievances/consular issues

14.

14 Sept 2021

India’s Rich Cultural Heritage

Hindi Diwas was celebrated in Embassy auditorium. Event included screening of special video messages of the EAM and MoS(ML) on the occasion of Hindi Diwas 2021; Rajbhasha Pledge by officers and staff members & narration of Hindi words by local staffs

15.

29 Sept 2021

India’s Rich Cultural Heritage

Showcasing India’s classical dance, Khadi products and celebration of Diwali.

16.

30 Sept 2021

Vishwa Guru Bharat

Celebration of ITEC Day through interaction with ITEC Alumni virtually. Five Alumni have shared their happy experience of participation in ITEC courses and their stay in India.

17.

2 October 2021

Vishwaguru Bharat

Public function for Gandhi Jayanti celebration at Plaza de la India, Santiago by Embassy.

-Floral tribute given to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi by visitors, Khadi Exhibition held.

- Talk by Ex Minister of Justice, Mr. Luis Bates who is a well known Gandhian in Chile

- Painting exhibition by the students of the school-Republica de la India, local Chilean school

18.

24-31 October 2021

Ideas, Achievements and Resolve

Rashtriya Ekta Week was celebrated at the Embassy.

A Photo exhibition on the life of Sardar Vallabhai Patel was held. Ekta Diwas Pledge was taken by the Embassy officials.

19.

02 November 2021

India’s Rich Cultural Heritage

Ayurveda Day was celebrated by the Embassy.

-Photo exhibition on Ayurveda was held.

-Radio programme on FM DOS broadcast live on Instagram with question & answer session with Ambassador and Ayurveda expert Mr. Vaidya Mauricio Leon anchored by Mr. Eyal Meyer a very famous actor in Chile.

- Talk on benefits of Ayurveda and promotion of Ministry of Ayush by Ambassador done on zoom.

20.

8-14 November 2021

India’s Rich Cultural Heritage

Gala event of Sari Exhibition held by the Embassy in collaboration with the Municipality of Las Condes in Santiago. Ambassador inaugurated the exhibition “Six meters of Grace in silk from India”   the exquisite traditional and contemporary collection of Indian silk saris, on 8 November 2021. The public exhibition was held at prominent House-Museum, Santa Rosa de Apoquindo, a 200-year old prominent heritage House in Santiago, also the summer house of first President of Chile.  Ambassadors and Diplomats from other Embassies in Chile, distinguished guests from Chile and Indian community attended the inauguration.

21.

14-21 November 2021

Vishwa Guru Bharat

Quiz for Diaspora Children on the theme ‘Dekho Apna Desh’ was held by the Embassy online on Facebook page of Embassy.

22.

15-22 November 2021

Ideas, Achievements and Resolve

Janjatiya Gaurav Divas celebration was held by the Embassy on the birth anniversary of Bhagwan Birsa Munda. Photo exhibition, screening of video and documentary on Bhagwan Birsa Munda was done.

23.

16-18 November 2021

India’s Rich Cultural Heritage

Embassy held  an Exhibition of books on Rajbhasha and reading session of Hindi books at the Embassy Premises.

24.

26 November 2021

Vishwa Guru Bharat

On Constitution Day of India, Embassy held a photo exhibition, display of books and screening of documentaries on Dr. B.R. Ambedkar,  The Preamble, Our Constitution and India's struggles for Freedom: We the people of India,  at its premises for public viewing and publicized events of online Preamble reading and online quiz  on Constitutional Democracy on its social media.

25.

06 December 2021

Ideas, Achievements and Resolve

As part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, Embassy of India commemorated Dr. Ambedkar: Mahaparinirvan Divas on 06th December 2021 at its premises. Floral tribute was paid to the photo of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar by Ambassador and the participants. Ambassador addressed the Mission officials and spoke about the significance of the occasion and teachings of Dr. Ambedkar. Embassy held a photo exhibition on the life of Dr. Ambedkar, displayed books on him and screened a documentary on his life for public viewing.

26.

13 December 2021

Ideas, Achievements and Resolve

As part of #AmritMahotsav celebrations, a 3-member Indian Expedition Team from Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling displayed a gigantic 7500 Sq.FT Indian National Flag at Mt. Vinson Base camp, Antarctica on 27 November 2021, making India proud to be the first country in world to display a gigantic flag in Antarctica. Many foreigners joined the Indian Team at the Flag Display point. On 30 November, the Team made successful climb to Mt. Vinson Summit, highest mountain of Antarctica, braving strong winds and minus 35 degree temperature. The team performed 125 Sequence of Surya namaskar and Vinyasa Yoga at Vinson base camp under minus 25 degree temp and again displayed the 7500 SFT Indian flag at Union Glacier along with Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Flag and also undertook MTB (cycle rally) at Union Glacier. The team did para jumping with Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Flag in Santiago. On 13 December 2021, Ambassador received the successful Team in the Embassy and felicitated them.

27.

15-17 December 2021

Celebrating Unsung Heroes

For commemoration of the first War of Independence of India in the series of celebrations of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the Embassy of India held a photo exhibition on Unsung Heroes of India at its premises from 15-17 December 2021 for public viewing and paying tributes to the Unsung Heroes of India.

28.

17 December 2021

Celebrating Unsung Heroes

For commemoration of the First War of Independence of India in the series of celebration of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the Embassy of India held an online Quiz on the theme of India’s first war of Independence in 1857 on its Facebook page on 17 December 2021 for public participation to remember the contribution and sacrifices of India’s great freedom fighters.

29.

20-26 December 2021

Vishwa Guru Bharat

Embassy observed Good Governance Week from 20-26 December 2021. During the week, members of Indian community were invited to approach the Embassy during office hours to seek information/assistance related to any of their issues in the jurisdiction of the Embassy. Publicity of Embassy’s website was also done to facilitate public to get Embassy related important and updated information online instantly without need to physically approach the Embassy for this.

30.

1-31 January 2022

India’s Rich Cultural Heritage

Embassy observed Good Governance Week from 20-26 December 2021. During the week, members of Indian community were invited to approach the Embassy during office hours to seek information/assistance related to any of their issues in the jurisdiction of the Embassy. Publicity of Embassy’s website was also done to facilitate public to get Embassy related important and updated information online instantly without need to physically approach the Embassy for this.

31.

9 January 2022

Vishwa Guru Bharat

The Embassy gave wide publicity to the Youth PBD Conference through its social media handles, emails and consular contacts  for the active  participation by the members of Youth Diaspora in Chile.  On the Mission’s recommendations of, a young entrepreneur from Chile was selected and participated as one of the 7 panelists in the virtual PBD conference for the Youth on 9th January 2022 on the topic “Role of Diaspora Youth in AKAM – Innovation and New Technologies”. The Conference was held successfully to mark the Pravasi Bhartiya Divas  and India@75.

32.

10 January 2022

India’s Rich Cultural Heritage

Embassy of India celebrated World Hindi Day 2022 on 10 January 2022. Embassy held following activities on the occasion: 1. Quiz on Hindi grammar and general knowledge on India, 2. Hindi Essay/Poem writing, 3. Hindi Handwriting and 4. Hindi patriotic song, poem, speech. Embassy officials and families, Indian diaspora and friends of India in Chile enthusiastically participated in the event.

33.

12 January 2022

Vishwa Guru Bharat

As part of Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, Embassy of India celebrated National Youth Day and Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda on 12 January 2022.  Suryanamaskar yoga and Indian classical music performance on Tabla and Sitar were held at Chancery premises which filled the environment with energy and musical harmony. Online activities like Quiz on the life of Swami Vivekananda and Essay writing on the topic ‘Vision of Youth for India@2047’ were also held.  The online link containing presentations, Briefs, Speeches and other resources on the life and teachings of Swami Vivekananda was shared on Mission’s social media along with information on celebration of National Youth Day. Embassy officials &  families, members of Indian diaspora and India lovers enthusiastically participated in the event.

34.

14 January 2022

India’s Rich Cultural Heritage

Embassy  celebrated Makar Sankranti on 14 January 2022 at its premises. Indian diaspora and India lovers participated enthusiastically in various activities on the occasion like performing Suryanamaskar, making colorful Rangolis and display of artful kites and the event filled the premises with colors, art, energy and joy.

35.

25 January 2022

Ideas, Achievements and Resolve

A webinar on Indian Tourism was organised where video and photographs on India’s Tourism was showcased. A PPT presentation was also delivered on Relaxation on travel restrictions for the Foreign Tourists and usefulness of SUSWAGATAM APP. The webinar was attended the representatives of International Tourist Agencies of Chile.

36.

26 January 2022

Independence 2.0

Embassy of India, Santiago celebrated the 73rd Republic Day of India on 26 January 2022 at its premises. Ambassador unfurled the Indian Flag and read out President’s address to the nation on the eve of Republic Day and thereafter shared his thoughts with the audience about the ongoing friendly relational between India and Chile, effective management in dealing with Covid-19 pandemic in both countries, upcoming India related commercial, cultural and other events in Chile. Additionally, photo exhibitions on Unsung Heroes of Indian Freedom Struggle, Subhash@125, Aurobindo@150 and modern Indian Innovations in Science & Technology, IT, Space and Start-ups were displayed for public viewing on the occasion. The Sanskrit learning App Little Guru was also formally launched. A large number of Indian diaspora members and friends of India attended the event.

37.

30 January 2022

Celebrating Unsung Heroes

On 30th January 2022, to pay Homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 74th Martyrs’ Day and salute other leaders who sacrificed their lives for the freedom of the country, a talk by Dr Shobhana Radhakrishna (Internationally Acclaimed Speaker on Mahatma Gandhi) titled “Satyagraha - The Pathway to Global Peace” was done in collaboration with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR). Embassy streamed the talk on its Facebook page and YouTube channel.

38.

January 2022

Ideas, Achievements and Resolve

Participants of the event Pariksha Pe Charcha 2022 get an opportunity to interact with Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The event was widely Publicized through Embassy’s social media platforms, website and Consular Contacts.

39.

11 February 2022

Vishwa Guru Bharat

An International Webinar was held on 11 February 2022 by National Monument Authority, Ministry of Culture in Collaboration with ICCR, on the occasion of the memorial day of Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay, India's great civilisational thinker and proponent of Integral Humanism. Embassy made wide publicity of the event on its social media platforms.

40.

11-13 February 2022

India’s Rich Cultural Heritage

Embassy made wide publicity on its social media platforms for ‘Thanjavur Utsav’ held from 11 to 13 February 2022, to celebrate the traditions of “Iyal” (Literature), “Isai” (Music) and “Natakam” (Dance and Theatre) of Tamil Nadu, organised by Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts under the aegis of Ministry of Culture of India as part of Amrit Mahotsav.

41.

15-16 February 2022

India’s Rich Cultural Heritage

Embassy made wide publicity of 2-day virtual AKAM event, ‘Reimagining Museums in India – A Global Summit’ held on 15-16 February 2022.

42.

16-18 February 2022

India’s Rich Cultural Heritage

As part of Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, Embassy of India organized a photo exhibition at its premises from 16-18 February 2022 for public viewing showcasing India’s rich cultural heritage through Indian architecture mainly temple architecture.

43.

16-18 February 2022

Vishwa Guru Bharat

As part of Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy of India organized 'New Frontiers - Program on Renewable Energy' from 16-18 February 2022 to showcase India’s leadership role in the field of renewable energy. Embassy made wide publicity of the event on its social media platforms.

44.

23 February 2022

Ideas, Achievements and Resolve

Embassy made wide publicity of the Annadata Devo Bhava AKAM quiz by Ministry of Jal Shakti on its social medial platforms.

45.

23-28 February 2022

Vishwa Guru Bharat

Under ‘Amrit Mahotsav Science Showcase : Roadmap to 2047’ Embassy held a virtual photo exhibition and display of video highlighting peaceful use of Civil Nuclear Technology and Atomic Energy in making of modern India and held an online science quiz on 28 February 2022 to commemorate National Science Day.

46.

24 February 2022

Vishwa Guru Bharat

Embassy made wide publicity on social media of the AKAM event 'Study in India – Diplomatic Conclave’ held by EdCIL (India) Ltd. on 24th February 2022 to globalise Indian Education.

47.

28 February 2022

Vishwa Guru Bharat

Embassy made wide publicity through social media of the online AKAM quiz organized by EoI Vienna in partnership with Department of Atomic Energy on ‘Nuclear Science and Technology for Sustainable Future’ Launched on National Science Day- 28th February 2022.

48.

8 March 2022

Ideas, Achievements and Resolve

Embassy celebrated International Women’s Day on 8 March 2022 by way of hosting online Quiz on its social media..

49.

8-14 March, 2022

India’s Rich Cultural Heritage

Embassy celebrated Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat Week from 8-14 March, 2022 and held a photo exhibition and promotion campaign on social media to showcase the grand synthesis of cultures, religions and languages of the people and regions of India, strengthening India’s unity in diversity.

50.

12 March 2022

Celebrating Unsung Heroes

As part of India@75, to commemorate the 92nd Anniversary of Salt Satyagraha and salute leaders who took part in India's freedom struggle, Embassy of India in collaboration with Indian Council for Cultural Relations hosted a live talk “Salt Satyagraha -The Power of Nonviolent Action” by Dr. Shobhna Radhakrishna, internationally acclaimed speaker on Mahatma Gandhi, on 12th March 2022 at 1100 hrs on its social media..

51.

14 to 20 March 2022

Ideas, Achievements and Resolve

Embassy made wide publicity on its social media of the event by Department of Consumer Affairs in celebrating “Consumer Empowerment Week” 14th to 20th March 2022. The celebrations coincide with the World Consumer Rights Day, on 15th March.Two days virtual conference on 16-17 March 2022 organised on E-Commerce and a quiz on Consumer Rights organised on MyGov platform were widely publicized..

52.

15-17 March 2022

India’s Rich Cultural Heritage

As part of Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, Embassy of India organized a photo exhibition on Festivals of India from 15-17 March 2022 at its premises for public viewing, showcasing rich cultural diversity of India – also known as the Land of Festivals...

53.

15-17 March 2022

India’s Rich Cultural Heritage

Embassy made wide publicity on its social media of Surajkund International Crafts Mela held from March 19 to April 4, 2022, the biggest crafts fair in the world, promoting and celebrating the languishing crafts, folk’s traditions, cuisines and cultural heritage of India...

54

1 April 2022

Vishwa Guru Bharat

Embassy organized screening of video recording of Hon'ble PM’s annual interaction ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ with students, parents & teachers on 1st April 2022 with parents, students & teachers to share useful tips and advice for removing stress of Exams. Indian diaspora and local public was invited to watch the video screening at the Embassy.

55

9 April 2022

India’s Rich Cultural Heritage

Embassy made wide publicity on its social media of ICCR arranged “Visiting 7 Indian Legendary Artists”, a virtual exhibition curated by a renowned art historian, Ms. Uma Nair on 9 April 22. This virtual exhibition celebrated the artistic journey of 7 Indian contemporary masters spanning an era of 50 years.

56

16 April 2022

India’s Rich Cultural Heritage

Embassy made wide publicity on social media of ICCR collaborated event of live concert series "Unlock the Music - Season 2". The sixth concert in this series a Hindustani Vocal by Vidushi Kalapini Komkali accompanied by Shri Shambhunath Bhattacharjee on Tabla and Smt Paromita Mukherjee on Harmonium was scheduled to telecast live on 16th April 2022.

57

18-20 April 2022

Ideas, Achievements and Resolve

On the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti on 14 April 2022, Embassy organized a photo exhibition, display of books and screening of documentary on the life of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar at Chancery premises from 18-20 April 2022 for public viewing. Ambassador inaugurated the 3-day event and addressed the audience highlighting contribution to society by Dr. Ambedkar and for progress of India.

58

23 April 2022

India’s Rich Cultural Heritage

Embassy participated in a cultural event in Santiago on 23 April 2022 and showcased India’s rich cultural heritage by putting up a photo exhibition on the arts & architecture of India, displayed handicraft products and Indian cuisines.

59

25-26 April 2022

India’s Rich Cultural Heritage

Embassy held a photo exhibition for public viewing at its premises from 25-26 April 2022 on the traditional costumes of different States and regions of India showcasing India’s rich cultural heritage

60

27-28 April 2022

India’s Rich Cultural Heritage

For showcasing India’s rich cultural and architectural heritage, Embassy held a photo exhibition on the tourist attractions of India for public viewing at its premises from 27-28 April 2022.

61

28-29 April 2022

India’s Rich Cultural Heritage

University of Santiago in Chile (USACH) in association with Embassy of India organized a cultural programme entitled "Intercultural Cycle: Classical India & Oriental Healing Arts" on 28-29 April 2022 with performances of different Indian classical and folk dances. Ambassador of India addressed the audience on the occasion.