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India Week 2017- Namaste Hamburg!

Hosted by a member of the Hamburg Indian Culture Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 12 Nov 15:00 - 19:30

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Dear All

Protected content will kindly take over the event from me and she will be your host for the Indian Week Event.

I had difficulties to take the flight to HH on the 9th of November and unfortunately will not be able to enjoy this event with you all.

Protected content will wait for you at the entrance with an Umbrella. Pls kindly try to be on time and not to have a delay more than 30 minutes. It is the time she will wait to gather the group.

You will have her mobile phone no. Pls check all the communications on the wall.

Wish you all a very enjoyable event.



Updates : Protected content Program of Indian Week (Pdf)

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The program of Event on 12.11. Protected content
Protected content Birthday – An Indian Party Protected content
Protected content Project - Concert (Indian/German Music Protected content - 19:30

For more details please check page 43 of above link and also the programs of Fabrik.

The Ticket is valid for both programs.

You might buy your ticket directly from Internet:
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Let us experience the whole fascination of the Indian subcontinent in the middle of the city center. The Indian Week in Hamburg will take place from 6 to 12 November Protected content is promoted by Hamburg Ministry of Culture . Many Hamburg-based India players actively will participate in the varied program with more than 80 events and Protected content . The India Week is being hold every 2 years.

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With a population of more than 1,2 billion people, India is not only the second most populated country of the world, but at the same time its largest democracy. India is a federal republic governed under a parliamentary system and consists of 29 states and 7 union territories. It is a pluralistic, multilingual and multi-ethnic society and is also home to a diversity of wildlife in a variety of protected habitats.

Indian cultural history spans more than 4,500 years. During the Vedic period (c. Protected content 500 BCE), the foundations of Hindu philosophy, mythology, theology and literature were laid, and many beliefs and practices which still exist today, such as dhárma, kárma, yóga, and mokṣa, were established. India is notable for its religious diversity, with 79.8% Hinduism, 14.2% Islam, 2.3% Christianity, 1.7% Sikhism, 0.7% Buddhism, 0.4% Jainism,0.9% Zoroastrianism. The capital is New Delhi Protected content and largest city Mumbai (18,4 Millions). Official languages are Hindi & English.

Indian music ranges over various traditions and regional styles. Classical music encompasses two genres and their various folk offshoots: the northern Hindustani and southern Carnatic. The Indian film industry produces the world's most-watched cinema.(Bollywood)

Cotton was domesticated in India by Protected content . Traditional Indian dress varies in colour and style across regions and depends on various factors, including climate and faith. Popular styles of dress include draped garments such as the sari for women and the dhoti or lungi for men. Use of delicate jewellery, modelled on real flowers worn in ancient India, is part of a tradition dating back some 5,000 years; gemstones are also worn in India as talismans.

The economy expanded in the 17th century in the Mughal Empire. In the mid-18th century, the subcontinent came under British East India Company rule, and in the mid-19th under British crown rule. A nationalist movement emerged in the late 19th century, which later, under Mahatma Gandhi, was noted for nonviolent resistance and led to India's independence in Protected content .

Apart from that, India has one of the most dynamic markets worldwide and one of the fastest-growing major economies and is considered a newly industrialised country. However, it continues to face the challenges of poverty, corruption, malnutrition, and inadequate public healthcare. A nuclear weapons state and regional power, it has the third largest standing army in the world and ranks fifth in military expenditure among nations.

Almost Protected content from Hamburg participate in the trade with India, with more than Protected content them maintaining offices or production sites in India.