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Vishwa Hindi Divas – 4th World Hindi Day 2009

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on December 27, 2008

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World Hindi Day to be celebrated every year.

Ministry of External Affairs and a number of Indian Missions abroad celebrated World Hindi Day on 10th January, 2006 for the first time. Hindi competitions were organized on this occasion. On the occasion of World Hindi Day on 10th January, 2007 Ministry of External Affairs organized a Hindi Essay competition for foreign students, who are studying Hindi in India. The winners were given prizes by the Chief Guest by the Minister of State for External Affairs, Shri Anand Sharma at a grand function held on 10th Janauary,2007. A number of Indian Missions abroad also celebrated World Hindi Day in January, 2007 on a large scale and organized various Hindi competitions and cultural programmes. It has been decided that World Hindi Day will be celebrated annually. (Source: 7th World Hindi Conference (Paramaribo (Suriname), 5-9 June, 2003))

Podium Talk:

Vishwa Hindi Divas 2009
World Hindi Day 2009


The Embassy of lndia, in cooperation with Humboldt University, Berlin, and ICCR, New Delhi, pesent

Vishwa Hindi Divas – World Hindi Day

on 14 January 2009 at 1800 hrs.



Talk on

Vishwa mein Hindi Ki Disha aur Dasha’ (‚Status of Hindi in the world’)

by Dr. Vishnu R. Sarwade


Moderation by

Dr. Hannelore Bauhaus-Lötzke

Department of South Asian Studies, Asian and African Institute, Humboldt University, Berlin


Reading from literature in Hindi by

Dr. Hannelore Bauhaus-Lötzke and students of Humboldt University, Berlin

With Translation and reading in German by

Mr. Guntram Wischnewski


Dr. Vishnu R. Sarwade is a reader and head of the department of Hindi at MumbaiUniversity. AT present, he holds the ICCR chair of India studies at Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität in Bonn

Languages: Hindi / German / English

The event is concluded with a reception.

14 January 2009
18:00 hrs

Embassy of
Tiergartenstr. 17
Berlin (Bus 200 Tiergartenstraße)

Free Admission
Please show your identity card at the entry point!
It will be highly appreciated, if bags and eatables are not brought inside the premises of the Embassy

(Source: 2008 – Embassy of India (Cultural Departement), Berlin)

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