Vishwa Hindi Divas – 4th World Hindi Day 2009
Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on December 27, 2008
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))
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.
‚Vishwa mein Hindi Ki Disha aur Dasha’ (‚Status of Hindi in the world’)
by Dr. Vishnu R. Sarwade
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
Embassy of India
10785 Berlin (Bus 200 Tiergartenstraße)
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)