Casa de la India launches a new online initiative: Spain-India Encounters, a series of live online sessions with the participation of some of the most prominent personalities from both countries who have contributed to strengthening relations between Spain and India.
Spain-India Encounters will feature one session per month and the topics will cover diverse cultural disciplines represented by film directors, musicians, theater directors, dancers and choreographers, painters, museum directors, publishing houses and sportsmen, among others. The sessions can be enjoyed live through Zoom platform for pre-registered viewers and will be held in English or Spanish, depending on the guest speakers. The sessions will also be published in an edited format on the Youtube channel and social networks of Casa de la India.
Audiences will be able to listen to the fascinating personal experiences shared by renowned figures in this intercultural dialogue and learn about their inspiring views on the past, present and future of Spain-India relations. The speakers will advise us on what we can learn from each other, how we can connect, come closer and enrich our cultures through this creative dialogue, and how we can strengthen our collaboration and exchanges in the future.
The first session is dedicated to "Spain-India Cultural Management" and will feature the participation of the following personalities:
Welcome by: Sanjay Verma, Ambassador of India to Spain
- Dinesh K. Patnaik, Director General of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (N. Delhi)
- Oscar Pujol, Director of the Instituto Cervantes New Delhi
- Javier Parrondo, Director General of Casa Asia (Barcelona)
- Guillermo Rodríguez, Director of Casa de la India (Valladolid)
Moderated by: Sanjoy Roy, Managing Director, Teamwork Arts (N. Delhi)