International Yoga Day 2016
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A summary of events organized is follows :

 

(I) Mission in collaboration with Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara organized 2nd IDY celebrations in the Culture and Convention Centre of METU on 18.06.2016 from 0930 hrs to 1230 hrs.  Around 200 people participated in the event.  Messages of the Prime Minister and External Affairs Minister and a film on `Yoga – Harmony with Nature’ was screened during the event. A master class on Yoga was conducted by Yoga Gurus from Ankara, Elif and Baris Iscan in the lawns outside the Convention Centre.  Booklets, CDs and Turkish translated books on Yoga were distributed during the event.


(II) Mission celebrated 2nd IDY on 21.06.2016 in the Embassy auditorium from 1600 hrs to 1830 hrs.  Yoga Guru form Ankara  Shri Rama Ray (Hakdan Agun) had conducted a session on Hatha Yoga. Messages of the Prime Minister and External Affairs Minister and a film on `Yoga’ was screened during the event.  Booklets, CDs and Turkish translated books on Yoga were distributed during the event.


(III) Govinda Math Yoga and Meditation Centre, Ankara organized a workshop on “Yoga and Pranayam” on 22/06/2016.


(IV) A demonstration on Yoga was organized on 25.06.2016 at India Garden in Antalya Expo-2016. Films on `Yoga’ were screened during the event.  Yoga Guru Shri Harish conducted a Master Class on Yoga during the event. Booklets, CDs and Turkish translated books on Yoga were distributed during the event.  Commissioner General of Antalya Expo-2016 was the chief guest of the event. 

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