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75th Indian Independence Day Celebrations at Embassy of India, Rome

Posted on: August 17, 2021 | Back | Print

Embassy of India

Celebration of 75th Indian Independence Day in Rome

The Embassy of India in Rome celebrated the 75th Indian Independence Day today with great fervour and enthusiasm at the Indian House. Ambassador Dr. Neena Malhotra unfurled the national tri-color followed by singing of national anthem and read out the message of the Hon’ble President of India to the Nation on the occasion of the Independence Day.

2) The event was followed by a gala cultural performance under the theme “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav”. The highlight of the cultural performance was the Bhangra Dance by a local bhangra group from Rome. At the end of the event, Ambassador felicitated the participants and the cultural groups that took part in the event. Refreshments were served at the end of the function.

3) The event was attended by approximately 250 Indian community members, friends of India and local Indian diaspora members. The event is the 2nd major in-person event to be held after the International Day of Yoga, 2021 following resumption of normal activities due to COVID-19 Pandemic.