The Embassy of India in Hungary is celebrating the 6th International Day Of Yoga on June 21st, 2020.
This year the theme for the International Day of Yoga is ‘ Yoga From Home’. Keeping the theme in mind, Embassy of India is organising a series of events that will not just follow ‘social distancing’ but would also connect with as many people of Hungary as possible.
Starting with the Videolog contest announced by the Ayush Ministry, India, the Embassy has also announced Essay Contest on the topic ’The Science behind Attainment of Holistic Health through Yoga’ for college students and a Poster contest on the topic ’ Yoga For A Better World’ for school students. The Jury members are senior academicians of eminent Universities of Hungary.The winners would get attractive prizes. A daily quiz contest is also taking place from June 10th.
To celebrate the International Yoga Day, Embassy of India has collaborated with eminent Yoga teachers from major cities in Hunghary including Budapest, Szeged, Debrecen and Pécs to participate in ’Live Streaming’ of Common Yoga Protocol from their studios.
This would be led by Ms. Ankita Sood, Yoga teacher of Amrita Sher-Gil Cultural Centre, Budapest from the iconic Hero’s Square in ’Live Streaming’ method.
Highlighting the importance of this occasion, Ambassador of India in Hungary, Mr. Kumar Tuhin has said,
’This year, the whole world has faced unprecedented challenges. The global pandemic has severely impacted the world economy, our health – physical and emotional, and our well being. The positive role that Yoga plays in teaching us the path from illness to wellness and in connecting our body, mind and soul so as to bring holistic health, is well recognized. As the theme itself beautifully conveys, Yoga is able to meet diverse needs and is adaptable in different situations, it gives the maximum health assurance at individual, family, society, and global levels.’
Through various digital activities, Embassy of India in Hungary is hoping to further expand the outreach of Yoga this year and involve as many persons as possible on the digital domain paving way for a unique experience for the yoga enthusiasts and also contributing to the success of this significant international event.
Source: Embassy of India in Hungary