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Embassy of India Tel Aviv  4th International Day of Yoga 21 June 2018

 In the year 2014, the longest day of summer solstice, 21 June, was adopted as the International Day of Yoga through a UN Resolution that was proposed by India and co-sponsored by 177 nations. Since then, the International Day of Yoga (IDY) is being celebrated all over the world with great enthusiasm and positive spirit. The Indian Diplomatic missions all over the world, take the lead in organizing events to mark the IYD.

The Embassy of India in Israel has been celebrating IDY since 2015 every year on 21 June. This year, the Embassy will organize the event at Port Tel Aviv, with the scenic backdrop of Mediterranean Sea.

The event is being organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and Sport of Israel, Tel Aviv Yafo Municipality, Port Tel Aviv, Reebok, Ella Yoga, Yoga Teachers’ Association and Air India.



The program is from 1815- 2145 hrs and includes:

  • Indian classical music performance,
  • Sun salutations and Ashtanga Yoga practice by a renowned teacher from India Mr.Vijay Amar
  • An official ceremony attended by the Ambassador of India in Israel and Israeli dignitaries,
  • Common Yoga Protocol practice by senior yoga teacher from the US Mrs. Carrie Owerko and;
  • Entertaining dance performance by Mr. Arun Kalakshethra and his dance group.

This year’s event may be aired live to several parts of the world. The event is free of cost, open to all, suits all yoga level practitioners. Just bring your mats and enjoy the spirit of yoga.

In today’s world of stress and conflict at several levels, Yoga brings a message of health, harmony, constructive and focused thinking and holistic wellbeing. We invite you to celebrate with us this eternal spirit of Yoga for generating and spreading the message of peace for the larger good of humanity.

You may register your participation by visiting our event page: https://ww.facebook.com/events/172049570165920/


Picture of Vijay Amar – credit to Embassy of India