On June 21st, the Second International Yoga Day event took place at the historical site The Tachana Compound in Tel Aviv. The event was organized by the Embassy of India Israel, in collaboration with the Israeli Ministry of Culture & Sports, Ministry of Tel Aviv-Jaffa, the Israeli Yoga Teachers' Association and additional Yoga organizations.

 

During the 5 hours and a half event nearly 2,000 people attended the event. The event was launched by Deputy Ambassador DR. Anju Kumar. at 17:00. There were five simultaneous sessions around the Tachana, along with Indian stalls and food. The official Yoga Protocol session was conducted by a senior and acclaimed Yoga teacher from India Prasad Rangnekar.

 

The Ambassador of India in Israel Mr. Pavan Kapoor inaugurated the event with traditional lighting candles ceremony. Deputy Mayor of Tel Aviv-Jaffa Municipality and Shlmoit Nir Toor the Director of Sports for All & sport for women at the Ministry of Culture & Sports spoke at the occasion. The event ended with a cultural program by a local Indian singer Liora Yitzhak and Bharatnatyam dance.

 

 

 

 

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http://www.diplomacy.co.il/diplomatic-magazine/art-culture/3484-embassy-of-india-in-tel-aviv-international-yoga-day-2016

 

 
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