“Stairway to India” – economic, culinary, tourism event in Budapest

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The India Ambassador’s resident was surely fascinating venue a real tourism venue and worthwhile walking dozen-and-dozen up the

“Stairway to India”

so told the Ambassador as greeting and thanking the invitation.

A composite event on promotion of India States –  their economic, culinary and tourism potentials, coupled with a food pairing and wine-tasting event was organised at Embassy Residence on May 12, 2018. The event also promoted samples of wineries from Hungary’s regions as well as from India.

The States of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Hyderabad, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, West-Bengal, and their ”Make in India” potential, were showcased to a distinguished audience of around 200 dignitaries from government and businesses from Hungary. VIP guests included former PM Péter Medgyessy,  Dr. Pana Petra, Deputy State Secretary for Foreign Trade, Mr. Szilveszter Bus, Deputy State Secretary for Southern Opening, MFAT. The event also showcased a Rajasthani folk dance, which was performed by Ms. Judith Abraham, followed by a puppet show by Markus theatre.

In his welcome speech, Ambassador Rahul Chhabra also informed the guests about the upcoming 4th International Day of Yoga and 3rd Ganga Danube-Festival and introduced to audience and the media present, the famous Hungarian actress – Boglarka CsoszYoga Brand Ambassador.

The event was very well received by the visitors. Many took the occasion and inquired about the different states and regions with the tourism opportunities India has to offer.

Just a glimpse into the Rajasthani folk dance:

Update snaps, video: Aggie Reiter

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