„Hamburg will celebrate the sixth India Week from 2nd to 8th November this year. More than 60 events covering economy, culture, science and education, politics and society will showcase the profound expertise in Hamburg relating to India.
„What started as an initiative of the German-Indian Round Table (GIRT) in 2007, has become an institution over the years. Due to its growing size and wide range of topics, the event takes place every two years since 2009 and is organized under the lead of the Senate Chancellery together with the Ministry of Culture in Hamburg, the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce, the HWF Hamburg Business Development Corporation and the German-Indian Round Table as well as the Hamburg Representation Mumbai. Another important partner is the Consulate General of India, Hamburg.
„The purpose of India Week Hamburg is to display the multiple ties between Hamburg and India, strengthen existing partnerships and create new opportunities for cooperation. All those institutions, universities, companies, NGOs and others who are involved with India are invited to contribute. […]“
- Inaugural speech by Mr. Olaf Scholz, First Mayor of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg (PDF, 24 KB)
- Speech by Dr. Vidhu P. Nair, Acting Consul General of India, Hamburg (PDF, 20 KB)
- Greetings by Mrs. Sujatha Singh, India’s Foreign Secreatry (live transmission via video, no manuscript available)
- Keynote by Mr. Gunit Chadha, Co-Chief Executive Officer of the Deutsche Bank-Asia Pacific (Mr. Chadha spoke extempore, no manuscript available)
Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren,
liebe Freunde des German-Indian Round Table Hamburg,
„Bald wird in Hamburg wieder die ganze Faszination des indischen Subkontinents erlebbar: Vom 7. bis 15. September findet bereits zum fünften Mal die India Week Hamburg statt, mit der die Hansestadt ihre guten Beziehungen zu dem Partnerland Indien unterstreicht.“
September 11th – 13th, Hamburg, Germany
After consulting the General Consulate of India in Hamburg Germany and other local stakeholders, the Renewable Energy Hamburg Cluster Agency prepared the three day “India Hamburg Smart Cities und Renewable Energy Convention” in connection with the India Week Hamburg 2013 for you.