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5th International Day of Yoga celebration in Frankfurt

5th International Day of Yoga celebration in Frankfurt

Consulate General of India
***Frankfurt***
PRESS RELEASE

20th June 2019

5th International Day of Yoga celebration in Frankfurt

The Consulate General of India in Frankfurt organized the 5th International Day of Yoga at the historic old town area at Walther von Cronberg Platz, in Sachsenhausen, Frankfurt on 19th June 2019.

Seeing huge popularity for Yoga in Germany, the Consulate organized 5th IDY at two locations this year with the support from the city authorities of Cologne, Frankfurt & the Yoga partners. The first leg of the IDY was held in Cologne on 15th June in front of the old historic Cathedral.

At the IDY celebration on 19th June, Consul General Ms. Pratibha Parkar along with the, head of Foreigners Council Mr. Kerry Reddington, First City Council of Kelkheim Mr. Wolf Dieter Hasler & Convener of Friends of India Mr. Kamal Vatsain inaugurated the event by lighting the ceremonial lamp.

The partner Yoga institutions for the Consulate General of India in this initiative were Santulan LIFE, Happy Yoga, Brahma Kumaris, Balagokulam & Bhakti Marg. Yoga Demonstrations and Meditation exercises were conducted by the Yoga partners. These Yoga partners have their Ashrams and Yoga Centers around Frankfurt since decades. There were six Info desks ste up by these Yoga Institutes.

This two hour event was a huge success with participants from Indo-German diaspora and was also covered by local media.

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