Celebration Of International Day Of Yoga (IDY) 2021

June 20, 2021


The Embassy of India, Beirut organized International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2021 main event at prominent Sanayeh Park in Beirut on June 20. Yoga as per Common Yoga Protocol was conducted by the instructors from Art of Living and Isha Foundation. Also, other yoga schools in Lebanon participated in the event. In light of Covid-19, the participation was restricted to invitees only. Chief of Protocol of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants, Dr. Abeer Ali representing Her Excellency Ms. Zeina Akar, Vice President of Council of Ministers, Minister of Defense and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants and Mr. Mohamad Itani, representing HE Mr. Hani Chemaitelly, Secretary General of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants and Mr. Haytham Sayad, Adviser, representing HE Judge Marwan Aboud, Governor of Beirut attended the event. The event was attended by approximately 100 persons. Yoga is very popular in Lebanon. For past 6 years ever since International Day of Yoga was declared by UN in 2014, the Embassy has been organising Yoga events to mark this Day. There has been always very enthusiastic participation. This year’s theme is “Yoga for Wellness” in light of COVID 19 pandemic. Yoga helps in improving overall health and well being.


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