Press Release



Celebration of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas and Viswa Hindi Diwas 2019 at Embassy of India premises.



 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) 2019


Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) is celebrated to strengthen the engagement of the overseas Indian community with the Government of India and reconnect them with their roots. During the Convention, selected overseas Indians are also honored with the prestigious Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award to recognize their contributions to various fields both in India and abroad. The 15th PBD Convention is being held on 21-23 January 2019 in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. The theme of PBD Convention 2019 is "Role of Indian Diaspora in building New India". Special arrangements are also being made for participation in Kumbh Mela and Republic day parade.


Also, locally Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas will be celebrated at the Embassy of India on Wednesday, 9 January 2019 at 7.00 pm [Avenue Salaverry 3006, San Isidro, Lima 27]. The event will have some cultural activities to mark the occasion.



World Hindi Day 2019 / Viswa Hindi Diwas 2019


Every year 10 January is celebrated as the World Hindi Day by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India and Indian Missions/Posts abroad to popularize Hindi language and to promote Hindi as an international language.


The Embassy will celebrate the Viswa Hindi Diwas on Wednesday 9th January 2019 at 7.00 pm [Avenue Salaverry 3006, San Isidro, Lima 27] with a cultural progamme at the Embassy along with Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas.


All are cordially invited
















Lima 17 December 2018