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Vincenzo Vergiani attends inauguration of UK-India Year of Culture

last modified Mar 03, 2017 02:55 PM

To mark the 70th anniversary of Indian independence, "UK-India Year of Culture" is a year-long programme of events to celebrate the cultural ties between the UK and India. The programme was inaugurated by the Queen at a Buckingham Palace reception attended by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Guests from the worlds of sport, fashion, show-business and the arts were invited to the event, including Dr Vinceno Vergiani, University Senior Lecturer in Sanskrit, who is seen here being presented to Her Majesty.

Vincenzo Vergiani meets Queen Elizabeth

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