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Ugeavisen article covering IAS Yoga Day Celebration

International Yoga Day in Colloboration with Embassy of India, Copenhagen, Denmark


IAS organised 8th Internation Day of Yoga (IDY) on 18th June 2022. The event was planned in colloboratio with The Embassy of India, Copenhagen. It was a great success with more than 20 participants taking part in the event.

Call for Volunteers


IAS calling for new volunteers. If you are interested to be a volunteer for existing activities or to be a volunteer for new activity, we would like to hear more from you.

4th AGM of IAS


We would like to invite all IAS members to attend our 4th AGM 2022 to be held on 30th April 2022. We would also like to receive nomination from our IAS Members to nominate themselves for the various open position on our IAS Board, during the board member's election as a part of our AGM. Please see below for the various open position on the board. Nominations can be sent to Kalaivani (+45 91 72 29 46) or Vijay K (+45 51 80 88 65) by 23rd Apr 2022.

Roles Open for Nomination(s):

  1. Treasurer

  2. Legal and Communication

  3. Suppleanter 2

Cancellation of Activities


Since the Kommune has to use the Sønderskov Hallen for the purpose of vaccination, all the bookings on the hall stands cancelled as informed by the Kommune until 2nd January 2022. All activities using this hall therefore is not possible during this period. All volunteers & members registered for the various activities are informed via WhatsApp. Further notice on resumption of the activities will be informed as we receive new information from the kommune.

Update: All Activities of IAS has resumed and all registered members have been informed via their respective WhatsApp groups. In case of any questions, please reach out to the volunteers or board members.



Indian Association Sønderborg (IAS) proudly welcomes Mr. Taranjit Bharaj (Monty Singh) as our chief guest for our upcoming Sports Day 2021 event. He is a national cricket player and part of the Denmark National Team. He plays for the Herning Cricket Club and had his debut match on the national team on 05-Nov-2016. Some of his recognition/ Awards include:

  1. Player of the season award from Svanholm Cricket Club in the year 2013.

  2. Won Elite Championship with Svanholm Cricket Club in the year 2014.

  3. Awarded Best Player of the Season for Ishøj, 4th Highest Run scorer in Denmark for the year 2015.

  4. Debuted for the Denmark National Team in the year 2016.



For our upcoming 75th Indian Independence Day Celebration, IAS is organizing a flag hoisting ceremony, where it would like to encourage participation from the Kids in various cultural activities as listed below:

  1. Fancy Dress for Kids (4 to 10 Years).

  2. Group Song ( Based on the interest groups can be divided into smaller groups if needed.)

  3. Short Skit/ Play

Registration is mandatory for participation in cultural activities. We request parents to please register with Shanmugam(+4571614570) Kalaivani(+4591722946) or Kanmani(+4571498997).

Rules & Regulations:

  1. Entries to the activities will be accepted on a first come first served basis.

  2. Only participants from 4 years to 16 years are eligible for registration and is restricted only to registered IAS members.

  3. Deadline for registration - 5th August 2021.

  4. No request for registrations will be entertained after the stipulated deadline.

  5. All contents shall be scrutinised by the IAS board members and no deviation shall be allowed from the contents after approval.

  6. Participants (and their parents) are responsible for the contents and any properties needed for the cultural activities.

  7. IAS shall provide basic infrastructure and facilitate the activities. For any special requirements(like music instruments, mic arrangement etc) please contact the organiser.

  8. IAS reserves the right to cancel or modify the activity/events as necessary.

IAS AGM 2021 held on 29th May 2021


IAS had held its Annual General Meeting on 29th May 2021 in Sønderborg.

Excerpts from the meeting:

  1. Annual Budget and expenses presented.

  2. Highlights from various activities conducted in 2020-21.

  3. Proposals for various activities for the Year 2021-22.

  4. New board members were elected for the board on various roles that was published earlier.

Resuming Various Activities in IAS


Indoor sports for adults are included in the next phase of reopening on May 6th 2021. This means we can restart our weekend badminton session for adults starting 8th May 2021.

Important points to note

1. Reopening guideline states that there can be a maximum of 25 people for indoor activities. So, we decided to merge G1 and G2 into one group called G1 and they play on Saturday between 18:00 to 20:00. Similarly, G3 and G4 have been merged into a new group G2 and they play on Sunday between 8:00 to 10:00 in the morning. Team details are shared via WhatsApp.

2. Coronapas is mandatory for adults. It can be either a completed vaccination or a negative Corona test within 72 hours before the start of the play.

3. Captains and vice-captains to check the coronapas of each player in their group.

To know more about coronapas and where to see them, please see the link below:

Suspension of in-person IAS Activities

October 23, 2020

New restrictions from the Danish Authorities today needs us to limit the assembly to max 10 people.

We have to suspend all the in-person IAS activities for 4 weeks.

Any session that can be conducted online shall continue.

We are implementing the same from 24-Oct-2020. A subsequent update will be sent when the activities are resumed.

Follow the prevailing guidelines, stay safe and healthy.


COVID-19 in Denmark and border crossing

September 04, 2020

Information from the Danish authorities about coronavirus/COVID-19 and FAQ

Information from the Danish authorities about COVID-19 test, booking and related FAQ.

These pages are regularly updated by the authorities. Please make use of all the important information.