BANGALORE INTERNATIONAL CENTRE formally came into existence on 21st November, 2005 when it was inaugurated by the Hon. President of India, Dr A P J Abdul Kalam. It has completed a successful year on 21st November, 2006. To mark this, Bangalore International Centre observed its First Anniversary in the week 21st to 25th November, 2006. On this occasion, it had organized the following functions:
21st November, 2006:
A Programme viz., “Laya and Taala” a performance of Indian Percussion Instruments by Shri Anoor R Ananthakrishna Sharma (Shivu) and his troupe of musicians was arranged at 7 PM in the evening.
A “Ghazal Nostalgia” – an evening of old nostalgic Ghazals by Shri Akbar Yusufi, a reputed Ghazal singer was there at 8 PM.
25th November, 2006:
The Members Lounge and the Library of Bangalore International Centre was inaugurated by Dr A Ramachandran, President of the Centre at 5 PM.
A Talk by Shri Subroto Bagchi, Co-Founder of Mindtree Consulting viz., “High Performance Entrepreneur” was arranged at 6 PM
There was a performance viz., “Where the mind is free” by Smt. Arundati Raja and Shri Jagadish Raja, the Theatre Duo at 7 PM.
“Raaga Sandhya” Indian Classical Vocal Music, was presented by Pandit Madhav Gudi, noted exponent of classical music at 7.30 PM
Dinner was arranged to all the participants at 9 PM.
All the above functions were well-attended by the invitees and the members of BIC and appreciated by one and all.