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Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre Dhaka turns 12

Update : 12 Mar 2022, 13:28

High Commission of India, Dhaka celebrated the 12th Foundation Day of Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC), Dhaka on march 11.

High Commissioner Shri Vikram K. Doraiswami inaugurated the event with the lighting of ceremonial lamp.

High Commissioner inaugurated the event with the lighting of the lamp

In his speech, he highlighted the importance of the cultural centre to foster and strengthen cultural exchanges between India and Bangladesh and promote people to people connect.

High Commissioner highlighted the importance of the cultural centre to foster cultural exchanges between two countries

The event was celebrated with mesmerising performances by IGCC students and teachers. As a special section, IGCC students paid tribute to three great stalwarts of the Music world Bharat Ratna Late Lata Mangeshkar, Late Singer Gitashree Sandhya Mukhopadhyay, and Late Singer-composer Bappi Lahiri who passed away last month.

The event was celebrated with mesmerising performances by IGCC students and teachers

The Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre at Dhanmondi, Dhaka was formally inaugurated on March 11, 2010 by H.E. Dr. Karan Singh, then Hon’ble President of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, along with H.E. Mr. Abul Kalam Azad, then Hon’ble Minister for Information and Cultural Affairs of Bangladesh.

The Centre promotes bilateral cultural linkages between India and Bangladesh by organizing cultural programmes, cultural seminars, workshops and trainings engaging India based Gurus professionals and trainers for Yoga, Hindi, Indian classical Vocal Music and Indian Dances.

 

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