Celebrations of World Heritage Day in Bangalore by INTACH, 18th March 2009

Saturday, April 18th, 2009, is World Heritage Day, a day to celebrate the diversity of the world’s heritage, especially its monuments and sites. To celebrate our city’s rich heritage on this important day, a number of organisations have partnered to give you a full calendar day of exciting events.

*Photo Exhibition *on Bangalore’s cultural heritage by Bangalore Weekend Shoots*. *

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 am Venue: Cubbon Park Bandstand

Time: 7:00 am- 9:00 am Venue: Lalbagh Bandstand

Time: 10:30 am – 7:30 pm Venue: Bangalore Fort.

*INTACH Parichay* (heritage walk) (In Kannada) led by Dr.S.K.Aruni

Time: 8:30 – 11:00 am; Venue: Tipu Palace, Bangalore Fort and its vicinity.

For Registration contact: Meera (99860 23014)

Heritage Hunts, by Bangalore City Project, explore the city, solve some clues and you just might win a prize.

Time: 3:00 – 5:00 pm; Venues: Gavipuram, Malleswaram and Whitefield.

For further details check www.bcp.wikidot.com
or call Krupa (99721 14110)

*Cultural Programme* including a talk on Bangalore’s heritage by author Vikram Sampath, release of a set of postcards on Bangalore’s heritage, and light music by Vijay Havanur.

Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Venue: Bangalore Fort

For Entry Passes contact: Pankaj (93421 35215)

Heritage Quiz

Time: Throughout the day

On: Radio One

These events are organised and supported by the Archaeological Survey of India, Bangalore Circle; Department of Kannada and Culture, Govt of Karnataka; Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike; Bangalore Weekend> Shoots; Bangalore City Project; Max Mueller Bhavan/Goethe Institut; UDBHAVA Forum; ABIDe; and the Bangalore Chapter of INTACH./* *

Heritage Hunts

*Bangalore City Project presents Heritage Hunts as part of citywide World Heritage Day celebrations.*

Make sure you join the fun in atleast one location at 3pm on Saturday 18 April 2009

*Gavipuram- the historic vernacular settlement predating the city of Bangalore, to the South,

*Malleswaram-one of the first planned extensions to the city, to the North and

* *Whitefield – the colonial period Anglo-Indian settlement, to the East.*

Walk in 3pm onwards to:

Bull temple entrance, Bull Temple Road, Basavanagudi for the Gavipuram Hunt,

St. Peter’s Seminary (Gate 2), 8 Main, Malleswaram for the Malleswaram Hunt,

Whitefield Club entrance, Whitefield for Whitefield Hunt,

…. and get started!

Further details on


or call Krupa (99721 14110)

All participants might just get a surprise, while something special awaits the team that solves all the clues first and cracks the hunt.

Please remember first come first served!

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