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UPDATED SCHEDULE for World Heritage Day – Saturday, 18th April
To celebrate World Heritage Day, (UNESCO Day for Monuments and Sites ) we’ve lined up some events and activities that connect you to the city’s diverse and layered heritage.

7am to 9am – Bandstands at Lalbagh and Cubbon Park – A photo exhibition that captures some images of our city through the eyes of the Bangalore Weekend Shoots (BWS) photographers.

8.30 am to 11am – INTACH Parichay, walk in Kannada led by eminent historian Dr SK Aruni through the Fort precinct.
Start point: Tipu Summer Palace at 8.30am
Register ahead with Meera – 99860 23014.

10.30 am until 7.30pm – Bengaluru Fort – The photo exhibit moves to this historic site.

3 pm to 5pm – Bangalore City Project (BCP) Heritage Hunt at Gavipuram, Malleswaram and Whitefield. For more details, contact Krupa – 99721 14110

5.30 pm to 7.30pm – Bengaluru Fort – A cultural evening hosted by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI ) and INTACH, Bangalore. The event begins with a talk by Mr Vikram Sampath, author of Splendours of Royal Mysore followed by a programme of light music by Mr Vijay Havanur and the release of a set of heritage postcards created for INTACH Bangalore by BWS.

For Passes to the event, contact Pankaj – 93421 35215

A heritage quiz runs through the day on Radio One. Winners – decided by the radio channel – take home specially designed city souvenirs.

NOTE: The events are organized and supported by The Archaeological Survey of India ( ASI); Department of Kannada and Culture, Govt of Karnataka; Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP); Bangalore Weekend Shoots; Bangalore City Project; Max Mueller Bhavan; UDBHAVA Forum; ABIDe and the Bangalore Chapter of INTACH.

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