AAI, SPIC MACAY Foundation to promote Indian culture

ANI | Updated: Nov 16, 2017 12:13 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov.16 (ANI): The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is committed towards fostering the exchange of traditional Indian values and to generate awareness of the cultural traditions and heritage of India.

Moving a step ahead in the direction of promoting arts and culture, AAI today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SPIC MACAY (Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth) for organising a two-day event "Dance and Music in the Park "for the next three years.

This two-day event will showcase various classical dance and music forms of India. This year, the event will be organised on December 2 and 3 at Nehru Park, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, and will have performances by renowned artists Pt. Birju Maharaj (Kathak) and Raja Radha Reddy (Kuchipudi) and Us. Amjad Ali Khan (Sarod) and Pt. Rajan and Sajan Mishra (Vocal).

The MoU was signed by Anuj Aggarwal, Member (HR), AAI and Rashmi Malik, Chairperson, SPIC MACAY Foundation in the august presence of Guruprasad Mohapatra, Chairman, AAI at Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan, Safdarjung Airport, New Delhi. J.B.Singh, General Manager (PR) and other officials of AAI were also present.

During signing of the MoU, Dr. Mohapatra said, "We look forward to make this two-day event a memorable cultural evening of Delhi. This is, in a way, a tribute to the rich cultural heritage of the country." (ANI)

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