Rotary Club of Bangalore to celebrate Education through Art - Kala for Vidya

Bengaluru, February 20, 2017: Rotary Club of Bangalore (RCB) will be showcasing its annual art exhibition Kala for Vidya on Friday, February 24, at The Taj West End - Art Corridor. The event is to be inaugurated by Ms. Shefali Vaidya, the eminent columnist and Mr. Prasad Bidappa, the fashion guru, guests of honour. 26 prominent Indian artists have joined hands with RCB along with The Taj West End for the cause, the education of economically weaker section children. The Art Show will be on display February 25 and 26, 2017, from 11.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. for art lovers to enjoy and contribute.

 ‘Rotary club ofBangalore has a long history of service projects. We have constructed 40government primary schools, run our own high school, build toilet blocks, and similarprojects. A successful Kala for Vidya show will mean one more step in thedirection of making India free of illiteracy. This initiative by Rotary Club is part of the larger effort to bring inunderprivileged children into the mainstream through education‘, said Rtn.President Ranga Rao, RCB.   He furtheradded “What is special about this show are the fine artists coming to partnerwith us for the cause.  Well-known artistssuch as Gurudas Shenoy, Milind Nayak have been our source of inspiration for usto sustain the cause for over 9 years generating smiles on the faces of thechildren of rural India.”

Mr Somnath Mukherjee, the General Manager of Taj West End,’The Taj West End has always aimed to showcase the finer things in life and theArt Corridor is a perfect example of it. We have partnered with RCB for Kalafor Vidya in the past as well and is an extension for the support we providefor artists’.

Rotary club of Bangalore is 82 years young and has anenviable spectrum of service projects. We have partnered in running the RotaryTTK blood bank, significant dialysis presence, inculcate solar and green valuesin rural areas, and many other socially relevant projects.


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