A city comes alive in its spaces for arts, culture and informed conversations

Bangalore International Centre (BIC) is a neutral, non-profit, member and donor enabled public institution for Bengalureans. Since 2005, over 900 ‘free to attend’ events have been held at BIC reflecting its inclusive approach. The curated programs cover talks, panel discussions, films, music, dance, visual arts, plays, lecture demonstrations and more.



Sun, 15 Dec 2019 — Thu, 30 Jan 20201:00 pm — 9:00 pm

A Thousand Doorways

Thu, 23 Jan 20207:00 pm — 8:30 pm


Sat, 25 Jan 20207:00 pm — 8:30 pm
Sun, 26 Jan 20203:30 pm — 5:00 pm

The Republic at 70

Sun, 26 Jan 20207:00 pm — 8:30 pm

Purandaradasa: Pitamaha of Carnatic Music

Mon, 27 Jan 20207:00 pm — 8:30 pm

Making Bengaluru Safer

Tue, 28 Jan 20206:30 pm — 8:00 pm

Pre-Budget Musings

Wed, 29 Jan 20207:00 pm — 8:30 pm

Whose City Is It Anyway?

Fri, 31 Jan 20206:30 pm — 8:00 pm

Multiple spaces for events and activities

BIC’s facility is a new addition to the intellectual, social and cultural life of Bengaluru. BIC’s 48,000 square feet premises houses an all-day cafe, auditorium, 2 seminar rooms, board room, gallery, library, amphitheatre, rooftop terrace and spaces for indoor and outdoor activities. There is provision for basement parking. These facilities are available for hire by organisations provided the use is consistent with BIC’s objectives and guidelines.


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