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CultureThe Indian Culture Centre in Kuala Lumpur was inaugurated in February 2010.Right from its inception, a host of programmes featuring dance, music, exhibitions and lectures have been organized at the Centre to draw in Malaysian and Indian origin audiences. The events include lectures by eminent people, exhibitions of photos and paintings, performances of cultural troupes sponsored by ICCR, workshops on Indian music, dance and lecture-cum-demonstrations by Indian artists, and various other events. The Centre has three fulltime teachers for Yoga, Kathak dance and Carnatic classical music. The Centre also has part-time teachers for Hindi language and Tabla. Regular classes are held at the Centre and the number of students attending these classes has rapidly grown up over last three years.
A grouping called the Friends of Indian Culture Centre (FICC) has also been created to advise and assist the Indian Culture Centre in expanding its outreach.
To help further strengthening cultural cooperation between India and Malaysia, a bilateral Cultural Exchange Programme for 2010-13 was signed on 27th October 2010 during the visit of the Hon'ble Prime Minister to Malaysia.
For further information please see Indian Cultural Centre, Kuala Lumpur