On 19th March 2022,the Centre for Visual and Performing Arts was launched to bridge the gap in conservation, performing arts and art education. The glittering event in Bengaluru was attended by celebrities like the Founder of Ranga Shankara, Mrs. Arundhati Nag, former MP, Rajya Sabha, Mrs. B Jayashree and renowned Kannada author Mr Jayant Kaikini.
The Centre will host workshops, conferences, lecture demonstrations by leading performing artistes and artist-in-residence programmes. It will offer a range of certificate courses, short term courses, and weekend programmes that will provide great learning opportunities to students and the community.
The evening included performances by RV University students showing their newly acquired skills through the energetic Kamsale dance, a scintillating display of Yakshagana by students of Yaksha Degula and a tribute to Lata Mangeshkar by Sangeeta Katti, who sang evergreen melodies.