Centre For Green
Building Material and Technology


Bamboo Cultural Fest 16


Date: September 24, 2016 Organizer: CGBMT, Bangalore

As a Joint initiative Bamboo Society of India with the collaboration of Karnataka Forest Department, Institute of Wood Science and Technology, Indian Plywood Industries Research & Training Institute, Centre for Green Building Material & Technology, R. R. School of Architecture, International Institute of Fashion Design ,celebrated the  World Bamboo Day with two days programme of Bamboo Cultural Fest – 2016 on 24th & 25th September at Institute of Wood Science and Technology, Bengaluru

The inauguration of Bamboo Cultural Fest – 2016 was done byProf. K. Narayana Gowda, Former Vice-Chancellor, UAS, Bengaluru and Sri. Amarnath Shetty, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Retd), Kerala State and Sri. Madhukar Anand, Deputy General Manager (B&O), State Bank of India, Bengaluru graced the occasion. The Valedictory function was graced by  Sri. Lakshman, Chairman, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board, Bengaluru as Chief Guest and Sri. A. K. Varma, IFS (R), Retired Principal Chief Conservator of Forests.

The celebration of Bamboo Cultural Fest – 2016 to celebrate World Bamboo Day included Bamboo Product exhibition, Stalls, Bamboo Workshops, Design Competition, sum Bamboo Fashion show, Bamboo Art, Bamboo Music and Food, Talks and lecturers on Bamboo, Bamboo Tour.