Bhopal, March 4 - The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is all set to open its 17th regional centre in the Madhya Pradesh capital.
The organisation, which promotes Indian art and culture around the world, will hold its first programme here in which Iraqi Oud player Rahim Alhaj will perform with sarod players Aman and Ayaan Ali Khan.
'The council address its mandate of cultural diplomacy through a broad range of activities. We would organise regular activities involving regional artists,' regional officer Nityanand Srivastava said.
Later this month, the ICCR may also hold a formal inauguration function in the city in which its president Karan Singh is likely to participate.