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Catching the Indian Tiger

Nov 23, 2023
18:30 - 21:00
30cc/ Minnepoort
Dirk Boutslaan 62
3000 Leuven
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Baron Philippe Vlerick, BICC&I Chairman, will provide the opening remarks for the event which will be followed by a presentation by Mr. Stefan Merckx, CEO of Cartamundi Group, the world leader in play solutions such as playing cards, board games, collectibles and trading card games.

Moreover, H.E. Santosh Jha, Ambassador of India to Belgium, Luxembourg and the EU, who will be leaving Belgium at the end of November after an intensive and successful 3.5 year posting, will honor us one last time with his presence and ever insightful remarks on the importance of India and its relations, not only with Belgium but the entire EU!

As always, the presentation will be followed by a walking dinner and networking opportunity with official delegates, representatives and prominent figures from the Belgo-Indian business community.

Following the networking reception, we have the pleasure to invite you to attend the Opening Concert of the 2023 Indialogue Festival in Leuven by the renowned string ensemble “49 Strings”. The ensemble is composed of musicians from India and Europe and plays a total of 49 strings -the violin, cello, sarangi and kamaicha, resulting in a unique performance and cultural experience!

Programme Details

18.30: Welcome and registration

19.00: Opening remarks by Baron Philippe Vlerick, Chairman of the Belgo-Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry

19.05: Farewell remarks by H.E. Santosh Jha, Ambassador of India to Belgium, Luxembourg and the EU

19.10: Presentation by Mr. Stefan Merckx, CEO Cartimundi

19.30: Walking dinner

20.15: Transfer to the theater

20.30: Concert by ‘49 Strings’


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