The annual cultural fest completes 10 years of celebrating cultural talent of IT professionals
Chennai, 11October 2019: International Tech Park Chennai (ITPC), a development by Ascendas, a member of CapitaLand Limitedcelebrated its annual cultural fest ‘Livewire 2019’ with spectacular performances by employees from various companies within the Park, recently.
Livewire isone of the most popular cultural events by the employees working at IT parks such as ITPC. This event enables the young professionals to break away from their regular work schedules and showcase their talent in the area of art, culture and fashion.
Over 242 contestants from 28 IT companies at ITPC showcased their talent in various categories such as singing, dancing, ad zap and fashion show. After a month-long process of screening and auditions, employees who were shortlisted for the grand finale battled it out for the title of ‘Stars of ITPC’ in front of panel of judges comprising of professionals from city’s art and culture fraternity, cheering colleagues and parkites.
Speaking about the initiative,MrVinamra Srivastava, CEO – Operations & Private Funds, Ascendas- India said, “At Ascend as we believe in developing business environments that are conducive to nurturing overall wellness of our parkites. Livewire is one such unique platform where parkites can unleash their creative talent and live their passion beyond their busy work schedules.We wish to thank all the contestants, clients, partners and media for their continued support in making Livewire one of the most successful events for working professionals in the city.” The event concluded with the award ceremony where the trophy of ‘Overall Champions’ was presented to B.A Continuum Pvt Ltd for winning in most number of categories.
About Ascendas, a member of CapitaLand Limited (www.capitaland.com)
Ascendas, a leading business space solutions provider, is a member of CapitaLand Limited (CapitaLand), one of Asia’s largest diversified real estate groups. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, CapitaLand owns and manages a global portfolio worth over S$129.1 billion as at 30 June 2019. CapitaLand’s portfolio spans across diversified real estate classes which includes commercial, retail; business park, industrial and logistics; integrated development, urban development; as well as lodging and residential. With a presence across more than 200 cities in over 30 countries, the Group focuses on Singapore and China as its core markets, while it continues to expand in markets such as India, Vietnam, Australia, Europe and the USA.
CapitaLand has one of the largest real estate investment management businesses globally. It manages eight listed real estate investment trusts (REITs) and business trusts as well as over 20 private funds. Since it pioneered REITs in Singapore with the listing of CapitaLand Mall Trust in 2002, CapitaLand’s REITs and business trusts have expanded to include AscendasReit, CapitaLand Commercial Trust, Ascott Residence Trust, CapitaLand Retail China Trust, Ascendas India Trust, CapitaLand Malaysia Mall Trust and Ascendas Hospitality Trust.
In India, CapitaLand has a strong presence with a portfolio of 25 business and IT parks, industrial, lodging and logistics properties across eight cities – Bangalore, Chennai, Goa, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune and Sri City.
The Group is a key contributor to India’s IT industry development, having pioneered the renowned International Tech Park Bangalore in 1994. Capital and is part of a Singapore consortium appointed as master developer of the 684-hectare Amaravati Capital City Start-Up Area that is designated as the Central Business District for Amaravati, the capital city of Andhra Pradesh.
Capital and has deep expertise in India across the full real estate value chain – from owning, developing and managing properties to fund management through Ascend as India Trust and private funds.