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Source : Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL)
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 7:20PM IST (1:50PM GMT)
Bengaluru Airport Ushers in the Festive Spirit with its Annual Year-end Event – ‘Season of Smiles’
Shop more, get more, win more along with festive music during the celebration
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

A touch of winter and a dazzle of festive cheer will welcome guests this festive season as the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport) prepares itself to welcome over 1 million travellers during the peak holiday season. Starting December 15, 2016 up to January 3, 2017, the airport will transform itself into a holiday land to bring in the third edition of its annual year-end celebration – ‘Season of Smiles’. Travellers and visitors will be treated to exciting shopping offers, music performances by various artists, interactive photo opportunities and eye-catching installations during this period. Through this specially curated event, the airport aims to enhance passenger experience.

“The seasonal peak will begin shortly at our airport and we want to ensure our travellers have a delightful experience with us. Our aim through the Season of Smiles is to spread the festive cheer to our many guests who will be visiting us during the holiday season.  We have an exciting line up of activities to delight our travellers and visitors and we welcome everyone to be a part of the celebration,” said Hari Marar, President, Airport Operations, Bangalore International Airport Limited.


The festivities at the airport will come to life with strong city partnerships that include Bangalore School of Music, Bryden and Parth featuring The Choral Riff, Chord 9 and Winter Bells amongst others. These performances will take place on the kerbside and within the terminal. Performances at the kerbside are free and open to all. Passengers will be able to enjoy melodious carols while waiting for their flights. 
Festive touches include a life size X’Mas tree, interesting installations of Christmas characters and quirky photo-ops. The celebrations will provide passengers visual treats this holiday season. Additionally, BLR Airport will also offer passengers with a wide variety of options in latest apparels, books, gifts and souvenirs. Additionally, specially curated festive menus will be available at all the F&B outlets.
A wide array of offers and discounts will be provided to people traversing through the airport during the ‘Season of Smiles’. All through this time, travellers and guests can participate in a lucky draw by purchase of products or F&B worth INR 200 or above at any of the retail, food and beverage outlets and lounges at the Kerb and inside the airport. All purchases will get an assured payback voucher from the respective outlet.  The coupons, which will be an attempt to pleasantly surprise passengers, will range from Rs. 200 to Rs. 2000. Passengers will be able to redeem the coupons by using it for their next purchase, on the same day at the airport. In addition to the payback offer, passengers who shop or dine between Rs. 299 – Rs. 999 will be eligible for a lucky draw raffle coupon. The mega prizes include a Hyundai i20, 10 43” LG LED TVs and 10 Fossil Smart watches. Passengers can also win daily prizes of LG appliances. The ‘Shop & Win’ initiative will begin on December 15, 2016 and conclude on December 31st, 2016. T&C are available to view on http://bit.ly/2hDVgRX
Follow the festival updates #seasonofsmiles on @BLRAirport on Twitter and Facebook
December 16, 2016: On the kerbside: Celebrations will kick start with a performance by The Bangalore Men from Bangalore School of Music. This will be followed by the Cecilian Choir of Bangalore School of Music.

December 16, 2016: Inside the Terminal: Acoustic Band

December 17, 2016: Inside the Terminal: Acoustic Band

December 18, 2016: On the kerbside: Chord 9 will render a beautiful performance at the airport. Acoustic Band inside the Terminal.

December 19, 2016: On the kerbside: This day will feature a choir performance by Bangalore Children’s Choir and Priya Mendens and KJ Sheridan Brass.

December 21, 2016: On the kerbside: A melodious Christmas performance by Chord 9

December 21, 2016: Inside Terminal Building: Christmas Carols sung by the team ‘Winter Bells’, along with Santa Claus.

December 22, 2016: Inside Terminal Building: Christmas Carols sung by the team ‘Winter Bells’, along with Santa Claus.

December 23, 2016: On the kerb side:  A wonderful performance by Bryden and Parth featuring The Choral Riff will entertain passengers.

December 23, 2016: Inside Terminal Building: Christmas Carols sung by the team ‘Winter Bells’, along with Santa Claus.

Media Contact Details

Saroj Maria Joseph, Corporate Communications Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), ,+91 (80) 66782041


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