The Performance Wing has been entrusted the task of organizing performances of classical Indian music and dance by the renowned as well as the up-coming artistes of the country not only in Chandigarh but so also in other parts of the nation with the object of promoting and popularizing the classical arts including Music, Dance and Fine Arts. With this objective, the Kendra has been holding, since 1969, the prestigious All-India Bhaskar Rao Nritya & Sangeet Sammelan in memory of the great music wizard Bhaskar Rao Bakhle. The popularity and success of this prestigious Sammelan can be gauged from the fact that almost all the leading exponents of music and dance of the country have performed at the Sammelan at one time or the other during the last four decades.
With a view to providing a platform to the talented and budding artists including established one, the Kendra started organizing the Baithak Programmes at Chandigarh in 1996. Over the years, the Baithak Programmes/Special Programmes of the Kendra have attained great popularity and received applause both from the general public as well the art connoisseurs. The students of the Kendra are also encouraged to give public performances before invited audience. The newcomers are particularly benefitted for having exposure to a discerning audience. In addition, the Kendra organizes regular workshops on Music, Dance and Painting for the benefit of school children to give them an insight into these classical arts and the rich cultural heritage of the country