Monday, May 3, 2010

Events, Contests and Courses

1. Retell, Remix and Rejoice with Chuskit contest

Seven more days to go... Have you sent in your entry yet? The winner gets a book hamper, a personal copy of the book written by them and the satisfaction of having created another book for the world. To make sure your entry gets counted for this contest, make sure you send in your entries by 10th May, 2010. More details here.

Skipping Stones Magazine’s Youth Honor Award Program – Multicultural Awareness and Nature Appreciation

Traditions and Celebrations * Diversity and Tolerance * Dreams and Visions * Youth Activism * Family and Society * Nature and Environment * Peace, Justice and Equality

The Youth Honor Awards recognize creative and artistic works by young people that promote multicultural and nature awareness.

Entry Guidelines:
Original writing (essays, interviews, poems, plays, short stories, etc.) and art (photos, paintings, cartoons, etc.) from youth, ages 7 to 17, should be typed or neatly handwritten. The entries should be appropriate for ages 7 to 17. Prose under 1,000 words; poems under 30 lines. Non-English and bilingual writings are welcome.

You may also choose to highlight the work of a youth organization or group project. Using the same guidelines as above, tell us how the group works to preserve nature or enrich the community, its members and the lives of others.

Entries must be postmarked by 25 June 2010.

Find more details here.

3. Storytelling Course at Kathalaya (via Chintan)

What is a compressed course? Well, the same as the Intensive course except that it would be for a whole day.

Timings- 9.30-3.30 on all three days at our center- BTM Layout.

Listening, Voice, Body language, Emotional Intelligence,Theatre, Life skills and values imbibed through Puppetry, Chitrakathas , Creativity and presentation skills. Yes ! The Certificate at the end of the compressed course too!!

Find more details here.

4. Bed Ke Neeche Rehnewali (via email)AASAKTA presents BED KE NEECHE REHNEWALI - A play in Hindi for Children from 10 yrs to 100+

As a child, Ira had an invisible friend named Manu, who lived under her bed. At night Ira and Manu shared secrets, made promises, and confided in each other. Then one day Ira grew up and stopped believing in her invisible friend. This children's play opens with Manu crawling out from beneath Ira's bed. Manu wants to know; after all they have been through together, why Ira stopped believing in her. Anyone who has ever had an invisible friend as a child is sure to enjoy this whimsical one act comedy for young people.

Day & Date: Thursday, 6th May
Time: 4:00 pm & 7:00pm
Venue: Prithvi Theatre, Juhu

Tickets available at the venue (1pm to 9 pm, Monday Off)
Online Booking:

5. Book Launch - City of Water

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