Monday, August 1, 2011

Ghummakkad Narain - The Travelling Children's Literature Festival : Delhi Schedule


Did any of you go for the inauguration ceremony of 'Ghummakkad Narain – The Travelling Children's Literature Festival' last week? This year the festival will be held in Delhi from 3th to 6th August. Pratham Books is also participating and will be conducting the following sessions:

1. Read Aloud: Samira's Awful Lunch and Samira Goes Shopping with Bharti Jagannathan
4th August, 10:45am, Auditorium, Lotus Temple, The Bahai’ House of Worship
Age group: 5 to 7 (Class I to III), Language: English, No. of students: 50-80

2. Read Aloud: Yeh bhi koi khana hai) and Samira Gayi Bazar with Bharti Jagannathan
4th August, 12:00pm, Auditorium, Lotus Temple, The Bahai’ House of Worship
Age group: 5 to 7 (Class I to III), Language: Hindi, No. of students: 50-80

3. The Journey of a Book with Subhadara Sengupta and Tapas Guha
4th August, 12:00pm, Auditorium, Lotus Temple, The Bahai’ House of Worship
Age group: 14+ (Class IX to X), Language: English, No of students: 70



Take a look at the entire schedule:
DELHI Children’s Literature Festival: 3 August to 6 August 2011
Venue: The Lotus Temple, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library


Wednesday, 3 August 2011
Venue: Auditorium, Lotus Temple, The Bahai’ House of Worship

0930 hrs
Session 1 – Lets Fish for a Bookworm – At Least a Fish and Song of a Bookworm by
Anushka Ravishankar
Supported by Scholastic
Age group: 6 + (Class I to III), Language: English, No. of students: 70 -100

Session 2 – The World of Illustrations – by Suddhastawa Basu
Age group: 16+ (Class XI, XII), Language: English, No of students: 30 – 40

Session 3 - Tangled – Book read and film screening
Supported by Paragon Books and Disney
Age group: 9+ (Class IV, V), Language: English, No of students: 100 – 120

1045 hrs –
Session 4 – Folktales from Maharashtra - by Surekha Panandiker
Supported by Association of Writers and Illustrators for Children (AWIC)
Age group: 6 to 8 (Class I to III), Language: Hindi, No of students: 50 – 70

Session 5 – Tiger and the Caterpillar – by Ranjit Lal
Supported by Scholastic
Age group: 14+ (Class IX to X), Language: English, No of students: 50 – 60

Session 6 – Stories from Pakistan – by Fauzia Minallah (Pakistan), book reading and discussion
Supported by UNESCO New Delhi Office
Age group: 16 to 18 (Class XI, XII), Language: English, No of students: 100

1200 hrs –
Session 7 - Grandma’s sari and other stories - by Surekha Panandiker
Supported by Association of Writers and Illustrators for Children (AWIC)
Age group: 9 + (Class IV, V), Language: Hindi, No of students: 50 – 70

Session 8 – ‘Gayab aaya’ animating it – by Suddhastawa Basu
Age group: 14+ (Class IX, X), Language: English, No of students: 50 – 60

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Thursday, 4 August 2011
Venue: Auditorium, Lotus Temple, The Bahai’ House of Worship

0930 hrs –
Session 9 - Kitabnama – with Sangeeta Malhan
Age group: 9+ (Class IV, V), Language: Hindi, No of students: 60 - 80

Session 10 – Tribute to Uncle Pai – Tinkle and Amar Chitra Katha presents the world of comics
Supported by Amar Chitra Katha Media
Age group: 11 to 13 (Class VI to VIII), Language: English, No of students: 70

Session 11 – Kabira – Film screening of Had Anhad and discussion
Supported by The Kabir Project
Age group: 14+ (Class IX, X), Language: Hindi, No of students: 100 –120

1045 hrs –
Session 12 – Read Aloud: Samira's Awful Lunch and Samira Goes Shopping with Bharti Jagannathan
Supported by Pratham Books
Age group: 5 to 7 (Class I to III), Language: English, No. of students: 50-80

Session 13 – Pinnochio – Book read and Film screening
Supported by Italian Cultural Centre
Age group: 9+ (Class I to VIII), Language: Hindi, No of students: 100 –120

1200 hrs –
Session 14 - Read Aloud: Yeh bhi koi khana hai) and Samira Gayi Bazar with Bharti Jagannathan
Supported by Pratham Books
Age group: 5 to 7 (Class I to III), Language: Hindi, No. of students: 50-80

Session 15 – The Journey of a Book with Subhadara Sengupta and Tapas Guha
Supported by Pratham Books

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Friday, 5 August 2011
Venue: Auditorium, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library

0930 hrs –
Session 16 – The Magic Key Series and Hina in the City: by Samina Mishra
Age group: 9 + (Class IV, V), Language: English, No of students: 60 – 80

Session 17 – Folktales from Orissa: by Manas Ranjan Mahapatra
Supported by National Book Trust
Age group: 5 + (Class I to III), Language: English, No of students: 60 - 80

1045 hrs –
Session 18 – Folktales from Jharkhand and other stories: by Nilima Sinha
Supported by Association of Writers and Illustrators for Children (AWIC)
Age group: 9 + (Class IV, V), Language: Hindi, No of students: 60 – 80

Session 19 – How to edit stories: by Manas Ranjan Mahapatra
Supported by National Book Trust
Age group: 11 + (Class VI to VIII), Language: English, No of students: 60 - 80

Session 20 – Toy Story 3: Book read and film screening
Supported by Paragon Books and Disney
Age group: 5 + (Class I to III), Language: English, No of students: 100 - 120

1200 hrs –
Session 21 – Historical Fiction tales: by Nilima Sinha
Supported by Association of Writers and Illustrators for Children (AWIC)
Age group: 11 + (Class VI to VIII), Language: English, No of students: 60 – 80

Session 22 – How to make a Children’s Book (Illustrations) by Garima Gupta
Supported by Scholastic
Age group: 14 + (Class IX, X), Language: English, No of students: 60 - 80

Session 23 – Stories of Girlhood: Documentary screening and discussion
Age group: 14 + (Class IX, X), Language: English, No of students: 60 - 80

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Saturday, 6 August 2011
Venue: Auditorium, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library

0930 hrs –
Session 24 - The Art of writing stories based on Facts by Nimish Dubey
Supported by Ponytale Books
Age group: 9 + (Class IV, V), Language: HIndi, No of students: 60-80

Session 25 – The Adventures of Tintin Book read and film screening
Age group: 11 + (Class VI to VIII), Language: English, No of students: 100 – 120

1030 hrs –
Session 26 – I am a Bird by Priyanka
Supported by Suryastra
Age group: 5 + (Class I to III), Language: English, No of students: 60 - 80

Session 27 – The Art of writing stories based on Facts and Reading from 'Not Out Heroes from the
World of Sport' by Nimish Dubey
Supported by Ponytale Books
Age group: 14 + (Class XI, XII), Language: English, No of students: 60-80

Session 28 – Tribute to Uncle Pai: Book read, film screening and discussion
Supported by Amar Chitra Katha Media
Age group: 5 + (Class XI, XII), Language: English, No of students: 100 -120

1200 hrs –
Session 29 – Knowing Mother Teresa – a book read and discussion with Rukmini Chawla
Age group: 11 + (Class VI to VIII), Language: English, No of students: 60 - 80

Session 30 – I am a Bird by Priyanka
Supported by Suryastra
Age group: 5 + (Class I to III), Language: Hindi, No of students: 60 - 80

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For registration and queries contact: ghummakkadnarain@gmail.com, nivesh.india@gmail.com,
hhach.india@gmail.com

Ghummakkad Narain is an annual travelling literature festival for children, which takes place from 30 July to 29 September every year. This year the festival will be held in Delhi from 3 to 6 August, Dehradun 19, 20, 26, 27 August, Chandigarh on 2 and 3 September, Delhi Youth festival from 7 to 10 September, Naintial on 16, 17 September and Traditional Storytelling festival in Delhi from 23 to 29 September 2011.

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