||December 25, 2007
10 am – 5 pm
At Kalakshetra campus
For children 8 – 12 years
Kalakshetra and The Aseema Trust
jointly hosted a children's mela called Gigillippu (means rattle) for children.
There were story corner, palm leaf bird work, poetry corner, tree walk,
knowing about musical instruments like the veena, mridangam etc, clowning
with Kalairani, theatre exercises with Prof. Ramanujan, Kolattam, knowing
about Geography and a film screening of Satyajit Ray's Goopi Gyne, Bhaga
Ended with procession with Padayani
masks and performance.
Kadaikelu - story - Jeeva Raghunath
Olaikili - palmleaf bird - Khiljit
Kavidai - poems - Monisha Mukundan
Nizhal - Trees - Arun Nizhal
Chithram - paint - Sukanta and Sucheta
Vaadyam - instruments - Raghuprasad,
Ananthanarayan, Sangeeta Isvaran
Komali - Clown - kalairani
Koothu - theatre - Prof. S. Ramanujam
paanai - pots - Gukanraj -
Kolattam - Jyolsna Menon
Nilam - land - Geography association
Padayani masks and procession
Padam - film - Satyajit Ray's "Goopy
Gyne Bhaga Byne"
Fee Rs.300 including lunch.
Registration on a first come first
We encourage children to sponsor
one more youngster who cannot afford the fee
Leela Samson – Kalakshetra Foundation
VR Devika - The Aseema Trust
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||V Marghazhi Bala Utsavam - 2007
(link to review featured in narthaki.com)
The 'Mylapore Trio' of Sri Sumukhi
Rajasekharan Memorial Foundation celebrated the Fifth Margazhi Bala Utsavam,
an exclusive five day Children's Festival on 20th, 21st, 26th, 27th and
28th January 2007