Studying is crucial for many who search to rise above the bizarre,” mentioned writer Jim Rohn. And in an try and inculcate an curiosity in studying amongst youngsters and fogeys, Gurgaon Kids’s Literature Competition is again with its third version. The fest will see interactive periods by storyteller Deepa Kiran, cartoonist and illustrator Ajit Narayan, writer Benita Sen, writer and screenwriter Roopal Kewalya, theatre skilled Nikita Arora, and efficiency storyteller Vikram Sridhar.

The concept behind the pageant stemmed from founder Avishek Roy’s personal lack of publicity to literature as a baby. “Fortunately, my spouse and I’ve been capable of elevate our seven-year-old daughter in a manner that when we have now to distract her from doing something purposeless, we give her books. I see this lacking in loads of dad and mom’ lives as a result of they’re occupied and will not be capable of construct this tradition (of studying). There may be loads of distinction by way of persona, articulation, and communication in youngsters who’re uncovered to literature,” explains Roy.

The response within the earlier editions of the occasion has been phenomenal, shares Roy, who’s anticipating over 2000 attendees this time spherical. And what’s in retailer? Ajit Narayan, who’s conducting a session on creating an authentic sketch, says, “I’m going take college students by way of the method
of growing an thought, characterisation, staging and lettering, making a structure, utilising speech balloons and writing punch strains. It’s a beautiful platform for college students to study by way of workshops and interactive periods.”

The pageant will even see Vikram Shridhar delve into the world of tales, who will discover themes of friendship and sharing utilizing facial expressions, hand actions, and sounds, in his story, Finga and Fingi. “A variety of instances, storytellers don’t use their our bodies. Our understanding and commentary is audio-visual. Kids have to be smiling, laughing and completely happy, so that they’ll additionally repeat the sounds I make,” Shridhar says.

Hyderabad-based storyteller Deepa Kiran will conduct a musical storytelling session.

Hyderabad-based storyteller Deepa Kiran, who weaves music into her narratives, provides, “I’ll be doing enjoyable tales, weaving in singing, dance, and laughter. As an example, in a Bangla story, I sing Ekla Chalo. I’ll be doing tales on meals, since that is one thing I affiliate with Delhi.”

Be careful for different fascinating periods resembling Tales with Clown by Sumit Rawat and a calligraphy workshop by Qamar Dagar.

Catch it Dwell

  • What: Gurgaon Kids’s Literature Competition
  • The place: Vega College, Sohna Street, Gurugram
  • When: January 19, 20
  • Timing: 11am to 5pm
  • Nearest Metro Station: MG Street on Yellow Line

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First Printed: Jan 17, 2019 11:29 IST

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