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Gorgeous Gangtok

Gorgeous Gangtok

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: Ongoing

Age Group: All ages

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Team Tapestree

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Tapestree


Synopsis:

Capture the unique sights, sounds and stories of Gangtok in this colourful patchwork curtain.

A Passage to Poems

A Passage to Poems

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: Ongoing

Age Group: All ages

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Simrin Tamhane

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Synopsis:

Ever touched, felt, smelled or tasted a poem? Poet Simrin Tamhane shows you how to and then create a long scroll of never-ending poems.

Charcoal Fun

Charcoal Fun

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 15:30

Speaker/s: Kavita Singh Kale

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Ever wished you could fly on a windy day in the sky? With a pinch of imagination and a bunch of charcoal sticks, Kavita takes you on a flight on the Doodle Wall. (Limited Numbers)

In the Jungle, the Mighty Jungle!

In the Jungle, the Mighty Jungle!

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Priya Kuriyan

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Karadi Tales


Synopsis:

Come and create a colourful jungle, where your imagination can run as free and as wild as the animals of the forest and fly as high as the trees. (Limited Numbers)

Snip! Snip!

Snip! Snip!

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: Canato Jimo

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Pratham Books


Synopsis:

How would you like to style your hair today? Perhaps a crazy mohawk, some purple curls, or a very high ponytail. Join Canato in creating your own characters with the craziest hair in town. (Limited Numbers)

If I had a Superpower…

If I had a Superpower…

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Priya Kuriyan

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Karadi Tales


Synopsis:

Can you imagine yourself as a superhero? What would your powers be? Would you fly in the sky or run at the speed of light? Draw out your wildest dreams for they might come true! (Limited Numbers)

Friends Forever

Friends Forever

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 15:30

Speaker/s: Neetu Sharma

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Synopsis:

Make everyday a friendship day with these lovely friendship bands. (Limited Numbers)

Plant a Garden

Plant a Garden

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Bandana Tulachan

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Synopsis:

Let’s create a colourful garden in a bowl with our favourite plants. Keep a lookout for pesky paper bugs! (Limited Numbers)

Superheroes Anyone?

Superheroes Anyone?

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: Neetu Sharma

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Craft a superhero-in-action marionette using just paper, pen and strings. (Limited Numbers)

Star-struck

Star-struck

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Bandana Tulachan

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Bring a little stardust into your life through the beautiful galaxy-themed mobile decoration. (Limited Numbers)

Wild India

Wild India

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: The Theatre

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 15:30

Speaker/s: Deepak Dalal

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Puffin India


Synopsis:

Embark on a journey from the blue, blue waters of the Arabian Sea to the forests of Ranthambore, and on to the tall snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas. Learn about coral seas, tigers, and the mysterious snow leopard in this awe-inspiring session with Deepak Dalal.

Trouble with Magic

Trouble with Magic

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: The Theatre

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Asha Nehemiah

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Synopsis:

Magic can be fun. Magic can cause trouble too. Create your own brand of trouble and go on a magical adventure with author Asha Nehemiah. (Limited Numbers)

Wild India

Wild India

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: The Theatre

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: Deepak Dalal

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Puffin India


Synopsis:

Embark on a journey from the blue, blue waters of the Arabian Sea to the forests of Ranthambore, and on to the tall snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas. Learn about coral seas, tigers, and the mysterious snow leopard in this awe-inspiring session with Deepak Dalal.

The Magical Wishing Tree

The Magical Wishing Tree

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: The Theatre

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Vinita Srimal Garg

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Synopsis:

Meet Kabir and his friends who are on a quest to find the all-powerful wish-granting tree, Tathastu. Here is your chance to make your wishes come true too.

Stick your Tongue Out

Stick your Tongue Out

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 15:30

Speaker/s: Praba Ram

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Find out all about the red pandas of Sikkim, the pygmy hogs of Assam, the leatherbacks of the Indian Ocean and other fascinating animals unique to the subcontinent, living in varied habitats across the country. Peppered with fun facts about animal tongues! (Limited Numbers)

The Smart Biographer

The Smart Biographer

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Shruthi Rao

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Bring people alive on your pages! Find out how to research and write an interesting biographical sketch. Hunt for fascinating facts, zero in on reliable sources, and watch out for pitfalls. (Limited Numbers)

Look at Art

Look at Art

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Ruchira Das

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan, Kolkata


Synopsis:

Did you know that the great artist, Paul Klee, loved cats so much that several of his paintings feature them? Join us to discover more about the artist and make your own Klee-inspired artwork. (Limited Numbers)

Mystery Fundas

Mystery Fundas

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: The Turret

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 15:30

Speaker/s: Asha Nehemiah

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Put zip and fizz into your stories. Asha Nehemiah shares her most mysterious story-writing tips.

Yeti Tales and More, from Bhutan!

Yeti Tales and More, from Bhutan!

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: The Turret

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Chador Wangmo

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

She will be coming ‘round the mountain, your storyteller from Bhutan bringing stories of the Yeti and more.

Spy Kids

Spy Kids

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: The Turret

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s:

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Want to be a spy? Learn all about secret codes and messages and make up a code that nobody else can decipher! (Limited Numbers)

Mask Mania

Mask Mania

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: The Turret

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Kavita Singh Kale

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Synopsis:

Do you want to be the king of the jungle? Make your own scary masks with a little help from Kavita. (Limited Numbers)

How Does Your Garden Grow?

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 16:00

Speaker/s: Shruthi Rao

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Synopsis:

What does a plant need to grow? How do seeds get from one place to another? Go on a fun journey through the story of Avani and the Pea Plant!

1, 2, 3… Scratch, Scratch

1, 2, 3… Scratch, Scratch

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 15:30

Speaker/s: Canato Jimo

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Pratham Books


Synopsis:

Why is Manu so itchy scratchy today? Find out with Canato as he reads this story by Dawa Lahmu Yolmo.

Makdi Mausi to the Rescue

Makdi Mausi to the Rescue

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 14:30

Speaker/s: Kapil Pandey

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Synopsis:

People of the Earth - Wake up! It is time to act now. Our good old makdi mausi will not keep coming back to save the day.

Bugs Unplugged

Bugs Unplugged

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Deeptha Vivekanand

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Synopsis:

Listen to stories about intelligent insects and beautiful bugs that will make you go bzzzz, whizz, whirrr!

Tuntunir Golpo

Tuntunir Golpo

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 13:00

Speaker/s: Kapil Pandey

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

What happens when the Tiny come to the help of the Little to bring down the Big?

Sanu and the Big Storm

Sanu and the Big Storm

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: Bandana Tulachan

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Synopsis:

Sanu rows her little boat in a storm in Fewa lake, in search of her mother. Will she manage through the elements - mist, wind, rain and hail?

F is for Feelings

F is for Feelings

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 11:30

Speaker/s: Tanya

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Scholastic India


Synopsis:

We all get worried when our parents get sick. Find out how a young girl copes with her mother’s illness. (Limited Numbers)

But Why?

But Why?

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Bhagirathy

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Book Lovers' Program for School


Synopsis:

Why is the sky so high? How did the tiger get its stripes? Why is the sea so blue? Why is grass green? Why is the sun hot? Why is a dog a man's best friend? Do you know why? Let's explore! (Limited Numbers)

Gorgeous Gangtok

Gorgeous Gangtok

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: Ongoing

Age Group: All ages

Time: 09:30

Speaker/s: Team Tapestree

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Tapestree


Synopsis:

Capture the unique sights, sounds and stories of Gangtok in this colourful patchwork curtain.

A Passage to Poems

A Passage to Poems

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: Ongoing

Age Group: All ages

Time: 09:30

Speaker/s: Simrin Tamhane

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Ever touched, felt, smelled or tasted a poem? Poet Simrin Tamhane shows you how to and then create a long scroll of never-ending poems.

Monkey Business

Monkey Business

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Chewang Dorjee

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Tulika Books


Synopsis:

What happens when you monkey around with monkeys? Find out with Chewang Dorjee in this delightful art session. (Limited Numbers)

Tipi Tipi Tap, which Colour do you want?

Tipi Tipi Tap, which Colour do you want?

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: Tanya Kotnala

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Scholastic India


Synopsis:

Got green? Got blue? Oh! That’s number two! Fill in the colours; refer to your numbers and witness the drawings unfold on the Doodle Wall with illustrator Tanya Kotnala. (Limited Numbers)

Here be Monsters!

Here be Monsters!

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Priya Kuriyan

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Karadi Tales


Synopsis:

Creep or crawl... draw on a wall... monsters for all! (PS: You're not allowed to bawl) Limited Numbers.

Hills and Mist

Hills and Mist

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 09:30

Speaker/s: Chewang Dorjee

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Tulika Books


Synopsis:

Majestic mountains and rolling mist, join Chewang Dorjee to to explore this and more through art. (Limited Numbers)

Battle of the Brushes

Battle of the Brushes

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Bandana Tulachan, Canato Jimo

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Pratham Books


Synopsis:

Two artists... one story... It's a showdown between two illustrators as they draw, paint and sketch for their lives while an unknown story is read out to them… (Limited Numbers)

Rolling Snail

Rolling Snail

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: Neetu Sharma

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Craft a snail that rocks and rolls. (Limited Numbers)

Up in the Sky

Up in the Sky

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Bandana Tulachan

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Create your own pop-up card with all that you see when you look up at the sky. (Limited Numbers)

Surprise, Surprise!

Surprise, Surprise!

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 09:30

Speaker/s: Neetu Sharma

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Surprise your best friend with a hand-crafted, neat pop-up birthday card. (Limited Numbers)

Buch-Booked

Buch-Booked

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: The Theatre

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Ruchira Das

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan, Kolkata


Synopsis:

Journey with Michael Ende’s lovely character, Momo, as she travels beyond the boundaries of time with the help of Professor Hora and his strange tortoise, Cassiopeia, to resist the sinister Men in Grey. (Limited Numbers)

Magical Creatures and Mythical Animals

Magical Creatures and Mythical Animals

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: The Theatre

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: Vinita Srimal Garg

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Travel with Kabir and his friends to the deep dark underworld Tataal. What happens next? Who will you meet?

Feather Tales

Feather Tales

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: The Theatre

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Deepak Dalal

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Puffin India


Synopsis:

Birds. God gave them wings. Humans built cages. Join Deepak Dalal to find out what happens to the fabulous but caged Peregrine Falcon. Wait. There is more. Meet some flamingos and the stunningly beautiful Paradise Flycatcher too.

Stories in Shadowland

Stories in Shadowland

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: The Theatre

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 09:30

Speaker/s: Bhagirathy

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Book Lovers' Program for Schools


Synopsis:

Let us make colourful puppets and watch all the shadows come alive. (Limited Numbers)

My Monster and Me

My Monster and Me

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Chador Wangmo

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Synopsis:

Where does your monster live? In your room? In the playground? Chador prefers her monster to be in the corner of her book. Join her to put yours there too! (Limited Numbers)

Story Mash-up

Story Mash-up

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: Asha Nehemiah

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Give your stories a makeover! Experiment with different narrative styles with Asha Nehemiah. (Limited Numbers)

Storymatic

Storymatic

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Deeptha Vivekanand

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Synopsis:

It's game time! Draw some cards to create a story or a memory. Write it, draw it, act it, sing it! Tell it your way. (Limited Numbers)

Fur, Purr, Meow

Fur, Purr, Meow

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 09:30

Speaker/s: Praba Ram, Kavita Singh Kale

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

A story-hour that has a read-aloud story and some colouring fun featuring a shape-loving cat and a full-moon-loving kitten. Sounds purr-fect, doesn’t it?

Mapping Gangtok

Mapping Gangtok

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: The Turret

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Kavita Singh Kale

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Have you seen an illustrated map? Let us make one for Gangtok and post it to a friend in a different city! (Limited Numbers)

Slurp, Gobble, Chew

Slurp, Gobble, Chew

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: The Turret

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: Praba Ram

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Synopsis:

Trek to the high mountains of Ladakh to meet Tsering and his neighbours. Join Praba Ram for this slurp-worthy tale, Thukpa for All, as she shares community stories from Ladakh.

Dazzling Dialogues!

Dazzling Dialogues!

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: The Turret

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Shruthi Rao

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Go wild with dialogues! How do different people convey the same message? Learn to listen to how people speak – and write authentic dialogues in your stories!

The Wiggly Tooth

The Wiggly Tooth

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: The Turret

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 09:30

Speaker/s: Reshma Thapa

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Teeth have a will of their own. Bunu’s loose tooth refuses to come out until she hears about a Himalayan tradition. Know more about it.

Shehzadi Madhumati Speaks Up

Shehzadi Madhumati Speaks Up

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 14:30

Speaker/s: Kapil Pandey

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Synopsis:

You will need more than one story to break vows and vices. What will it take for the Shehzadi to speak up?

Peach of a Story

Peach of a Story

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Deeptha Vivekanand

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Synopsis:

A magical peach, an enchanted silver flute, a young man and a cockroach. What gives?

Icky! Ooky! Bubbly Shubbly!

Icky! Ooky! Bubbly Shubbly!

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 13:00

Speaker/s: Bhagirathy

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Book Lovers' Program for Schools


Synopsis:

Chinna's father has a problem. Chinna won't touch any of the delicious food he has cooked for her. So he devises a secret plan but does he succeed? Find out with storyteller Bhagirathy.

Sing me a Story

Sing me a Story

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: Canato Jimo

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Pratham Books


Synopsis:

Beat a drum, shake a shaker, strum the strings and join in a song. Come sway to the rhythm of the beat and add a tune to your story with Canato Jimo.

Woman of the Match!

Woman of the Match!

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 11:30

Speaker/s:

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Book Lovers' Program for Schools


Synopsis:

Ramya would rather play cricket than with her dolls or mess around with crayons or play with building blocks. But her father, the spoilsport, says cricket is a boy's game. Does Ramya get her way?

Story-go-round

Story-go-round

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s:

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Listen to some funny and magical stories by Asha Nehemiah.

Six Blind Men

Six Blind Men

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 10:00

Speaker/s: Kapil Pandey

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Synopsis:

Can 'listening' help you ‘see' better? Is that possible? Find out with Kapil.

Carnival of Animals

Carnival of Animals

Date: 28 Jun 2019

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 09:30

Speaker/s: Deeptha Vivekanand

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Synopsis:

It's a story party with goats, cows, lions, elephants, and other creatures. Laugh, sing and dance while you listen to timeless tales from faraway places.