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Mumbai Mania

Mumbai Mania

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: Ongoing

Age Group: All Ages

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Miel Sahgal, Pereena Lamba

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Synopsis:

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

Monsoon Magic

Monsoon Magic

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: Ongoing

Age Group: All Ages

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Ashwathy P.S.

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Synopsis:

Pick out shapes, textures and colours that bring an Indian monsoon to life – a dark cloud, that first translucent raindrop, crunchy samosas, a steaming cup of tea…

It’s Tanka Time!

It’s Tanka Time!

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 15:30

Speaker/s: Kala Ramesh

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Synopsis:

Looking for something bigger and longer than a haiku? Try a Tanka - a five-line poem lyrical poem from Japan which is as old as the stars but perfect for sharing on your phone. (Limited numbers)

Twist and Turn, Rock and Roll

Twist and Turn, Rock and Roll

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Kavitha Mandana

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Synopsis:

Grown-ups can be so infuriating, but instead of tearing your hair out, direct that angst to twist and turn their words into a rocking anthem or a hip hop rap. (Limited numbers)

Patua Painting

Patua Painting

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: The Doodle Wall

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: Suman Chitrakar

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Synopsis:

Learn how to make your own Patua painting from Suman Chitrakar. Impress your family and friends by painting in Patua style, a folk art from West Bengal. (Limited numbers)

Qissebaazi

Qissebaazi

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: Kailash Waghmare, Padma Damodaran

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Synopsis:

Watch Kailash Waghmare and Padma Damodaran perform two stories in the unique multilingual storytelling style of Qissebaazi. While Padma narrates master storyteller Karur Neelankantan Pillai’s tale of wooden dolls, Kailash presents a modern-day tale written by Veera Rathod.

Tales from Maharashtra

Tales from Maharashtra

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Ajay Dasgupta

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Synopsis:

A beautiful state with mountains, forests, craters, beaches, densely populated cities and many stories. Let's explore this state through its stories. (In English, Hindi, Marathi)

Ink-possible

Ink-possible

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: The Doodle Wall

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 15:30

Speaker/s: Suzzanne Rebello Naaraayan

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Synopsis:

Explore how simple shapes can transform magically into 3D objects and figures with Suzzanne. (Limited numbers)

Tales from Maharashtra

Tales from Maharashtra

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Ajay Dasgupta

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Synopsis:

A beautiful state with mountains, forests, craters, beaches, densely populated cities and many stories. Let's explore this state through its stories.

Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face

Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: John Dougherty

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Synopsis:

Enter the crazy world of John Dougherty, and find out how he came to write Stinkbomb & Ketchup-Face. There’ll be songs and poems, too!

Haiku Magic!

Haiku Magic!

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Kala Ramesh

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Synopsis:

Jump like a frog, sprint like a deer or gurgle like a river – draw it out – can you see a poem hiding there? Does your drawing talk to you? Listen . . . (Limited numbers)

Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face

Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 15:30

Speaker/s: John Dougherty

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Synopsis:

Take a trip around the little island of Great Kerfuffle! Meet Stinkbomb & Ketchup-Face and their crazy friends - not to mention some very bad badgers. There’ll be songs and poems, too!

Guess What

Guess What

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Glenda Fernandes, Surabhi Gupta

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Synopsis:

Pit your wits on this pictorial trail back in time - where will it lead? (Limited numbers)

Naatak Time!

Naatak Time!

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: Champa Saha

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Synopsis:

Actor shivers, script blunders, director blues, backstage messes - a power packed 60 minute tour of the world of theatre. (Limited numbers)

The Very Hungry Yeti

The Very Hungry Yeti

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 11:30

Speaker/s: Katie Bagli

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Synopsis:

Are Yetis real? Do they roam the snowy wastes of the Himalayas? Might they drop in for dinner? Help solve this age old mystery with Katie Bagli.

Folk Tales from Around the World

Folk Tales from Around the World

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Shalini Tayal

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Synopsis:

Dig deep, deep into the story bag. Which folk tales will we find? And from where?

Tales from Here and There!

Tales from Here and There!

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 16:00

Speaker/s: Shalini Tayal

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Synopsis:

Be ready for rib-tickling fun and adventure as you travel here and there, meeting some rather unusual people and animals.

Grandma's Bag of Stories

Grandma's Bag of Stories

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 15:30

Speaker/s: Champa Saha

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Synopsis:

Long, long ago, before the written word, a wise old grandma began to spin these spellbinding tales.

Tales from Farawayland

Tales from Farawayland

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 14:30

Speaker/s: Shalini Tayal

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Synopsis:

Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum where will the stories come from? Chinny-chin-chin let’s unwrap this mystery under the Kahani Tree.

Monkey Business

Monkey Business

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Katie Bagli

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Synopsis:

What happens when you monkey around with monkeys? Monkey business for sure!

Creative Clay

Creative Clay

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: Kavita Gupta Merchant

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Synopsis:

Create your own pet clay bird - but make sure it doesn’t fly away! (Limited numbers)

Utter Clutter

Utter Clutter

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Priya Kuriyan

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Synopsis:

Have fun creating characters with paper cut outs, junk and everyday objects! (Limited numbers)

Creative Clay

Creative Clay

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 15:30

Speaker/s: Kavita Gupta Merchant

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Synopsis:

Cookie cutters aren’t just for baking! Make clay animal shapes, but please don’t eat these clay cookies as they look yummy but taste yucky! (Limited numbers)

Chomp! Chomp! Chew Chew!

Chomp! Chomp! Chew Chew!

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: The Doodle Wall

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Bijal Vachharajani, Priya Kuriyan

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Synopsis:

Slippery lychees, squishy jamuns, sour tamarinds, shiny spinach – is that a food monster over there? (Limited numbers)

Doodle Huddle

Doodle Huddle

Date: 25 Feb 2018

Location: The Doodle Wall

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Suzzanne Rebello Naaraayan

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Synopsis:

Come join in the laughter and fun With shapes to be made and drawings to be done Trace your friends and start the game Write your favourite things and, of course, your own name. (Limited numbers)

Monsoon Magic

Monsoon Magic

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: Ongoing

Age Group: All Ages

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Ashwathy P.S.

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Synopsis:

Pick out shapes, textures and colours that bring an Indian monsoon to life – a dark cloud, that first translucent raindrop, crunchy samosas, a steaming cup of tea…

Mumbai Mania

Mumbai Mania

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: Ongoing

Age Group: All Ages

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Miel Sahgal, Pereena Lamba

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Synopsis:

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

Creative Clay

Creative Clay

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 15:30

Speaker/s: Kavita Gupta Merchant

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Synopsis:

Create your own farm, a la Old MacDonald and fill it with sheep, pigs, ducks and rabbits. (Limited numbers)

Savitribai - Journey of a Trailblazer

Savitribai - Journey of a Trailblazer

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Leah Verghese, Suman Chitrakar

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Synopsis:

Travel to the 19th century with us and join in the adventures of the fiery Savitribai. She started India’s first girls’ school and devoted her life to making India a better place. (Limited numbers)

Haiku Magic!

Haiku Magic!

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: Kala Ramesh

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Synopsis:

Jump like a frog, sprint like a deer or gurgle like a river – draw it out – can you see a poem hiding there? Does your drawing talk to you? Listen . . . (Limited numbers)

Qissebaazi

Qissebaazi

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Kailash Waghmare, Padma Damodaran

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Synopsis:

Watch Kailash Waghmare and Padma Damodaran perform two stories in the unique multilingual storytelling style of Qissebaazi. While Padma narrates master storyteller Karur Neelankantan Pillai’s tale of wooden dolls, Kailash presents a modern-day tale written by Veera Rathod.

Haiku! the Image poem!

Haiku! the Image poem!

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 15:30

Speaker/s: Kala Ramesh

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Synopsis:

Can you DANCE a poem? Or PAINT a poem? With haiku you can do all this – and more!! (Limited numbers)"

Grrr! Grr! Time to Write a Wildlife Poem

Grrr! Grr! Time to Write a Wildlife Poem

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Bijal Vachharajani

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Synopsis:

Sharpen your pencils, pick up your notepads for this marathon wildlife poetry writing session. (Limited numbers)

The Firebird

The Firebird

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 13:00

Speaker/s: Shalini Tayal

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Synopsis:

Follow the young prince as he sets out on his quest armed with a golden feather. Who will he meet? What will he find?

On the Wild Side

On the Wild Side

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: Katie Bagli

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Synopsis:

Fur, feathers and scales, a safari to take your breath away, a lonely night in nature's wild gales. Watch, listen, shake and sway

Creative Clay

Creative Clay

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Kavita Gupta Merchant

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Synopsis:

Make your own masks and faces to tell us which character you feel like being today. (Limited numbers)

Kaun Buddhu aur Kaun Chalaak

Kaun Buddhu aur Kaun Chalaak

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 15:30

Speaker/s:

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Synopsis:

Buddhu to buddhu hai aur chalaak hai chalaak. Chalaak hamesha budhhu ko buddhu banata hai. Magar aaj shayad kuch ulta ho jaaye! Listen to this story and decide who is buddhu and who is chalaak.

Classics Retold

Classics Retold

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 15:30

Speaker/s: Champa Saha

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Synopsis:

There are stories and stories all around us, but there are some stories which are sooooo gooood that they can never be forgotten. Listen to one such classic evergreen story today!

Creative Clay

Creative Clay

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Kavita Gupta Merchant

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Synopsis:

Make creepy crawlies like caterpillars, ladybugs and snails, complete with their very own leaf. Will they be cute or creepy? (Limited numbers)

My City

My City

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: The Doodle Wall

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: Priya Kuriyan

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Synopsis:

Do you love the city you live in? Doodle away all your favourite things about the city you live in - its people, its food, its palaces! (Limited numbers)

Eyebrows and Elbows

Eyebrows and Elbows

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: The Doodle Wall

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Kavitha Mandana

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Synopsis:

Does your Angry Bird never look quite angry enough? Do your villains look more like heroes? Time for the easy eyebrows’ trick! (Limited numbers)

Pigs, Dinosaurs, and Very Bad Badgers

Pigs, Dinosaurs, and Very Bad Badgers

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 15:30

Speaker/s: John Dougherty

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Synopsis:

Poetry, stories & songs! Will Natalie get the pig out of her nose? Why did the dinosaurs really die out? And just how bad can the badgers be? Laughter guaranteed!

Eyebrows and Elbows

Eyebrows and Elbows

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: The Doodle Wall

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Kavitha Mandana

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Synopsis:

Does your Angry Bird never look quite angry enough? Do your villains look more like heroes? Time for the easy eyebrows’ trick! (Limited numbers)

Guess Who?

Guess Who?

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: Glenda Fernandes, Surabhi Gupta

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Synopsis:

Do you like guessing games? Here is your chance to play a very special game to discover some important people from the past. (Limited numbers) (Supported by DK)

Invent Your Own Birdster!

Invent Your Own Birdster!

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Bijal Vachharajani

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Synopsis:

Learn about different bird beaks and feet and then create your own birdster. (Limited numbers)

Battle of the Brushes

Battle of the Brushes

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: The Doodle Wall

Age Group: All Ages

Time: 15:30

Speaker/s: Savio Mascarenhas, Priya Kuriyan

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Synopsis:

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

Can You Sit Still?

Can You Sit Still?

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 14:30

Speaker/s: Karishma Mahbubani

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Synopsis:

Whee! Whee! Tap your little feet! Join Karishma Mahbubani, the author of the read-aloud romp Sit Still, for a rollicking storytelling session filled with fun and frolic. (Limited numbers)

Funny Bunny Tales

Funny Bunny Tales

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Champa Saha

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Synopsis:

Bunnies are soft and furry, with long ears and short tails. Have you ever wondered what amazing adventures they have?

Pigs and Giants

Pigs and Giants

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: John Dougherty

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Synopsis:

Join John for a fun-filled session of stories, songs and poems - including the legend of the Giant’s Causeway, and his latest picture book, There’s a Pig Up My Nose.

Khatti Meethi Kahaniyaan

Khatti Meethi Kahaniyaan

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 11:30

Speaker/s: Ajay Dasgupta

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Synopsis:

Aao dhoom machayein, shor machayein, chillayein aur kuch suney sunayein (In Hindi) Register

A Ride to Remember

A Ride to Remember

Date: 24 Feb 2018

Location: Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Karishma Mahbubani

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Synopsis:

Hop on for an action-packed journey with little Ramu, his friends and their creator Karishma Mahbubani. Hold on tight! This promises to be a one heck of a ride. (Limited numbers) Register