Kahani Karnival November 2015

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Celebrating the festival of stories at the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum through various story-telling workshops, engaging activities across diversity and languages is a fun learning experience for children.

Kahani Karnival is all about film, music, dance, cinema, treasure hunts and some giant dinosaurs and lots of exciting surprises planned over two days.

Workshops lined-up:

Goopi Gawaiya and Bagha Bajaaiya – Award-winning filmmaker Shilpa Ranade’s animated feature on two wise fools who live to sing and play the drum.

Time: 5 – 6 PM, Sunday, 29th November

Toy Story – Filmmaker, animator, toymaker and professor at IIT Bombay’s Industrial Design Centre; Shilpa Ranade will teach children how to create visual toys.

Time: 10:30am – 11:30am, Saturday 28 November

RAPShala – Neha Singh ( theatre actor, writer and singer ) will introduce children to creating their own lyrics in Hindi using beats, words and acapella in a musical form. Your children learn the musical form RAP drawing inspiration from any object in the Museum, a tree or anything around them.

Time: 11.30am – 12.30pm, Saturday 28 November

Dekho Jaano Mumbai – An exciting game where children learn to spot places and people through a walk in the museum. Abhishek Panchal; artist and Big Draw International’s India will bring together a unique game and fun learning session for children over 6 yrs.

Time: 10.30am – 11.30am, Saturday 28 November

Nritya Gatha – Odissi Danseuse and Indologist Prachi Jariwala will narrate and bring alive the Dashavatara that resides in the Museum by enacting the ten incarnations of Vishnu through Nritya. Prachi will also offer a tribute to the national song Vande Mataram. For: All age groups

Time: 11.30am-12.15pm, Sunday 29 November

Vikram and the Vampire – Get spooked in a world of bats, spooks, headless statues and vampires created and narrated by author Natasha Sharma. Hear more stories written over 1000 years ago. Age: 8-12 yrs
Time: 10.30am – 11.30am, Saturday 28 November

Language of Objects – An interactive session to explore the way objects speak to us with Museum and heritage education specialist Alisha Sadikot. Learn how to read objects housed in the Museum and engage with the stories and memories stored within. Age: 6+yrs
Time: 12.30pm – 1.30pm, Saturday 28 November

Picture Perfect – Cinematographer Manjuleeka Sen, an alumnus from the FTII, will take participants through the basics of photography with a walk through the Museum and the surroundings. Make sure to carry a camera or smartphone. Age: 7+ yrs
Time: 11am-12noon, Saturday 28 November

Vikram and the Vampire – How would you deal with a vampire? Discover what King Vikram did with Betal! An exciting and interactive workshop for your kids to get creative and thought-provoking.

Time: Saturday 28 November at 10.30am

Dinosaur – The latest production brought to you by puppeteer Anurupa Roy gets giants dinosaurs taking over the Museum in her performance. Dinosaur is a tale about a T-Rex egg stolen from its nest takes on a journey in search of its family. Age: 3+ yrs
Time: 6pm – 7pm, Saturday 28 November

Gaana Bajana – Musicians Manoj Pandya and Manoj Sharma will show children the basics of rhythm and speed (sur, taal, laya) with maracas and tambourines. The duo will also create percussion instruments with waste materials and food grains. Age: 2-4 yrs
Time: 12.30pm – 1.30pm, Sunday 29 November