Kala ghoda Art Festival 2014


“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.”

-Pablo Picasso


At Kala Ghoda Arts Festival the little people have special precedence - a space where they can learn, laugh, dance and play. Come and participate in workshops and shows that are specially designed to interest curious and cheerful minds. We take no registrations and the children are welcome on first come - first serve basis.

Our thematic for the 2014 festival is 'MINI MOMENTUM’. We look forward to seeing you at our workshops at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maha Vastu Sangrahalaya Gardens.

This year for the first time at the Children's venue, we have...

The exhibit will be held at the Museum Gardens and will be open to the public from Feb 1st to 9th. The Installations will be done by students of various schools and also individual children who will be exhibiting as well as competing for the best Installation trophy! 
The schools participating include - Aditya Birla World Academy, Ascend Int. School, B.D.Somani Int. School, Dhirubhai Ambani Int. School, Ecole Mondiale  Fazlani L'Academie Globale, Hillspring Int. School, MIT Vishwashanti Gurukul, Shardabai Pawar Vidya Niketan, Singapore Int., St. Mary's School ICSE, Pali Chimbai Municipal School (Aseema Charitable Trust), Utpal Sanghvi School. Individual Entries - Avantika Avalokitaa, Chayn S. Kohli, Leia Tyebjee, Vihaan S. Kohli, Mallika Viniet.

Kitab Khana is where we host several children's literature workshops.

Please register with your child's name and age at litkidskgaf14@gmail.com for all the Kitab Khana programs.

Acknowledgements : mycity4kids.com, Saevus Wildlife India, Aarti Gambhir, Arushi Khandelwal, Radhika Warerkar

Acknowledgements for Children's Literature : Parinita Shetty, Sonali Jain, Kitab Khana, Society of Children's Writers & Illustrators (SWBWI-India), French Embassy & French Institute, DSP Limited Singapore and Sangeeta Bhansali (Kahani Tree).

All registrations for Children's Events will begin half an hour before each workshop time at the Museum Gardens Venue.

Workshop for NGO children

11:00 am to 12:30 pm at Museum Gardens

A special workshop in Art and craft for NGO children by ISDI.

Musical Bridges - Your Hearts, Our Art!

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Museum Gardens

Interact with the young musicians of Rajasthan to create Merasi music, learn to play the fascinating instruments, and enjoy the art of tying colourful turbans the Rajasthani way! 

Age group: 7 to 15 years 

Handcrafted Clay Animals

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm at Museum Gardens

mycity4kids.com presents: Children mould their own animals out of two basic shapes of eco-friendly clay. By Dipali's Horizon. 

Age group: 3 to 12 years 

All The World's A Stage

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm at Museum Gardens

ApniShala sets up a stage where children use the joy of interactive theatre to analyse, problem-solve and express their ideas in this fun-filled workshop!

Age Group: 10 to 14 years 

From Singapore Meet Sherlock Sam

4:00 pm to 4:45 pm at KitabKhana

Look out for Sherlock Sam, Singapore’s Fav detective. When weird things happen while camping on PulauUbin, Sherlock Sam is convinced that aliens are to blame! Authors Adan Jimenez and Felicia Low-Jimene take you deep into this mystery book. (Courtesy Singapore Government)

Age Group: 7 years and above

India: A to Z

5:00 pm to 5:45 pm at KitabKhana

Join Vidya and Greystroke as they take you on a rollercoaster ride through the wonders of Incredible India. Take a Special Chabbis quiz, crack a super-duper puzzle and draw cool cartoons on your magical alphabetical tour!

Age Group: 8 years and above

What's Your Story? with Balaji Venkataraman, author of Flat-track Bullies

6:00 pm to 6:45 pm at KitabKhana

A five step formula that will turn you into a writer. If I can, so can you, says Ravi, the narrator of Flat-track Bullies! 

Age Group: 11 to 14 years