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.

Caterpillar Tales!

11:00 am to 12 noon at Museum Gardens

Listen to two fun stories about caterpillars and butterflies, and learn to make your own caterpillar in this bilingual session organised by Karadi Tales.

Age Group: 4 to 7 years

Creative Movement

12 noon to 1:00 pm at Museum Gardens

Enthralling dance games, props and music that gets every child’s feet tapping. The perfect balance between fun and learning with Rhythmus Happy Feet. 

Age Group: 3 to 6 years 

where to buy abortion pills online abortion pill on line abortion pill

Home Sweet Home

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Museum Gardens

A workshop that will help the little ones understand the different wildlife habitats through interactive group activities. Presented by Saevus Wildlife India.

Age group: 8 to 12 years

where to buy abortion pills online abortion pill on line abortion pill

Wild, Wild Waste

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

We educate the children about the interdependence of species by creating mementos based on the theme of 'One World'. Presented by Saevus Wildlife India.

Age group: 8 to 12 years

Food Food

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

The chefs of Food Food channel will share their yummy secrets with the kids.

Age Group: 8 to 14 years

WeKids Radio - Ab bacche bolenge, aur aap sunoge!

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm at Museum Gardens

A chance for kids to experience what it would be like to go live on radio…interviewing, sharing jokes and simply Radio Jockeying! Conducted by RJ Shantanu.  

Age Group: 8 to 15 years

Lions on the prowl!

10:30 am to 11:15 am at KitabKhana

What kind of mischief can three cubs get up to when their mama is away? Find out with Shamim Padamsee and her book, Watch Out!

Age Group: 4 years and above

This event stands cancelled. For more information, mail kidlitkgaf14@gmail.com

How can you make a C into a D?

11:15 am to 12:15 am at KitabKhana

G’s a C that put on a moochie. Y stands on his head and Z sleeps in your bed. A zany introduction into the world of the English alphabet with writer Jerry Pinto.

Age Group: 4 years and above

Children of conflict

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm at KitabKhana

How does a child get involved in a war that’s bigger than him? How does she get trapped into terrorism? Join journalist Swati Sengupta in a lively discussion and debate on this, based on her book Guns on my Red Earth.

Age Group: 12 years and above

Hot off the Press! Book Launch – Ela by Sampurna Chattarji, What’s Your Secret?

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm at KitabKhana

14 year-old Ela has a secret and it’s going to turn her world upside down. Join Sampurna Chattarji in exploring the dark world of teenager Ela.

Age Group: 13 years and above