3rd edition of Children’s Literature, Art and Music Festival organized by ‘Get Set Parents with Pallavi’ Starts with a Bang

3rd edition of Children’s Literature, Art and Music Festival organized by ‘Get Set Parents with Pallavi’ Starts with a Bang

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Bhopal: Along with, the Vishwarang 2022 Get Set Parent Children’s Literature Art and Music Festival opened at the Minto Hall of the Kushabhau International Convention Centre. It was inaugurated by Dr. Pallavi Rao Chaturvedi, Director and Founder of Get Set Parent, and Ms. Anubha Shrivastava, Commissioner of Khadi Village Industries. Workshops like Story Telling, Theatre, and Folk Art were organized for children throughout the day. Over 5000 children across 50 schools attended day 1 of the festival with great fun.

Doodle: An Artform To Keep Mind & Body Active

Mandar Shete and Kavita Dicholkar of Kadmad Designs conducted a doodling session for the kids. Mentor Kavita Dicholkar said, “Doodling is a free expression of art. It is generally considered as freestyle art, making body and mind active.”

Learning Theatre Skills From Neelima Gupta

During Helen O’Grady’s session, Neelima Gupta enlightened the children about the theatre. She taught children to express themselves using facial expressions, gestures, and body language. Children were called on stage for an interactive session to make them more aware of their body expressions.

Pallavi Vyas Imparts Wisdom Through Stories

Preeti Vyas, CEO of Amar Chitra Katha narrated the story to the children during the storytelling session. Dr. Pallavi Rao Chaturvedi honored her. In this workshop, she narrated the heroic story of Lord Ganesha, Kuber, and freedom fighter Jhalkari Bai to the children. At the end of the session, she asked them questions based on the story, and the children were rewarded with comic books for answering the questions.

Vikram Sridhar Enlightens Students About Storytelling

Vikram Sridhar spoke on dramatic storytelling. During this session, he was welcomed by Dr. Aditi Vats. While starting his talk, he gave information about the Indian states to children. He narrated the story in an expressive and funny style. At the end of the story, he conveyed the message to the children that our home is the best.

Experts Equip Students With Paper Mache & Madhubani Skills

Suchitra Rai and Vivek Singh Rajput conducted the paper mache session. Mentor Suchitra Rai told the method of making different things from clay and paper. Meanwhile, Rishabh Nigam and Dishi Bhadauria of Chitrakala Studio conducted the session on the Madhubani painting. Mentor told that Madhubani painting is an art that uses many patterns and bright colors.

Interactive Session On Instilling Habit Of Reading

Dr Pallavi Rao Chaturvedi, Founder of ‘Get Set Parent, Preeti Vyas, CEO of Amar Chitra Katha, and Shobha Viswanathan, Publishing Director, of Karadi Tales hosted the last session on ‘How to inculcate the habit of reading.’ Answering the question of why the reading habit is vital, Preeti Vyas said that reading books help in achieving a good personality, happiness, success, and better things. Dr Pallavi Rao Chaturvedi asked the students to read newspapers, magazines, books, and even the instruction behind products to instill the habit of reading. Shobha Vishwanathan said, “When I grew up, there was no television. So we only had books. I have experienced that the happiness we get from a book can’t be found on any OTT platform.”

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