Indo European festival of Story Telling and Puppetry by Kathalaya

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 Kathalaya is holding yet another grand Indo European festival from July 23 rd To August 10, 2011 in India. We are covering five cities and four states – Vishakapatnam, Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru and Chennai as part of the
Storyfestival -Kathothsava 2011.

The aim of the festival is to create a platform for storytellers from Europe and India to meet and exchange common factors in Storytelling namely communication, Education and skills of telling.

As part of the festival we have Performances of Storytelling and Puppetry – 6 shows Training by experts and doctorates in the field of puppetry and Education for teachers.


Venue -Alliance Francaise 31.7.2011 Sunday
Three shows at 3p.m. 5,p.m.& 7p.m.
One and half hours

250 seating per show

Performance of Storytelling and puppetry at the Alliance Francaise by Storytellers and pupeteers

Charges for the show – Rs. 200/- per head for adults and for block booking of 50 and above Rs. 175/-and for (250 seats Rs. 125 /- per head for a show )

Training by all the three experts in the field of Storytelling at Ashirwad Community Centre, off St. Marks Road,Bangalore –
August 1 & 2nd,
2011 Timing- 9.30-3.30

Program Training for teachers, parents individuals and professionals. *
Dr. Mirella -Doctorate in puppetry

Geeta Ramanujam, Executive Director Kathalaya Trust, Bangalore

Ola Henricsson -Story Educator ,Sweden

Storytelling Voice and Body languag Games, music and Puppetry with concepts

Rs. 3500/- including lunch, snacks , tea , materials from Sweden for the
puppets and Certificates .


August 1&2
Mon & Tues
Buratino puppet performances -6 exclusive shows
200 year old Life size Heritage puppets
Rs. 100/- per child max. 300 children

For details on bookings contact and write to us at*

Geeta Ramanujam
Executive Director
Kathalaya Trust

Geeta Ramanujam
Executive Director
Kathalaya Trust
Academy of Storytelling
3rd main, 2nd cross,
Banerghatta Road
Bangalore 560076


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