Madiwala Kere Habba with a photo contest

The third Kere Habba (Lake Festival) of 2015 is all set to take place at Madiwala Lake on Saturday, 11th April 2015. The event has been planned in two sessions – morning 6:30 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. and evening 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Kere Habba is an initiative of The Namma Bengaluru Foundation. Reports of the previous two Kere Habbas can be seen on these links – Kere Habba at Kaikondrahalli LakePuttenahalli Kere Habba.  

Visitors to Madiwala Kere Habba can expect lots of fun activities for both children and adults. The schedule includes bird watching, sketching, cycling, craft, dance, music, story telling, gardening and more. The Chief Engineer of the Lake Development Authority will talk about the plans to make Madiwala Lake a model “bio-diversity lake”. There will be an interactive session on the problems faced by lakes and how Madiwala Lake in particular can be made the pride of Bangalore. There will be food stalls to add to the festive atmosphere. 

Shutterbugs should not miss out on the photography contest that has been organised. The theme of the photography contest is “Lakes and their role in our city”. Entries should be submitted online by 11th Apr 2015 and results will be announced on 15th Apr. Entries will be judged on the basis of (a) quality of the picture (b) connection with the theme (c) caption submitted with the photograph. Three best entries will be chosen by an expert panel of judges. Prizes are sponsored by Tapprs. For more details, and to submit your entry please go here.
Details of the habba are below. For any more information, please contact Arbind-9845193233 or Ramesh-9886051931, from the Madiwala Kere Habba team.

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Arathi is a market researcher who loves to run and write. She has been actively involved in issues that affect citizens, including apartment management, waste management and lakes. She used to live in Mumbai and is now based in Bengaluru, working as a Community Anchor with Citizen Matters.