- A 6 day Rajasthani Theatre Festival
- Workshops for young theatre directors and actors
- Film Appreciation Course
Jaipur, 14 May: Jaipur’s multi art centre, Jawahar Kala Kendra (JKK), will witness a rich mix of programmes in music, dance, literature and theatre this year as well. The Kendra is committed to bringing to its audiences opportunities for learning, pleasure as well as appreciation of the arts. This was informed by the Director General, JKK, Ms. Pooja Sood.
Coming up is the Junior Summer Programme (15 May – 20 June) which will have diverse workshops for children in the fields of folk dance and music, caricature making, miniature painting, theatre as well as contemporary music and dance.
Other highlights for this year include a 6 day Rajasthani Theatre Festival, Bookaroo – Children’s Literature Festival, Poetry Festival, Overnight Concert, Dhrupad Festival, classical dance festival as well as a fusion music and dance festival.
Also in store are workshops for young theatre directors and artists and a film appreciation course. The renovated museum art galleries will witness three long-duration museum quality visual arts exhibitions.
JKK will also open a renovated Graphic Studio this year wherein one can learn and observe the aspects and technicalities associated with Graphic Art Practices. The galleries – Parijat 1 and 2 will also be upgraded with better facilities.
Besides this, JKK will also commission small theatre productions and have weekly programmes in music, dance, literature and theatre.
About Jawahar Kala Kendra
Jawahar Kala Kendra (JKK) was designed in 1993 by renowned architect Charles Correa. It is a multi-arts world class centre focusing on the preservation and promotion of the various genres of performing as well as visual arts and literary activities. It provides a platform to talented artists from the state, the country as well as overseas. The Kendra’s initiation has induced a multidisciplinary movement towards the understanding, dissemination and propagation of art practices, extending from traditional to the contemporary. The programmes held here are designed not just for entertainment but also to increase awareness about different forms of art among the people.