The Closing Ceremony of the month long Junior Summer Programme began at Jawahar Kala Kendra. As a part of this, various programmes will be organized till 20 June. Every year JKK organizes summer workshops of various art forms for children. Children between the age group of 5 to 17 years participate in literature, visual arts, theatre, music and dance workshops and learn from the experts. Children learnt in great depth the various dimensions of the art and enthusiastically practised every day under the guidance of teachers.
Children’s creativity and imagination power showcased at ‘Rang Umang’ Exhibition
Closing ceremony of Junior Summer Program began with the “Rang Umang’ Exhibition at Parijat-1 and Parijat-2 art galleries. Visitors were introduced to the creativity and imagination of the children through this exhibition. In Parijat Gallery 1 around 20 portraits including those of APJ Abdul Kalam and various bollywood celebrities have been showcased. Similarly, 36 photographs clicked by the young participants of the Photography Workshop are also on display. Each photo also has information on the aperture, shutter speed, ISO and focal length has also been given. World renowned photographers like Shivnarayan Joshi, Sudhir Kasliwal and KK Agarwal also visited the exhibition.
The exhibition will be open from 11 am to7 pm and will be on till 20 June.
The creative pieces of the Monoprint, Cartooning as well as Visual Storytelling workshop displayed at the Parijat 2 Gallery are also attracting visitors. The scrapbooks of the visual storytelling workshop are themed on topics like Mothers Day, My Village and Birds and Water, among others. Through their cartooning skills, children have given messages related to environment conservation, global warming etc.
Screening of short film ‘Papa Nahi Manenge’
Similarly, the film ‘Papa Nahi Manenge’ made by the participants of the 20 day short film workshop ‘Light,Camera,Action’ was also screened at the Reading Lounge of Jawahar Kala Kendra. The film will be screened daily between 4 pm to 6 pm till 20 June at JKK. The message given through this 16 minute film is what the expectation are of the children and parents from each other and how can they be fulfilled without any clashes.
Mesmerising music and dance performances
During the closing ceremony, children from the music and dance workshop also performed at ‘Rangayan’. Children gave live performances of Singing, ‘Tabla’, Contemporary Dance, ‘Khartaal’ , ‘Kathak’ Dance, ‘Folk’ Dance and Piano. The students of the vocal workshop presented Prayer as well as Patriotic Songs. Then there was a folk dance performance in which Kalbelia and Rajasthani Folk Fusion was presented. Towards the end of the programme, students gave message of environment conservation through contemporary dance. This 2 hour performance will also be given tomorrow at 7 pm.
It is worth noting that more than 250 children of the theatre workshop will present their acting skills from 18 to 20 June.