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OPEN MIC : Leipung: A platform for sharing multiple narratives by Octave Foundation at Oxford Bookstore, N81, Connaught Place (CP) > 6:30pm-8:30pm on 14th October 2017

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Time : 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Add to Calendar 14/10/2017 18:30 14/10/2017 20:30 Asia/Kolkata OPEN MIC : Leipung: A platform for sharing multiple narratives by Octave Foundation Event Page : http://www.delhievents.com/2017/10/open-mic-leipung-platform-for-sharing.html Oxford Bookstore, N81, Connaught Place, New Delhi - 110001 DD/MM/YYYY

Entry : Open entry for audience (Seating on First-Come First-Served basis) and registration required for performers at octavefoundation@gmail.com

Rules: (Yeah, there are a few rules!)

1. To get a slot, simply e-mail the moderator at octavefoundation@gmail.com with a video recording of 5 mins or with the script or with a short synopsis of the performance.
Video size should not be more than 50 MB

2. You can perform one piece for a maximum of 5 minutes. Your time starts the moment you come to the microphone; any introduction or preamble is part of your time slot.

3. Only solo or duo performances; no groups please. However, number of musicians can be considered with prior information.

4. Work performed can be in any of the languages used in the National Capital Region.

5. When the moderator tells you your time is up, please leave the microphone immediately.

6. Genres: No restriction. Fiction, folktales, autobiography, comedy, dance, music, mime, it’s all good.

7. Prohibited: Foul language, explicit sexual imagery, slander, anything that flouts the laws of India.

8. No nudity. Yes, you can use costumes and make-up if you like.

9. There will be up to 15 slots of up to 5 minutes each.

10. Please show the text of what you plan to perform to the moderator, and/or describe your performance. This is not about censorship; it is to guard against infringement of the rules.

Venue : Oxford Bookstore, N81, Connaught Place, New Delhi - 110001
Venue Info : Events | About | Map | Nearest Metro Station - 'Rajiv Chowk' (Yellow Line and Blue Line)
Area : Connaught Place (CP)

Event Description : OPEN MIC : Leipung: A platform for sharing multiple narratives

“Leipung” is a mound found on roads in localities over which young and old sit and discuss matters of local, national and personal interest. It is the Manipuri version of what is known to us as an 'adda'.

Leipung is a platform for exploring the art of storytelling in different formats and connecting people through the art. Select performers will be invited to join Octave Foundation productions.

The theme for Oct is that your 5-minute piece MUST on FESTIVALS.

About the performers: Octave Foundation is an NGO that was established with the idea of bridging the gaping divide between India’s North Eastern states and the rest of the country by bringing together folk tales, narratives, culture, habits, traditions, simplicities and complexities, words and songs. Growing up in a decade that has witnessed innumerable socio-political conflicts, the founders of the organization recognize that creative arts and performance arts transcend all boundaries by forming a language of their own. To bring people together, which is critical now than ever before, we have to delve deeper into our roots and give platforms of convergence to celebrate ethnic diversities. With this mission, Octave Foundation is attempting to weave the dying art of storytelling and the strong need of cultural convergence to a single platform called Wari. The word ‘Wari’ means ‘story’ in Manipuri language and since its inception in May 2016, nine stories spanning nine different regions have been performed. Wari is an effort to initiate conversations. More about us here: octavefoundation.org

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OPEN MIC : Leipung: A platform for sharing multiple narratives by Octave Foundation at Oxford Bookstore, N81, Connaught Place (CP) > 6:30pm-8:30pm on 14th October 2017 OPEN MIC : Leipung: A platform for sharing multiple narratives by Octave Foundation at Oxford Bookstore, N81, Connaught Place (CP) > 6:30pm-8:30pm on 14th October 2017 Reviewed by Rohit Malik on 19:07 Rating: 5

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