Kathakar 2019, Storytelling Festival

Kathakar 2019 Storytelling Festival Sunder Nursery Nizamuddin Creative

Date and Time : 11-13 October 2019, 6pm to 10pmAdd to Calendar 11/10/2019 18:00 13/10/2019 22:00 Asia/Kolkata Kathakar 2019, storytelling festival Must check for Details and on Event day before visiting :
Sunder Nursery, Nizamuddin, New Delhi, Delhi 110003DD/MM/YYYY

Schedule : Click here to view the Schedule of Kathakar 2019, Storytelling Festival

Entry : by Tickets priced at Rs. 100, Available at :
Online : BookMyShow
Offline : at the venue before the show if not sold out

Venue : Sunder Nursery, Nizamuddin, New Delhi, Delhi 110003
Venue Info : www.sundernursery.org | Map Nearest Metro Stations (Violet Line) - 'Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium' & 'Jangpura''

Event Description : Nivesh, HHACH & Babaji Music present Kathakar 2019, Storytelling Festival

The national capital will be abuzz with captivating narrationof ethnic tales from around the globe this week as Kathakar 2019 is all set to rollout India’s only oral storytelling festival for three evenings from October 11.A bunch of professional and passionate raconteurs from all over the world willweave the magic of storytelling as the ninth edition at annual festival is to beheld in the city’s Sunder Nursery. With 17 sessions in total post-sunset, theOctober 11-13 event being organised chiefly by cultural forum Nivesh alsofeatures morning segments in a string of Delhi schools.

Kathakar, partnered by Himalayan Hub for Art, Culture and Heritage (HHACH)and Babaji Music, is open to the public. The storytelling sessions focus on India’srare art forms as well as native tales from the host country, besides Poland,Australia, Sweden, Romania, Mongolia, Lithuania and the United Kingdom.One highlight will be ‘Kissey Kahani Aur Adakaari’ session with actor Manoj Bajpayee in conversation with musician Mohit Chauhan, the patron of the festival. The duo will inaugurate the festival on Friday (Oct 11) at 7.30 pm. Theatre artist Danish Hussain will present a self-directed adaptation of‘Qissebazi: A Multilingual Storytelling Orbit’. Kerala’s traditional Tholpavakoothu puppeteers will enchant the audience with their famed shadow theatre based onthe theme of Tamil epic Kamba Ramayana.
Kathakar 2019 will see Buddhist chanting by Grammy Awardee Monks ofSherabling Monastery, perform for the first time in Delhi. In another first,aborigine storyteller Uncle Larry Walsh will recount his indigenous tales — hisdebut experience with an Indian audience. Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali, too, will sharehis stories about film-making.

The festival debuted in 2010 as an initiative of a trio of sibling sisters Prarthana, Rachna and Shaguna Gahilote, who have played a stellar role in reviving storytelling as a standalone art form through dramatic performances andtravelling festivals. While Shaguna is a master storyteller, Prarthana and Shaguna have written a book titled Curious Tales from the Himalayas, featuring eleven folk stories from the Himalayan belt between Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh eastward.

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