Goethe-Zentrum is organising a children's workshop called Under The Poetree, by Sridala Swamy, on 24th November, at the association's office premises in Hermitage Complex, Opp. Legislative Assembly. Under the Poetree is to do with nonsense verses, rhyming & non-rhyming, singing, dancing and figuring out what makes a poem a poem, and features exciting games wherein a child learns how to put a poem together and understands what a gibberish poem could mean. There's also an interesting session, "Complete the Story".
The workshop aims to develop creativity, imagination & poetic expression in the young minds. It is open for all children, and will be offered in the different age groups of 7-9 years, 10-12 years and 13-15 years. The registration charges are Rs. 100 per child participant.
Sridala Swami, a film editor from FTII, Pune, has edited documentaries, short features and commercials. She has worked with the publishing house Katha, taught cinema and yoga, and conducted film appreciation workshops. Her poetry has been published in the online journals, Museindia and in Chanrabhaga. She lives in Hyderabad, and writes poetry and fiction.
Three books for very young children, Phani's Funny Chappals, What Shall We do For A Craddle? and Kabadiwala, were recently published by Pratham, in early 2007.
Please contact 6652-6443/2324-1791 for further details.