Children | Literature | Fun at Bangalore Literature Festival

Welcome to Children | Literature | Fun at the Bangalore Literature Festival or C|L|F at BLF.

We have expanded our children’s programming with two venues just for kids – Aesop and Jataka, both located within the Royal Orchid premises.

C|L|F has in store plenty of activities for kids of all ages and parents are most welcome to join and watch!

Highlights (scroll down for schedule and full program):

OpenMic: a stage for kids to sing, speak, recite, act or tickle | Workshops Galore: Journalism, Clowning, Puppetry, Illustrations, Creative Writing and more | Exciting Sories: Jeeva Raghunath, Roopa Pai, Shweta Taneja, Ameen Haque, Arup da and Surendra Varma | Mini-Meals – The School Quiz | Fun and Games: Amar Chitra Katha’s Mega Treasure Hunt, Odd’ R Eve – The Game of Hand Cricket, Kaadootantra: A Wildlife Safari, Indian Traditional Games, Finger Puppetry | Performances: Dancing Tales – Bal Krishna, Performance by Shock Democracy – Children’s Rock Band and Verdi’s Tarantella: A Ballet performance by The Junior Dance Company of The Lewis Foundation of Classical Ballet

Day 1 | Dec 17 | Saturday

10amIllustrating My World: A Workshop with Soumya Menon | Ages: 6-16 | Limited SeatingYoung Journalist Workshop by Co Media Lab | Ages: 12-18 | Registration Required
1130amThe Never Ending Story: A Writing Workshop For Children With Andaleeb Wajid And Sajita Nair | Ages: 9-16 | Registration RequiredOpen Mic | Ages: 4-16 | Registration Required
noonKaadootantra: A Wildlife Safari With Kaadoo | All Ages
1pmShivers Down My Spine: Spooky Tales with Shweta Taneja | Ages: 8-16
130pmHand Puppet Building: A Workshop by Paul Affeld | All Ages
2pmElephants and Literature for Children | Vasudev Murthy in conversation with Surendra Varma | Ages: 8-16
3pmThe Gita Is For Children? Really? | Roopa Pai | Ages: 10-16Clowning Around With Harish Bhuvan | Ages: 4-16
4pmAmar Chitra Katha's Mega Treasure Hunt and Quiz | Ages: All Ages and Families Welcome!Odd' R Eve Tournament: The Game of Hand Cricket | All Ages
5pmOpen Mic | Ages: 4-16 | Registration Required
530pmAsk Me Anything on Journalism: BV Rao, G. Sampath and Josy Joseph | Ages: 8-16Finger Puppetry with Play Jam | Ages: 3-6
6pmDancing Tales: Bal Krishna for Children | Aparna Chandar, Poornima Kaushik and Vikram Sridhar | All Ages

Day 2 | Dec 18 | Sunday

10amDrum Circle with Storipur | All Ages
11amTell-along Tales with Aunty Jeeva | All Ages
noonBookasura: Quizzes at BLF with Nexus Consulting | Mini-Meals - The School Quiz | Ages: 6-18Travel The World With Globetrippers | All Ages
130pmGrandparents and Us: A Karadi Tale | All AgesOpen Mic | Ages: 4-16 | Registration Required
2pmJustBooks and Drawing | Ages: 4-16
230pmPuppets and Shadows by Imaginostory | Ages: 5-16
3pmOpen Mic | Ages: 4-16 | Registration Required
330pmA Wail of a Time: A Pratham Books Workshop with Greystroke | Ages: 4-16
4pmAdventures with Arup Da | All Ages
430pmInto The Box: Indian Doll Puppetry | Ages: 4-16Open Mic | Ages: 4-16 | Registration Required
5pmChowkabara, Pallanguli, Morabara and More: Indian Traditional Games by Kavade | All Ages
6pmPerformance by Arjun and Karan - Children's Rock band | Ages: 8-16
630pmVerdi's Tarantella: A Ballet performance by The Junior Dance Company of The Lewis Foundation of Classical Ballet | All Ages


For any queries, call Vikram Sridhar on 99457 99224

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