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Celebrate World Storytelling Day @ Hippocampus Chennai – 22nd March, 2014.

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FOLK DANCE AND KITE MAKING @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI – 18TH JAN 2014

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FESTIVE FUN !!
Saturday, Jan 18th’ 2014 @ 11.00 am 
Ages – All Ages.
  Want to go Kite flying ??  Come celebrate Sankranti with us, as we make colourful kites and fly them too.  Light up the sky with colourful kites to mark the end of a long winter and usher in the new season.

 Celebrate the festive season with some folk dance and music. A young team of dancers from Loyola college will be performing the “Devarattam” and the “Thapattam”. Fast and fluent movements to the rhythmic sound of ‘ Deva Thunthubi’ – a drum-shaped percussion instrument, make this dance truly enjoyable.

Come dressed in your traditional best and enjoy the celebrations !!

Please note: Registration on first come first serve basis only.

A Non- member fee of Rs 250/-is applicable.Call 42116417 to Register.

THIS WEEKEND @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI – 11TH JAN, 2014

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Stories ‘n’ Puppets !!

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Saturday, Jan 11th’ 2014 @11.00am  

Ages 3-6 Years

 Stories are fascinating, captivating and entertaining , and if told with puppets they can be a visual treat for the kids.

 Puppets are Fun !! Puppets can be used “anyway, anywhere, and anytime” to bring stories to life and to spark young imaginations.

Come listen to some stories, sing some songs and have fun with the puppets . Watch the stories come alive with Evelyn.

It’s theatre, it’s storytime, it’s a bit of everything!
Pongalo Pongal !!
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Saturday, Jan 11th 2014 @ 11.00am 
Ages 7 & above
“Connecting with the four days of Pongal harvest festival, the Tamilian way! A Thanksgiving to Nature highlighted through stories,songs and dance!” 
Come along and listen to a bagful of stories with Asha Sampat.Like all Hindu festivals pongal too has some interesting legends attached to it. Pongal is celebrated every year in mid -January mostly in the south of India and especially in Tamil Nadu to mark the harvest of crops and a special thanksgiving to God, the sun,the earth and the cattle.  
Join us for some Pongal stories and pot paintings.

STORYTELLING BY JEEVA RAGHUNATH @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI 9TH NOV, 2013

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Saturday, Nov 9th’ 2013 @ 11.00am

All Age groups

Please join us for a delightful session of  STORYTELLING by
Ms Jeeva Raghunath.
For Children and Adults.
Admission: Rs 150 per Person.
(Free for Hippocampus members.)
Call 42116417 to register.

THIS WEEKEND @ HIPPOCAMPUS – CHENNAI 10th& 11th NOVEMBER ‘2012

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Cracker-filled Saturdays!

 Date: 10th November ’12 Saturday || Time:11.00 am | – 12.30 pm | Age: 3 – 6 Years

Gear up for a fun, safe and eco-friendly Diwali this year as Aunty Shakila shows you how to paint some pretty diyas and tells you what this festival of lights is all about! Sing to some rhymes!
Sing along to some rhymes and have a crackling good time as she shows us the razzling-dazzling colours of Diwali!
 
 

Going Green!

 
 
Date: 11th November ’12 Saturday || Time:11.00 am | – 12.30 pm | Age: 6 & above
 
Diwali is always so much fun, isn’t it? The sweets, crackers, gifts and family!
But did you know that the crackers you burst on this day were made by little children? Firecrackers cause noise pollution and harms the environment as well.
 
Which is why we have students from the Environmentalist Foundation of India (EFI) visiting us this week, to present a 20- minute musical drama on how you can be responsible and have a good time too!
 
Come join us as we show you how you can go green this Diwali!
 
D-Day drama will highlight on the issues of Child Labour, Pollution, Health Impacts and the negative impacts that it has on animals.

DUSSEHRA CELEBRATIONS @HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI – 20th Oct ‘2012

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Defeat the demon King!
 
 
Date: 20th October ’12 Saturday || Time:11.00 am | – 12.30 pm | All Ages
 

Dussehra is here! And we have some fun dance and craft activities just for you!

Love to play Dandiya? Then here’s your chance to learn some fun moves with

Aunty Prarthana.

  What’s more! You can now brush up on your archery skills and use the bow and arrow to shoot the menacing Raavana!

Come dressed in your traditional best and celebrate the triumph of good over evil

 For registrations call 42116417/24433544