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CAMP YAKABOO SCHEDULE FOR AGES 3 – 8 @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI

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Date:27th April – 1st May
Science Factoty 27th april to 1st may

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Date:4th May – 15th MayDrama Foodies

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Date:18th May  – 22nd May

Jeeva Workshop 18th may to 22nd may

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Date:25th May  – 29th May

Heros and monster 3-5

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Date:25th May  – 29th May

May 25th to 29th (ges 6- 8) heroes and monsters

Summer camp By Hippocampus – For Chennai

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Welcome to the 4th edition of Camp Yakaboo

– summer workshops from Hippocampus!
If you are getting all hot and bothered,
looking around Chennai for
an interesting summer camp for your child…
Stop at Nandanam for HOO is back with a bang!!

Check out the exciting summer schedule for children ages 3 to 12
at Hippocampus, Chennai.

AGES 3 TO 5 YEARS

IT’S PARTY TIME
Dates: 29th March – 2nd April 2010 [5 days]

Wings & Wishes… Ghosts and Ghouls… Fins & Fishes… Whacky Wheels… Jungle fun… Join Vandana aunty to make crafts and food, based on these party themes. And on the final day, have a blast, with balloon sculpting, face painting, good food  and a generous dose of Fun!

Fee:   Members –             Rs. 1,200/-
Non-Members –      Rs. 1,400/-

PUPPETS AND STORIES
Dates: 12th – 16th April 2010 [5 days]

Enjoy storytime with Vandana… stories retold with masks and puppets. Have fun making some of your own and, use them to make up your own stories! Packed with lots of drawing, colouring and Fun!

Fee:   Members –             Rs. 1,200/-
Non-Members –      Rs. 1,400/-

TINY TWISTERS
Dates: 19th – 30th April 2010 [10 days]

Music and Movement! Plenty of both, with craft time too…
Get swaying to the rhythm, sing along loudly, dabble in theatre and a put- it- all- together presentation as a grand finale. Poppy, Vandana and Prarthana take you through this action-packed camp.

Fee:   Members –             Rs. 2,500/-
Non-Members –      Rs. 2,700/-

CREATIVE MOVEMENT (JR.)
Dates: 3rd – 14th May 2010 [10 days]

A workshop that enthuses young children to explore music, dance and craft. Andrea Jacob and Vandana will work together with the tiny tots to get them performing a Musical based on the popular movie Madagascar!

Fee:   Members –             Rs. 2,500/-
Non-Members –      Rs. 2,700/-

STORY LAB
Dates: 17th – 28th May 2010 [10 days]

It’s Storytime with Jeeva Aunty and Art ‘n’ Craft with Vandana Aunty. Enjoy Sing along stories, Finger play stories, Action stories and go on to act and tell your own…

Fee:   Members –             Rs. 2,500/-
Non-Members –      Rs. 2,700/-

AGES 6 TO 8 YEARS

IT’S A 3-D WORLD
Dates: 29th – 2nd April 2010 [5 days]

Around the World with Art ‘n’ Craft. Go on a journey of discovery around the globe with Srividya, stopping at Egypt to make some pyramids and mummies, India to make a 3-D Tajmahal, Singapore to make the famous Merlion and more… 2 crafts a day and around the world in 5 days!

Fee:   Members –             Rs. 1,200/-
Non-Members –      Rs. 1,400/-

STEP OUT WITH HOO
Dates: 12th – 16th April 2010 [5 days]

Ever wondered how that sachet of milk you pick up sleepily from your doorstep every morning, gets there? Join SriVidya to find out and, to discover how other essentials come to your home. Visit a Milk factory, a popular Bakery unit, the Post Office, Fire Station, an Ice cream factory and, create a scrap book of these visits.

Fee:   Members –             Rs. 1,600/-
Non-Members –      Rs. 1,800/-

IN THE SPOTLIGHT!
Dates: 19th – 30th April 2010 [10 days]

A Musical Drama! Singing, Dancing, Acting and much more!!
A fun, artistic journey where you get it all together – Theatre games, Dance, Sing along and Craft – to create a showcase presentation! Mentoring this will be Poppy, Vandana & Prarthana.

Fee:   Members –      Rs. 2,500/-
Non-Members –      Rs. 2,700/-

CREATIVE MOVEMENT (SR.)
Dates: 3rd – 14th May 2010 [10 days]

A workshop that enthuses older children to explore music, dance and craft. Andrea Jacob and Vandana will work towards empowering the children to move and perform a Musical based on the popular movie High School Musical!

Fee:   Members –    Rs. 2,500/-
Non-Members –      Rs. 2,700/-

SCIENCE & CHORAL READING
Dates: 17th – 28th May 2010 [10 days]

An exciting combination of Choral reading (reading aloud in unison) and simple Science experiments. Choral Reading develops fluency in spoken and reading skills in a novel, fun, all-together-now kind of way… and, the Science Experiments help you explore Science concepts in a hands-on, let-me-find-out-how way…

Fee:   Members –   Rs. 2,500/-
Non-Members –      Rs. 2,700/-

AGES 9 TO 12 YEARS

THE WORLD ON A PLATTER
Dates: 29th March – 2nd April 2010 [5 days]

Cooking from around the World! Learn about other cultures around the world, broaden your horizons and have a hands-on cooking experience, learning international gourmet recipes from Sapna Dugar. Table settings, napkin folding and vegetable carvingare on the menu too!

Fee
:   Members –     Rs. 1,300/-
Non-Members –      Rs. 1,500/-

HOO IS GROWING UP TO BE…
Dates: 12th – 16th April 2010 [5 days]

Here’s your chance to explore your career options before you make a choice. Go along with Vijji Haresh and meet various professionals at their workplace – a jewelry designer, an interior designer, a radio jockey, a photographer and a chef!

Fee: Members –     Rs. 1,600/-
Non-Members –      Rs. 1,800/-

CUB REPORTER
Dates: 19th – 30th April 2010 [10 days]

Create your own Newsletter! Get tips on photography, editing and designing, how to research and develop a story, give captions, layout designing etc. from Sapna Dugar. Go on, put your newfound skills together and make some News!

Fee: Members –      Rs. 2,500/-
Non-Members –      Rs. 2,700/-

POTTER MANIA
Dates: 3rd – 14th May 2010 [10 days]

A Terracotta workshop to help you give shape to your ideas and create with clay. Kaveri Bharath will show you how to dig in… roll, shape, pinch and shape it, to make little animals, boxes and interesting figurines using red clay.

Fee: Members –     Rs. 2,500/-
Non-Members –      Rs. 2,700/-

A TWIST IN THE TALE
Dates: 17th – 28th May 2010 [10 days]

It’s your turn to rewrite the script. Come on… take this chance to you’re your hand at tweaking and twisting popular fairy tales. Join Hans Kaushik for this fun workshop and give villainous traits to heroes or turn melodrama into comedy! And, make props and costumes for this version of the tale, with Vandana Aunty.

Fee: Members –     s. 2,500/-
Non-Members –      Rs. 2,700/-

ETIQUETTE EVERYDAY
Dates: 17th – 28th May 2010 [10 days]

No. Etiquette is not something archaic. It’s a great social skill especially necessary in today’s world. Meenal Kedia will show you the right way – Table setting and table manners, manners for special places and occasions, telephone manners, movie manners and more – to make a fabulous first impression.

Fee: Members –      Rs. 2,500/-
Non-Members –      Rs. 2,700/-

Registrations are now open!

Confirmations only on payment!

Note:
1. All workshops are from Monday to Friday
2. The timings for all workshops are 10 am to 12.30 pm.
2. Refund applicable subject to workshop cancellations.

Summer camp by Hippocampus – For Bangalore

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Welcome to the 8th edition of Camp Yakaboo

– summer workshops from Hippocampus!

There’s something for every child… 2 to 14!!

Want to saw, hammer, sandpaper and create your own birdhouse?

Join the ‘Knock on Wood’ Carpentry Workshop!

The little one loves storytime?

Walk in to our ‘Book Nook’ sessions!

The outdoors beckon?

Sign up for our ‘Venture adVenture’!

Just Art’n’Craft sound very tame for your child?

Pick movement-based ‘Yogic Games’ or ‘Monkeynastix’ to go with it!

Check out our summer fun options for different age groups:

AGES 2 TO 4

BOOK NOOK

Date: 5th to 9th April ’10
Timings: 10:30 to 11:30 am
Location: Sherwood Prep.
(5 buildings away from Hippocampus, Koramangala)
Description: Storytime for the little ones… complete with actions,   expressions, sounds and a fun, story-related activity.
Fee: Members – Rs. 750/- , Non-Members – Rs. 900/-

About the Mentor:

Sangeetha Menon is a much-loved mentor at Hippocampus. She transforms words in books into a cozy, fun storytime experience that children enjoy. Her energy, along with the fun activity based on the story that follows each reading session, keeps tiny tots wanting to come back for ‘one more…’

AGES 4 TO 6

SUMMER MEDLEY – 1

Date: 5th to 16th April ’10
Timings: 10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Hippocampus Children’s Experience Centre, Koramangala

Description: An exciting, 10-day program that combines movement, art, and F.U.N. This medley brings together ‘My Room’ – art’n’craft knickknacks for your room with Sarayu and ‘Krida Time’ – yoga games with Prabha.

Fee: Members – Rs. 3,000/-,  Non-Members – Rs. 3,500/-

About the Mentors:

Sarayu Perumal is a self –taught artist. She has worked for the Times of India (NIE) as an art consultant and conducted art, craft & story telling activities for children in Bangalore.

Prabha Krishnan is a Yoga instructor and therapist who has conducted sessions in the US. Currently working at the Atmayaan wellness Group for Yoga, Ayurveda and Naturopathy, she is passionate about the Krida sessions that combine games, stories and more to stretch flexibility and the mind.

SUMMER MEDLEY – 2

Date: 19th to 30th April ’10
Timings: 10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Hippocampus Children’s Experience Centre, Koramangala

Description: An exciting, 10-day program that combines movement, art, and F.U.N. This medley brings together ‘A Remix’ – musical instruments made from recycled materials with Kusum, art’n’craft knickknacks also made by recycling objects with Sarayu, and, ‘Monkeynastix’ – a fun, energy-packed movement session with Bremah.

Fee: Members – Rs. 2,400/- , Non-Members – Rs. 2,900/-

About the Mentors:

Kusum Punjabi A writer by virtue and an artist at heart, she has been crafting her imagination as a filmmaker and now as an artisan! She is a beads jewelry creator with her own establishment called ‘ninekettles’ and an enthusiast at craft with kids.

Sarayu Perumal is a self –taught artist. She has worked for the Times of India (NIE) as an art consultant and conducted art, craft & story telling activities for children in Bangalore.

Bremah Ramasami trained in and conducted Monkeynastix programs at Botswana, S Africa. She has brought this pioneering movement program to India, imparting this fun, invigourating form to children at various schools and institutions at Bangalore.

AGES 6 TO 8

CLAY PLAY

Date: 12th to 16th April ’10
Timings: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Location: Sherwood Prep.
(5 buildings away from Hippocampus, Koramangala)
Description: Join mentors from Clay Station to learn how to work with clay – to shape it… roll it… pinch it… and add texture, to create fun objects such as animal heads, vegetables and simple vessels. Also get an introduction to the potter’s wheel…
Fee: Members – Rs. 1,350/-, Non-Members – Rs. 1,650/-

About the Mentors:

Clay Station is an initiative to promote pottery as a hobby in India. They offer recreational options to learn and practice clay modeling and pottery for all age groups through their workshops and training programs. Participants in the program are encouraged to use Clay Station’s studio facility to further enhance their skills.

KREATE

Date: 19th to 23rd April ’10
Timings: 10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Sherwood Prep.
(5 buildings away from Hippocampus, Koramangala)
Description: When little hands do… their great minds learn… Make ‘Taare Zameen Par’ boats, a Hovercraft, Syringe shooters, dig in to slime and oobleck and much, much more, in this camp to that will help you unravel different science concepts hands-on!

Fee: Members – Rs. 1,300/- , Non-Members – Rs. 1,500/-

About the Mentors:

Butterfly Fields, founded by IIT / IIM Graduates in 2005, is into improving the Quality of Learning by making it ‘Easy, Enriching and Enjoyable’. Working closely with students by conducting workshops, they conduct hands-on activities that include children building models and experimenting with them, to explore and appreciate the underlying scientific concepts.

AROUND THE WORLD WITH ART’N’CRAFT

Date: 26th to 30th April ’10
Timings: 10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Sherwood Prep.
(5 buildings away from Hippocampus, Koramangala)
Description: Go on a journey of discovery around the globe with Ambika, stopping at China to make some lanterns, India to make pretty rangoli wall hangings, at Africa to make a dream catcher and more… 2 crafts a day and around the world in 5 days!
Fee: Members – Rs. 1000/- , Non-Members – Rs. 1200/-

About the Mentor:

Mookambika has taught art at Sri Sri Sri Ravishankar School & East West School. She currently teaches drawing for children of different age groups. A self-taught artist who has dabbled in many mediums, she loves working with her hands, finding happiness in seeing the smiles to children’s faces when they see their own finished handiwork.

TAP-POURIE

Date: 3rd to 14th May ’10
Timings: 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Location: Sherwood Prep.
(5 buildings away from Hippocampus, Koramangala)
Description: With this unique ‘Discovering Dance’ program, children get introduced to basic concepts of dance through exciting movement games and use of innovative props. The effect of this course is incredible, as children develop strength, flexibility, grace and a keen understanding of their bodies.

Fee: Members – Rs. 2,800/-, Non-Members – Rs. 3,300/-

About the Mentors:

Tarantismo is a dance company that is pioneering new dance and fitness trends in Bangalore. Their dancers are trained in Kathak, Bollywood, Hip Hop, Jazz and Indian Contemporary dance. Tarantismo puts up annual thematic performances, conceptualizes and choreographs corporate events, designs productions for schools and conducts workshops both in the country and abroad.

AGES 8 TO 10

FUN WITH SCIENCE

Date: 5th to 16th April ’10
Timings: 10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Sherwood Prep.
(5 buildings away from Hippocampus, Koramangala)
Description: Out go the books….,Summer is here! Lets explore the world without any fear, Math and Bio … Physics and Chemistry too. You’ll have great fun…. that we’ll promise you With hands on activities and challenges to meet. Just imagine what’s in this treat !

Wouldn’t you love to…

  • Drop an egg from a height and see that it doesn’t break!!
  • Tinker with air pressure and see how to make it work – from planes to pumps
  • Have fun with  soap bubbles
  • Enter the world of Lights, Camera, Action  and explore the science of Mirrors and Lenses
  • Measure temperatures in your very own oven!!
  • Play with electricity!! Are your parents always telling you not to touch electrical gadgets?  Well here at the science camp… you can build your own electrical devises… and we’ll let you build it yourselves.
  • Count all the sand grains in a pit.

The idea behind our science camp is to create a spirit of discovery with kids… to encourage them to experiment and try different solutions, to ask scientific questions and think of ways to test and answer such questions, to learn how to explore and have fun with science… and above all find in themselves the spirit of free thinking and discovery.
Fee: Members – Rs. 3,000/-, Non-Members – Rs. 3,500/-

About the Mentors:

Sukanya Sinha is a scientist with deep interest in science education. She has a Ph.D. in Physics from University of Maryland, USA. She is currently Visiting Professor at ISI, Bangalore.

Utpal Chattopadhyay is a Ph.D. in Physics from State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA. He is currently director of Anweshaa that focuses on management and organisation development along with and science and technology education.

Dr. Shonali Chinnaiah graduated from Cornell University with a doctorate in Marine Ecology. She is now looking to create an environment where children can explore science in a fun way.

Together they host the Hippocampus Science Club.

SCRABBLE SCRAMBLE

Date: 12th to 16th April ’10
Timings: 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Location: Hippocampus Children’s Experience Centre, Koramangala
Description: Learn how to play this popular word game with Rohan. Join him and others to spend the afternoon playing, learning how to lead and, how to win the game fair and square! 4 days of training and a final day face off! Are you game?
Fee: Members – Rs. 750/-, Non-Members – Rs. 850/-

About the Mentor:

Rohan Sripad was always fascinated by the board of squares with “Double
Score” and “Triple Score” marked on it. He believes words can be real fun and that if you keep meeting them again and again, you’ll learn their spellings and you will become your English teacher’s Favourite… and, Scrabble will become your Favourite…

KNOCK ON WOOD

Date: 26th to 30th April ’10
Timings: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Location: Sherwood Prep.
(5 buildings away from Hippocampus, Koramangala)
Description: Pick up the basics of woodworking – the wood, the tools and the steps involved in creating something out of wood. Then, Hammer, Drill, Saw, File and Sand paper to make a Penstand and Birdhouse all by yourself… from scratch!

Fee: Members – Rs. 3,250/-, Non-Members – Rs. 3,750/-

About the Mentor:

Namrata mathur is an alumnus of IIT- Madras who started carpentry as a hobby. Today, totally hooked by the lure of woodworking, she spends time spreading this love by conducting carpentry workshops with children in schools and elsewhere.

AGES 8 & ABOVE

VENTURE ADVENTURE

Date: 19th to 24th April ’10
Timings: Departures at 7:00/8:00 am for day trips. For the Overnight Camp, Departure at 2:00 pm and return the next day at 6:00 pm
Location: Various places around Bangalore
Description: 4 day trips and one overnighter. Hit the trail every day – Go Rafting and enjoy water games on Rafting day.  Try Cross Country Cycling on Cycling Day. Parasailing and Kite flying will make you take to the skies on Aero Sports Day. Get back to earth with Cave exploration and Rope activities on Terrestrial Adventure Day. Pack in all your skills and confidence and set out for an overnight camp on the last 2 days…

Fee: Members – Rs. 6,750/-, Non-Members – Rs. 6,950/-

About the Mentors:

Wind Chasers is an adventure and outdoors organization that works with children. Based in Bangalore, they have instructors who come with diverse backgrounds but are united in their love for nature and adventure.

Mehar is a telecom engineer by profession who believes that the outdoors are her calling. The co-ordinator for the company’s Outdoor Educational Excursion and Study Tour Unit for institutions, she has widely backpacked across India.

Maria is a huge wildlife enthusiast and nature lover who believes that nothing is impossible. A part of the Outdoor Educational Excursion team, she has traveled with children of all ages around India and Overseas.

FLIGHT!

Date: 10th to 14th May ’10
Timings: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Hippocampus Experience Centre, Koramangala

Description:

This workshop aims to introduce children to the fascinating world of Model Aviation as a fun sport & hobby, keeping education in the background and fun and experience in the Foreground.

Day 1: Introduction to Model Aviation

Day 2: Building, Trimming of a ‘Wood Chucker’

Day 3: Flying of the Wood Chucker and Trimming and flying of the Chipmunk.

Day 4: Introduction and demo of ‘Yellow Bird’

Day 5: Instructions to fly radio control planes of the Simulator

Fee: Members – Rs. 4,000/-, Non-Members – Rs. 4,500/-

About the Mentors:

Altius, an offshoot of Aerosports Altius, an offshoot of Aerosports was started in early 2010.Altius intends to promote model aviation in Bangalore. Model Aviation has been a hobby & sport for a long time; Altius intends to use it as an educational tool in addition to being a sport & hobby. The summer camp modules we have worked out, makes sure your kids have tons of fun and learn a bit at the same time.

TRIP TO KABINI

Date: 8th to 11th May ’10
Location: May 8th to May 11th (4 days & 3 nights)

Description:

Wildlife and its Conservation and a peek into Rural LifeThe 4 day 3 night camp includes:

  • Nature Walks
  • Jeep/ Boat Safari
  • Understanding rural life
  • Visiting homes of village students
  • Bird watching

Fee: Members – Rs. 5,000/-, Non-Members – Rs. 5,500/-

AGES 10 TO 14

SELF EMPOWERMENT

Date: 19th to 23rd April ’10
Timings: 1.30 pm to 3:30 pm
Location: Sherwood Prep.
(5 buildings away from Hippocampus, Koramangala)
Description:

Mind Tips on Public speaking. Developing right thinking and listening skills. Understanding roles of leaders and followers. Understanding Emotions. Overcoming Shyness.

Body Self defense through Taekwondo, energizing body through Qigong, Developing reflex and alertness. Overcoming fear and anxiousness. Better balance and posture for enhanced energy. Dynamic yoga

Spirit Hara Meditation (the art of centering) to bring about mindfulness, stillness, improving concentration, Relaxation and enhancing creativity. Body awareness games and exercises that are fun and bring about quality change in thinking, listening and speaking.

How to be an MC! Tips and lessons that help you speak at public functions.

All activities and instructions are taught through games that are fun, interactive, entertaining and some to exciting music.

Fee: Members – Rs. 1,750/- , Non-Members – Rs. 2,150/-

About the Mentors:

Debabrata Dutta is a 6th Degree Black Belt from the Youth Global Taekwondo Association. He is also a Advance Communicator (Silver) – Toastmasters Intl., USA and an Ex-President of the Bangalore Toastmasters Club

Esther Cecelia Dutta is a 1st Degree Black Belt from the Youth Global Taekwondo Association. She is Competent Toastmaster – Toastmasters Intl., USA.

NATURALLY- ALL ABOUT NATURE

Date: 26th to 30th April ’10
Timings: Departures at 7:00 am for day trips. For the Overnight Camp, Departure at 6:00 am and return the next day at 6:00 pm
Location: Magadi, Doddaballarpur and Bannerghatta Farm

Description:  The program will be held at three different locations over 5 days focusing on developing skills that will help children safely explore their natural environs. The kids will spend time in a farm that is bordered on one side by a lake with wading birds, fish and a myriad of other aquatic life waiting to be discovered. They will learn how to identify birds from their plumage, flight and shape and build some animal tracking skills while they trek through the forest

Fee:

Complete 5 days (Magadi, Doddaballarpur and Bannerghatta):

Members: Rs. 8550  Non- members: Rs.9050

Day Trips- 3 days (Magadi and Doddaballarpur)

Members: Rs. 5400  Non- Members: Rs. 5900

Overnight Trip- 2 days (Bannerghatta)

Members: Rs. 3600  Non-Members: Rs. 4100

About the Mentors:

Wishbone is focused at wildlife and outdoor experiences with a strong commitment towards conservation and education. They are closely connected with this aspect and work towards maintaining the natural habitat for various species they encounter. The utmost interest centers on a ‘Greener World.’

Kaushik, the founder of Wishbone focuses exclusively on running wildlife and nature based workshops/ programs and has worked in creating a substantial organization with quality and originality. He was with the entertainment industry- theatre, arts etc and shifted bases in 2004 by starting Wishbone.

COOK-BACK MOUNTAIN

Date: 3rd May to 7th May ’10
Timings: 10:30am to 1pm

Location: Hippocampus Experience Centre

Description:

Calls out to all those kids who belong to the generation where the difference between junk and healthy food is very discreet! The dilemma of explaining to your mum on how burgers aren’t that bad if you have some nice pasta salad [with some cheese ;)] the next day, is understood. It is all about striking between Angels n Demons!

We promise to teach you one junk and one healthy food and you promise us to learn and enjoy them unbiased!

About Mentor:

Sumukhi did her graduation in Nutrition and Dietetics. To her, cooking started as an obligation, became a hobby and now a career option! Be it story-telling, quiz or cooking she brings fun into whatever she does!

Fee: Members: Rs. 1200  Non-Members: Rs. 1400

REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

CONFIRMATIONS ON PAYMENT ONLY!

Note:
1. All workshops are from Monday to Friday except adventure camp.
2. Refund applicable subject to workshop cancellations.

HOO’s Tales Opening Day Schedule: Morning

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HOO’s Tales opens at Bal Bhavan in Cubbon Park on 20th February.

The morning session is between 10:30am and 1 pm.

Krishna Leela by Shree Yaksha Vaibhava
The Amphitheater, 10:30am

Story Masala by Jeeva Raghunath
Gazebo 1, 11am

Choti Kahani by Abhishek Majumdar
Gazebo 3, 11am

Stories under the tree by Sumukhi Suresh|
Under the tree, 11am

I’ll tell you a tale says Richard Martin
Gazebo 5, 11:10am

Fairy Tales revisited with Craig Jenkins
Gazebo 1, 11:20am

Poile’s Planet with Poile Sengupta
Gazebo 4, 11:20am

Folktales by Kathalaya
Gazebo 5, 11:30am

Bodhisattva Tales by Koutuka
Gazebo 4, 11:40am

Story Masala by Jeeva Raghunath
Gazebo 1, 12noon

Stories under the tree by Sumukhi Suresh|
Under the tree, 12 noon

Choti Kahani by Abhishek Majumdar
Gazebo 3, 12 noon

Flying Flower by Katkatha
Gazebo 2, 12:15pm

I’ll tell you a tale says Richard Martin
Gazebo 5, 12:15pm

Poile’s Planet with Poile Sengupta
Gazebo 4, 12:20pm

Fairy Tales revisited with Craig Jenkins
Gazebo 1, 12:30pm

Bodhisattva Tales by Koutuka
Gazebo 4, 12:30pm

Bodhisattva Tales by Koutuka
Gazebo 4, 12:30pm

Adventures in Chocolateland by 192 Secnflo Theater
Gazebo 3, 12:40pm

Hoo’s Tale is it Anyway!

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It is that time of the year when everybody is running around, getting Cubbon Park ready for action and storytellers getting their act right for the D- Day. But this time we have people coming from UK, Germany, Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore and the latest buzz is- ‘this time of the year’ is not one day long but is going to span for 5 days!!!!

Now that we have established the duration and the alarming number of people, It is my duty to introduce  our 3 year old friend to all of you!

At the risk of not sounding aboriginal….. ITS BACK and this time for a whole week!!! Hippocampus presents

And this time, the fun begins with the exciting story telling carnival at Activity Centre, Cubbon Park. Starting from 10:30Am on 20th February the fun goes on in Bangalore till 24th February!! Public shows, Workshops, Schools sessions, Teacher Training, Puppet Workshop- you name it we definitely have it.

I am assuming you want to know more and I have no intentions to stop you. 🙂  So open a new Explorer window and log on to http://www.hoostales.in. Find the event schedule, about the artists, exciting workshop details, pictures of the previous Hoo’s Tales…. phew! Enjoy yourself and try grabbing all the goodies we offer!

While you do that, I shall start dressing up for Hoo’s Tales!! on this note… this Hoo signing off 😀 !