Zorba Kids Festival (Summers)
Hurray! In the midst of this summers, we warmly welcome your kids in the natural surroundings of Zorba the Buddha.
It’s time to celebrate“Zorba Kids Festival”!
Let your child prosper with love, beauty and sensitivity. This five day happiness camp for children aged 5 to 12 years is designed to nurture and celebrate the uniqueness of each child.
We provide a safe, celebratory and non-judgmental environment where children will learn and grow through techniques like art, dance, storytelling, theatre, music, and bonding exercises. Workshop modules include Creative Writing, Art out of Waste, Treasure Hunt, Food Art, Origami Fashion Walk, numerous Outdoor and Indoor games, and conclude the festival with a Performance. All activities are designed by expert facilitators keeping in mind children’s physical, mental and spiritual well being..
The venue Zorba the Buddha is abound with tranquil gardens, reflective ponds and abundant greenery. A safe sanctuary with peacocks, ducks and waterfalls… the space is vibrant with the natural rhythm of life.
*This camp will support 5 scholarships for underprivileged children*
Mark has conducted these workshops for over ten years. An architect and a teacher of architecture and graphics for the last twenty seven years, Mark has a vast experience of teaching at several reputed architecture and design institutions. The ‘Art of Seeing’ program evolved out of researching the techniques of teaching drawing and visualization. From his early years, Mark has been attracted to art and has been a keen student of fine draughtsmanship. He has also done illustrations professionally. Mark takes great joy in teaching and deeply respects the individuality of each learner with the firm belief that everyone is an artist at heart.
Swapna Maini is an Artist, Film-maker and Art Educator. Her Art and her films are inspired by rich symbolism and insight derived from spiritual, cultural and social themes that are often the subject of her extensive research. She is also a trained Kathak dancer and a continuing student of this sacred art form.
Swapna’s films are unique art projects that blend powerful social messages on subjects like women’s empowerment and the education of the girl child, with the aesthetics and beauty of India’s classical arts. She often leads her students in art projects outside the four walls of her studio, working with paint, photography, film and classical dance to evoke potent social themes.
Training under the master studio potter Rachna Prasher, Neha is a well known potter based in Delhi. Participated in group shows exhibitions fairs India habitat Centre AIFACS Swiss embassy and other fairs. She received professional training in high temperature stoneware techniques under Rachna Prasher and in low temperature glazing techniques from Andretta Pottery- Himachal Pradesh under Mansimran Singh. She has also taught Pottery and Clay modelling at Rishi Gurukulam School in Pune.
Rahul Sharma is a Tabla player, he has BA in music. He recently finished a year long music fellowship in Java, Indonesia and followed it with a European tour conducting workshops and performing tabla for Musica Medicina in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Hungary, Poland and Germany. He conducts bamboo music workshops with various Institutes in and around Delhi. He also does voice exercises and teaches simplistic bamboo crafting techniques to create musical instruments.
Fakeera Baanwra – founder of ‘BE’, is a certified movement therapist and psychologist. She is currently training in psychodrama, breath and voice work. The major part of her work revolves around gaps in sexuality, gender, intimacy, authenticity, judgments and conditioning we grow up with. She offers individual, group and couples sessions. She is one of the co-founders of creative movement therapy association of India She has been teaching this work in India, Egypt and south east Asia. Fakeera has been facilitating workshops in various international festivals in and around india.
A performing artist, director and choreographer, dance movement therapy facilitator and spiritual festival curator from India.
Originating from a rural community in Odisha, Chittaranjan has 15 years of experience practicing Dance in Education’, ‘Creative Dance’ and ‘Movement Therapy’ to instill holistic growth, in over 50 schools, dance companies, NGOs and colleges across India. Trained in all the following dance forms; Odissi, Broadway, Jazz, Latin and Ballroom as well as Hatha Yoga, he is also a director and choreographer, producing over 50 musical productions in India. He presently works full time as an Arts Counselor, Festival Curator and in house facilitator of performing and visual art workshops, concerts and drum circles at one of the world’s largest open Faith spiritual centers, Zorba the Buddha in Delhi.
Date & Time :1st-5th June 2018 (9 AM – 4:45 PM)
Contact : Maitri
Phone: +91 9250361903
Contact : Chittaranjan
Phone: +91 9873493867