IGNCA is hosted a storytelling festival, Kathakar:
International storytellers Festival at the Amphitheatre, C. V. Mess
Janpath, in collaboration with Nivesh,an NGO. This is the third year of
the festival at IGNCA.
Like in the previous years,
this year also, we would be presenting storytellers from India and abroad.
Both contemporary stories and tales from legend, history and oral
traditions will be presented by professional and passionate storytellers.
We get students from government schools to attend the sessions in the
morning. This year, we are hosting a session for children with special
Participating story tellers:
National - Puran Bhat (Rajasthan), Gangacharn Singh,
Kalicharan and group (Swang, Meerut), Usha Venkataramen (Mumbai)
International - Emily Hennessey (U.K.), Giles Abbott (U.K.), Tim Ralphs
Time: 9.00 am to 11.45 am (for school children) and 4.30 pm
to 8.00 pm (for open audience)