The Minister of State for Human Resources Development, inaugurated the Annual Summer Fiesta for children of Delhi NCR region in New Delhi on 22 May 2018. The Summer Fiesta has been organised by the National Bal Bhawan, an autonomous organisation under the Department of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of HRD for Vacationing children of Delhi NCR. The Fiesta is an annual event for children in the age group of 5-16 years to provide them learning opportunities in the world of Innovation, Curiosity and Happiness and to utilise their summer vacation through various creative activities. The Festival will run from 23rd May-22nd June, 2018.
Speaking on the occasion, Upendra Kushwaha said that we have indefinite power within ourselves and if we use all our might we can achieve anything in life. He appealed to the children to pursue their dreams with full spirit, energy and positive attitude; and success will come back to them. He also congratulated the officials of National Bal Bhawan for the wonderful cultural programme and wished them success in the future endeavors.
Secretary, Department of School Education & Literacy, Anil Swarup, Joint Secretary, MHRD, V Shashank Shekhar, Joint Secretary, MHRD, Maneesh Garg were also present on the occasion.
Main attractions of the Summer Fiesta are:
- Special Innovative hands on activities for children between 5 to10 years.
- Attractive workshop like Kalighat Painting, Exploring the traditions of Mask Making, Kahani Kagaz ki, Making of Puppets, Aerobic, Judo, Portrait Making, Birds of Bal Bhavan, Photography, Photoshop.
- Field Visits, Sports Activities, Science Activities, Performing Arts, Creative Arts, Cooking, Museum Technique Club, Publication Related Activities, Story Telling Creative Writing etc.
- Train Ride, Aviary, Magic Mirrors, Museum Galleries, Traffic Park, Souvenir Shop, Village etc.
- Cultural Craft Conservation Convention (CCCC) at Village. Artists to teach Pottery, Paper Mache, Craft etc.
- Transport facility available for girls upto 16 years and boys 13 years in summer vacation for more information please contact National Bal Bhavan, Kotla Road, New Delhi-110002, Contact No-23234701
List of special workshops during Summer Fiesta
|1.||Charcoal sketching||29.05.2018 to 02.06.2018|
|2.||Water Color painting workshop-Kalighat style||02.06.2018 to 09.06.2018|
|3.||Portrait painting (poster color use)||12.06.2018 to 16.06.2018|
|4.||Let’s know about the Life of Early Man||2 to 9 June|
|5.||‘Story of Indian Currency’||12th to 16th June|
|6.||Blind walk||First week of May|
|7.||Make music from natural objects||Second /third week of May|
|8.||Make it with Solar Energy||30th May, 2018|
|9.||Celebration of World Environment Day||5th June|
|10.||Visit to Indira Parayavaran Bhavan||Second week of June|
|11.||Compost making||Second week of June|
|12.||Workshop by-Teach for Green||World Environment Day|
|13.||Bird feeder||22nd May|
|14.||Bottle aquarium||25th May|
|15.||Hydroponic /Aquaponics||29th May to 20th June|
|16.||Pollution catcher||1st – 15th June|
|17.||Prehistoric life||3rd week of June|
|18.||Fun with water||22nd of June|
|19.||Computer Awareness Programme||18 & 19 June, 2017|
|20.||Educational Visit at Mausam Bhavan||30 May|
|21.||Cyber Safety Day||9 June|
|22.||Cyber Safety Carnival||15 June|
|23.||Workshop on Electrical Gadgets & Domestic Wiring||10-12 May|
|24.||World Telecommunication Day||17th May|
|25.||Workshop on Computer Assembling||24-26 May|
|26.||Workshop on HAM Radio||1-15 June|
|27.||Poem Writing & Recitation Competition(W.E.D)||5-6 June|
|Slogan Writing Competition on “World Day against Child Labour”||12 June|
|29.||Story Telling and Creative Writing activities||During summer fiesta|
|34.||Basics of Photoshop||June last week|
|35.||Aeromodelling chuck glider and tow line glider flying workshop||2ND – 15th May 2018|
|36.||Aeromodelling /Indian Air Force Museum Palam visit||16TH – 29th May 2018|
|AEROMODELLING CONTROL LINE MODEL CONSTRUCTION WORKSHOP||6TH -30th June 2018|
|Hindi Karyashala for children||