The Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Upendra Kushwaha addressing at the inauguration of the “Summer Fiesta”, in New Delhi on May 22, 2018.
The Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Upendra Kushwaha addressing at the inauguration of the “Summer Fiesta”, in New Delhi on May 22, 2018.

Annual Summer Fiesta for Vacationing Children of Delhi NCR region underway at Bal Bhawan till 22 June 2018

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:

  1. Special Innovative hands on activities for children between 5 to10 years.
  2. 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.
  3. Field Visits, Sports Activities, Science Activities, Performing Arts, Creative Arts, Cooking, Museum Technique Club, Publication Related Activities, Story Telling Creative Writing etc.
  4. Train Ride, Aviary, Magic Mirrors, Museum Galleries, Traffic Park, Souvenir Shop, Village etc.
  5. Cultural Craft Conservation Convention (CCCC) at Village. Artists to teach Pottery, Paper Mache, Craft etc.
  6. 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

S.No. Activity Date
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
28.

 

Slogan Writing Competition on “World Day against Child Labour” 12 June
29. Story Telling and Creative Writing activities During summer fiesta
30. Frock making-Stitchery May-June
31. Basket Ball May-June
32. Aerobics May-June
33. Table Tennis May-June
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
37.

 

AEROMODELLING CONTROL LINE MODEL CONSTRUCTION WORKSHOP 6TH -30th June 2018
38.

 

Hindi Karyashala for children

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