EcoFestival 2011: Programme Schedule



KRITI Team
invites you to its 3rd Annual
EcoFestival 2011
Dates and Timings:
4-5 June 2011 (Sat-Sun)
11 am to 9.00 pm
Venue:
Alliance Française, 72, Lodi Estate
New Delhi 110003 (nearest metro is Khan Market)
Entry:
Open to all
5th June is World Environment Day, with the theme of Forest: Nature works for you. Come and make ecofootprints on earth! In its third year, the Eco Festival conceptualized and organized by the Kriti team, aims at creating greater awareness, interest and actions to save the environment and ecosystem, making efforts at mitigating climate change.
Programme schedule
Saturday, 4th June 2011
11 am Opening of the EcoFestival
Sowing plants…to nurture and protect! Opening of the Kriti EcoFestival with EcoHaat, EcoCafe, EcoNursery, EcoExhibition cum Competition entries display…
11.15 – 1 pm EcoThematic Workshops (parallel) To learn and create
ET Workshop 1 - Water, at the core of life: Create your own water filter
Come and learn about water and water pollution, understand its cycle of life and the way to save it. In association with Veolia Water (India), we will help you understand the mechanism of clearing water by making your own water filter! Enjoy drinking and using clean water!
ET Workshop 2 - Conserving Nature and the Ecosystems
Come and play games in teams to learn about how nature takes care of us every day and why we urgently need to protect it! Nature provides us with water, food, clean air, medicines, beautiful landscapes and much more. In association with GIST, we offer you to experience why we should respect and value nature for everything it gives to us for free.
1 – 2.30 pm Eat, shop, relax, interact with Kriti team @ the EcoCafe and EcoHaat
2.30 – 4.30 pm EcoArt and EcoDance workshops (parallel)To feel and connect
EcoArt Workshop 1 Don’t Throw, REUSE & RECYCLE : Make ‘news’paper’ and ‘waste paper’ bags
“A bag I get, a bag I discard. Paper I use….some, paper I discard.lots. Creativity I am born with, some I use Most, unfortunately, I….discard.”
So, here in this workshop, combine all! And experiment, just for yourself and for this amazing universe…Using the amazing tools of theatre, breath, visualization and with the skills of cutting and colouring to create!
                                               
There are no rights or wrongs in this workshop! We invite you to come purely  as you were born…as a creative being! There are no rights or wrongs in this workshop! We invite you to come purely as you were born…as a creative being! (facilitated by Mrinalini Chawla and Kriti team volunteers)
EcoDance Workshop 1 FREE…
‘Free’ is a consistent state of nature. What is it like to be free consistently, to move in spirals, to be spontaneous and in the flow? This workshop is an exploration of nature both, within and around us. To discover the breath, alignment and find a parallel truism of living with nature – where there are polarities and each has a natural beginning and a natural ending. (facilitated by Shilpika Bordoloi and Kriti team volunteers)
5.00 – 6.00 pm EcoThematic Workshops (repeats) To learn and create
ET Workshop 1 - Water, at the core of life: Create your own water filter
Come and learn about water and water pollution, understand its cycle of life and the way to save it. In association with Veolia Water (India), we will help you understand the mechanism of clearing water by making your own water filter! Enjoy drinking and using clean water!
ET Workshop 2 - Conserving Nature and the Ecosystems
Come and play games in teams to learn about how nature takes care of us every day and why we urgently need to protect it! Nature provides us with water, food, clean air, medicines, beautiful landscapes and much more 24x7. In association with GIST, we offer you to experience why we should respect and value nature for everything it gives to us for free.
6.00 – 7.30 pm EcoDance Workshop 2 - Rhythms of Nature
‘Rhythms of Nature’ will explore movement possibilities aligning with our natural environment and look at developing some interesting patterns. Every participant will get a chance to explore movement, rhythm and space through this workshop. Based upon contemporary and improvisational techniques, this workshop is open to all who wish to work freely with their bodies. (facilitated by Himani Khurana and Kriti team volunteers)
7.00 – 8.00 pm Grab a bite @the ecoCafe, explore the ecoHaat, interact with the Kriti team
Sunday, 5th June 2011
11 – 11.45 am Making YOUR ecofootprints on World Environment Day
v Welcome by Kriti team
v Street Play, Music and Dance on Composting & Environment by young people (Manzil group)
12 – 1.30 pm EcoArt Workshops (parallel)To feel and connect
EcoArt Workshop 2 Post a card or letter’…Make magic with paper envelopes, bags and more…with music and movement to go along.
(facilitated by Mrinalini Chawla and Kriti team volunteers)
EcoArt Workshop 3 – ‘Best out of waste’…bring any paper, tetra pack or plastic waste and convert it into your own creation!
(facilitated by Kritian Seema Rajput and other volunteers)
1.30 – 2.30 pm Eat, shop, relax, interact with Kriti team @ the EcoCafe and EcoHaat
2.30 – 4.30 pm EcoArt and EcoTheatre workshops (parallel)
EcoArt Workshop 4Frame a photo’…make your own handmade, recycled paper products
This workshop will give you a variety of handmade recycled paper to make your own photoframes, wall hangings or stationary you can use. (facilitated by the Kriti EcoPapers unit team from Dehradun)
EcoTheatre Workshop Come and experience theatre, play reading and poetry around an environmental theme; create a performance for the evening programme at the festival. (facilitated by V. Shruti Devi)
3.30 – 5.30 pm EcoReels…Films on environment, wild life, water, forests and climate change for children and adults (facilitated by Kriti Film Club)
4.30 – 6 pm EcoMusic and EcoArt workshops (parallel)
EcoMusic workshop: Create your own ecoInstruments
(facilitated by Music Basti)
EcoArt Workshop 5 - Dabble with Pottery...feel mother earth (facilitated by Aparna)
5.00 – 7.00 pm Eat, shop, relax, interact with Kriti team @ the EcoCafe and EcoHaat
7 – 9.00 pm EcoPresentation: Kriti ecoInitiatives
EcoRhythms & Performance
v Dramatised work from EcoTheatre workshop
v Songs of People by Dr. Parvez Imam, accompanied on percussions by Satyajeet Mukherjee…vocals, acoustic guitar and blues harps…urban folk, regional Indian folk and Musica protesta (songs from South America)
v Concert by Music Basti
Closure of festival
On the sidelines
EcoHaat: pick up community made, ecofriendly and useful tshirts, jewellery, bags, accessories, home décor items, toys, stationary, organic food and more….consume in a sustainable and ethical way.
EcoCafe: enjoy a selected organic food menu and drinks that are healthy and tasty for the palette (a mix of Indian and Western cuisine, salty and sweet).
EcoNursery: with a selected range of organic and herbal home plants and seeds, along with pots and pans for their display.
EcoExhibition cum Competition: share your creativity in the form of paintings, photographs, small installations and poetry. Selected entries will be displayed at the ecoFestival.
EcoInstallations : display and demonstration of innovations that reduce carbon footprints and provide alternatives that are more sustainable for the environment.
Note: Workshops are open to children from 4+ and adults, all age groups. Workshop contributions would be Rs.50/- per person. Please register in advance to confirm a place for yourself, but if you can’t register earlier don’t let that stop you from coming to the festival. A certificate of participation will be given to all who attend workshops.

This festival has been conceptualised and organised by Kriti team, with support from Veoli Water (India), EADS & AQM and venue support by Alliance Francaise, New Delhi.
For further details contact :
26027845/ 26033088
Facebook: Kriti team
Facebook page: Gestures by Kriti team
Come make your EcoFootprint at this festival!

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Is there any age group to participate in the events..? Specifically the one of Eco instruments!?

avneet said...

really nice workshops.... hope to associate with your organisation on a regular basis.. :) :) :)