Katha Sangama extends the much loved Storywood monthly program from Kathalaya, which was a platform for listening to stories from Kathalaya tellers. In Katha Sangama, you will not only hear stories, you will also get tips and tricks from experts and get to tell and share your stories with the other members of the story gathering. It is a common platform for the entire family. It will be a time well spent with other families in a festival of stories with bonding, sharing and listening. It ia a unique story networking platform from Kathalaya.
August 27th 2016- Lauch of KathaSangama: KathaSangama was launched with a scintillating storytelling by Geeta Ramanujam and breathtakingly nimble shadow puppetry by Parhalad Acharya.
September 2016- Bonding: The theme of the second session was the very basis of KathaSangama- Bonding. We had a brilliant story by Kalpana followed by group activities and book reading of Dr. Suess book, Thidwick, the bighearted moose.
October 22nd 2016- Stories on Sharing your dreams:The session has a theme based story marathon with three storytellers Kiran, Parvathy, and Meera from Kathalaya regaling the audience with stories on dreams and sharing the dreams.
November 26th 2016- Storytelling with Puppets- This was a special session in many ways with a simple yet powerful story by Lata Satagopan about understanding the differently-abled children, followed by activities to help us understand the seemingly effortless but brilliant ways in which the differently-abled children learn to cope.
December 17th 2016- Childhood stories:This session had the book launch of Geeta's engrossing book, Eeee...Here's my story and narration of Stories from by Geeta herself. The audience was left wanting for more ladoos from Geeta's childhood.
January 21st 2017- Stories among trees:This session was a green eye opener in getting to know our rooted friends, the trees. There was fun, information and stories in the idyllic JP nagar mini forest
Membership and Meeting
Katha Sangama is primarily a membership based network. The membership charges for 6 months is Rs. 300/- per individual payable to Kathalaya. With family enrollments you get to save 10% on the membership fee for each additional family member.
The Katha Sangama will meet on the last Saturday of every month at Kathalaya. It will be from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm.
Fill in the details below to register with us. We will send the online account transfer details to you.
You can reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Meera Venkatesan at 9845923062 for more details.