Menka Shivdasani- Mumbai, India 2018

ORGANIZER: Menka Shivdasani

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Menka Shivdasani organizes Read A Poem To A Child in Mumbai, India for 100 Thousand Poets for Change. Photos by Shashikant Patil

Delna Mody singing The Sound of Music












Folk singer and theatre/ film artiste Vibha Rani in a programme at 100 Thousand Poets for Change Mumbai at the Kitab Khana book store on October 5, 2018 — an original composition.
Video by Shashikant Patil

Friday, October 5, 2018, 5.30 – 7.15 p.m.:
“क्योंकि ज़िद है / Kyonki zid hai….”
(Songs for Women’s Empowerment)

AVITOKO’s musical presentation of ‘नारी शक्ति / Woman Power’ through folk songs of Mithila by Vibha Rani, folk singer, film and theatre actor, poet and writer. Vibha Rani portrays the collective voice of silences of the women who live through suppression and superstition. Rooted in folk traditions of Bihar, the humorous and satirical songs have been written and composed by her, and they pack a punch! Vibha Rani presents them in a unique theatrical style where the inherent resistance and emotions in the songs break barriers of language, gender and the complacency of our silences.

2nd standard children of Mahapragya School peform a song on compassion, video by Shashikant Patil VIDEO LINK AT ARCHIVE IT:


excerpt from the play by Katie Bagli on saving a whale. Video by Shashikant Patil, VIDEO LINK AT ARCHIVE IT:

Sunday, October 7, 2018 (10.30 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.)
The Quality of Mercy…

Rati Dady Wadia’s path-breaking children’s programme, with noted author Katie Bagli, featuring poetry, music and dance on the theme of compassion by schoolchildren in Mumbai. Participating schools and organisations include J.B. Petit High School for Girls, The 71st East Bombay Zoroastrian Bharat Guides group, Universal School, Ghatkopar, Mahapragya Public School, The Somaiya School, Queen Mary School, Fun Ki Pathshala and Young Writers’ Nook.v:

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