Cartooning workshop in Anjali created a focused but entertaining environment so that students felt that learning new, and often technically complex, skills were easy and fun filled. This year students learnt the basics of cartooning along with expressions and numbers. They learnt to draw cartoons of a politician, cricketer and a film star. Cartoonist from Bhubaneswar, Kamal Kant Rath works for Odia newspaper Nitidina. He once again visited Anjali for teaching the art of cartoon making
The Dance Workshop in Anjali prides itself with regard to specialized teaching for ALL children, at the same time providing more advanced levels for people who have danced in the past. While classes were casual in nature, all children were encouraged to participate in the final presentation to be held on the last day. Saswat Joshi an Indian classical dancer, choreographer, model and an exponent of Odishi dance was the resource person in dance workshop.
Music Workshop was a four days long workshop providing an intimate environment for learning and playing the language of sa, re, ga , ma, pa...Working sessions were small and was led by an experienced Hindustani Vocal exponent. After learning basics, children made a chorus presentation in the last day. Some participants faced language problem as they came from different parts of India and could not understand Oriya. Volunteers explained the meaning and all participants enjoyed a lot singing to the tunes of Prasanta sir. From the second day, children sang to the accompaniment of Dholak, Keyboard and harmonium and pad.
Know Your Enviornment
The activities in which the participants work with the principles and tenets to deal with real-life issues in their work environments. As time goes by, the child slowly starts imbibing more and more of its environment, and begins to express ideas that it has acquired from observation.