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December 5, 2017

Calling all Mumbaikars and those who missed the Delhi leg...catch us live on 9 and 10 December 2017...CoHear with Mohit Chauhan with some soulful folk songs from the mountains and Danish Hussain with his Qissebaazi... Also Bruno Leone with his Pulcinella and Joe Baele...

December 4, 2017

The 7th edition of Kathakar – International Storytellers Festival, Delhi edition concluded on 3 December at the IGNCA, New Delhi. Kathakar is the only oral storytelling festival in India and is a part of Ghummakkad Narain - the Travelling Literature Festival which was...

November 19, 2017

Come and set free the wings of your imagination into the mystical land of Kathakar, where you get to fly over the land of five rivers, the Chume valley, kingdom of monkeys - Kishkinda and more!  

Transport yourselves into the world of folktales and fantas...

November 18, 2017

Friday, 1st December 2017

Morning session: 9 am to 12:30 pm (School children – Class III to V)

9:00 am– Stories of the travelling people by Joe Baele (Belgium)

9: 45 am – Curious tales from the Himalayas by Prarthana Gahilote (India)

10:15 am – Courtly Tales by Shaguna Gah...

November 15, 2017

Vishal Bhardwaj (Mumbai, Maharashtra): Is an Indian film director, writer, composer and producer. He has directed nine feature films, produced five and composed music for more than forty. He has received 3 international awards and 7 national film awards for his word an...

November 10, 2017

We are very pleased to announce the 7th edition of Kathakar - International Storytellers Festival this December. Kathakar would be hosted from 1 to 3 December 2017 at the IGNCA, New Delhi and on 9 and 10 December 2017 at the NCPA, Mumbai.

We have some of...

September 26, 2017

If you have cherished reading stories in your childhood and value its importance for your kids even today..YOU can support under-privileged kids by gifting them the joy of reading by helping us establish school libraries for the under- privileged. So log on to donateka...

September 18, 2017

Ghummakad Narain introduced children to the world of storytelling with performances by storyteller Shaguna Gahilote and poet and illustrator Viky Arya. The festival visited Jaswant Modern School and the Rashtriya Anusandhan Vidyalaya and reached out to over 1500 childr...

September 16, 2017

Nivesh was commissioned to create and narrate the story of Bharat Ratna MS Subbulakshmi in schools in Delhi and Dehra Dun. Master storyteller Shaguna Gahilote developed the storyboard entwining the music and life-story of MS Subbulakshmi, which she told to private, pub...

January 10, 2017

Ghummakkad Narain was invited to the 60th World Book Fair to share its treasure trove of stories on 10 January 2017 in Delhi. Festival Director Rachna Bisht presented the festival at the World Book Fair. Well-known writer and storyteller, our own kathakar Shaguna Gahil...

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