THE PAINTING AND MASK MAKING WORKSHOP BY KOCHIKNACHA
Kochiknacha team organised an intensive art and craft workshop for the underprivileged children of Kolkata on 6th March, 2011 at Kaushik Hall,Jodhpur Park from 10.30 AM.
The programme was inaugurated by Dr. Sajal Dasgupta, Director, Directorate of Technical Education, Govt. of West Bengal.
Eminent artists Shri Snehasish Maity and Shrimati Madhuchanda Majumder conducted the workshops on painting and mask making.
Shri ParthaPratim Deb, ex- professor in painting and Dean, Faculty of visual arts, Rabindrabharati University was supposed to conduct the painting workshop but he suddenly suffered a heart attack on Friday. Thereafter, Shri Snehasish Maity took over. We wish Shri Deb a speedy recovery.
Total 65 children participated in the workshop. 50 of them were underprivileged children brought by a renowned NGO and rest were budding writers of kochiknacha’s Diyala Webzine.
Children enjoyed the painting and mask making activities in groups from Snehasish and Madhuchanda. Among the guests there were some parents, teachers, poets, social workers, writers and doctors.
The workshop was highly appreciated by all the people present over there.