Category Archives: Golpo Mela

Open a book, start reading | Golpo Mela 2017

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Every year, Golpo Mela—the PeaceWorks Storytelling Festival is celebrated in a way that is slightly different from the previous one. This year turned out to be a landmark one, because Golpo Mela was celebrated twice Read More …

Golpo Mela—storytelling through films

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Storytelling is an art that can be adapted to whichever medium the storyteller chooses. Music, art, theatre, film. And so many more. This year, for Golpo Mela—The PeaceWorks Storytelling Festival, we chose to depart from the Read More …

Golpo Mela 2015…stories and much more

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Stories. Why do we tell them? Why do they exist? Those questions can be answered by using terms like ‘oral histories’, ‘traditions’, ‘listening skills’ and ‘pedagogy’. All very valid. At Golpo Mela, the PeaceWorks Storytelling Read More …

Golpo Mela 2014..learning through stories, games and fun!

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‘Didi, didi, are you taking us for a picnic? Are we going to perform on stage? Will people be there to see us?’ Questions, laughter and palpable excitement marked the days right before Golpo Mela. Read More …

Games, Stories, Laughter and Fun—Golpo Mela 2013

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9 November 2013 Colourful streamers fluttering ten feet above the ground. Bunches of colourful balloons rising above. A bright red and yellow poster inviting one and all inside Mohur Kunj. A special brightness around the Read More …