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Story Parade on World Storytelling Day

What? Story Parade
When? March 20, 2016
Where? 11AM, Rangat, Laxmi Nagar, Delhi

There’s a storyteller in all of us who keeps telling stories. This is the time for us to take those stories to a little bigger group of audiences. If you have a story, you deserve to be heard. Story Parade is a platform for all to tell stories, real, fictitious, mythological, historical, political etc.

o Story Parade-How it works
• Genre: You must perform a story or a story song.
• Story time: You can perform only one story for 2 to 5 minutes. If the audience approves, the duration can be increased.
• Only solo performances allowed.
• No technical assistance will be provided.
• Stories performed can be in any of the Indian languages. Foreign language stories are also welcome as long as you can cement the understanding through your powerful performance.
• Time: When the Master Storyteller gives you the signal that your time is up, please cut the long story short and leave the stage.
• Genres: Only stories, real, fictitious, written by you, or by any other writer, mythological, folktales, love & war stories, stories with costumes, puppets, props etc. There’s no limit to the genre of stories.
• Prohibited: Foul language, or anything that flouts the laws of India.
• No. of Stories: There will be up to 15 slots of upto 5 minutes each.
• Register: Register yourself on and to get a Story Parade slot, simply sign up with the master storyteller before the start of the event.
• Sequence: First come, first perform.
• Age: 3 to 100 years.
• Price: The event is non-competitive in nature. Everybody is a winner. On the discretion of the master storytellers, small gift to the best three storytellers may be awarded.
• Entry Fees: 100 Rs.

About Rangat
Rangat is a very small creative and colorful space, situated at a 2 minutes walking distance from Laxmi Nagar Metro Station. Rangat is a brainchild of Kamal Pruthi and has been created for such small, artistic and informal community gatherings where people can just be themselves, talk and live art and do not get overwhelmed by the fanciness of the atmosphere around them. People go back with abundance of positive and creativity energies.
Kabuliwaala Storytelling Company
Kabuliwaala Storytelling Company founded by the renowned storyteller Kamal Pruthi is dedicated to producing engaging and entertaining stories based performances and creativity workshops for children festivals, schools, teachers, educators, young parents, NGOs, MNCs, literature festivals and Birthday celebrations. Some of the key Kabuliwaala workshops are Suno Kahani Buno Kahani, The flying Pencil, Tana Bana, Natak Vatak, Mali Kaka,Kagaz Kalam and
many others.
Venue:Rangat, Laxmi Nagar, Delhi
For information please call up on 9910894049.
R.s.v.p. and prior booking to the event is must.
Please forward the invite to all your friends especially teachers, and young parents with kids in the age group of 4-12 years.
About Kamal Pruthi

Kamal Pruthi is counted among the top five trendsetting and most renowned storytellers of India, popularly known as Kabuliwaala, he started his theatrical journey 17 years ago in Delhi in 1999 and got trained in acting and physical theatre in Berlin, at Sri Ram Centre for Performing arts and at NSD’s TIE Company in Delhi. A recipient of Polska theatre fellowship from Poland in 2015 as the distinguished theatre practitioners of the world, he also received a South Asian fellowship for his excellence in the field of Arts management in 2014. In 2006 Pruthi was awarded Goethe Scholarship for young and emerging theatre practitioners of the world to get trained in Germany.

Kamal is a guest faculty on Storytelling and theatre at several Delhi Colleges, and teaches Drama in Schools and NGOs. As a polyglot performer, he performs in 6 languages that are Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, English, German and Kannada. Kamal is the only storyteller in India who also performs in German. As a German teacher he also teaches German at Goethe Institute Delhi. On three German scholarships, Kamal pursued Management training in Germany and certifications as a language trainer in 2008-09.

- Edited by Debjani Hazarika


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