The KinderKunstKiste sessions are for children to discover authors through engaging presentations & activities. The sessions are presented online by Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Mumbai in association with ThinkArts.
Online Sessions from 4:30 to 6 PM | Sessions will take place on ZOOM
13th May: Emil and the Detectives by Erich Kästner
27th May: Emil and the Three Twins by Erich Kästner
Emil, one of Germany's most beloved children's characters, has to put his thinking cap to work in these two classic detective stories.
3rd June: The Neverending Story by Michael Ende
Bastian Balthazar Bux is running away from his bullies when he runs into an antique bookshop. He steals a book, and ends up going on the adventure of a lifetime, through countless fantastic worlds.
10th June: Momo by Michael Ende
Through Momo's adventures with her friends, fighting against the grey men who have taken over the city, Michael Ende weaves a beautiful story about time and friendship.
8 July: The Visitor by Antje Damm
Ellie lives all on her own...one day, a knock at the door changes everything! This beautifully illustrated book by Antje Damm is a story about colour, light, and friendship.
12 August: When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit by Judith Kerr
This semi-autobiographical novel tells the story of Judith Kerr's own childhood, when she had to flee her country because of the Nazis.
9 September: The Robber Hotzenplotz by Otfried Preußler
The Robber Hotzenplotz is a merry tale of two scoundrels, two friends, a toad-fairy, and an unforgettable escapade.
14 October: Walter Moers - The City of Dreaming Books
When Optimus Yarnspinner inherits his godfather's possessions, he finds a strange story by an unknown writer. His search for the mystery author leads him to the city of Dreaming Books, where a sinister genius awaits him.
11 November: Andreas Steinhöfel - The Spaghetti Detectives
Sometimes Rico acts a bit odd -- his mom calls him a "proddity" -- but he's GENIUS at noticing little things nobody else does. Like a string of spaghetti stuck to the sidewalk. Join Rico and Oscar on their quest to follow the noodles and find out why children in their neighbourhood are going missing.
Responses from previous sessions:
The water symbolising the piece was played very smoothly and calmly. The different colours used symbolising that the piece had sad, happy and joyful parts. The dolphin symbolising the beauty of the piece.