'Khilta Bachpan-Khilta Bharat': A joint initiative by CCRT and ChildFund India
Curriculum|December 16, 2019
'Khilta Bachpan-Khilta Bharat': A joint initiative by CCRT and ChildFund India
The Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT) under the aegis of Union Ministry of Culture, the apex institution in the country to link art with education, a sort of NCERT for art & culture education and ChildFund India, a child development nonprofit and subsidiary of ChildFund International, on November 21 together staged and celebrated ChildFund India's Khilta Bachpan initiative where it is trying to provide access to art and culture education to children aged 6-18 from government schools in Delhi. With CCRT collaboration this campaign added Khilta Bharat to Khilta Bachpan.

Around 150 government school students and 10 CCRT scholarship-holders participated in this event showcasing the different aspects of Indian culture through performing and visual arts. The event saw various amazing performances by the school students. A group of students presented “Fusion – Expression through performance”, an enchanting piece of Hindustani and Carnatic music woven together. Another group presented a Mime act called “Expression of children through Human-machine”, stressing the importance of human emotions. An enthralling performance of Odissi dance was staged by CCRT scholarship holders and school children bringing forth the beauty and grace of this Indian classical treasure.


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December 16, 2019