Child's Play (India) Foundation

Excellent evening for WorldBusk 2013

 
Our first event for WorldBusk 2013 kicked off yesterday at Literati bookshop, Calangute. There was a string quartet, the Kala Academy choir, solo musicians with guitars, a djembe, and bongos; and a group of young musicians (who also play in the Camerata Child’s Play) who performed the theme

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WorldBusk 2013

For the fifth year, we are participating in Musequality‘sWorldBusk to raise awareness and funds for Child’s Play and charities like us. This year, we have two events, so please join us for an evening of lovely music and camaraderie.
Friday 14th June, 5 pm at Literati Bookshop, Calangute, featuring a

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Camerta Child’s Play – the first concert

Child’s Play was thrilled to present the first concert by Camerta Child’s Play, conducted by Prof. Santiago Lusardi of the University of Seville, Spain on 14 April 2013.
The ensemble is made up of children of Child’s Play and local musicians.  This first concert happened at short notice and after

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The Kodaly Quartet comes to Goa

Child’s Play was honored to be able to bring the world-famous Kodaly Quartet to Goa for their first-ever performance here. They played to a full-house at St. Michael’s church in Taleigao and we hope you were able to make it to this historic event. The Quartet took time to

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Concerts in April

Have you reserved your passes for the upcoming concerts in April yet?
Bager Trio concert in aid of Child’s Play  – 2 April, 6.30 pm at Kala Academy  – Donation passes at Furtados Music

Our Project Director Dr. Luis Dias interviewed the trio and you can read it here.

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Meet the Woodwinds @ Casa da Moeda

On December 16, we invited the general public to come and meet our two visiting woodwind players – Stuart Potter (bassoon) and Akihide Noguchi (clarinet). We also invited our flute teacher Susan Badiyari to come along.
Both Stuart and Hide demonstrated the various parts of their instruments and how

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Meet the Woodwinds @ Hamara School

Last week, by sheer coincidence, we had two talented musicians visiting us in Goa. Stuart Potter is a bassoonist currently teaching the instrument at the Kodaikanal International School. He was in Goa on a holiday and we were very pleased to have him share his music with us.
Akihide

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Child’s Play @ Goa’s first Children’s Book Fest

The children of Child’s Play were delighted to be invited to perform at Goa’s first Children’s Book Fest organised by Bookworm. On Sunday December 16, a gaggle of kids piled into our cars and came to the Panjim Municipal Garden, which was the venue for the Fest. There,

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Now live: Dr. Luis Dias @ INKTalks 2010

We’ve had many requests for the video link to our Project Director Dr. Luis Dias’ talk at the INK Conference 2010 held at Lavasa. The INKTalks website was recently revamped and we’re pleased to announce that the talk is once again online.
In his talk, Luis describes how Child’s

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