Child's Play (India) Foundation

Events 2009

2009
Flamenco Workshop
Experienced flamenco dance instructor Sanna Lehtinen conducted a 2 hour workshop on Monday 21 December 2009 at Casa da Moeda,Panjim Goa, in support of Child’s Play.

World Busk (8-14 June 2009)We participated in Musequality‘s World Busk  by busking at various venues to raise funds for our project. Luis and

Events 2010

2010
Screening of Swan Lake @ Sunaparanta, Goa Centre for the Arts

*Charity Raffle @ The Casa da Moeda Festival 2010

4 November : Screening of Norma at XCHR, in tribute to mark the death of Joan Sutherland, who made the role of Norma her own.

19 June: ‘Tocar y

Events 2011

2011
December 17: Screening of  Tchaikovsky’s ‘Nutcraker’ ballet.

October 22: What Liszt did for us (an Audio-Visual Presentation), Fundacao Oriente premises, Fontainhas, Panjim

October 1: Screening of CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA, Fundacao Oriente, Panjim

18 June: World Busk event at Literati Bookshop. More information here.

26 March: Screening of Eroica : Beethoven’s 3rd Symphony

Events 2012

2012
21st July 2012: Debussy- The French Revolution (an audiovisual presentation on the occasion of Debussy’s 150th birth anniversary). Held in association with Fundacao Oriente and Alliance Francaise, Panjim. Venue: Fundacao Oriente, Panjim (5.30 pm). Read about the event here.

June 16 2012 : World Busk event at Literati, Calangute.
June 11 2012: World Busk

Events 2013

2013
December 2013 : Christmas concert at Museum of Christian Art
December 2013: Christmas concert at Caritas, Panjim
December 2013: Concert at Paperboat, Sangolda
August 2013 : Camerata Child’s Play concert at Kala Academy
July 2013 : Concert at Fundacao Oriente, Goa
June 2013 : World Busk 2013
Friday 14

Events 2014

2014
August 2014 : Concert at Santa Cruz church
June 2014: World Busk concert at Gitanjali Gallery, Panjim and at Aldona Institute, Aldona.
February 2014: Monte Music Festival 2014
January 2014: Concert at Goa State Museum

Events 2015

2015
12 December 2015: The Nirmal Goswami Memorial Concert at Institute Menezes Braganza, Panjim.
August 2015: Patricia Rozario and Fidelio Trio concert in aid of Child’s Play
January 2015: Junior Camerata concert at Caritas Panjim
July 2015: Child’s Play Monsoon concert

Monsoon Concert 2017
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Monsoon Concert 2017

Celebrate the Monsoon with our Annual Monsoon Concert featuring children of Child’s Play India, teachers and visiting musicians.

Lara Saldanha, piano
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Lara Saldanha, piano

Indian origin pianist Lara Saldanha will play a benefit concert for Child’s Play India Foundation in Jan 2018!

Annual Monsoon concert 2018

Our annual monsoon concert this year is called ‘Take A Stand’ and is dedicated to the memory of Mrs. Mangala Wagle, the founder of Hamara School, who passed away earlier this year. Mrs. Wagle was an incredible source of support and strength to us at Child’s Play and thanks to

Christmas Concert 2018
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Christmas Concert 2018

Child’s Play’s annual Christmas concert showcases its choir and orchestra in a festive programme. This is our ‘Year of the Cello’ and we are pleased to showcase 24 cellos on stage this concert.

Summer Camp 2019
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Summer Camp 2019

Child’s Play India is pleased to organise its second annual choir and orchestra summer camp at Don Bosco Panjim Goa.
 

10th Anniversary Monsoon Concert – 21 September 2019
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10th Anniversary Monsoon Concert – 21 September 2019

You are invited to our 10th anniversary monsoon concert featuring the children of Child’s Play, Camerata Child’s Play, Omar De Loiola Pereira + Selwyn Menezes and the Baridisi Quartet, among others. We are celebrating 10 years of western classical music education in Goa. The concert will be held on

Three concerts in February 2023
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Three concerts in February 2023

16 FEBRUARY, 2023 – ASHLEY REGO, VIOLIN – NADINE CRASTO, PIANO

20 FEBRUARY 2023 – ENSEMBLE PRISMO (AUSTRIA)

27 FEBRUARY 2023 – MAROUAN BENABDALLAH, PIANO

Orbit Musicians World Tour

Child’s Play India Foundation is pleased to present Orbit Musicians World Tour concert featuring Belgian violinists Liesbeth Baelus and Yorrick Troman. They are on a world tour travelling across the planet for a year in their van, accompanied by their daughter and their violins. On their Goa stop, they will

Christmas Concert 2023

Child’s Play India Foundation presents its annual Christmas concert featuring its choir and orchestra Camerata Goa.
Concert videos can be viewed on YouTube.

Somerville College Choir concert

Child’s Play India Foundation is pleased to host the Somerville College Choir at the Basilica of Bom Jesus on 12 December 2023 at 6pm.
The Somerville College at Oxford University was founded in 1879 and some of its illustrious alumnae include Indira Gandhi, Margaret Thatcher and Cornelia Sorabji.

The

All-Goa Choir leaders workshop led by Marie Bejstam

A workshop for choral leaders was organised recently by Child’s Play India Foundation, led by noted choral conductor from Sweden, Marie Bejstam. The workshop had 23 participants from all over Goa. The workshop covered the basic knowledge of anatomic and physiologic changes in growing children through adolescence to adulthood with

Music Camp with Symphony Orchestra of India

Child’s Play India Foundation was pleased to host the second music camp in Goa in collaboration with the Symphony Orchestra of India and NCPA, Mumbai.
The music camp was held at the Foundation’s premises in Goa, from February 26 to March 3, 2024, culminating with a concert featuring solos, duets

Summer 2024
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Summer 2024

 
We had three lovely concerts this summer starting with the prolific pianist Maroaun Benabdallah. We were pleased to host the debut recital of 10-year-old pianist Ayaan Deshpande in Goa. It was a very special evening watching this charming and talented young performer in action.
Our annual

Events 2009

2009
Flamenco Workshop
Experienced flamenco dance instructor Sanna Lehtinen conducted a 2 hour workshop on Monday 21 December 2009 at Casa da Moeda,Panjim Goa, in support of Child’s Play.

World Busk (8-14 June 2009)We participated in Musequality‘s World Busk  by busking at various venues to raise funds for our project. Luis and

Events 2010

2010
Screening of Swan Lake @ Sunaparanta, Goa Centre for the Arts

*Charity Raffle @ The Casa da Moeda Festival 2010

4 November : Screening of Norma at XCHR, in tribute to mark the death of Joan Sutherland, who made the role of Norma her own.

19 June: ‘Tocar y

Events 2011

2011
December 17: Screening of  Tchaikovsky’s ‘Nutcraker’ ballet.

October 22: What Liszt did for us (an Audio-Visual Presentation), Fundacao Oriente premises, Fontainhas, Panjim

October 1: Screening of CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA, Fundacao Oriente, Panjim

18 June: World Busk event at Literati Bookshop. More information here.

26 March: Screening of Eroica : Beethoven’s 3rd Symphony

Events 2012

2012
21st July 2012: Debussy- The French Revolution (an audiovisual presentation on the occasion of Debussy’s 150th birth anniversary). Held in association with Fundacao Oriente and Alliance Francaise, Panjim. Venue: Fundacao Oriente, Panjim (5.30 pm). Read about the event here.

June 16 2012 : World Busk event at Literati, Calangute.
June 11 2012: World Busk

Events 2013

2013
December 2013 : Christmas concert at Museum of Christian Art
December 2013: Christmas concert at Caritas, Panjim
December 2013: Concert at Paperboat, Sangolda
August 2013 : Camerata Child’s Play concert at Kala Academy
July 2013 : Concert at Fundacao Oriente, Goa
June 2013 : World Busk 2013
Friday 14

Events 2014

2014
August 2014 : Concert at Santa Cruz church
June 2014: World Busk concert at Gitanjali Gallery, Panjim and at Aldona Institute, Aldona.
February 2014: Monte Music Festival 2014
January 2014: Concert at Goa State Museum

Events 2015

2015
12 December 2015: The Nirmal Goswami Memorial Concert at Institute Menezes Braganza, Panjim.
August 2015: Patricia Rozario and Fidelio Trio concert in aid of Child’s Play
January 2015: Junior Camerata concert at Caritas Panjim
July 2015: Child’s Play Monsoon concert

Monsoon Concert 2017
Read more

Monsoon Concert 2017

Celebrate the Monsoon with our Annual Monsoon Concert featuring children of Child’s Play India, teachers and visiting musicians.

Lara Saldanha, piano
Read more

Lara Saldanha, piano

Indian origin pianist Lara Saldanha will play a benefit concert for Child’s Play India Foundation in Jan 2018!

Annual Monsoon concert 2018

Our annual monsoon concert this year is called ‘Take A Stand’ and is dedicated to the memory of Mrs. Mangala Wagle, the founder of Hamara School, who passed away earlier this year. Mrs. Wagle was an incredible source of support and strength to us at Child’s Play and thanks to

Christmas Concert 2018
Read more

Christmas Concert 2018

Child’s Play’s annual Christmas concert showcases its choir and orchestra in a festive programme. This is our ‘Year of the Cello’ and we are pleased to showcase 24 cellos on stage this concert.

Summer Camp 2019
Read more

Summer Camp 2019

Child’s Play India is pleased to organise its second annual choir and orchestra summer camp at Don Bosco Panjim Goa.
 

10th Anniversary Monsoon Concert – 21 September 2019
Read more

10th Anniversary Monsoon Concert – 21 September 2019

You are invited to our 10th anniversary monsoon concert featuring the children of Child’s Play, Camerata Child’s Play, Omar De Loiola Pereira + Selwyn Menezes and the Baridisi Quartet, among others. We are celebrating 10 years of western classical music education in Goa. The concert will be held on

Three concerts in February 2023
Read more

Three concerts in February 2023

16 FEBRUARY, 2023 – ASHLEY REGO, VIOLIN – NADINE CRASTO, PIANO

20 FEBRUARY 2023 – ENSEMBLE PRISMO (AUSTRIA)

27 FEBRUARY 2023 – MAROUAN BENABDALLAH, PIANO

Orbit Musicians World Tour

Child’s Play India Foundation is pleased to present Orbit Musicians World Tour concert featuring Belgian violinists Liesbeth Baelus and Yorrick Troman. They are on a world tour travelling across the planet for a year in their van, accompanied by their daughter and their violins. On their Goa stop, they will

Christmas Concert 2023

Child’s Play India Foundation presents its annual Christmas concert featuring its choir and orchestra Camerata Goa.
Concert videos can be viewed on YouTube.

Somerville College Choir concert

Child’s Play India Foundation is pleased to host the Somerville College Choir at the Basilica of Bom Jesus on 12 December 2023 at 6pm.
The Somerville College at Oxford University was founded in 1879 and some of its illustrious alumnae include Indira Gandhi, Margaret Thatcher and Cornelia Sorabji.

The

All-Goa Choir leaders workshop led by Marie Bejstam

A workshop for choral leaders was organised recently by Child’s Play India Foundation, led by noted choral conductor from Sweden, Marie Bejstam. The workshop had 23 participants from all over Goa. The workshop covered the basic knowledge of anatomic and physiologic changes in growing children through adolescence to adulthood with

Music Camp with Symphony Orchestra of India

Child’s Play India Foundation was pleased to host the second music camp in Goa in collaboration with the Symphony Orchestra of India and NCPA, Mumbai.
The music camp was held at the Foundation’s premises in Goa, from February 26 to March 3, 2024, culminating with a concert featuring solos, duets

Summer 2024
Read more

Summer 2024

 
We had three lovely concerts this summer starting with the prolific pianist Maroaun Benabdallah. We were pleased to host the debut recital of 10-year-old pianist Ayaan Deshpande in Goa. It was a very special evening watching this charming and talented young performer in action.
Our annual

Events 2009

2009
Flamenco Workshop
Experienced flamenco dance instructor Sanna Lehtinen conducted a 2 hour workshop on Monday 21 December 2009 at Casa da Moeda,Panjim Goa, in support of Child’s Play.

World Busk (8-14 June 2009)We participated in Musequality‘s World Busk  by busking at various venues to raise funds for our project. Luis and

Events 2010

2010
Screening of Swan Lake @ Sunaparanta, Goa Centre for the Arts

*Charity Raffle @ The Casa da Moeda Festival 2010

4 November : Screening of Norma at XCHR, in tribute to mark the death of Joan Sutherland, who made the role of Norma her own.

19 June: ‘Tocar y

Events 2011

2011
December 17: Screening of  Tchaikovsky’s ‘Nutcraker’ ballet.

October 22: What Liszt did for us (an Audio-Visual Presentation), Fundacao Oriente premises, Fontainhas, Panjim

October 1: Screening of CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA, Fundacao Oriente, Panjim

18 June: World Busk event at Literati Bookshop. More information here.

26 March: Screening of Eroica : Beethoven’s 3rd Symphony

Events 2012

2012
21st July 2012: Debussy- The French Revolution (an audiovisual presentation on the occasion of Debussy’s 150th birth anniversary). Held in association with Fundacao Oriente and Alliance Francaise, Panjim. Venue: Fundacao Oriente, Panjim (5.30 pm). Read about the event here.

June 16 2012 : World Busk event at Literati, Calangute.
June 11 2012: World Busk

Events 2013

2013
December 2013 : Christmas concert at Museum of Christian Art
December 2013: Christmas concert at Caritas, Panjim
December 2013: Concert at Paperboat, Sangolda
August 2013 : Camerata Child’s Play concert at Kala Academy
July 2013 : Concert at Fundacao Oriente, Goa
June 2013 : World Busk 2013
Friday 14

Events 2014

2014
August 2014 : Concert at Santa Cruz church
June 2014: World Busk concert at Gitanjali Gallery, Panjim and at Aldona Institute, Aldona.
February 2014: Monte Music Festival 2014
January 2014: Concert at Goa State Museum

Events 2015

2015
12 December 2015: The Nirmal Goswami Memorial Concert at Institute Menezes Braganza, Panjim.
August 2015: Patricia Rozario and Fidelio Trio concert in aid of Child’s Play
January 2015: Junior Camerata concert at Caritas Panjim
July 2015: Child’s Play Monsoon concert

Monsoon Concert 2017
Read more

Monsoon Concert 2017

Celebrate the Monsoon with our Annual Monsoon Concert featuring children of Child’s Play India, teachers and visiting musicians.

Lara Saldanha, piano
Read more

Lara Saldanha, piano

Indian origin pianist Lara Saldanha will play a benefit concert for Child’s Play India Foundation in Jan 2018!

Annual Monsoon concert 2018

Our annual monsoon concert this year is called ‘Take A Stand’ and is dedicated to the memory of Mrs. Mangala Wagle, the founder of Hamara School, who passed away earlier this year. Mrs. Wagle was an incredible source of support and strength to us at Child’s Play and thanks to

Christmas Concert 2018
Read more

Christmas Concert 2018

Child’s Play’s annual Christmas concert showcases its choir and orchestra in a festive programme. This is our ‘Year of the Cello’ and we are pleased to showcase 24 cellos on stage this concert.

Summer Camp 2019
Read more

Summer Camp 2019

Child’s Play India is pleased to organise its second annual choir and orchestra summer camp at Don Bosco Panjim Goa.
 

10th Anniversary Monsoon Concert – 21 September 2019
Read more

10th Anniversary Monsoon Concert – 21 September 2019

You are invited to our 10th anniversary monsoon concert featuring the children of Child’s Play, Camerata Child’s Play, Omar De Loiola Pereira + Selwyn Menezes and the Baridisi Quartet, among others. We are celebrating 10 years of western classical music education in Goa. The concert will be held on

Three concerts in February 2023
Read more

Three concerts in February 2023

16 FEBRUARY, 2023 – ASHLEY REGO, VIOLIN – NADINE CRASTO, PIANO

20 FEBRUARY 2023 – ENSEMBLE PRISMO (AUSTRIA)

27 FEBRUARY 2023 – MAROUAN BENABDALLAH, PIANO

Orbit Musicians World Tour

Child’s Play India Foundation is pleased to present Orbit Musicians World Tour concert featuring Belgian violinists Liesbeth Baelus and Yorrick Troman. They are on a world tour travelling across the planet for a year in their van, accompanied by their daughter and their violins. On their Goa stop, they will

Christmas Concert 2023

Child’s Play India Foundation presents its annual Christmas concert featuring its choir and orchestra Camerata Goa.
Concert videos can be viewed on YouTube.

Somerville College Choir concert

Child’s Play India Foundation is pleased to host the Somerville College Choir at the Basilica of Bom Jesus on 12 December 2023 at 6pm.
The Somerville College at Oxford University was founded in 1879 and some of its illustrious alumnae include Indira Gandhi, Margaret Thatcher and Cornelia Sorabji.

The

All-Goa Choir leaders workshop led by Marie Bejstam

A workshop for choral leaders was organised recently by Child’s Play India Foundation, led by noted choral conductor from Sweden, Marie Bejstam. The workshop had 23 participants from all over Goa. The workshop covered the basic knowledge of anatomic and physiologic changes in growing children through adolescence to adulthood with

Music Camp with Symphony Orchestra of India

Child’s Play India Foundation was pleased to host the second music camp in Goa in collaboration with the Symphony Orchestra of India and NCPA, Mumbai.
The music camp was held at the Foundation’s premises in Goa, from February 26 to March 3, 2024, culminating with a concert featuring solos, duets

Summer 2024
Read more

Summer 2024

 
We had three lovely concerts this summer starting with the prolific pianist Maroaun Benabdallah. We were pleased to host the debut recital of 10-year-old pianist Ayaan Deshpande in Goa. It was a very special evening watching this charming and talented young performer in action.
Our annual