Posts Tagged ‘workshop’

Urban Explorer: Unusual Enviromental Workshop for Children by ESG

Environment Support Group


Urban Explorers

A summer workshop for kids (ages 11-15)

A five day action packed week of exploration of Namma Bengaluru

Understand your city: Learn from outdoor sessions

Learn about how old is my city? How big is my city? How many are we in the city? How do we move in the city and what are its impacts? From where does my city get its water and what happens to the water I flush? How green is my city? How much waste does my city generate and where does it go? What is climate change and how will it affect me?

And most importantly what can I do for my city?


"Run Your Restaurant" 21 and 22 Feb, 2009

Whip up your own cafe!

A unique workshop, tailored exclusively for those who have always wanted to run a cafe, an eatery or a specialty restaurant. Moderated by Madhu Menon of Shiok, the workshop will cover all aspects of what it takes to be a budding gourmet entrepreneur. A never before opprtunity to minimize all your risks before you actually start out. The course covers everything from cost analysis to crafting profitable menus.

Dates: 21st and 22nd Feb
Time: 11 AM to 6 PM
Course Fee: Rs.4500
Venue: Shiok
To register, call 9663857828
Venue: Shiok Restaurant, Indiranagar/Koramangala

Contact Mukta Darera on 98862 95353

or email your details to


Environment Workshop for High School Students

I have been involved with Environment Support Group and can vouch for the work that they have been doing on the environmental and ecological fronts in Bangalore. I would like to pass on their announcement regarding a workshop they are conducting:

Environment Support Group, Bangalore announces a Summer Workshop for students in the age group of 13-16 years, from 19th -21st May 2008.

The three-day workshop aims at sensitizing children to the environment- development debate, with a special focus on analyzing the changing urban environment of Bangalore. A Pedagogy of experiential learning has been followed in the Workshop Design.

The workshop will be held at S-3, Rajashree Apartments, 18/57, 1st Main Road, S.R.K Gardens, Bannerghatta Road, Jayanagar Bangalore-41.

For further details and registration, contact Divya Ravindranath or Nandini Chami at 26531339/22441977

Or, email

More details at

Jewellery Design Course

JSS-Advanced Jewellery Design Centre is conducting a free job-oriented training programme in Computer-Aided Jewellery Design from May 5,2008, the duration being 6 weeks. The programme is sponsored by Devaraj Urs Backward Communtiy Development Corporation, Bangalore.

Candidates should have passed their 10th Standard exams, and should be economically backward as per government norms. The age group is 18-35 years.

Last date for application is May 3, 2008.

Please pass the word around to those around you who are not well off and could use this opportunity. Jewellery design can be a satisfying, well-paying career.

Candidates should contact:

Executive Director, JSS-AJDTC, JTSSATE
Campus Srinivasapura, Uttarahalli, Kengeri Main Raod, Bangalore 560060.

Ph. 2271 8579, 98447 11592, 98457 18366, and 98800 12344.

Art Camp for Differently Abled Children at Historic Venues

Association for People wiwth Disability (APD) had recently organized a five-day painting workshop, along with the Ken School of Art, for the differently abled. The workshop was held at Janapada Loka, and the work of the participants was exhibited at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, under the banner, “Kala Sourabha”.

APD can be contacted at 2547 5861, or 2547 5165.

Now, starting from April 28, a ten-day art camp for deaf children, and those affected by polio, has been organized at Hampi, Pattadkal, Aihole, and Koodala Sangama. For details on this, contact: 94487 60744.

Photography Workshop by Kalyan Varma

Kalyan Varma is well-known in wildlife and photography circles in Bangalore. Having started as a software developer, he is now into wildlife and photography on a professional basis. Kalyan won the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award in 2005, and has various other awards to his credit; in fact, he showed his photographs to the then President Dr Abdul Kalam, when he visited B R Hills.

Many of us look every day, at the calendar that is issued annually for the (Free and Open Source Software) event,
with Kalyan’s photographs. At the JLR office and JLR properties, too, one can find some of his photographs. His website is

By popular demand, he is conducting a photography workshop. Here’s the schedule:

Dates : May 10th and May 11th 2008 (Saturday and Sunday)
Location : Kormangala, Bangalore

A full-day classroom session on Day 1. A field outing on the morning
of Day 2 and classroom session for the rest of the day on the 2nd day.
Lunch is included on both the days.

For more details, here’s the link:

Please contact

kalyan at

to register for the workshop or if you need any more information.

Here are a couple of images of his: here



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