There will be a book launch cum Bharatanatyam performance on Sunday 15 June, 2008 at Soma auditorium, Wisma Tun Sambanthan from 3.30 - 6.00 pm (afternoon).
The book, a compilation of short stories by Nirmala Raghavan, will be launched to raise funds for Mahavidya Dance Theatre ("MDT").
MDT aims to promote performing arts to all children, irrespective of their background. There is a wealth of talent in Malaysia but limited opportunity, particularly for those from poor socio-economic backgrounds. MDT is trying to bridge this gap through its programmes, and also to raise the standard of classical arts in this country.
MDT has staged several performances in Malaysia to raise funds for its programmes. These performances have been carried out with the support of the Indian Cultural Council, High Commission of India, and the National Arts, Culture & Heritage Academy of Malaysia (ASWARA).
Entire proceeds from these concerts are used to support the teaching of classical arts to children from abused/underprivileged homes, in association with CHILD INFORMATION, LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTRE ("CHILD"), an organisation set up to promote the well-being of children. Some 50 children have benefitted under this programme. MDT currently conducts its classes in three places, two in KL and one in Ipoh. To know more more about CHILD, please visit the website.
In this connection, we seek your kind monetary donations to support this cultural event (by cash or cheque). Your contributions are tax-exempt. Cheques may be issued in favour of "Child Information, Learning and Development Centre".
In the event you are unable to attend the launch, kindly mail your cheque to :
Child Information, Learning and Development Centre,
c/o Sheela Raghavan, 57, Jalan BRP 5/5, Bukit Rahman Putra, 47000, Sg. Buloh, Selangor.
Thanks for your continued support,
Thursday, June 12, 2008
Tamil Short Stories Launched
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