KARUNYA CHILDREN'S HOME
Music is by Jagjit Singh and Chitra Singh: Sab Se Unchi Prem Sagai
On February 6, 2012 The Karunya Children's Home and School celebrated their 20th Anniversary.
The celebration was held at the school in Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu on a warm early evening under the stars.
Audience under the lights the evening of the performance
It had taken a lot of time and energy from all involved to put on the event.
Sharon and Peter with children beginning rehearsals
Sharon and Peter with children
Many rehearsals were gone through
Rehearsing the Hanuman story
The girls put on a wonderful South Indian Dance Performance
and both boys and girls acted in three plays from the Indian Tradition.
Girls doing a dance with some very big hats!
I had worked with the children for over a month on three small plays from the Indian Tradition
that were performed during the event.
Two were stories told by Sri Ramakrishna and one from the Buddhist tradition.
Peter with the boy who played Hanuman
Working with the children in rehearsals
Rehearsals with the children
Peter and Hanuman
Children in group photo
The children were in full costumes and the event was delightful.
Hanuman, Rama, Sita, Lakshman and two monkeys
Buddha and Kisagotami in the 'the Cure of the Mustard Seed'
People who had helped the Children's Home from the beginning and over the years
were thanked and appreciated.
Final Onstage group photo