Bengaluru 28th August 2023. It’s the mother of all painting events. Not just in India, but in the world. Colorothon 15: You can say it’s a big draw. Yes, come and draw your imagination on anything you wish, right before the public, for the world to see.
You can draw, doodle, caricature and also do a lot more. Maybe try your hand at the Drum Circle with an Indo African Band. Shake a leg with dance pros, or be a part of a Flash Mob, and mix and mingle with India’s Got Talent artists and meet fascinating musician Suraj Mani.
And by the way, you will have the satisfaction of knowing you played a part in a world record event: Akshayakapla Organic Colorothon 15 is a play at getting into the world records show for the most people painting under a single roof. Also witness 30 renowned artist painting live for a cause and get inspired.
Colorothon Season 15 is a joint initiative of Breathe Entertainment and Kids Chaupal, and will be held at St. John’s Auditorium, (Open Amphitheater), Koramangala, Bengaluru on September 3, Sunday, from 8 am to 3 pm, and is open to all ages from 3 years to 90 years.
Till now, Colorothon painting festival has seen participation of over 1 lakh sixty five thousand people across the country including in cities like New Delhi, Lucknow, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Guwahati and Bengaluru.Participants can come along with their families for what is the largest open air drawing and painting session, to express their creativity on paper.
Chief guests at the event will be Ramalinga Reddy, Transport Minister, Govt. of Karnataka MLA, BTM Layout Constituency , Ramoji Gowda, Bangalore Graduate Constituency- Candidate, Sowmya Reddy, Jayanagar Assembly Constituency , N. Nagaraju, Ex. Byrasandra Corporator, Sashi Kumar, CEO, Akshayakala Organic and Saahil Ahmed, Vice Chairman , TCIS – The Cambridge International School Bengaluru and Dr.Disha R Shetty , Mrs India Globe and Brand Ambassador – Colorothon.
In 2014, the visionary Kishore Joseph, the founder, and director of Breathe Entertainment, brought Colorothon to life, drawing inspiration from the heart-warming end scene of the iconic movie “Taare Zameen Par.” Just like the film touched hearts with its celebration of art and individuality, Colorothon aims to create a platform where artists can showcase their talents and find their own unique voices.
“Our vision is to see people from all over the country take part in painting on a day which will be celebrated as Colorothon Day,” says Kishore Joseph, Founder-Trustee of Colorothon and Breathe Entertainment and multiple world-record holder.
Explaining the driving principle common to Akshayakalpa and COLOROTHON, Mr. Shashi Kumar, CEO and Co-founder Akshayakalpa Organic said, “ Akshayakalpa Organic, India’s first certified organic dairy brand, is proud to associate with the prestigious art festival, the COLOROTHON as it is a remarkable community engagement art festival that brings people together. We are deeply committed to promoting wellness, creativity, and sustainability in every aspect of life.
At Akshayakalpa Organic, we believe in nurturing not only the earth but also the artistic spirit within us. COLOROTHON aligns perfectly with our core values by fostering a sense of community, inspiring artistic expression, and encouraging a deeper connection with nature. Through this partnership, we invite families, artists, and art enthusiasts to join us at COLOROTHON and experience the combined magic of art and nature. We believe that art is a powerful way to bond with loved ones and create lasting memories. This partnership also exemplifies our commitment to cultivating a greener world where creativity and conscious living intertwine. Colours resemble life. In paintings, it evokes a sense of hope and motivation. Through this association we wish to bring COLOR and PEOPLE together.”
“We are excited about Colorothon, India’s Largest Community Drawing & Painting Festival. This festival has a worthy-cause of spreading awareness about climate change among children. We believe that art is a powerful change-making tool and we hope that Colorothon will help to inspire children to take action to protect our planet” said Saahil Ahmed, Vice Chairman, The Cambridge International School (TCIS).
Draw to donate
According to the organisers, the top three hundred paintings will be donated to Colorothon’s charity partner Fund a Child in India. Also, the top 300 hundred paintings from Children’s category will be available for purchase on shop.kidschaupal.com to enable the young talents to become entrepreneurs said Dhiraj Singh, Co- Founder, as KidsChaupal focuses on providing a next-gen platform for the youth to help realise their potential by honing their skills.
• Entry Fee – Spot Registration or register online
• Age Group: 3 to 90.
• Every participant will receive a certificate which is recognised by Exclusive World Records & Kings Book of Records.
• 15 best paintings from five age groups will be rewarded with a Memento.
• Participants need to carry their colour tools.
• A3 drawing sheets will be provided by the organizers.
• 300 best paintings from the event collection will be chosen for an auction. The amount will be given to charity partner Fund a Child in India.
• Also witness largest parent led Education Expo by EdDeed