Kukdukoo – India’s Biggest Kids Art Festival concludes on October 2nd following two days of on-ground celebrations, featuring art forms, the 75th year of independence, and Gandhi Jayanti among the key themes.
The festival returned with zeal after two years of the epidemic, promoting creativity and exchanging ideas with students by a notable constellation of artists.
The grandiose celebration of the Kukdukoo Art Festival on the 1st and 2nd of October 2022 at Airia Mall Grounds in Sec-68 Gurgaon saw over 22,000+ kids and parents in attendance across both days, making it Gurgaon’s most major family event in recent years.
The spectacular festival celebration included interactive activities to captivate the children and instil a profound appreciation for visual and performing arts, both Indian and international, traditional and contemporary.
Over 70+ renowned artists; storytellers; mime, puppet, theatre, and clown acts and shows; soothing musical storytelling sessions, and no fewer than 150+ DIY art activities and workshops for youngsters lighted up the festival.
On the first day, nearly 12,000 children and their parents attended, while 10,000 children and their parents attended on the festival’s second day.
Fan-favorite superheroes, anime characters, Aladdin’s Genie, and India’s tallest puppets towering at 14ft also thrilled the children and parents. Many parents were seen taking pictures of their children with them.
Quote by Mr. Avishek Roy, Co-Founder, Kukdukoo
Many prominent personalities, including award-winning and internationally acclaimed artists and performers from all over the country, such as Walter Peter (renowned Indian clowning artist), Kunal Motling (Indian Charlie Chaplin), Poets and Story Tellers – Lovely Sharma, Simi Shrivastava, Seema Wahi Mukherjee, and renowned puppeteer Mohammad Shameem, enchanted the children and parents.
Quote by Simi Srivastava, Renowned Storyteller
Another fantastic festival highlight was a stunning display of beautiful artworks created by children on the topic “Dot, बिंदु,” which was inspired by the most renowned Indian painter Raza.
The festival created an exceptional panorama of artworks by groups of students from more than 25 notable schools in Gurgaon as part of the inter-school art installation competition.
Quote by Mr. Jugmendra Baliyan, Co-Founder, Kukdukoo