There are many organizations in the city of Chennai which conducts
contests, workshops, seminars, summer camps and competitions for
children. The play schools, book shops, arts and crafts academies and
many other organizations conducts these types of events and contests.
Today's children are very competitive, so anywhere there is a contest,
there will be a big rush too. Kids with their parents throng the place
well in advance and participate actively in these competitions. Kids
from the age of three are invited to participate.
In most of the events, children can participate directly with out going
through their schools. But some organizations, invite the schools to
participate. In these events, the kids can participate through their
respective schools only.
In addition to these types of events, there are many inter-school
competitions also. Some of the Schools in the city conduct inter-school
competitions inviting other schools in the city. Where ever there is an
event or contest, there is a great enthusiasm among kids and parents, so
there is always crowd.
The major plus point of these events is that the children get more
exposure to the competitive world today. As the organizers give away
certificates to each and every participant, every one will be happy too.
Kid's talents are showcased in these events. Little ones will no longer
have the stage fear. They are ready to speak on stage on every occasion
There are workshops for Story Telling, Drawing and Colouring, Puupet
Shows, and many other interactive sessions for the kids. Parents as well
as teachers can also participate in the workshops intended for them.
Children are given training in arts and crafts, story telling, public
speaking, drawing, chess, yoga etc. in the summer camps and also the
regular workshops and programs conducted by various organizations.
Most of the competitions are advertised in the local news papers. There
are some websites also, which posts these events information online. So
the internet savvy people will know about the events fast. Some of the
websites which provides information about the events and workshops are:
Yocee.in - http://yocee.in/index.html
Yokibu.com - http://www.yokibu.com/
Asklaila.com - http://www.asklaila.com/events/Chennai/
Yellow Pages Sulekha - http://yellowpages.sulekha.com/chennai/events.htm
Buzz in Town - http://www.buzzintown.com/events-in-chennai.html