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'Oru Oorula' - Children's Literary Festival is an annual event founded by Surya Preethy, Turning Point - Book Store in Madurai, to create Readers for Life and celebrate books that spark the joy of reading. The festival brings together Children, Authors, Educators, Illustrators, Parents, and Readers.The focal aim is to create a platform for Children's reading and providing exposure to explore all kinds/forms of genres. We want to impact lives and emphasize the importance of how reading shapes the identity of children in contemporary times.
Turning Point book store was founded by my father late Mr. Kuppuram in 2001.
After the sudden demise of my father, I Surya Preethy, took charge of the management of the book store. To inculcate reading habit, I have started
Storytelling session in my book store in November 2018. And conducted 100 books reading challenge for kids aged 3-12 years.
In August 2019 Turning Point organized a mega event exclusively for children “Madurai Children’s Literary Festival’ on August 3rd & 4th at The American College, Madurai.  We launched 7 books, arranged Author’s sessions, storytelling sessions, Art therapy workshop, comic strips workshop, Conducted competitions such as Storytelling, become an illustrator and Drama contest for school children.
Participated by 7 Authors, 6 storytellers, 2 illustrators, and one theatre artist. (Thol pavai Koothu)
Event attended by 30+ schools, 2000+ children and parents.
The total cost of the project- 1st edition
Speakers – Travel, Accommodation and Food– Rs.253400
Honorarium and Memento for Guests – RS.75000
Publicity Expenses 
Details
qty
For 2 days
Total
Welcome Frame 10*10
2
2000+400
2400
Event Details 8*15
4
4800+900
5700
Standees 5*3 for sign board
5
1500+500
2000
Standees 5*3 for event details
5
1500+500
2000
Event details near the class room 8*15
1
2400+400
2800
Craft corner back drop 8*15
1
2400+400
2800
Back drop - auditorium 20*12
1
4800+800
5600
Auditorium sidewalls flex - 2 1/2*12
6
900+100
1000
Entrance Arch top - 12*2
1
480+150
630
Entrance Arch side 10*2
2
480+150
630
Stalls tent - Samiyana - 60*10 with side cover

4200*2
8400
Craft corner tent - Samiyana 40*20
1
5600*2
11200
Food stall tent - Samiyana 20*10
1
1400*2
2800
Carpet for craft, pavement, authors lounge

6400+3200+3200
12800
MC - Fatima college students

3000*2
6000
A3 size posters to stick on trees in the pavement
20
70*20
1400
Class room back drop 5*3
3
400*3
1200
Total


69360
Audio and Electricity expenses
               qty
For 2 days
Total
Speakers, 2 wireless mikes, 1 collar mike, 1 stand mike for Auditorium +3 stands

8500*2
17000
Speaker, 1 wireless mike with stand, 1 mix for 3 classrooms
3
9000*2
18000
Projector
1
1000*2
2000
AC
4
800
3200
Powerpoint for stalls
30
30*20
600
printing id card
100

1000
sticker for students


2000
Lights for auditorium


3500
ground speaker

1500*2
3000
worker food


300
Total


50600
Contest expenses
Details
Qty
Amount
Flyers for 50000 school students
50000
50000
Snacks
1000
15000
Certificates
1000
7500
Prize
25
20000
Total

92500



Other Expenses
Details
Qty
Amount
Stationary

15000
Lunch and tea for Volunteers & organizers 2 days
75
35000
Drinking water
100 cans
5000
cleaners and security
5
10000
Venue Rent

41000
Total

106000
Overall Expenses Rs. 646860 (Rupees six lakh forty six thousand eight hundred sixty)
 
Estimated cost for Edition 2 – August 8 & 9, 2020

We are inviting 12 authors, 6 storytellers, 4 theatre artists –
Venue sponsored by Vallaba Vidyalaya School.
  1. 22 Speakers – Travel, Accommodation,and Food– Rs.296000
  2. Honorarium and Memento for Guests – RS.145000
  3. Publicity expenses – Rs.75000
  4. Audio and Electricity expenses – Rs.75000
  5. Contests expenses – Rs.150000
  6. Other expenses – Rs.125000
Overall estimation Rs.866000 (Eight lakh sixty-six thousand)

 Our first edition of MCLF was a huge success (conducted on 3 & 4 August 2019 @ The American College).2nd Edition - is scheduled on August 8 & 9, 2020 @ Vallaba Vidyalaya, Madurai.
 Our First edition was visited by 30+ schools, 2000+ children and parents. Participated by 15+ Authors, Storytellers, illustrators and theatre artists.
We are expecting 3000+ footfalls this year.
Students, parents, teachers, and schools will be benefited from this event.
This is a non-profit event, we are not collecting any entry fee
for the same. Approximate budget for the event - 5,00,000. This event depends on Sponsors only.

It would be possible to make this a successful event with all your support. Any amount as a donation for this event would be helpful. Thank you in advance for your contribution. You have no idea how much it means to me to have your support. Here are the ways you can make a donation:

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Rs.2,500 raised

Goal: Rs.500,000

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