Sunday , 21 April 2019

Kurio City

Holidays are here

Exams are finally over and all of us can heave a sigh of relief. Even parents are feeling and looking relaxed along with their children. Of course the temperate is rising but it doesn’t matter much because the holidays are finally here!

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Thailand’s Water Festival

If you happen to be in Thailand, stay indoors on the 13th of April or step out if you love water... and getting wet! For it’s a given that you won’t escape the water pistols, the water balloons and buckets of water as the Thais celebrate Songkran, the Thai New Year. Songkran festival is also known as Thailand water festival and is celebrated with fervour and zeal.

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by Sumathi Sudhakar
Sumathi Sudhakar’s book “Paromita” is based in 19th century Bengal when revolutionary ideas were in the air. It was the time of awakening and renaissance, when people like Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar and Raja Ram Mohan Roy were at the forefront.

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HOW does a piano produce music?

Let us see. Instruments such as the guitar and sitar are called stringed instruments since music is created when the strings attached to them are pulled. There are also percussion instruments such as drums and dholaks wherein sound is produced when they are beaten. A piano has characteristics of both stringed and percussion instruments.

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This Friday is Good Friday

The Friday before Easter is the most solemn day for Christians - it is the day on which Jesus Christ died on the cross. This day is known as Good Friday, Holy Friday, Great Friday or Black Friday. It is 'good' because the barrier of sin was broken.

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Dana Cardoso Writing from the Heart

Maria Fernandes
Extremely well spoken, confident and intelligent are the words that come to mind as I speak with Dana Cardoso, a 15-year old, standard IX student of Our Lady of the Rosary School, Dona Paula. In an essay competition organised by Planet J of The Navhind Times in September 2011, Dana won the first prize in the senior category.

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