2012 – Janmashtami Function Planning Attention Please! 1
2012 – Janmashtami Function Planning • It is YOUR Very Special Programme • Sep 22 (Sat) at HSNC hall • WE NEED LOT OF YOUR HELP • Need your 101% commitment • Costumes need special attention • This will have so much of visibility
Send Invitations • Invitation for staging program with us Volunteers needed for sending it: • SV Temple • Karnataka association • Telugu Association • Tamil Association • Marathi association • Sanskar • Any other organization you may know • Individual Choreographers (that you may know)
Send Invitatations… 2) Invitation for attending – Volunteers wanted to send • Namaste RTP • NCSU • ISKCON • Sandy Ridge • HSNC • Indian stores • Other places or suggestions • SV Temple • Karnataka association • Telugu Association • Tamil Association • Marathi association • Sanskar • Cisco • IBM
GokulBhajan Flash DVD Guru puja -- Om ajnana timirandhasya...Aim and objective of Gokul Bhajan -- statement Semester system, Regular satsang every FridayNarrate Sample scheduleClip of deity invocationClip of group chantingClip of Vedic studies (1 shloka showing word for word)Clip of Guru invocation Clip of Hari Katha (about four madhuris of Krishna)Clip of shloka recitation (different age groups)Clip of children bhajans 5
GokulBhajan Flash DVD… Talk about test paper (zoom in on a corrected test paper)Clip of children presentation ( different age groups)Clip of Gokul JeopardyTalk about Ekaadashi, how children fast ( what to eat and what to avoid), points and giftsClip of dramas and public performancesClip of Aarati ( Jaya Jaya Radha Krishna )Talk about prasadam ( honor prasadam, how it is non different than Krishna)Clip about children book distribution, food drive, igokulam, gokuls and libraryclip about charity ( why we should donate ) Visit to goshala and picnic ( organic farm) 6
Gokul Bhajan Flash DVD… • Directing the project • Record clips • Collect them in a dir on our laptop • Edit and produce the media • Media copying • Packaging • Distribution at HSNC and other • places prior to program 7
Event / Task Coordinators • Contact with HSNC Committee • Making content/flier for HSNC distr. • Give flier to HSNC for distribution • Incharge of Food Preparations • Incharge of buying veg/grains/etc • Preparing dinner plates (ladies) • Distributing dinner plates (men) 8
Prep for Drama Finalize the Allocations • Latest Script – have you printed? • Any change in Character assignments? • Drama Ending Climax Song Selection • First Rehearsal on June 8th • Recording for those who go to India • Weekly Rehearsals – Which day?
Prep for Drama Ending Dance • Choreographer • Separate or part of drama rehearsal? • Assistant Choreographer • Volunteers (helpers, teacher) • Place for rehearsals
Our 2 Dances… Other 2 Dances Dance-1: Choreography by Vaishnavi (Dancers: Aishwarya, Aushree) Dance-2: Who wants to do this one?
Drama • Dialogue Recording • Recording help • Mix & Produce Scene Tracks • Play tracks during rehearsal • Main Direction • Helping Direction • Arranging rehearsals 13
Drama - Props • Background for Vrindavan • Background for Dwaraka • Flute for Krishna (1) • Jute Bags for dust • Medicine boxes (2) • Pool chair • Small Crowns from India for queens, Vrindavan Krishna, Udhava and Arjuna 14
Drama - Costumes Krishna (Dwaraka)- Yellow dhoti, embroidered kurta, crown, pink dupatta for the waist band, jewelery (chains ) and flower garland. Krishna (Vrindavan)- Yellow dhoti, embroidered kurta, simple crown with peacock feather, pink dupatta for the waist band, flute and flower garlands. 15
Drama – Costumes… Radha Rani - Lehenga (ghagra choli with dupatta), simple crown, flower garland and some jewelery and her hair should be tied in one single braid.Gopies - Lehenga (ghagra choli with dupatta, please make sure it is not a scarf but a dupatta), simple jewelery and their hair should be tied in one single braid. Flower garlands. For short hair please tie your hair in a pony tail, since they will be covering the head with the dupatta. 16
Drama – Costumes… Queens - Lehenga (ghagra choli with dupatta, please make sure it is not a scarf but a dupatta), crown, jewelery and their hair should be tied in one single braid. For short hair please tie your hair in a pony tail, since they will be covering the head with the dupatta Narada – Saffron color kurta,dhoti and shawl. Hair to be tied on top with a flower . A white flower garland, tambura hanging from his neck to the front and wooden flat kartal on his hand. 17
Drama – Costumes… Medicine man and helpers- any color krta and dhoti with a turban. Udhava & Arjun – Rich Kurta , dhoti, crown, scarf , flower garland and jewelery. 18
Prep for Bhajans • Who are Bhajan Leads? • Instruments for outside bhajans? • Base Tracks for Sound Engineer 19
Deity Setup • Deity Picture • Garland and flowers • Aarti plate, Deepam • Table • Table cover • Agarbatti w/stand • Cotton, oil, lighter • Tulasi leaves • Achanam cup and • Spoon • Fruits for deity in Bowls • Deity setup on stage 20
Dinner & Cleanup • Drinking water • Cups • Plates • Spoons • Napkins • Trash bags • Food managers • Bounty • Cleaning coordinator 21
Dinner Items Rice ??? Chapati / Puri ??? The Sabjis ??? Curry?? Salad ???….. How can we cook for 300+ people ???
Cooking Volunteers Rice ??? Chapati / Puri ??? The Sabjis ??? Curry?? Salad ???…..
Stage Audio • Stage Manager • Stage Assistants (2) • Audio Engineer w/w HSNC • Collect audio tracks from other Orgs • Setup and move mic and stands • Scene Tracks for Audio Engineer • MC for the events 24
Stage Videos • Camera-Main w/ Stand • Camera-Bkup w/ Stand • Video Recording-Main • Video Recording-Bkup • Video Mixer & Producer 25
Our productions Gokula Ganam (Vol-4) • Design layouts • Make media copies • Media printing • Packaging 26
Our productions Gokul Bhajan & Sloka Book • Cover design • Layout and indexing • Review contents • Printing 27
Info Center at site Distributing our fliersBring Banners for our projectsPush pins, Tapes, Scissors for bannersPut up and take down bannersSign up sheetSign up tableGive information about bhajan classCD's & DVD's TV and DVD Player for playing our VideoEvent Flier - making Event Flier - printingGeneral Gokul bhajan flier - printing 28
Gokul Kids - The Book Moved Out…! • Cover Design • Content Reviews • Book Printing • Recording Narrations • Editing • Media copying • Media printing 29
Gokulam Kids – Book Extremely Important..! No copy & paste from internet or anywhere.. Moved Out…! 30
Gokulam Kids – Chapter Allocations Moved Out…! Who are we? - Why Religions? - Creation, Theory and Vedas - Worshiping Gods - The Supreme God - Who is Lord Krishna? - The Spiritual World - Power of Holy Names - Bhakti Yoga - Importance of Guru - Common Questions & Answers- 31
Gokulam Kids Book - Milestones Outlines – June 05 – B K Dasa First Draft – June 15 Second Draft - June 30 Review - July 5 Final Draft – July 20 Book Editing – Aug 1 to 15 Book Printing – Aug 16 – Sep 5 Book Release – Sep 22 (Radhashtami) Moved Out…! 32
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