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Peter Rinderknecht presents Minor Matters in Kolkata and Ranchi


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Minor Matters
A story of departure, desires, hopes and disappointments. Together with the audience, the narrator lets a farm emerge. Here once lived a farmer. He ordered the fields, fed the animals. He was satisfied. But then he thought there was something missing, so calm and orderly ran his life from morning to night. So he goes to his town on a Saturday evening. Here he meets the woman of his heart. When he founds a family with her, happiness seems perfect. But just as the idyll originates from nothingness, it finally breaks down again.


“This simple story is beautifully told by the wonderful Peter Rinderknecht. He brings fantasy and reality so close together that one can hardly tell from the other”
– Baboró International Arts Festival for Children

Schedule / Performances

Thurs 5 April 2018- Performance at Mahadevi Birla World Academy
Not for public / For the school students only

Fri 6 April 2018 at 6pm
at Kolkata Centre for Creativity, 777 Anandapur, E.M Bypass, Kolkata 700107
Open to public

Sat 7 April 2018 at 11am
at Daga Nikunj, 25/1Ballygunge Circular Road, Kolkata 700019
Entry fee Rs.200

Mon 9 April
Two shows at St. Xaviers School, Nirmala College Road, Doranda, South Office Para, Shyamali Colony, Ranchi, Jharkhand. Both the shows have limited seating.

For further queries please send an email to info@thinkarts.co.in or call 98312 56730 The show is suitable for ages 9+


Feedback post collaboration

«It is our endeavour at ThinkArts to create experiences for children which spark their imagination and develop their emotional intelligence. Peter Rinderknecht’s Minor Matters is a perfect example of this. Be it at Kolkata or Ranchi, at a school or a gallery, everyone in the audience was captivated by the poignant story of the farmer. Pro Helvetia has been a generous, thoughtful and supportive partner and I look forward to more such collaborations.»

Ruchira Das / Kolkata, India

«It’s amazing with how much passion and expertise Ruchira Das of ThinkArts in Kolkata is perseveringly lobbying for art for children. Her great projects can only be realized thanks to the generous support of Pro Helvetia. I consider it a great privilege and an honorable distinction that I was chosen to help shape these theater days in India with a bag full of experiences, an unusual play and lots of curiosity in my luggage.»

Peter Rinderknecht / Switzerland

Presented in collaboration with Think Arts, Kolkata

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