The paintings were a reflection of diverse thoughts, nature and shades of life. Many aspiring artists got an opportunity to interact with established artists as they painted live at the event.
In what is expected to be the largest open air drawing and painting session, people in the age group between 3 and 90 years can come along with their families, express their imagination and creativity on paper.
The event was inaugurated by Senior Congress Leader Shri. DK. Shivakumar , along with Shri. Ramalinga Reddy, Senior Congress Leader, Ex. Home Minister, Govt. of Karnataka in the presence of Mrs. Sowmya Reddy, Jayanagar MLA, N. Nagaraju, Byrasandra Corporator, Wing Commander M A Afraz(Retd) Founder – Honourpoint Bengaluru and Celebrity guests like Actress Shwetha Srivatsav, and Mrs. Prathima David , Mrs. India Pride Of Nation Ravishing 2019 1st Runner-up & A certified Yoga teacher.
Organized by Breathe Entertainment, COLOROTHON also saw a display of other activities like drums circle, caricature, doodle artist, origami artist, interactive, drum circle, robo act, magic show , digital engagement, flea market, toonfigures , and many more.
Overwhelmed by the response, Kishore Joseph, Founder Trustee of the COLOROTHON said “it is an amazing and humbling experience to see people come with their family and spend some quality time in creativity, a rarity in today’s fast-paced world.”
Revealing the activities lined up for the event, Kishore Joseph, Founder Trustee COLOROTHON, said, “Even though not a competition we will announce 15 best paintings selected across 5 age groups, which are 3 to 7, 8 to 12, 13 to 20, 21 to 30, and 31 and above to encourage and remind people that a life without creativity could never be colorful. 300 Best paintings will be donated to our charity partner Charity Partner- Honourpoint India's only online memorial for Martyrs of Indian Armed Forces.
This season a special category is being introduced for the theme “ A Salute to Fallen Heroes” of our Armed Forces to connect the participants with the cause of Honourpoint. The event will also witness 30 accomplished artist doing live paintings to inspire the budding artists. He added.
Incidentally Colorothon Season 12 will be appreciated by Exclusive World Records for most number of people painting under one platform for all age groups.
Our vision is to see Indians from all over the country of all ages and all groups take to painting on a day which will be celebrated as Colorothon Day”
COLOROTHON is a platform that brings people together to celebrate colors and life. As an organizer we have elevated this season with inception of a largest open air painting exhibition, which will happen within a span of one month. Christened as a COLOROTHON initiative, the exhibition will display all the paintings from the event and the proceedings will go to charitable organizations.
Summing up the event Ms. Sowmya Reddy said, “We are in absolute delight to have seen people bring out the child in them and make moments colorful. Learning and exploring are two constants in our lives.
We thank all our partners whose contributions have been invaluable in bringing out the event, partners include: Radio Partners , Fever 104fm and 94.3 Radio one, Shilpi Voices, Youthphoria, Lya, and Prachar Media.