April 14, 2005, Chennai
A curtain raiser for Pavai – Centre for Puppetry was held on 14th April 2005 at Sir Sivaswamy Kalalaya Sr. Sec School, 5, Sundareswarar Street, Mylapore, Chennai 600 004, at 4 p.m. There were presentation, discussion and a puppet show by children.

April 15, 2005, Hyderabad
Conducted a slide show cum talk on ` Puppetry traditions ‘for Bommalata 2005, National convention on puppetry organized by Puppet Resource Centre, Andhra Mahila Sabha at Hyderabad.

May 9-11, 2005, Chennai
Conducted a three days workshop on `puppetry’ on the theme child adoption -its importance, rules & regulations for volunteers organised by Indian Council for Child Welfare at Chennai. The participants prepared cone and rod puppets and presented with stories based on the theme.

May 23-27, 2005, Chennai
Conducted a five days workshop on simple puppetry for children organised by Shiksha Pre primary school, Mahalingapuram, Chennai.

May 28-30 2005, Nagapattinam
Conducted a 3 days trainers training workshop for Samaj Shilpis organised by Exnora International, based in Chennai. This was part of awareness programme on health, sanitation and environmental issues for Tsunami victims in and around Nagapatnam, Tamilnadu.

June 26 , 2005, Chennai
An awareness programme on `PAPER’, its use, misuse and reuse. As part of the awareness programme, children’s puppet theatre of Pavai presented a puppet show “Paper boy Pinku’’. The show highlighted the story of Pinku, the paperboy, his search for his lost mother, encounter with forest animals and the truth about his origin. The show was conducted in Ashvita art gallery.

July 17 , 2005, Chennai
Screened a film titled "Borrowed Fire” on the shadow Puppetry of Kerala. The 50 min film in English is about the traditional shadow puppets and puppeteers of Kerala. The film shot in the remote villages of Kerala, documents the story of Shri. Krishnan Kutty Pulavar and his lifelong struggle to practice and preserve the ancient art of Tolpavaikoothu.
`Create a Puppet’ workshop was also conducted for children at Ashvita art gallery.

July 23-24, 2005, Chennai
Conducted a 2 days workshop on puppetry for Club Mahindra holiday resort staff at Haddows club, Nungambakkam. The training session included preparation of puppets, slide & video shows, manipulation technique, sound & body movements, scripts & story and final presentation. The 20 participants prepared and presented cone, stick and mouth opening puppets. They were part of the annual training programme representing resorts from Goa, Binsar, Manali, Coorg, Munnar & Ooty.

August 21, 2005, Chennai
Organised a session with Mr. V. Ajith Kumar, a contemporary puppeteer from Kerala. The session included a presentation, interaction and a demo show with puppets at Ashvita art gallery, Mylapore.

September 8-9, 2005, Rishi Valley, Andhra Pradesh
Conducted a two days puppetry workshop for class 7students of at RishiValley School, Madanapalli, Andhra Pradesh. The participants prepared simple paper puppets based on various themes including sea animals, natural resources etc and presented them group wise in a show on the last day.

September 18, 2005 Chennai
Presented an innovative experience of ventriloquism and puppetry with ventriloquist Mr. Santha Kumar that portrayed the importance of motivation in achieving success. The programme was held at Ashvita art gallery, Mylapore.

October 4-12, 2005 Chennai
Orgnised a display of puppets `golu’ for nine days during Navaratri at Ashvita art gallery. This unique first of its kind exhibition included handcrafted puppets made from papier-mâché cloth, fur, paper, plastic, wood, rubber, wood, leather and pith. Traditional and contemporary puppets were on display which depicted Dasavathavaram, Rama, Laxmanan, Seetha, Hanuman, Vinayaga, Lashmi, Saraswathi, and an array of animal and human characters. As part of the exhibition there were events on all the nine days including demo talk on `Significance of Golu’, slide show on `Story of puppets’, demonstration of puppet making, film shows, create a puppet workshop for mother and child, puppet talk show and puppet show by children on the last day.

November 20, 2005 Chennai
`Orientation to shadow puppetry’ a session for children (above 8 years) and adults to create awareness about the art of contemporary shadow puppetry was conducted at Ashvita art gallery, Mylapore. The participants gained insight into the art by creating simple shadow puppets during the session. The session concluded with a presentation by the participants.

November 30-2 December, 2005, Gudur (Andhra Pradesh)
Workshop on Environment education was conducted with the help of sponsorship from Mr. C. Ramakrishna, Organic farmer based in Gudur, Andhra Pradesh. The workshop was conducted in Panchayat School Gudur and Nellatur. Activities of the workshop included a slide show on wildlife, snake awareness shows, puppet making & presentation, nature games and a field trip to the nearby wetland tanks to observe flora and fauna. An awareness programme regarding the role of snakes in our ecosystem was also conducted in Guthavaripalem village near Gudur for the benefit of the farmers who had frequent encounters with poisonous snakes during farm activities. Dr. Kannan, Education Officer from Chennai Snake Park Trust, Chennai conducted the snake shows and Mr. V. Kannan, field researcher based in Sulurpetta, Andhra Pradesh from Bombay Naturalist Society conducted the bird watching session during the worksahop.

December 26-30, 2005, Chennai
A Glove puppetry workshop for 5 days was conducted at Ashvita art gallery. The workshop included puppet making, story & script, manipulation and presentation. A puppet making kit was given to all the participants.