models in Singapore!!!
the second year running, an origami exhibition was held at Nanyang Polytechnic
(Singapore) from 17 to 19 February 2000.
the end of the seconde day
is visited by many people and it had the much success.
shown origami-models were given not only Singapore folders, but also
folders from various parts of the world and it gave to an exhibition
the international character.
models displayed there were also models from Oriland.
of a stegosaurus, a vase of flowers, sand dial and clown, all designed
and folded by Yurii & Katrin Shumakov (Russia).
Koh has written in the report on this exhibition:
"Many of the attendees
expressed surprise that origami was being practiced in Russia, and of
such calibre at that!"
can read the detailed report of Ronald Koh on this event with lots of
by Ronald Koh
of the Lost Diagrams
inhabitants of Oriland search for the Lost Diagrams of Jasmine and Gold
Dragon. If you find all the Lost Diagrams, you can fold this origami
model and also your name can be written in the list of the Best Scouts
of the Best Scouts of Oriland
In the list there are already more than 200
Best Scouts of Oriland!
up the list now.
write in different parts of the world!
Vol.11, No. 9 December 1999, p. 73,
is written by Susan Wright, the editor, and includes her interview to
Yurii and Katrin Shumakov.
article is spoken about innovative use of a colour paper and about a
creative way of this origami-artists, since acquaintance with origami
and finishing their Silver Award in the ThinkQuest Competition. Also
is told, that the Shumakovs use origami in their psychological research
into educational and creative development in children and adults. "Based
on the art of origami, the Shumakovs developed the 'Folding Method',
which can be used as a means of activation of the right and left hemispheres
of the brain; development of fine motor skills of the hands; development
of intelligence; activation of creative thinking; and development of
spatial imagination and visual accuracy." The URL, as well as colour
photos of "Travel to Oriland" is given.
PAPER" the magazine of OrigamiUSA, Issue #66, December 1999, p.18-19,
"Oriland: In Search of the Lost Diagrams"
is written by Rachel Katz, she is
the active folder, founder L.I.F.E. and teacher, who more than 25 years
teaches only origami, using the original story telling.
writes about magic trip to Oriland. Colourfully describes all cities
of Oriland with their castles, features, dwellers and treasures. She
tells about game on the site, in which it is offered to search for the
lost diagrams across all Oriland. The name of Michelle Tait, the member
of OrigamiUSA is mentioned, she is one of first was awarded by a title
of the Best Scout of Oriland.The review of a Oriversity, including explanations
on psychological research of the Shumakovs on how origami affects the
brain and develops skills in children is made. The URL of "Travel
to Oriland" is given and is told concerning a silver award on competition
of ThinkQuest program, which shows using the internet as powerful new
learning tools that can be used by young people around the world.
magazine "Origami", #1 (21), Jan.- Feb. 2000, 58-60.
"Virtual Origami World" Feature
is written by Andrey Nikulin, the director of this magazine.
review of "Travel to Oriland" together with photos and URL is given.
Is told about ThinkQuest competition and Silver Award, which was received
by this project.Is explained concerning ThinkQuest organization, its
purposes and three competitions representing a good opportunity for
command cooperation for the students and the teachers. The URL of the
site of ThinkQuest organization and URL of the site made by group of
the finalists, about Award Event in Los Angeles is given. Is told about
high statistics of visiting of "Travel to Oriland" site and the various
television programmes are listed, in which was thrown light on Oriland.
If you have questions concerning folding, origami-quest and other, feel
free to ask in Mboard of Origami Cafe.
goblins and clown travel to USA!
guys arrived to America from Russia to their friends Rachel Katz and
Ros Joyse and have decided to remain at an exhibition. This exhibition
was organized by the members of the
display of L.I.F.E.
Long Island Folding Enthusiasts,
the way, for those who does not know, L.I.F.E.
is Long Island Folding Enthusiasts.
Friendly talk :)
by Andrew Hans
e-mail 10 Jan. 2000
The new category "3DorigamiCDs" is added, in which the CDs of the creators
of Oriland are submitted.
Notable Children's Web Sites included "Travel to Oriland", featured
as part of a 14 site listing.
The Association for
Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library
Association (ALA), has selected its 2000 Notable Children's Web Sites,
the best Internet pages available for children 14 and younger.
Reviews Arts and Crafts -- the best craft sites for kids, teachers,
parents, families from 'surfing the net with kids'
- COOL PAGE
Lamplighter' newsletter of the Wisconsin Valley Library Service, February
2000 Issue Volume XXXVII, Number 1