This week seems to be loaded with literary events. They are taking place in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Bangalore. So, here’s a quick round-up of all the events happening and where you can find us.
|Till 10th February
||Kolkata Book Fair (our books can be found at Hall No – 6, Stall No – 6)
12 – 1:15pm
|The What on Earth? Wallbook event for children (Hall 7D at the World Book Fair)*
|Kala Ghoda Kids Lit Fest (Event : Kahani Sunoh by Lovleen Misra) **
|The What on Earth? Wallbook event at Kitsch Mandi, Palace Grounds (our books can be found at stall no. 50)***
*The What on Earth? Wallbook event in Delhi – Join our editors Manisha and Rajesh as they take you through 13.7 billion years of history.
Venue : Hall 7D
**Kahani Sunoh by Lovleen Misra (Hindi) : Theatre personality Lovleen Misra will perform a dramatized story reading Saalaana Baal Katai Divas (Annual haircut Day) and Raja Nang Dhadanga (retelling of Emperor’s new Clothes in Hindi).
Venue : Kitab Khana
***The What on Earth? Wallbook event in Bangalore : Join Nirupama and her magical coat as she takes you through 13.7 billion years of history.
Other events taking place in Delhi are :
Venue : Kaladarsana Auditorium, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), 1, Central Vista (CV) Mess, Janpath, New Delhi-110001
Cinedarbaar presents The Delhi Literature Festival. The two days festival includes book launches, book reading, panel discussions, exhibitions and music performances.
From self publishing to blogging in India, there is a growing trend and proliferation of creative writing and writers, voicing opinions on subjects of concern, by exploring various new media. We have been witnessing literary celebrations and participation of authors, writers and enthusiasts at vibrant Literature Festivals in major Cities of the World. Delhi Literature Festival endeavours to celebrate the art and power of literature by mobilizing the literary community for panel discussions, book launches, readings, talks and poetry recitals throughout the two days.
Some of the Sessions planned for the two days are very topical and include themes like Solidarity on Trial, Beyond The Blog: New Media and the Future of Literature, on Contemporary Hindi Literature, Poetry & Politics: How well do they mix? Indie Publishing in India and Session on Translations.
The 3rd Annual Comic Con
is also coming to Delhi between 8th-10th February. The venue is Dilli Haat. There is also a special kids zone
. Yahoooo! If you are above 10 years, dress up as your favourite character, participate in the Cosplay Contest
and stand a chance to win a ticket to Dubai to attend the Middle East Film and Comic Con. Find more information on the official website