This book club was formed in 2014 to encourage reading among the kolkatians. Planning for hosting the wikipedia stall at the kolkata book. The 38th international kolkata book fair 2014 was inaugurated on 28. The milan mela complex going under renovation thoroughly and a new international fair complex, as conceptualized by the honble chief minister, west bengal will be created there. This year a new event was organized during the book fair. A book fair is a joyful fair where books are displayed and sold to the common people.
The fair, touted to be worlds largest attended book fair, will be open for public from january 31 and will continue till february 11. Ashtalakshmi creators entertainment presented voice of hope concerts at music academy in chennai. Speaking to the hindu, tridib kumar chatterjee, secretary, publishers and booksellers guild, which hosts the fair, denied the. It is held in some special occasions is towns and cities every year. The little magazine fair takes place every year in the premises of rabindra sadan, kolkata during the month of january. Check the list of best upcoming events and activities happening today, tomorrow and this weekend in kolkata.
Kabir suman born suman chattopadhyay on 16 march 1949 is an indian music director, songwriter musician, singer, composer, poet, novelist, polyglot, journalist, political activist, tv presenter, and occasional actor. Since year 2009, the fair has been held in its new location at milan mela near. The 42nd edition of international kolkata book fair is dedicating its largestever theme pavilion of 14,000 sq. The fair was held between 29 january and 9 february from 1pm to 8pm. Little mags a special niche in kolkata book fair 2014. Violence at kolkata book fair over anticaa protests. One of the most popular winter fair of kolkata is the international book fair. Can indian authors afford to pursue writing as a full time career. The central park mela grounds was the new venue for the 42nd international kolkata book fair 2018. If one gets to see the world ranking the first place is enjoyed by the frankfurt book. New delhi world book fair welcome to national book trust. Today a book fair has become very popular in our country. The example of the frankfurt book fair a commercial trade fair of books came up.
From may 2009 to 2014, he was a member of parliament of india in the 15th lok sabha, having been elected from the jadavpur constituency in kolkata from all india trinamool congress. Location, central park mela ground, saltlake, kolkata map. The meetups are intended to be structured as follows introductions, a few focused talks by wikipedians to share experience expertise followed by demos and. Ndli at 44th international kolkata book fair 2020 youtube.
The kolkata book fair may move out milan mela grounds in 2018. Organised by national high school for girls secondary sec for the students upto class x. Dates, venue, timings, special attractions and all you need to know with the 1977 edition too witnessing an equally enthusiastic participation and response, the. Every year there is a focal theme country, which gets an entire pavilion to showcase their culture, traditions, food, tourism, and literature through books. The first new delhi world book fair was held from march 18 to april 4, 1972 in roughly 6790 m 2 area with 200 participants. International kolkata book fair the worlds biggest.
The state government has decided to bring about some changes at the fair ground opposite science city, prompting the publishers and. Xyz violence broke out at the kolkata international book fair on saturday as anticaa protesters clashed with the police, who were seen beating them with batons after the group of left civil rights activists shouted slogans against bjp national secretary rahul sinha who had come to the venue to visit a book stall. Top upcoming events in kolkata near you bookmyshow. Maidan kolkata the maidan literally, open field, also referred to as the brigade parade ground, is the largest urban park in kolkata in the indian state of west bengal. It is a unique book fair in the sense of not being a trade fair the book fair is. Kolkata book fair is a 12 day event being held from 30th jan to 11th feb 2018 at the milan mela ground in kolkata, india. International kolkata book fair the worlds biggest international. Trade shows 2020, 2021 and trade fair dates at tradefairdates. Kolkata book fair is actually a celebration of our lives, of good old charm of kolkata, of winter afternoons, of books and old friends and first loves first loves which were about old bengali classics and the fragrance of the forbidden hidden inside the first read saratchandra novel. A text book for 1,2,3,and 4 vocational science and calculation. The 43rd kolkata book fair is getting under way on 31 january 2019.
As we had previously announced on this blog, the 3rd compilation was released on the eve of 12th january, 2012, the 2nd day of the said fair, and was received with duly warmth. The international kolkata book fair and officially antarjatik kolkata boimela or antarjatik. The 42nd edition of the international kolkata book fair 2018 will be inaugurated today by bengal chief minister mamata banerjee and frances minister of. There was also a scuffle between bjp activists and. Calcutta book fair in english, and officially antarjatik kolkata boimela or antarjatik kolkata pustakmela in romanized bengali, bengali. From meta, a wikimedia project coordination wiki kolkata book fair 2014.
Also, book tickets for the venues where these events are happening near you in kolkata. International kolkata book fair is the largest attended book fair in the world with an average record footfall of 2. Mamata banerjee at the inaugural address of 38th international kolkata book fair in 2014. Since 2007, in a bid to conserve the citys largest stretch of green, the venue was shifted to salt lake stadium from 2009, the fair is being held on the. The wikipedia kolkata meetup is a regular gettogether of wikipedians contributors and users to meet up, discuss, share experiences, reach out and advocate for wikipedia and wikimedia. Venue sukantanagar,salt lake sec4, chingrihata agenda. At one corner, like the jewel in the crown resides the little magazine pavilion in the kolkata book fair 2014. While last year, the international kolkata book fair took us on a literary trip to bangladesh, this year, one gets to traverse the world of incas, as the focal theme of 2014 is the mysterious land.
This event showcases like manufacturers, distributors, authors, publishers and so on. She named several stations of the kolkata metro after freedom fighters, 81 and plans on naming upcoming stations after religious leaders, poets, singers and. The international kolkata book fair has been recognized by international publishers association, geneva as the largest book fair in terms of number of visitors publishers from different parts of the country and abroad regularly participate in this book fair which commences in the month of january every year. The venue for the international kolkata book fair 2018 is central park mela complex at karunamayee in salt lake and the timings will be 12 pm to 8 pm.
Banerjee had shown a keen interest in making the public aware of the states history and culture. The club is in association with kolkata book fair and kolkata literary festival and organises regular sessions with authors of today. Planning for hosting the wikipedia stall at the kolkata book fair 2014 in kolkata on 15 dec. The wikimedia stall at 38th international kolkata book fair, kolkata. International kolkata book fair jan 2020, kolkata india trade show. Kolkata book fair dedicates largest pavilion to france. The number of trade fairs is steadily increasing worldwide. Tripura chief minister biplab kumar deb inaugurated the 12day annual book fair at hafania international ground, 8 kms south of agartala city. It is a vast stretch of field that includes numerous play grounds, including the famous cricketing venue eden gardens, several football stadiums, and the kolkata race course. The year 2014 saw new event getting added to the kolkata international book fair. The new delhi world book fair, hosted at pragati maidan in new delhi, is indias oldest book fair after the kolkata book fair. Live registrations to the library were done at the venue along.
Street and outram road became the new venue of this international event. It is a fair of its kind where the book lovers from all over the world come and experience. Jhumpa lahiri and ruskin bond to attend kolkata literary meet 2014. In 1988, the book fair venue shifted to an even bigger ground, the. Google dome, milan mela grounds kolkata india january 15, 20. The 38th international kolkata book fair 2014 was inaugurated on 28 january at 4. Xyz amid controversy over shifting of its venue outside the capital city, the 38th edition of the agartala book fair, the second largest in eastern india after the kolkata book fair, began on wednesday. The kolkata book fair 2014 would be held from january 28 to february 9 at milan mela ground in the city, state information secretary atri. This meant that the guild would be able to use the milan mela ground at the rate that the state government pays for organising its fairs.
Location milan mela exhibition complex 3, jbs haldane avenue 700046 kolkata. Kolkata book fair 2014city and book fair meta metawiki. The bangla academy organizes a month long book fair on the occasion of the international mother language day on its compound. National library board, the possibility room, level 5, 100 victoria street, singapore 188064. Concerns over literary meet at victoria memorial voiced. Kolkata book fair 2014 is being organized in kolkata for outreach program in the wikimedia movement. Trade fairs 20202021 and trade fair dates at tradefairdates trade shows are temporary events in different recurring intervals where new products and services are presented. Kolkata literature festival a festival of literature modelled on the jaipur literature festival and edinburgh literature festival. The kolkata book fair 2014 would be held from january 28 to february 9 at milan mela ground in the city, state information secretary atri bhattacharya said today. Release of my 2nd bengali short stories book by dr.100 1047 83 396 203 647 1026 503 72 26 89 1276 814 423 1218 124 1049 514 1444 415 501 13 1089 470 412 849 995 317 400 1361