FreeCurrencyRates.com

इंडियन आवाज़     16 Jan 2019 01:34:47      انڈین آواز
Ad

Sahitya Akademi’s ‘Festival of Letters’ to focus on India’s Independence

Vinit Wahi / New Delhi

sahityaWith the theme ’70 Years of Indian Independence’, the Sahitya Akademi will be celebrating from its annual ‘Festival of Letters’ which contributes to enhancing prestige and attractiveness of the country’s language diversity, from February 12.

The six-day-long festival will witness participation of more than 250 writers and scholars from different parts of the country representing various languages.

The festival will begin with the inauguration of the Akademi Exhibition by eminent Hindi writer Chitra Mudgal followed by the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Awards presentation ceremony.

“National seminar on ’70 Years of Indian Independence: Literary Portrayals’ and a seminar on Tribal and Oral Literature will feature eminent scholars and writers from all over the country. Apart from other regular features, we will have Indo-Israeli Writers’ Meet on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Israel,” said the Akademi’s Secretary K. Sreenivasarao, while talking to media persons here.

He also said that the Akademi will be organising a symposium on the ‘Role of Publishers in Indian Literature’ and also on ‘Media and Literature’ this year as a part of the festival.

Along with the ‘Festival of Letters’, the Akademi will also simultaneously host a programme for young writers from 24 different languages and “Purvottari: North East and Northern Writers’ Meet” which will highlight the literary talents from the northern and north eastern languages.

Seminar on ‘Oral and Tribal Literature and Tribal Poets’ Meet will also be held along with ‘Spin A Tale’ – a special event that focuses on promoting children’s activities.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Ad
Ad

SPORTS

Punjab, Goa in the Semi finals of Boys U-21 Football at KIYG

HSB / Pune Trailing 0-1 till the 56th Minute Punjab staged a fine recovery to down Goa 2-1 but both the teams ...

Odisha bag KIYG Under-21 men’s hockey gold

HSB / Mumbai Odisha thwarted Haryana from completing a hockey double as they beat them 4-2 in the Boys Under- ...

India wins 2nd ODI against Australia by 6 wickets

Virat Kohli made a sublime 104-run knock as India defeated Australia by six wickets in the second One-day Inte ...

Ad

MARQUEE

Major buildings in India go blue as part of UNICEF’s campaign on World Children’s Day

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Several monuments across India turned blue today Nov 20 – the World Children ...

US school students discuss ways to gun control

             Students  discuss strategies on legislation, communities, schools, and mental health and ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Noted Film actor Kader Khan passes away in Canada

Born in Kabul, Khan made his acting debut in 1973 with Rajesh Khanna's "Daag" and has featured in over 300 fil ...

Mortal remains of Mrinal Sen cremated in Kolkata

    Mortal remains of Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen, the last of the triumvirate of directi ...

Ad

@Powered By: Logicsart