SCHEDULE OF FESTIVAL OF LETTERS 2017


 

21th February 2017 (Tuesday)

 

Programme

Time

Venue

Inauguration of Sahitya Akademi Exhibition

10:00 am

Rabindra Bhawan lawns

Seminar on 'Protecting Mother Tongues'

02.30 pm

Rabindra Bhawan lawns

Presentation of Bhasha Samman

06.00 pm

Rabindra Bhawan lawns
Cultural Programme 07.00 pm Megdhoot Open Air Theatre

 


22th February 2017 (Wednesday)


Programme

Time

Venue

Seminar on 'Protecting Mother Tongues' (Cont.)

10.00 am

Rabindra Bhawan Lawns

Meet the Author
(with Rupa Bajwa, eminent English writer)

02.30 pm

Rabindra Bhavan lawns

Presentation of Sahitya Akademi Awards followed by

05.30 pm

Kamani Auditorium

Cultural Programmme

07.00 pm

Kamani Auditorium


 

23th February 2017 (Thursday)


Programme

Time

Venue

Writers' Meet (featuring 2016 Sahitya Akademi Award Winners)

10.00 am

Rabindra Bhawan Lawns

Yuva Sahiti (All India Young Writers’ Meet)

10.30 am

Rabindra Bhawan Lawns

Kavi-Anuvadak (featuring Kedarnath Singh and Harish Trivedi)

04.30 pm

Rabindra Bhawan Lawns

Samvatsar Lecture by Ramachandra Guha 06.00 pm Rabindra Bhawan Lawns
Cultural Programmme 07.30 pm Megdhoot Open Air Theatre

 

24th February 2017 (Friday)


Programme

Time

Venue

Face-to Face (Interviews with select 2016 Sahitya Akademi Award Winners)

10.00 am

Black Box (Megdhoot Complex)

National Seminar on Folklore: Tellings and Retellings

10.30 am

Akademi Auditorium

Purvottari : North-East and Northern Writers' Meet

11.00 am

Rabindra Bhavan Lawns

Cultural Programme 06.00 pm Megdhoot Open Air Theatre

 

25th February 2017 (Saturday)


Programme

Time

Venue

National Seminar on Folklore: Tellings and Retellings (Cont.)

10.00 am

Akademi Auditorium

Tribal Language Poetry Festival

10.30 am

Rabindra Bhavan Lawns

Tribal Writers’ Meet (Panel Discussion, Recitation of Tribal Creation Myths and Contemporary Tribal Writers’ Meet)

11.00 am

Rabindra Bhawan lawns
Spin-a-Tale (Magic Show, dramatized story reading and programmes for children along with competitions on essay writing, story writing etc.) 11.30 am Rabindra Bhawan lawns
Tribal Dance 06.00 pm Megdhoot Open Air Theatre

 

26th February 2017 (Sunday)


Programme

Time

Venue

National Seminar on Folklore: Tellings and Retellings (Cont.)

10.00 am

Akademi Auditorium

Symposium on Unwritten Languages

10.30 am

Rabindra Bhawan Lawns

Seminar on Translation as Retelling 11.00 am Rabindra Bhawan Lawns

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