Kolkata book fair caught fire on february 3, 19 years ago. Seit 2014 wird an drei messetagen ein literaturfestival, kolkata literature festival, organisiert. Jan 30, 2015 the 39th international book fair which was inaugurated on the 27 january is buzzing with book enthusiasts. Frequently asked questions international kolkata book fair. The venue of the book fair is located in the permanent fairground milan. Select the link above and copy it to the clipboard. Kolkata book fair 2018, or as us bongs lovingly call it, boi mela is starting tomorrow and we cant keep calm. Anustup, the journal and the publisher from kolkata, counts among its authors eminent scholars and thinkers. Almost two million people come to the fair over the 10 days. The starting of kolkata book fair will be 30 jan and the ending date of the fair will be 10 feb 2019. Eye on 2016, bjp books stall for mouthpiece at kolkata book fair. General books and medical books retailer the new book stall.
The 43rd kolkata book fair is getting under way on 31 january 2019. 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. This year jago bangla the official party mouthpiece has been depicted through a stall which has been modeled around theme communal harmony. Taylor and companys emporium, opposite palmers house, lall. Avid readers of all ages eagerly wait for the kolkata book fair 2018 all year long where they can shop till they drop and go home with bundles of books. Kolkata news press trust of india thursday january 9, 2014. Rupam islam during a folk musical performance during 38th international kolkata book fair held in kolkata. Kolkata book fair 2014city and book fair meta meta wikimedia. If your questions are still not resolved, dont hesitate to fill up the form below and contact us. Location, central park mela ground, saltlake, kolkata map. Theres always a book launch or some discussion or talk going on somewhere or the other.
International kolkata book fair the worlds biggest international. The book fair dates are 25th january, 2017 to 5th february, 2017. Kolkata book fair can be a base where lots of very important products will likely be displayed. Jan 30, 2018 the 42nd edition of the international kolkata book fair 2018 will be inaugurated today by bengal chief minister mamata banerjee and frances minister of culture and communication francoise nyssen. The wikimedia stall at 38th international kolkata book fair, kolkata. There are hundreds of stalls to buy books fromthe ongoing kolkata book fair 2014 has about 800 participants from 30 countries. Boi mela food stalls booked, publishers struggle to survive. The calls you to kolkata, west bengal for kolkata book fair 2018. Taylor and companys emporium, opposite palmers house, lall bazar, calcutta, 1826 february 18, 2014 commercial houses, industrial houses, shops markets buildings, dalhousie square, james baillie fraser, johm palmer, lal bazar, lall bazar police station, lithograph, loll bazaar, old calcutta, palmers house, prince of merchants. In reality, about 15% of the book stalls cornered 80% of the sales.
A pocket guide to the 2014 kolkata book fair the new york times. This years kolkata book fair is significant in one particular way. Jan 23, 2014 kolkata literary meet 2014 will start from january 25th and will last till jan 30th. The book lovers across the city have a reason to head towards the milan mela ground. The stall of wikipedia first time in any bookfair for the first time worldwide. Biswas book stall in college street, kolkata 1 people. Costa rican author roxana pinto lopez will be present with chief minister mamata banerjee to inaugurate the fair. The main theme of the book fair this year is costa rica. The 39th chennai book fair that was to be held in january this year is now being held from wednesday for the next two weeks till june at island grounds. Janvartas editor bimal ray said with the bjp growing at an unprecedented rate and aiming to form a government in state in 2016, talks were on with the party leadership to pump in funds to expand the newspaper.
Affairs department would give its stall this year too like previous years. More than 40 officers from the east zone participated. The year 2014 saw new event getting added to the kolkata international book. The 38th international kolkata book fair 2014 was inaugurated on 28 january at 4. Even though the country now has several large bookshops like landmark, starmark, crossword bookstores, and the oxford bookstore, in addition. Wikimedia stall under way 38th international kolkata book fair milan mela complex kolkata 20140127 7505. Jago bangla stall wins hearts at kolkata book fair all. Thus, the average turnover of a book stall was rs 3. For more details, follow kolkata literary meet on facebook and find more information on their website. On the occasion of the 2nd cape town book fair, the 2007 ipa freedom prize special award was also awarded posthumously to anna politkovskaya of russia 19582006, and hrant dink of turkey 19542007 on 15 june 2007. In the sociopolitical and cultural context it has had contributions from many scholers of repute. Stay tuned and you will get many interesting blogsvlogs. Kolkata book fair kolkata literary meet 20 showing 12 of 2.
Sapna book stall in rajaji nagar, bangalore560026 sulekha. The book fair was started on a small scale in 1976 by the kolkata publishers and booksellers guild. This bengali band performance was recorded at calcutta book fair on 9th feb, 2014. Explore kolkata book fair profile at times of india for photos, videos and latest news of kolkata book fair. I loved the guitar tune played by the group and the enjoyment was evident from audience with smile on each face. February 2015 january 2015 december 2014 october 2014 september 2014. The book fair was started to meet the growing public demand for books, and a relative lack of bookshops. The book hungry bengali community is thronging the milan mela complex in kolkata like every year. Kolkata book fair 2014 is being organized in kolkata for outreach program in the wikimedia movement. Some college students bring along musical instruments and sit in groups singing songs in the open air. The kolkata book fair 2014 would be held from january 28 to. If there is any offensive thing, kindly let me know. National book stores in college street, kolkata 4 people.
This year the conference was held at hotel hindustan international. Calcutta book fair in english, and officially kolkata boimela or kolkata pustakmela in romanized bengali, bengali. The book fair at kolkata essay english school students. Throngs of people are seen visiting the book fair every year in kolkata. But do you know that this world famous fair once burned to ashes. A 12 days trade show, kolkata book fair is going to be held in kolkata, india from 29 jan 2020 to 09 feb 2020 focusing on book fairs product categories.
Santha book stall in courtroad, palakkad santha book stall. The international kolkata book fair entry timing is 12. Chief minister mamata banerjee allots more money to widen rural roads. A pocket guide to the 2014 kolkata book fair the new. Kolkata the 38th kolkata book fair may have lost the kolkata literary meet, which has spun off into a standalone event, but it has filled the void by adding the threeday kolkata language and literary festival, which is set to be inaugurated by shashi tharoor, the minister of state for human resource development. The mega book fair is back again, with an uproar after the completion of its thirty six eventful years.
The kolkata book fair 2014 would be held from january 28 to february 9 at milan mela ground in the city, state information secretary. The annual mol safety conference for the east zone was held at kolkata on 22nd april 2014. Here is a chance for the fussy book readers to choose from a wide spectrum of books of all kinds. This timing stays the same throughout the event duration. The annual fair, which will be held from january 29 to february 9, will host about 600 books stalls and 200 little magazine kiosks. The map of the location is provided on the home page. International publishers association 2007 ipa ftp prize. 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. Jan 29, 2014 kolkata the 38th kolkata book fair may have lost the kolkata literary meet, which has spun off into a standalone event, but it has filled the void by adding the threeday kolkata language and literary festival, which is set to be inaugurated by shashi tharoor, the minister of state for human resource development. This year it will be held at the heart of the city of kolkata, at the iconic victoria memorial. Mar 01, 2018 the strand book stallthat was once a living, breathing space, bustling with book lovershas now become the centrepoint of south bombay nostalgia. Posts about frankfurt book fair written by jennydelasalle. How do i reach the international kolkata book fair, if i am from kolkata. Planning for hosting the wikipedia stall at the kolkata book fair 2014 in kolkata on 5 jan.
Also features promotional offers, coupons and mobile app. To expand its database in bengali, wikipedia has put up a stall at the ongoing kolkata book fair seeking vernacular. The fair was held between 29 january and 9 february from 1pm to 8pm. The figures at the entrance of the stall depict a hindu, muslim, sikh and christian showcasing unity in diversity and the motto the party firmly. Kolkata book fair 2018 is all set to bring out the geek in. The book fair is organized by publishers under the name of book sellers and publishers guild. International kolkata book fair 2017 dates, timings and.1038 567 149 617 243 481 913 968 1393 192 1131 37 1425 665 1426 949 1575 916 627 927 1298 711 1337 22 779 863 154 1232 152 433 1120 750 726 1121 735 224 956 1352 1487 1121