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Bangalore Literature Festival 2013 Bangalore Literature Festival 2013

LOCALITY : Electronic City
DATE : 27-Sep-2013 to 29-Sep-2013
AGE GROUP : 5 to 14 YEARS
description of Bangalore Literature Festival 2013

The Bangalore Literature Festival, endeavors to bring together some of the biggest names of literary world. This exciting new initiative is the brainchild of a group of authors and bibliophiles of the city. The festival will witness a host of interactive sessions and panel discussions revolving around various genres, workshops by writers, music, dance and theatre performances amongst other interesting highlights.

The objective of The Bangalore Literature Festival is to put together a literary experience that brings writers – both established and aspiring, readers, publishers, students, young professionals and literary enthusiasts of the city together on a common platform and create a compelling space for engaging and thought stimulating discussions on literature and life.

Additional Information

Age Group: 5 to 14

Event Date: 27-Sep-2013 to 29-Sep-2013

Last Date of Registration:

Activities : Academic Enrichment, Book Fairs, Others, Quiz Show, Storytelling

Timings: 05:14 AM - 05:14 AM

Other Information:

SCHEDULE :

 

DAY 1 : FRIDAY | SEPTEMBER 27,2013

1. Dollukunita – Folk Performance of Karnataka

2. BLF 2013 Opening by Chandrashekhara Kambara, Nabaneeta Dev Sen, Ramakant Rath, Ramachandra Guha, Christoph Bertrams and Vikram Sampath
Launch of the Festival edition of Beantown
TIME : 10:00 AM to 11.30 AM

3. MAKKALA KOOTA - Literature for Children
TIME : 10:00 AM to 11.30 AM

4. A Celebration of Love & Life – An intimate note to the sincere seeker.Writing on Spirituality with Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Founder, Art of Living
TIME : 11.30 AM to 12.30 PM

5.MAKKALA KOOTA - Slam Poetry - Workshop with Bas Böttcher
TIME : 11.30 AM to 12.30 PM

6. Vision for India

7. Partners in Crime and Fantasy - Anita Nair, Madhulika Liddle and Nilanjana Roy.Moderator: Sumeet Shetty
TIME : 12.30 PM to 1.30 PM

8.MAKKALA KOOTA - Slam Poetry - Workshop with Bas Böttcher
TIME : 12.30 PM to 1.30 PM

9.The Making of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag: Has Indian cinema finally woken up to bio-pics? Farhan Akhtar, Prasoon Joshi and Rakeysh Mehra in conversation with Bhawana Somaaya
TIME : 1.30PM to 3PM

10.HeLatthena kELa: Kambararondhige Sahithya Sallaapa.Dr Chandrashekhara Kambara in conversation with C. Naganna
TIME : 3PM to 4PM

11. Talking Couture - Chronicling Fashion.Wendell Rodricks in conversation with Prasad Bidappa
TIME : 3PM to 4PM

12.MAKKALA KOOTA -Workshop with Janaki Murali
TIME : 3PM to 4PM

13.Is Bhasha being subsumed by English? Ashok Vajpeyi, U R Ananthamurthy, Gulzar and Ramakant Rath.Moderator: K. Satchidanandan
TIME : 4PM to 5PM

14. Co-existence of Commercial and Literary Writing in India - Myth or Reality? David Davidar and Kapish Mehra with Nilanjana Roy
TIME : 4PM to 5PM

15.Launch of Kishwar Desai's ‘The Sea of Innocence’ Endangered Gender?Madhu Kishwar, Gita Aravamudan, Kishwar Desai and Shobhaa De.Moderator: Vasanthi Hariprakash
TIME : 5PM to 6PM

16.Traversing geographies, poetically - Athena Kashyap, Vibha Rani, Meena Kandasamy and Aurélia Lassaque.Moderator: Shikha Malviya
TIME : 5PM to 6PM

17. William Dalrymple - Princes and Painters in Mughal Delhi (1707-1857)
TIME : 6PM to 7PM

18. Carnatic Violin Duet by Mysore Brothers – Dr. Manjunath & Shri Nagaraj and party - A Bangalore International Arts Festival presentation   
NOTE: Session participants and timing could be subject to last minute changes.
TIME : 7PM to 9PM

DAY 2 - SATURDAY | SEPTEMBER 28, 2013


1. Aao phir nazm kahein - with Gulzar and Prasoon Joshi
TIME : 10AM to 11AM

2.MAKKALA KOOTA -
1.Literature for Children
2.Literature Quiz - Quizmasters: Nexus Consulting (Venky, Vivek and Navin)
TIME : 10AM to 11AM

3.Literati, Marginalia et al. - The Anatomy of Literature Festivals.William Dalrymple, Anjum Katyal and Nirmala Lakshman.Moderator: Vikram Sampath
TIME : 11AM to 12PM

4.NaanEruva ettharake neenEra balleya? Kannada Sahithyada Chaturmukharu - Works of Great Masters of Kannada Literature
Narahalli Balasubrahmanya, Dr. K S Bhagavan, Dr. B Viveka Rai and Giraddi Govindaraju.Moderator: Vikram Visaji
TIME : 11AM to 12PM

5.MAKKALA KOOTA - Literature Quiz. Quizmasters: Nexus Consulting (Venky, Vivek and Navin)
TIME : 11AM to 12PM

6. From Screen to Page: Writing on Indian Cinema - Baradwaj Rangan, Siddharth Bhatia, M. K. Raghavendra and Nasreen Munni Kabir.Moderator: Sharmistha Gooptu
TIME : 12PM to 1PM

7.The Ashwin Key: Writing on Mythology - Ashwin Sanghi in conversation with Deepti Talwar
TIME : 12PM to 1PM

8.MAKKALA KOOTA-Literature Quiz - Quizmaster: Landmark Venky
TIME : 12PM to 1PM

9.Launch of Babar Ayaz's ‘What's wrong with Pakistan?’ - The South Asian Voice: Writing for Ourselves Kanak Dixit, Farah Ghuznavi, Ashok Ferry, Babar Ayaz and Mira Hashmi.Moderator: Laxmi Murthy
A HIM?L Southasian presentation
TIME: 1PM to 2PM

10.City Lights: On Urban writing - Usha K. R., Nirmala Lakshman, Kishwar Desai, Anita Nair.Moderator: Lavanya Sankaran
TIME: 1PM to 2PM

11.MAKKALA KOOTA-Children's Session with Gulzar & Prasoon Joshi

12.Solla sobagu: AaDu nuDiya sahithya sogaDu: Oral literary languages of Karnataka - Tulu, Kodava, Konkani and Beary
B. M. Hanif, Dr. Chinnappa Gowda, Dr. Rekha Vasanth and Prof. Edwin J. F. D’souza.Moderator: Dr. B. Viveka Rai
TIME: 2PM to 3PM

13.The Aural and the Visual: Writing on the Performing Arts - Lakshmi Viswanathan, Anjum Katyal and Vikram Sampath.Moderator: Madhu Nataraj
TIME : 2PM to 3PM

14.MAKKALA KOOTA-Sessions by Bookalore
TIME : 2PM to 3PM

15.The Novel and the People: Is Indian Fiction Moving Away from Indian Reality?Govind Mishra, U. R. Ananthamurthy, Ashoka Mitran and Nabaneeta Dev Sen
Moderator: K. Satchidanandan.A Central Sahitya Akademi presentation
TIME : 3PM to 4PM

16.Devabhasha to Lokabhasha: Sanskrit, then and now - C M Krishnasastry, Prof. Mallepuram G Venkatesh and Prof. M. B. Srinidhi
Moderator: Prof. B. Mahadevan.A Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan presentation
TIME : 3PM to 4PM

17.MAKKALA KOOTA-Sessions by Bookalore
TIME : 3PM to 4PM

18.Launch of Shashi Deshpande's ‘Shadow Play’ - Are we becoming a Bestseller generation?Shashi Deshpande, Shobhaa De, Ashwin Sanghi and Ian Jack.Moderator: Karthika V. K.
TIME : 4PM to 5PM

19.Building bridges: Not lost in Translation - Saskya Jain, Ashok Vajpeyi, Bhawana Somaaya and Dr. C. N. Ramachandran.Moderator: Keerti Ramachandra
TIME : 4PM to 5PM

20.MAKKALA KOOTA-Sessions by Bookalore
TIME : 4PM to 5PM


21.Is economic development a garb for hard Right politics?: The Gujarat Model Madhu Kishwar, Kingshuk Nag and Hartosh Singh Bal
Moderator: Veeraraghav TM
TIME : 5PM to 6PM

22.Launch of Vikas Singh's ‘The Big Fix’.Launch of Boria Majumdar's‘Sporting Times’.Is Corruption a way of life in Indian Sport?
Vikas Singh, Hakimuddin Habibulla, Reeth Abraham.Moderator: Boria Majumdar
TIME : 5PM to 6PM

23.MAKKALA KOOTA-Book Treasure Hunt by Make A Difference
TIME : 5PM to 6PM

24.Ramachandra Guha - Is History literature or social science?
TIME : 6PM to 7PM

25.Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia in concert, accompanied by Subhankar Banerjee
TIME : 7.30PM to 8.45PM

NOTE: Session participants and timing could be subject to last minute changes.

DAY 3 - SUNDAY | SEPTEMBER 29, 2013

1.Thoughts that Breathe: Words that Burn: A morning of poetry - Ashok Vajpeyi, K. Satchidanandan and Nabanita Dev Sen
Moderator: Mamta Sagar
TIME : 10AM to 11AM

2.Launch of Abbas Khider's ‘Der falsche Inder’
TIME : 10AM to 11AM

3.International Ink: Getting published in Europe - Ian Jack, Tilman Rammstedt, Aurélia Lassaque and Abbas Khider
Moderator: Karthika V. K.
TIME : 10AM to 11AM

4. MAKKALA KOOTA - Literature for Children
Write Better - Workshop for Young Writers with Vivek
TIME : 10AM to 11AM

5.Punjab: A History from Aurangzeb to Mountbatten - Rajmohan Gandhi in conversation with Sunil Sethi
TIME : 11AM to 12PM

6.Playwrights at Work - Dharmakirti Sumant, Vibha Rani, Swar Thounaojam and Christopher Kloebel. Moderator: Evan Hastings
TIME : 11AM to 12PM

7.MAKKALA KOOTA - Sessions by Pratham Books
TIME : 11AM to 12PM

8.Naadhadha Nadiyondhu naDedhaanga: Kavi Samaya - Celebrating Kannada poetry
Nisar Ahmed, Venkatesh Murthy and Siddalingaiah.Moderator: Asha Devi
TIME : 12PM to 1PM

9. In the shadow of the gun: Literature from conflict zones -
Farooq Shaheen, Babar Ayaz, Jahnavi Barua and Meena Kandasamy. Moderator: Amandeep Sandhu
TIME : 12PM to 1PM

10.MAKKALA KOOTA - Sessions by Pratham Books
TIME : 12PM to 1PM

11.Kannada mooladha maruvyaakhyaana: The history & antiquity of Kannada - Dr. Venkatachala Shastry, Dr. M. M. Kalburgi and Dr. Padekal Vishnu Bhat
Moderator: Dr. Shrinivas Murthy
TIME : 1PM to 2PM

12.Rewriting the Rules of Romance and Reminiscence - Satyajit Sarna, Nighat Gandhi, Nilanjan Choudhury and Shoba Narayan
Moderator: Nandita Bose
TIME : 1PM to 2PM

13. Voices of India: Young Literateurs of Bhasha - Arindam Borkataki, Dharmakirti Sumant, Vempalli Gangadhara and Farooq Shaheen
Moderator: Jayant Kodkani
TIME : 2PM to 3PM

14.A Central Sahitya Akademi Presentation
TIME : 2PM to 3PM

15.The First Book Club - Varun Agarwal, Aditya Mukherjee, Lavanya Sankaran, Preeti Shenoy. Moderator: Vani Mahesh
TIME : 2PM to 3PM

16.MAKKALA KOOTA -Sessions by Amar Chitra Katha
TIME : 2PM to 3PM

17.India from the Outside - Abbas Khider and Ian Jack in conversation with Sunil Sethi
TIME : 3PM to 4PM

18.Launch of Ravi Subramanian's ‘Bankerupt’
TIME : 3PM to 4PM

19.Edge of Darkness: On Thrillers and Chillers - Aroon Raman, Ravi Subramanian and Piyush Jha.Moderator: Eshwar Sundaresan
TIME : 3PM to 4PM

20.MAKKALA KOOTA -Sessions by Amar Chitra Katha
TIME : 3PM to 4PM

21.World in Verse: A celebration of life through Performance Poetry - Bas Böttcher, Vibha Rani and Mamta Sagar
TIME : 4PM to 5PM

22. 69 Shades of Grey: Scripting Erotica - Sheba Karim, Ashok Ferry and Minal Hajratwala.Moderator: Harish Bijoor
TIME : 4PM to 5PM

23.MAKKALA KOOTA -Stories with The Storywallahs
TIME : 4PM to 5PM

24. Mera kuchh saman, tumhare paas pada hai - Gulzar in conversation with Bhawana Somaaya
TIME : 5PM to 6PM

25.MAKKALA KOOTA -Stories with The Storywallahs
TIME : 5PM to 6PM

26. All this Longing: Songs and Poetry - Shabnam Virmani & Vipul Rikhi
NOTE: Session participants and timing could be subject to last minute changes.

contact

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venue
Address: Velankani Park, Electronic City KA IN
Venue: Crowne Plaza