Thiruvanathapuram Bookfair 2014
Thiruvanathapuram BOOKFAIR - Application form Malayalam
Thiruvanathapuram BOOKFAIR - Application form English
Thiruvanathapuram BOOKFAIR - Brochure Malayalam
Thiruvanathapuram BOOKFAIR - Brochure EnglishThe Cultural Department of Kerala Government will be organizing Thiruvananthpuram Book Fair as part of the Grand Kerala Shopping Festival on the month of December from 2007 onwards. The former five Book Fairs were grand success. More than 100 publishers and distributors from India and abroad were participated in these mega events. Now it became an important Book Fair among the book lovers of India. Besides, the Fair provided an excellent platform for interaction among book lovers, authors, publishers, book sellers and librarians. The Rights table, a platform to exchange copyright among Indian publishers and foreign publishers is a unique feature of the Fair. There will be seminars, book launches, book reading sessions etc as part of the Fair with well known foreign participants. Besides, children’s creative workshop is another feature of this Fair. The best 10 Malayalam books published in the respective year will be selected through an online process and an award, pusthakamela puraskaram is presented to each author and a lecture will be organized on every book. The award consists of Rs.10, 000 and a memento. The Fair will also be accompanied by various cultural programs.
The former Fairs were inaugurated by Honorable Vice President of India, Sri Hameed Ansari, Jamia Milia Vice Chancellor, Sri Mushirul Hassan, Cuban Ambassador of India, Sri Migual Angel Ramirez Remoz and former Governor of West Bengal and well known writer, Sri Gopalkrishna Gandhi.
Receipients of Thiruvananthapuram Pusthakamela Puraskaram 2011
Novel - Aryavartham - Madambu Kunjikkuttan
Receipients of Thiruvananthapuram Pusthakamela Puraskaram 2010
Vynjanika Viplavam Oru Samskarika Charithram - P Govinda pillai