KERALA STATE INSTITUTE OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

Book Fair

 

 

Thiruvanathapuram Bookfair 2014


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Thiruvanathapuram BOOKFAIR - Application form Malayalam

Thiruvanathapuram BOOKFAIR - Application form English

Thiruvanathapuram BOOKFAIR - Brochure Malayalam

Thiruvanathapuram BOOKFAIR - Brochure English

The 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
Story - Aparahnathil Avasanikkunna Oru Divasam - S Mahadevan Thampi
Play - Antigony - P K Venukkuttan Nair
Poetry - Amavasikal Thotta Pattukal - Ezacheri Ramachandran
Biography - Kannillathavante Kadha - M N Paloor
Criticism - Athijeevikkunna Vakku - K B Prasannakumar
Retold - The Jungle, Cinclyar - K P Balachandran
Informative Literature - Chinthanangal Chinthaneeyangal - Dr. C G Ramachandran Nair
Production - Anyam Nilkkunna Jeevikal - KSICL

 

Receipients of Thiruvananthapuram Pusthakamela Puraskaram 2010

Vynjanika Viplavam Oru Samskarika Charithram - P Govinda pillai
Thukal Panthinte Yathrakal - M P Surendran
Vijayalakshmiyude Kavithakal - Vijayalakshmi
Kalakshepam - K Govindankutty
Nammude Nadodikadhakalum Eitheehyangalum - Dr K Sreekumar
Smruthirekhakal - Panmana Ramachandran Nair
Parinama Vinjanakosam
jyothisastra vinjanakosam
Vakkukalum Vasthukkalum - B Rajeevan
Sabdatharapadham - Rasool Pookkutty