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Sahityotsav – Festival of Letters.

Schedule : 

Time: 10:00am to 7:00pm

Tuesday, 21 February 2017
10.00 a.m.: Rabindra Bhavan Lawns
AKADEMI EXHIBITION (Showcasing glimpses of Akademi’s activities in 2016)
inauguration by Satyavrat Shastri , Eminent Sanskrit Scholar and Fellow, Sahitya Akademi
2.30 p.m.: Rabindra Bhavan Lawns
National Seminar on PROTECTING MOTHER TONGUES
6.00 p.m.: Rabindra Bhavan Lawns
Presentation of Bhasha Samman and Bhasha Samman Awardees’ Meet

Wednesday, 22 February 2017
10.000 a.m.: Rabindra Bhavan Lawns
National Seminar on (Contd.) PROTECTING MOTHER TONGUES
2.30 p.m.: Rabindra Bhavan Lawns
MEET THE AUTHOR with Rupa Bajwa Eminent Indian-English writer
5.30 p.m.: Kamani Auditorium
Presentation of Sahitya Akademi Awards 2016

Chief Guest: Jayant Vishnu Narlikar Distinguished Physicist and Marath writer

Thursday, 23 February 2017
10.000 a.m.: Rabindra Bhavan Lawns
Yuva Sahiti: The New Harvest
Young Writers’ Meet
10.30 a.m.: Rabindra Bhavan Lawns
WRITERS MEET (Award-winning writers will share their creative experiences)
4.30 p.m.: Rabindra Bhavan Lawns
Kavi Anuvadak
Featuring Kedarnath Singh and harish Trivedi
6.00 p.m.: Rabindra Bhavan Lawns
SAMVATSAR LECTURE
“The Craft of historical Biography” By Ramachandra Guha, Eminent Scholar and Historian

Friday, 24 February 2017
10.00 a.m.: Meghdoot Auditorium – III
FACE-TO-FACE (Eminent scholars in conversation with Sahitya Akademi Award winners 2016)
10.30 a.m.: Rabindra Bhavan Lawns
Purvottari – North-East and Northern Writers’ Meet
11.00 a.m.: Sahitya Akademi Auditorium
National Seminar on FOLKLORE: TELLINGS AND RETELLINGS

Saturday, 25 February 2017
10.00 a.m.: Sahitya Akademi Auditorium
National Seminar on (Contd.) FOLLORE : TELLINGS ANDRETELLINGS
10.30 a.m. : Rabindra Bhavan Lawns
TRIBAL. WRITERS MEET
11.00 a.m. : Rabindra Bhavan Lawns

SPIN-A-TALE: CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES (Magic Show, Dramatized Story Reading, Story and Poetry Writing Competition for Children)

Sunday, 26 February 2017
10.00 a.m.: Sahitya Akademi Auditorium
National Seminar on (Contd.) FOLKLORE: TELLINGS AND RETELLINGS
10.00 a.m: Rabindra Bhavan Lawns
National Seminar on TRANSLATION AS RETELLING
11.00 a.m: Rabindra Bhavan Lawns
Symposium on UNWRITTEN LANGUAGES OF INDIA

Cultural Programmes – Every Evening 21-25 February 2017

Book Exhibition – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily at Rabindra Bhavan Lawns