Kochi International Book Festival

To Welcome Thousands of Book Lovers Coming for Celebrating the Word

Kochi Book Festival 2017

Inaugural Session Participants
  • Welcome : Sri. B. Prakash Babu, General Convenor, KIBF
  • Introduction : Sri. E.N.Nandakumar, President, Antharashtra Pusthakotsava Samithy
  • Chair : Dr. K.N. Raghavan IRS
  • Inaugration : Sri. Anant Kumar Hegde,Hon. Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
  • Cheif Guest : Sri. Raghuveer Chaudhari
  • Pusthakotsava Sandesham : Sri. T.D. Ramakrishnan
  • Vote of thanks : Sri. P. Somanathan

Programmes

1ST TO 5TH DECEMBER

Deendayal Upadhyaya Birth Centenary celebrations and 50 years of INTEGRAL HUMANISM – SEMINAR

Sri.Sathyapal Singh, Hon. Minister for State for HRD(Hr.Edn)

Sri.O.Rajagopal, MLA, Sri.J.Nandakumar, National Co ordinator, Prajna Pravah , Adv.P.J.Thomas,

Sri. Vasanth Pandit, Chair : Dr.U.Krishnakumar, Director, Amrita School of Arts and Science,

Dr.C.I.Issac, Member, ICHR

SEMINAR- “CONTRIBUTIONS OF RELIGIOUS MINORITIES TO INDIAN LITERATURE”

Sri. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Hon.Min of State ( I/C), Minority Affairs

Sri. George Kurian,Vice Chairman,National Commission for Minorities, Prof.M.Thomas Mathew,

Sri.O.M.Karuvarakkundu,Sri. M.V.Benny, Sri.R.Gopalakrishnan, Former Secretary, Kerala Sahithya Academy

“Madhuram Damodaram” 40 years of Lyrical journey- Tributes to

Sri.R.K.Damodaran – Discussion on ‘Film lyrics- Then and now’

Sri.T.S.Radhakrishnan and others

Malayalam Writers Meet- 60 malayalam writers meet and interact.

Cartoonist's Meet

BIRTH CENTENARY CELEBRATION OF GAJANAN MADHAV MUKTI BODH, Celebrated Hindi writer