Academician and author Rajdeep Chowdhury organises LIT FIESTA 2018
Kolkata, Nov 3 (IBNS): Academician and author Rajdeep Chowdhury has recently organised LIT FIESTA 2018 at Rabindranath Tagore Centre, Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) in the city.
The event was a concoction of cultural creativity, book launch, invited lecture and poetry reading.
Sixty poets from 10 states participated in the poetry reading session and recited their best piece of English poetry. All the poets were felicitated.
There were exquisite performances at diverse junctures of the event.
Edited by Chowdhury, 'Family: Eternal Treasure', an assortment of poems, stories and write-ups, was released in two volumes at the event.
Apart from Family: Eternal Treasure, international book titled 'Influence of Indian Classics on World Literature', which is edited by Chowdhury and SS Kanade, was released.
Chowdhury, Convener, LIT FIESTA 2018, said that the endeavor of the Literary Fiesta is to endow with a podium for the budding poets as well as the prevailing poets to participate and perform amid the finest of pioneering minds and flourish with flying colours
Chowdhury also expressed the recurrent need of such events to foster English poetry in Kolkata and encourage youth to inscribe poesy.
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