6th. International Writers Festival-India
(4-5 December, 2010, Chennai-Tamilnadu-India)
4-5 December, 2010
Auditorium, Stella Maris College, 17, Cathedral Road, Chennai (Tamilnadu)-India.
Stella Maris College, 17, Cathedral Road, Chennai (Tamilnadu)-India is situated about 10 kilometer away from Bus Stand & Railway Station, Chennai. Chennai has an International Airport and is well connected with Railways also. Advance E-ticket reservation facility on Internet is available. Visit Indian Railways website: <http://www.indianrail.gov.in> For domestic flights pl. visit: www.makemytrip.com; www.yatra.com
India Inter-Continental Cultural Association (Regd,), Chandigarh.
Dept. of Hindi, Stella Maris College, Chennai & Tamilnadu Hindi Sahitya Academy, Chennai
Main theme of the Festival is Literature & World Peace with special focus on spreading the message of VASUDHAIVA KUTUMBAKAM (the whole world is one family), delivered in India thousands years ago and unparalleled in the history of mankind.
Suggestive Topics for Papers :
(i) Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam – The whole world is one family (ii) Literature & World Peace (iii) Contribution of Saintly-Poets for Universal Brotherhood (iv) Devotional Literature (v) Tradition of Oral Literature (vi) Dalit Literature (focusing Down-trodden) (vii) Experimental Literature (viii) Modern Literature (ix) Literary Crafts (x) Translations (xi) Internet & Literature (xii) Journalism & Literature (xiii) Poetry in Rhyme & Free verse. (xiii) Romani Language, Literature & Culture
Pl. present only abstract of the paper. Full text would be published in Kafla magazine later on.
English, & Hindi, However the participating poets can read poetry in any language of the world but he/she must provide us an English or Hindi translation of the same.
4 December 2010 : Opening at 11.00 AM (four sessions till evening)
5 December 2010 : Starting first session at 11.00 A.M. (Closing at 7.00 P.M.)
(On both days there would be presentation of abstract of papers, discussions, poetry-reading, cultural programmes etc. etc.
Registration Fee (Deadline 30 October, 2010) Pay 50% extra after this date
For participants from India : Rs. 500 (Five Hundred only)
Includes lunch, Tea & Refreshments on 4 & 5 December 2010 + Festival Folder, stationery etc.
No Registration Fee for participants from abroad.
Accomodation (Hotels) Applicable to all
All types of Hotel rooms are available in Chennai starting from Rs. 500 onwards. For reservation of Hotel room (single/twin sharing) please send your requirements to Dr. Madhu Dhawan, Secretary, Tamilnadu Hindi Sahitya Academy, Chennai (Ph. 93810-49020) , immediately along with advance funds for at least one day.
The Registration Form is available at www.indianwriters.org