The fair typically lasts for about two weeks during the new yearpongal season. The success of the calcutta book fair has resulted in many book fairs in smaller cities in west bengal like siliguri, and was inspired, in turn, by the first world book fair at new delhi in 1972. This is the current and updated map of kolkata metro the kolkata metro is a rapid transit system serving the kolkata metropolitan area in the indian state of west bengal. Kolkata book fair news and updates from the economic times. Iitf 2019 online booking of few stalls for domestic participants in multi product category in hall 10 for 9 days and 4 days will open on 14. Book search chuckervertty chatterjee stall 40th international kolkata book fair milan mela complex kolkata 2016 0204 0900. Some college students bring along musical instruments and sit in groups singing songs in the open air.
Ground map guide will be given while you enter from any of the nine gates. Kolkata book fair, indian kolkata book fair, famous kolkata. Digi silk road, worldwide b2b directory of trade fairs. Location, central park mela ground, saltlake, kolkata map. Initially this birthday celebration took place in azimgang, mursidabad, which is now moved to banagram. The kolkata metro is a rapid transit system serving the kolkata metropolitan area in the indian state of west bengal. Exhibition calendar with currently 9 trade fairs from july 2020 in kolkata. Kolkata book fair 2018 is all set to bring out the geek in. International kolkata book fair the worlds biggest international. Ncert develops alternative academic calendar to engage school students during lockdown.
Chennai book festival going on at ymca grounds, royapettah. The upcoming book fair 29jan9feb in kolkata, looks like the perfect venue to make a big impact with this. Ground map for your convenience, the international kolkata book fair 2016 has been divided into various blocks segregated by colours, to denote the set of book stalls available in that particular block. Below information is subject to change, and we will, of course, do our best to keep this listing as much up to date as possible. Does anyone know a reputable printing company who might be interested in running 1,000 or so copies of the novel, especially for the show. Special bus services for kolkata international book fair. All major tamil and english publishing houses participate in this fair. As i stood wondering which way to head next and tried to make sense of the fair directory and map the stalls dont.
First, a few necessary facts about the kolkata book fair, or boi mela, as everyone knows it. Also check cheapest flight ticket for your upcoming destination here. Kolkata book fair pavilion competition, architect e. Almost every bookstall will give a minimum 10% discount. The international kolkata book fair is not only the worlds largest nontrade book fair for. How to reach delhi book fair 2017 nearest metro station.
Mamata banerjee, in the presence of special guest ms. Paramananda mission book stall, stall no 267, central park mela ground, saltlake, kolkata. It is the 150th year of charak mela at the premises of chatu babus bazar. International kolkata book fair jan 2020, kolkata india trade show.
In 2016, following the 2015 south indian floods, for. In reality, about 15% of the book stalls cornered 80% of the sales. Kolkata book fair pavilion competition, architect earchitect. Top 10 exhibition planners, trade fair organisers in kolkata.
Compare the cheapest airfare between two destinations across an entire month and choose the cheapest dates to travel. Kolkata the 38th kolkata book fair may have lost the kolkata literary meet, which has spun off into a standalone event, but it has filled the void by adding the threeday kolkata language and literary festival, which is set to be inaugurated by shashi tharoor, the minister of state for human resource development. The book fair at kolkata essay english school students. Ground map for your convenience, the international kolkata book fair 2016 has been divided into various blocks segregated by colours, to denote the set. A pocket guide to the 2014 kolkata book fair the new. The annual fair, which will be held from january 29 to february 9, will host about 600 books stalls and 200 little magazine kiosks. Events primarc grouptextile retail, real estate kolkata, e. Just a glimpse for those who could not or would not make it to boimela. Our exhibitors come back every year because lbf provides them with the perfect platform to engage with customers, build brand awareness, and do business.
The kolkata book fair, recognised by international publishers association, geneva, is also the largest book fair of the world in terms of visitors. International kolkata book fair was held from 27 january to 7 february 2016. Each and every booklover visiting the fair was gifted a pocket calendar with a. The annual fair, which will be held from january 29 to february 9, will host about.
Pragati maidan is the nearest metro station to delhi book fair. Trade fairs kolkata appointments from july 2020 worldwide. Iitf 2019online bookings for new hangars h7a and h7f will open on 4th november 2019 at 12. International kolkata book fair the worlds biggest. Bangalore to kolkata flights book bangalore to kolkata flights at cheapest price. World book fair 2017 is scheduled from 9th to 17th january 2017 at the pragati maidan, new delhi and is organized by national book trust nbt, india. Fairs of kolkata offer an excellent opportunity for rejoicing the cultural heritage of the state. The 2005 kolkata book fair was held over an area of 800,000 sq. The kolkata metro was the first metro railway in india, opening for commercial services from 1984. Guruji with his devine plan started an utsab day for the mission on last day of bengali calendar month phalgun and that had. Feb 07, 2018 the international kolkata book fair old name. Boi mela food stalls booked, publishers struggle to.
National book trust, india 5, nehru bhawan, institutional area, phaseii, vasant kunj, new delhi 110070. Providing detailed maps showing participants and pavillions with respect to gates can improve the visitor experience. Book on makemytrip and avail great deals and discounts. The chennai book fair is the second largest book fair in the country. Around 20,000 people from all corners of the city visited the new stall. Marleen at the 2016 turin book fair, at the end of her 5week european tour. For the first time, story was unfolded at kolkata international book fair, 2015, at milan mela ground. Swami paramananda was born on 25th december 1954 at a small village named krishnadebpur, district burdwan, west bengal. Edinburghbased practice, graeme massie architects, are delighted to have been confirmed as first prize winners in the open competition, organised by the lighthouse on behalf of the british council, for the design of a pavilion to represent scotland at the kolkata book fair 2009. The book fair is organized by publishers under the name of book sellers and publishers guild. The annual kotobee international book fair calendar 2019 brings you all. Get the lowest fare for bangalore kolkata flights only on goibibo. The famous attraction of this site are gajon of lord shiva and swings on charak tree.
Why no bookbuying expedition can still match a visit to the kolkata. Jan 30, 2018 the 42nd edition of the international kolkata book fair 2018 will be inaugurated today by bengal chief minister mamata banerjee and frances minister of culture and communication francoise nyssen. Why no bookbuying expedition can still match a visit to. Kolkata book fair, indian kolkata book fair, famous. Later, the fair shifted to chatu babus bazar girish park is the nearest metro station. Why no bookbuying expedition can still match a visit to the. The network currently consists of one operational line of 27. The fair is usually held between the last week of december and the third week of january. Uk the focal theme country at 39th kolkata book fair. Throngs of people are seen visiting the book fair every year in kolkata. The popularity of the calcutta book fair was seminal in india being nominated the guest of honour at the frankfurt book fair in 2006, according to the. Boi mela food stalls booked, publishers struggle to survive. Calcutta book fair in english, and officially antarjatik kolkata boimela or antarjatik kolkata pustakmela.
Bangladeshs increased presence in kolkata book fair 2018 is done to strengthen diplomatic relations between the two neighbouring nations. Paramananda mission celebrates 25th december every year as his birthday. The 42nd edition of the international kolkata book fair 2018 will be inaugurated today by bengal chief minister mamata banerjee and frances minister of culture and communication francoise nyssen. The international kolkata book fair and officially antarjatik kolkata boimela or antarjatik. Book online tickets for delhi book fair 2017 details. The most common types of trade fairs in kolkata are industry, packaging and leather goods. Chennai book fair or madras book fair is an annual book fair organized in chennai, india by the booksellers and publishers association of south india bapasi. State transport minister suvendu adhikary on saturday released a booklet on the bus arrangement plan for the convenience of the visitors at the kolkata international book fair from. There are no entry charges for visiting kolkata book fair, another good thing about the fair. Events primarc grouptextile retail, real estate kolkata. Everything about kolkata book fair 2020 rider escaped. Plan your travels and book the cheapest flights between bangalore kolkata using makemytrip s fare calendar.
With a total attendance over 2 million people every year, it is one of the worlds largest book fairs. An annual affair, the kolkata book fair runs for 12 days from the end of january to the second sunday. The london book fair is the global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, tv, film and digital channels. The book fair was inaugurated by honorable chief minister of west bengal, smt. Exhibition and trade fair organisers in kolkata sulekha. The opening ceremony was done with the students of aisadamas international school the focal theme was france. Thus, the average turnover of a book stall was rs 3. An annual affair, the kolkata book fair runs for 12 days from the. International kolkata book fair 2017 dates, timings and. Exit from gate no 10 to get direct entry in book fair. Jan 30, 2018 there will be 42 bangladesh themed stalls at kolkata book fair 2018. The international kolkata book fair formerly known in english as calcutta book fair is the largest and oldest book fair in india, as well as one of the most important events of its kind in asia. Wbreda has received sportanious response from the 37th kolkata international book fair from january 26 to february 10, 20.
The international kolkata book fair will be organised at milan mela, kolkata. The 2018 fair had over 708 stalls representing most major publishing companies in india and was held for days, drawing over 1. The 42nd international kolkata book fair was held from 30 january to 11 february 2018. We can sketch around the ground and inside the fair. Ncert develops alternative academic calendar to engage school. With a total attendance over 2 million people every year, it.
Our idea is to sell these from our stall in the foreign complex and to give the first 1,000. This detailed guide about 44th international kolkata book fair 2020 will help answer all. There will be 42 bangladesh themed stalls at kolkata book fair 2018. Popular book stalls include ananda publishers, deys publishing, deb.
During the mela period, nearly 5 lacs people have visited the stall of wbreda. The 38th edition of the international kolkata book fair was visited by 1. Online ticket booking clarifications itpoitsdonline ticket booking 2016 the provisional gstin of itpo, new delhi office is 07aaati2955c1zx. They also help in promoting the trade and economy of the country by inviting participants from various parts of the nation. Kolkata book fair news and updates from the economictimes. February 3 rd will be observed as bangladesh day at the book fair.510 1180 1503 150 99 593 1538 931 1484 1462 1114 1296 616 831 1325 1065 533 1309 1349 1273 687 1247 575 1112 654 240 1017 1133 1299 1145 241 1046 975