Following were discussed during the Press Conference dated 18.01.2016
The 40th International Kolkata Book Fair is now at the verge of its inauguration on the 25 January 2016 and all the micro events are now slowly falling in place before the mega events starts.
International Kolkata Book Fair 2016 will start from 27 January till 7 February, 2016 and the inauguration will take place on 25th January 2016 at 5:30pm at Milan Mela in the presence of Bolivian author Ms Magela Baudoin and Hon’ble Chief Minister Smt. Mamata Banerjee.
The following are the highlights of this year’s International Kolkata Book Fair:
Major events of the International Kolkata Book Fair 2016
Other major events and highlights will be announced in our curtain raiser Press Conference on 23 January 2016 at the Book Fair ground
We are especially indebted to CESC for their unlimited cooperation towards making the 40th International Kolkata Book Fair a more interesting and more e-friendly event. There will be as last year a CESC author’s corner which will be grandly decorated.
The daily lottery will be held from there, where CESC will distribute Book Gift Coupon worth Rs 10,000/- per day to the lucky winners.
A special ‘CESC Literary Sahitya Samman’ will be awarded this year to one deserving author to be jointly selected by CESC and Guild.
We are specially indebted to State Bank of India-our official Banker for providing banking & ATM service, SBI Life Insurance Co. Ltd – our official insurer, Goodricke Tea-our tea break partner and National Jute Board-Our green partner.
Heartiest best wishes and regards to all of you.