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Bookaroo Children’s Literature Festival 2019 to be held at JKK on Jan 12 and Jan 13

Bookaroo Lit Festival aims at giving children an opportunity to interact with prominent personalities from several fields of art and literature. More than 27 authors, illustrators, storytellers and performers from 12 different cities will be part of this two-day long lit fest.

January 11, 2019, 3:08 pm

Jawahar kala Kendra at Jaipur. PC @JKK

Jaipur: Jawahar Kala Kendra (JKK) in Jaipur will host the third edition of ‘Bookaroo Children’s Literature Festival 2019’ on January 12 and January 13. The event will be organised from 11 am to 4:30 pm. Bookaroo Lit Festival aims at giving children an opportunity to interact with prominent personalities from several fields of art and literature. More than 27 authors, illustrators, storytellers and performers from 12 different cities will be part of this two-day long lit fest. The event will see 51 literary sessions for children of between 4 to 14 years of age in which several authors and storytellers will interact with them. Storytelling sessions, workshops, drama, art & craft sessions, and a book fair are the major attractions of the event. According to Bookaroo Festival director Swati Roy, Bookaroo has been celebrating storytelling and reading for the last 10 years. The festival’s third edition will make children aware of the world of literature and other forms of art. Several authors including Shubham Lakhera, Asha Nehemiah, Vaishali Shroff, Swagata, Bijal Vachharajani, Roshni Vyam, Proiti Roy, Archana Garodia Gupta, Nalini Sorensen, Cordis Paldano, Shalini Tayal, Soumitra Ranade, Neetu Sharma, Subhash Vyam, Pallavi Singh, Chetan Sharma, team Akaa Bkaa, Kapil Pandey, Vranda Rathi, Jeeva Raghunath among others will interact with audience during the event. Many fun activities for children including circus show, puppet show, games, storytelling competitions will also be organized. The entry to this event is free of cost for children and their parents. Seating will be on first come first serve basis.

First published: January 11, 2019