36th International Kolkata Book Fair 2012, Detail information, Date Schedule, Venue & Location address
Kolkata book fair is the one of the biggest festival of Books in Eastern Region of India. Book lovers from different part of the world participate in the mega event. Publishers & Booksellers Guild this year organizing 36th International book fair at Kolkata. This is also a chance for the upcoming writers to publish their new books in the fantastic event. In the International complex there will be participants from USA, Britain, France, Vietnam, China, Columbia, Mexico, Brazil, Bangladesh, and some Latin American countries. Japan will participate First time in the Kolkata Book Fair 2012.
Kolkata Book Fair 2012 (Kolkata Boimela 2012) Date and Timings:-
24th January 2012 is the date of inauguration program of Kolkata Boimela 2012 at 4.30 pm.
The main Book Fair will start from 25th January 2012 and it will remain open up to 5th February 2012
Timings of Kolkata Book Fair 2012 is from morning 10am to 9pm every day.
Kolkata Book Fair 2012 (Kolkata Boimela 2012) Venue and How to reach at Kolkata Book Fair
Kolkata Book Fair 2012 is organized at Melan Mela Ground, near science city, Kolkata. You can avail train to reach at Boimela. From sealdah station regular auto available to reach at book fair. You can also use the route from Bidhanagar staion to science city by taxi or Bus. West Bengal government also arranges Boimela special buses from different parts of the city. By car you can also reach at Kolkata Book Fair through E.M. Bypass Kolkata. Nearest airport is Kolkata Airport. Taxis are available to reach at melan mela compound.
Entry Fee at Kolkata Book Fair 2012 (Kolkata Boimela 2012)
There will be no entry fee at Kolkata Book Fair 2012 as a tribute to 150th Birthday of swami Vivekananda. Kolkata Book fair 2011 was also free for visitors for 150th Birthday celebration of Koviguru Rabindranath Tagore.
Detail Information and Attraction of Kolkata Book Fair 2012 (Kolkata Boimela 2012)
Authors and writers from various part of the world will participate in the 36th International Kolkata Book Fair. The list include some famous person also like- Omar Abdullah, Chetan Bhagat, Imraan Khan, Rezwana Chowdhury, Ruskin Bond, Gulzar and so on. The lanes and zones will be named after some famous novels of Bengali writers like Sarmistha, Gitanjali, Paraspathar etc. There will be special attentions on the occasion of 150th birthday of swami Vivekananda. There will be a special Vivekananda hall in Kolkata Book fair 2012 for swamiji's birthday calibration. In the Vivekananda hall there will be display of some rare photograph of swami Vivekananda. Kolkata Literary Meet (KLM) will be organizing first time in Kolkata Book Fair 2012 in which some renowned authors will discuss about their writings and thoughts in front of public.5 separate halls will be there for English language books.
Theme Country, Pavilion & Song of Kolkata Book Fair 2012 (Kolkata Boimela 2012)
Kolkata Book Fair 2012 theme country is Italy. Some Important highlights about the Italian Pavilion are as fallowes:-
Except the above Italian food items, Football, Fashion and Films will be showcase in the Italian pavilion in the Kolkata Book Fair 2012. The pavilion also refers the works of Italian scientists and astronomers.
Oi dakche Boi is the theme song for Kolkata Book Fair 2012. You can download the song from the official website of Kolkata Book Fair www.kolkatabookfair.net
View 2011 Kolkata Book Fair Picture
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