Neev Literature Festival Successfully Concludes Neev Book Awards 2018

Entertainment | October 8, 2018 | News

The Children’s Literature Festival, organised by Neev Academy, a 3-day event at their Yemalur campus witnessed the presence of over 1500 children from ages 5-18 from schools across Bangalore.

The annual event which concluded on Saturday, hosted over 70  authors, illustrators and librarians from across the country and the world. This year at the Literature Festival, multiple authors launched their books.

Highlights of the first 2 days were the workshops conducted by renowned librarians for the teachers, sessions of story-telling and activities with children by the celebrated authors and the Neev Book Awards which was a new addition to the festival this year. The panel discussions touched upon some very interesting topics such as Unspoken - picture books, Protection Vs Preparation – Difficult Topics & Transition in Literature, and Shape-Shifting – Migration & Identity in Literature. The Neev Book awards honoured the author and illustrators contributions to stories about India, Indian lives & Indian stories with a citation, keepsake, and cash award of Rs. 100,000. 

The last day was open for the public which saw a significant gathering of parents, teachers, educators, librarians and students.

The Children’s Literature Festival, organised by Neev Academy, a 3 day event at their Yemalur campus witnessed the presence of over 1500 children from ages 5-18 from schools across Bangalore.

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