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Upcoming Kokrajhar Literary Festival 2024

Last updated on January 25th, 2024 at 05:11 pm

Kokrajhar Literary Festival 2024: The 3rd Kokrajhar Literary Festival is scheduled to be held from 27th January to 29th January 2024 at Kokrajhar. The Gaurang River Literary Prize 2024 will also be awarded in two categories on 29 January 2024.

What is Literary Festival?

Before we proceed further, let’s understand what is Literary Festival in general. As per wikipedia, A literary festival, also known as a book festival or writers’ festival, is a regular gathering of writers and readers, typically on an annual basis in a particular city.

In this article, we’ll talk about the literary festival that is annually organized in Kokrajhar city.

3rd Kokrajhar Literary Festival 2024
3rd Kokrajhar Literary Festival 2024

Kokrajhar Literary Festival 2024

The BTC govt of the BTR Region started the Kokrajhar Litfest in 2021-22 and this year, it’ll be the 3rd time. It’s the biggest literary festival of the Bodoland. The 3rd Kokrajhar Litfest is scheduled to be held from 27 to 29 January 2024. The theme of the third Kokrajhar Lit Fest 2024 is “Exploring Boundless Horizons: The Native Narrates”

Third Kokrajhar Lit fest 2024

The three-day-long 3rd edition of the Kokrajhar Literary Festival will be held at Bodofa Cultural Complex in the Kokrajhar district under the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) administration. According to the organizing committee, there will be cash prizes with a trophy in each separate category, while the Gaurang River Literary Prize 2024 will also be awarded.

Kokrajhar Literary Festival 2024 Invitation

Gaurang River Literary Prize 2024

Gaurang River Literary Prize 2024: The Prize will be given in two categories, i.e., Fiction and Narrative Non-Fiction.

CategoryPrizes
FictionA stylised Gaurang River Literary Prize trophy and
Cash award of Rs. 50,000/-
Narrative Non-FictionA stylised Gaurang River Literary Prize trophy and
Cash award of Rs. 50,000/-

Why Celebrate the Kokrajhar Literary Festival?

To celebrate the magic of the written word, the Government of the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) and the organizers of the 3rd Kokrajhar Literary Festival announced the creation of the Gaurang River Literary Prize. Each year, during the Kokrajhar Literary Festival, a full-length work of fiction and another of narrative non-fiction will be bestowed with this honor. The prize includes a cash award of Rs. 50,000/- and a trophy.

True to the rich traditions of creativity and acknowledging the long and chequered history of Bodoland, the Gaurang River Literary Prize will celebrate works that are a medley of brilliant craft, rich analysis, and socially concerned storytelling that responds to our times.

Novels and narrative non-fiction works originally published in English or translated into English will be considered for the prize. The winning books will be announced on 29 January 2024 during the Kokrajhar Literary Festival at Kokrajhar, Bodoland Territorial Region.

3rd Kokrajhar Literary Festival 2024 Theme Song

LitFest Committee

The Litfest committee is formed to organize successfully the Kokrajhar literary festival.

Kokrajhar LitFest 2024 Prorgam Details

Once the Kokrajhar Literary Festival Committee shares the 3rd Kokrajhar LitFest 2024 Program Schedule on their website, we will update it here.

Kokrajhar LitFest 2024 Speakers

Sang Yang Park
Sang Young Park
(Novel Writer)
Taiyo Fujii
Taiyo Fujii
(Japanese Science Fiction Writer)
Margus Lattik
Mathura M. Lattik
(Estonian Writer and Poet)
Vivimarie Vanderpoorten
Vivimarie Vanderpoorten
Manmohan Singh
Manmohan Singh
Arpan Chakraborty
Arpan Chakraborty
Dr Tahsan Mehta
Dr Tahsan Mehta
Niharul Islaam
Niharul Islaam

How to Reach Kokrajhar Literary Festival?

The Address of the Kokrajhar Literary Festival 2024 is shared below. How to reach the destination?

Address: Bodofa Cultural Complex, Kokrajhar, Bodoland Territorial Region

  • Nearest Train Station: Kokrajhar (3.4 km Distance)
  • Nearest Train Station: Bongaigaon (45 km Distance)
  • Nearest Airport: Rupsi Airport, Dhubri Assam (68 km Distance)
  • Nearest Airport: Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (LGBI) (195 km Distance)

Important Web Links

Official WebsiteClick Here
Kokrajhar Literary Festival FB PageClick Here
Email[email protected]

Conclusion

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