Bookaroo literature fest underway
Kohima, Oct. 26 (EMN): Bookaroo, the first largest and only multi-city and the only children’s literature festival for children in the country was held at The Heritage, Old DC Bungalow and Raj Bhavan on October 26.
The Bookaroo is being held in collaboration with The Kohima Institute. The literature festival drew young students from various schools in the capital where they engaged in fun-filled sessions such as The Kahani Tree, Doodle Wall, Studio, Crafty Corner and Stage.
Among the star studded speakers at the festival was Savio Mascaranhas, the creative mind behind the super avatar of Suppandi and also the artist for Little Shambu, based on the childhood adventure of Shikari Shambu.
Other speakers included award winning writers like Roopa Pai and Nagaland’s very own Easterine Kire, Debashish Majumdar, Deeptha Vivekanand, Janaki Sabesh, Kavitha Mandana, Meghaa Aggarwal, Nandini Nayar, Parnab Mukherjee, Praba Ram, Priya Kuriyan, Padma Damodaran, Saattvic, Danish Husain, Richa Jha, Rituparna Ghosh, Saswata Mukherjee and Susruta Mukherjee, Stuti Agarwal and Valentina Trivedi.
The three day festival would culminate on October 27 at the heritage and Raj Bhawan.