8th New Town book fair to start on Jan 78th New Town book fair to start on Jan 7
on Dec 27, 2021
Kolkata : The eighth New Town Book Fair, 2022, will start on January 7 and run through January 16 at the New Town Square grounds, next to the Clock Tower and across from the Central Mall . The fair will be held from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.
New Town Book Fair committee chair Urmila Sen said there will be 80 booths from different publishers and several other trade booths. “We chose the New Town Square land for the book fair this time, keeping Covid security protocols in mind as the land is larger than the mela field where the fairs were held. of the previous book. There will be daily seminars as well as a singing competition. There will also be a sit-and-draw contest on the occasion of Swami Vivekananda’s birthday on January 12, ”Sen said.
The 6th National Poetry Festival will also be held at the site from January 8-10 in the presence of poets from across the country. Many books will also be published, Sen said.
Currently, Saras Mela is being held at the New Town Fairgrounds, and Sabala Mela will start from January 10. Pithe Puli Utsav will follow on January 16 and New Town Utsav from January 17.