NATIONAL CHILDREN’S LITERARY FESTIVAL 2017

National Children’s Literary Festival organised by Kloud 9 and hosted by KiiT International School celebrated its 5th edition on 18th and 19th November, 2017.

Padma Bhusan Ruskin Bond is the chief advisor of the festival. A gallery of eminent authors, publishers, storytellers, cartoonists and illustrators including PrajwalParajuly, Arup Bose, AmeenHaque and Ajit Narayan graced the occasion. These famous names enthralled our participants with an array of talks, cartooning and photography workshops, panel discussion, vocabulary session and a lot more.

The Festival was also joined by renowned award winning film director Sri NilaMadhav Panda, showcasing his upcoming film, “KadviHawa” accompanied with Sanjay Mishra, RanvirShorey and TilotamaShome who have acted in the film.

Bhubaneswar based stand up comedy group Bhubaneswar Komedians came together for a humorous, rib-tickling performance.

The acclaimed theatre group of Mumbai, Rangbaaz were back this year after winning our hearts over their last performance in 2015. They performed “Jungle Book 2” which thrilled the audience.

Newspaper collection from 1947 was displayed for the students. The two day literary Festival was a bonanza, enriching a memorable experience for one and all. “Such festivals instil in young minds the enthusiasm for literature. Exposure of this kind goes a long way is all round development of the students” opined Prof.AchyutaSamanta, Founder of KIIT & KISS. Dr. Mona Lisa Bal, Chairperson of KiiT International School and Principal Dr. Sanjay Suar have always tried to mend innovative ways for making the children wear many hats.

Newspaper collection from 1947 was displayed for the students. The two day literary Festival was a bonanza, enriching a memorable experience for one and all. “Such festivals is till in young minds the enthusiasm for literature. Exposure of this kind goes a long way is all round development of the students” opined Prof. Achyuta Samanta, Founder of KIIT & KISS. Dr. Mona Lisa Bal, Chairperson of KiiT International School and Dr. Sanjay Suar, Principal have always tried to mind innovative ways for making the children wear many hats.