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Kritya 2014

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Date(s) - 18/11/2014
9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Koothambalam, Vyloppilly Samskrithi Bhavan


Kritya InvitationKRITYA 2014, the International Festival of Poetry is scheduled to be held from the 16th to 18th November at Vyloppilli Samskrithi Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram. Alliance Française de Trivandrum is proud to be partner of this prestigious festival of poetry.

Held annually without fail since the year 2005, this poetry festival attracts poets, poetry lovers and artists from all over the world. It is held in a different city each year. This is the second time Thiruvananthapuram is hosting KRITYA.This year poets from 18 countries – Indian and International poets– will present their poems. Marc Delouze, the French poet is also part of this prestigious gathering. The poems in various languages have already been translated into Malayalam and will be presented simultaneously along with the original poems so that Malayalee poetry enthusiasts can enjoy them. The English translations of the poems will be displayed on the stage via a PowerPoint presentation. The festival will commence with a Theyyam performance by the Kerala Folklore Akademi. The honorable Minister for Rural Development, Planning and Culture, Shri K.C. Joseph will be the Chief Guest at the valedictory function to be held on 18th November, 2014.
KRITYA 2014 hopes to draw the attention of the younger generation and help them connect in a more constructive and broader manner with poetry and art, as it will give the opportunity for students to open up their minds to contemporary world poetry and art, understand human problems and bond with the entire world in a better and more constructive way.
Just as its previous editions, Kritya 2014 is expected to provide a rich literary experience, encompassing different planes of appreciation and is open to all.