Date(s) - 20/09/2017
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Alliance Française du Bengale
Time: 5:30pm to 9:00pm
5:30 p.m. – Exhibition of Poetry Chapbook Cover Art Contest entries, Registration for open mic and Tea.
6:00 p.m. – Welcome speech by a representative of Alliance Francaise du Bengale
6:02 p.m. – Inaugural song by Ms. Somali Panda
6:05 p.m. – Felicitation of Ms. Somali Panda, Prof. Sanjukta Dasgupta, Dr. Sharmila Ray, Mr. Kushal Poddar, Mr. Sudhangsu Bandyopadhyay, Mr. Partha Roy, and other guests.
6:10 p.m. – Poetry Readings by Poetry Chapbook Contest Judges Prof. Sanjukta Dasgupta, Dr. Sharmila Ray and Mr. Kushal Poddar, anchored by Dr. Subhadeep Paul
6:30 p.m. – Performance by Avitoko Room Theatre, Kolkata, led by Urmimala Banerjee
7:00 p.m. – Open Mic Poetry and Musical Performances co-anchored by Anindita Bose and Sufia Khatoon
8:15 p.m. – Announcement of Bonobology Contest Winners, Chapbook Cover Art Contest Winners, and Poetry Chapbook Contest Longlist.
8:30 p.m. – Vote of Thanks by Dr. Amit Shankar Saha
Programme anchors – Ms. Sanjukta Sarkar and Ms. Urvashi Mukherjee