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Date(s) - 20/09/2017
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Alliance Française du Bengale


A Poetic Rendez-Vous by Rhythm Divine Poets
Date: Wednesday 20th of September
Time: 5:30pm to 9:00pm
Venue: Alliance française du Bengale
A welcome tea will be served from 5:30pm to 6:00pm.
Free and open to all.

Programme Timeline

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