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Nabanna Earth Weekend
March 4 @ 10:00 am - March 5 @ 7:00 pmFree
Nabanna Earth Weekend (NEW), is the literary festival section of Nabanna which started in 2019. The festival is a platform for arts and ideas. It is free, open-access, non-profit and bilingual. Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Kolkata has been associated with NEW since 2022.
Nabanna was initiated by Ms. Shanta Ghosh, Managing Trustee, SAMT, in 2006. It is held annually around Basanta Utsav/ Holi at Geetanjali Cultural Complex, Santiniketan. It provides a platform for craftspersons all over India to sell their wares and interact directly with their end buyers. It also organises workshops for artisans and students, art activity for children, a literary festival, a medical camp and cultural programmes.
The Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Kolkata invites German-Indian author and philosopher Krisha Kops to take part at the festival on Sunday, 5th March. He will participate in a group discussion and an individual session and present his views on poetry and on writing novels.