Rabindranath Tagore Three-day Festival At The Asiatic Society of Mumbai Literary Club

Mumbai, Nov 28, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / openPR) - The Asiatic Society of Mumbai Literary Club is pleased to announce the ASM Lit Festival 2010: Rabindranath Tagore, a three-day festival celebrating the life and work of Rabindranath Tagore in the 150th birth anniversary year of the Nobel Laureate.


Culture and the Making of Identity in Contemporary India (The Asiatic Society of Mumbai Bicentenary)

As part of its programme to promote the literary arts, the Literary Club proposes to organize an annual festival, honouring eminent writers who have contributed to India’s literary heritage. This year the Literary Club honours Rabindranath Tagore through a series of events from December 3 to 5, 2010, which will include lectures, a documentary film, a panel discussion and dance-drama.

Rabindranath Tagore put India on the literary map of the world when he won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913. A multi-faceted personality, Tagore was an exceptional poet, composer, educationist, painter, and reformer. Through the medium of this festival we hope to give people a glimpse into the genius of one of India’s most celebrated personalities.

A detailed programme and brief bio of the speakers is attached.

For further information and to register for the festival, please write to: tagorefest@gmail.com or
call 9920781009.

- OpenPR