Bangalore Literature Festival 2019
Saturday, November 9 th . It was a special day. I (Bhuvan Jeyaganesan, Grade 1,
CMR NPS) attended Bangalore Literature Festival along with my sister Nethra
(Montessori Sub-Junior, CMR NPS), grandma Kasthuri and mom Aruna. Below are
some of the sessions that I enjoyed in the festival:
Heartfelt Story Encounters by Geeta Ramanujam
I listened to the narration of golden crane story. The story touched my
Digging up the Past – Clues to Ancient Stories by Devika Cariappa
This was my most favorite session. I learnt how people dig a place, find
buried things and learn about the past from those things. I answered a lot
Lost and Found by Vinitha
I listened to the narration of a story of how a girl got a tortoise from
fisherman’s net and then put it back into the sea.
Lola and Chacko by Bhagirathy
I enjoyed the action story of a girl Lola, her pet dog Chacko and a witch.
Perform with Poetry by Jayalakshmi Vaidyanathan
I wrote and recited a spoken word poem about Mars Rover Curiosity.
History Minus the Boring Bits by Kavitha Mandana
I learnt about the importance of history.
Illustrate a Real Picture Book by Tanvi Bhat
I created and illustrated a small picture book based on ‘Chhotu and the Big
I got chance to meet many real book authors, many kids and also share my ideas
with them. I also got books from book stall there. My sister drew and colored
pictures in some sessions. Book author Rohini Nilekani gifted her a book.
The day was memorable. I want to attend this festival every year.