International Poetry Festival at JKC College
The International Poetry Festival 2010 will be held on the premises of JKC College on 21st December, 2010, according to P. Gopichand and P. Nagasuseela, lecturers in English and organisers of the festival.
This is the third time that the college is playing host to the festival.
Several noted poets including, Uktamoy Khaldorova and Azim Suyun from Republic of Uzbekistan, Rati Saxena, Sahitya Academi award winner, Peter Waugh from Austria, Mukhesh Williams from Japan, Boban Bogatinnovski from Kumanovo, Kurt F. Svatek from Austria, Dipika Mukherjee from Netherlands, Chandrasekhar Sharma from Bhutan, Mohammad Fakruddin, founder president of Haiku Society of India and recipient of the International man of the Year from Bangalore are expected to attend the festival.
The organisers thanked J. Narendernath, secretary and correspondent and K. Basavapunnaiah, president, Nagarjuna Education Society for their support in hosting the festival.
As many as 120 poets and 240 poems were short-listed and compiled in a book ‘Poets’ Paradise’. The book will be released on the day of the fest.
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