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27
Jan 2016

Bolivian Film Industry – Then and Now

Bolivia has a rich and long history of film-making. Despite the presence of infrastructural, social and economic challenges, the film-makers of Bolivia have been producing feature-length movies since 1920. The first motion picture of Bolivia was Retrato de personajes historicos y de actualidad which was released in 1904. The first colour film of the country […]

27
Jan 2016

Bolivia – Colourful People, Colourful Culture

  Bolivia, the land where “the border between the heaven and earth” exists, is the reflection of a past that is rich in rituals, cultures and traditions. A former part of the mighty Inca Empire, followed by nearly three hundred years of Spanish rule, the country herself is a cultural confluence, where a European and […]

kolkata book fair inauguration
26
Jan 2016

Inauguration Ceremony of the 40th International Kolkata Book Fair

The 40th International Kolkata Book Fair has created plenty of buzz and generated anticipation from Kolkata and beyond, with people awaiting the biggest literary event in town to start off once again. The Book Fair has increased in stature from an exhibition phenomenon for publishers and authors, to a celebration of literature and the arts […]

7 books entrepreneurs should read
25
Jan 2016

7 books an Entrepreneur should read!

Kamal Agarwala is the founder & CEO of La Exactlly Software Pvt Ltd. He incorporated La Exactlly Software Pvt. Ltd. in 1997 and started his entrepreneurial journey focusing on Software Product “EXACTLLY”. He is among the few early entrepreneurs who saw potential and value in Software as Products and today EXACTLLY has more than 40000 […]

guild press release
24
Jan 2016

Press release dated 23 January 2016

MILAN MELA PRANGAN     23 JANUARY 2016 This winter Kolkata would experience the convergence of stalwarts from music, art & literature at the 40th International Kolkata Book Fair   Dear friends of media, Only a day remains before the inauguration of the 40th International Kolkata Book Fair 2016. In the last Press Conference we had informed […]

kolkata book fair
20
Jan 2016

9 Books You Must Buy for your children this Boi-Mela!

Do you have a child who gobbles up English literature but is somehow not too comfortable with Bengali? Or has your child started reading in Bengali, and you aren’t sure what books to gift him? Or do YOU just want to take a stroll down the memory lane? In any case, here is a list of 9 […]

Samaresh Majumdar on Boimela becoming a museum

  Samaresh Majumdar is a well-known Bengali author. A versatile author, Mr. Majumdar is noted for the elements of suspense and thrill that he infuses in most of his works. One of his famous characters is the young and adventurous detective Arjun. A 2013 movie has also been made with Arjun being the central character. […]

guild press release
19
Jan 2016

Press Release dated 18.01.2016

Following were discussed during the Press Conference dated 18.01.2016   The 40th International Kolkata Book Fair is now at the verge of its inauguration on the 25 January 2016 and all the micro events are now slowly falling in place before the mega events starts. International Kolkata Book Fair 2016 will start from 27 January […]

madhura banerjee blog
19
Jan 2016

The Colour of Women in Ethnic Literature

  It has been a while since I have been interested in exploring through literature, Manhattan’s conjoined twin of a different complexion named Harlem. It was just another day at a bookstore, when I picked up a book of Maya Angelou’s, and found a full, vital voice leaping out from the very first few pages.  […]

amritorupa kanjilal
19
Jan 2016

15 things you learn as a book collector

    For the first 10 months of my life, I thought books were for eating. Then I learned to associate, and concluded that they were something big people held in their hands when they told stories. Some day after my second birthday, I realized that it was the books that held the stories, like […]