The 36th chennai book fair was held between 11 and 23 january 20, at ymca physical education college ground, nandanam due to the construction of cmrl chennai metro rail at e. The chennai book fair, which is usually held in january, has been postponed to april because of the flood. Chennai book fair, tamil nadu is a major indian book event organised by booksellers and publishers association of south india which exhibits innumerable books and comprises several contests. There is an imam baargah which is attached to the masjid and it is called as chota naksha. Chennai book fair kicks off, treat in store for citys. The annual book fair has become part of chennais culture, like the. The annual book fair has become part of chennai s culture, like the december music season. For last 3 to 4 years i see lot of religious propaganda is going on during the chennai book fair with the aim of conversion, i feel it is happening with the blessings of bapasi or. Dec 24, 2012 36th chennai book fair is being held from jan 11 to jan 23, 20. Chennai pongal book fair 2016 at ymca royapettah connect with puthiya thalaimurai tv online.
The youths from royapettah are very active in islamic activities the whole year especially during ramazan and muharram. Nagar, sri mens hostel teynampet, sri womens hostel teynampet, sri womens hostel teynampet. So in order to increase the sales with this big annual gap the small time chennai royapettah book festival will be very helpful says the sources. With nearly 700 stalls, the book fair will be organised from january 6 to january 19 at. Chennai book fair wikimili, the best wikipedia reader. Chennai book fair or madras book fair is an annual book fair organized in the chennai, india by the. Many events listed here have been canceled or postponed due to the covid19 emergency. However, it is postponed to april for this year the credit goes to heavy rains and flood in the city.
For last 3 to 4 years i see lot of religious propaganda is going on during the chennai book fair with the aim of conversion, i feel. The 1982 edition was organized at the woodlands drive in restaurant. If you happen to be in chennai in january, chennai book fair is an event not to miss. Behind gandhi nagar bus stand, adyar and express avenue,royapettah book fair. The 17day fair which is in its 42nd edition will be held at ymca grounds in nandanam, and is expected to have 20 lakh visitors and close to. Ymca guest house in royapettah, chennai600014 sulekha chennai. Chennai book fair,ymca royapettah at chennai events high. Ymca royapettah guest house in royapettah, chennai. It is an experience to see rows and rows of stalls selling.
Events in chennai 2020 chennai event tickets meraevents. I got to read a book bought from book fair, chennai called 48 laws of law. The 1982 edition was organized at the woodlands drivein restaurant. With over book stalls and an expected footfall of three lakh people, chennai book fair opened at ymca, royapettah, on friday. It is best to call ahead or check with organizers websites to verify the status of any local event. The chennai book fair usually takes place in the month of january. Chennai book fair, an annual book fair organised in chennai by the booksellers and publishers association of south india bapasi, is the largest exhibition for tamil book publishers to display their books.
Royapettah holds the majority of shia population in chennai. The annual chennai book fair 2016 organized by bapasi was cancelled in january due to floods. Ashok chennai, 25, indias comments from the chennai book club showing 120 of 48. Locality map of royapettah high road showing major roads, local train route, hotels, hospitals, schools, colleges, religious places and important landmarks of royapettah high road, chennai.
Plan to visit on a weekday as they attract lesser crowds and you can browse through the collections peacefully. The fair typically lasts for about two weeks during the new yearpongal season. Pongal book fair will have over 200 stalls the hindu. Jan 15, 2016 watch jayalalithaa takes oath full speech.
Join us at the 43rd chennai book fair from 9 to 21 january 2020. Many books are even finding their official release at the exhibition. A royapettah organised by tamil nadu book sales and promotions association with 225. It is an experience to see rows and rows of stalls selling just books, all under one roof. Apr 11, 2020 explore all upcoming events in chennai, live concerts, conferences, college events, exhibitions, things to do in chennai with meraevents also book your tickets online for all popular chennai events happening in and nearby the chennai which matches your mood. Organised by tamil nool veliyeedu matrum nool virpanai membaattu kuzhumam, the fair is home to both technical and leisure reads. Jan 27, 2016 the annual book fair has become part of chennais culture, like the december music season. We can sketch around the ground and inside the fair. So far this year 2016, there have been three book fairs in chennai. Chennai pongal book fair 2016 at ymca royapettah youtube. Jan 31, 2016 i had participated in the chennai pongal book fair 2016 drawing contest held on january 15, 2016 at ymca ground, royapettah. Chennai book fair 2020 january 921, 2020 one of the biggest. Sep 22, 2016 this book fair, to be conducted under the banner of the tamil nadu book sales and promotions association, will have about 225 book stalls and will be held at ymca in royapettah, said k. Exhibition at ymca royapettah book fair 202021 job.
One can notice lively environment in royapettah during muharram. The first four editions of the book fair were held in the madrasaiazam school. Ymca royapettah guest house in royapettah, chennai asklaila. Ymca grounds events and concerts in chennai ymca grounds.
Topic of the contest was vellam thaandi ullam velvom, which was based on the recent chennai floods. Chennai book fair in chennai, ymca college of physical. Located on the coromandel coast off the bay of bengal, it is the biggest cultural, economic and educational centre of south india. India biggest bible on display at the chennai book fair. Where can you get books, fun at activities and variety of cultural events. The chennai pongal book festival 2016 is being held at the ymca grounds, royapettah not nandanam from january 24, 16. In 1981, the book fair moved to the ymca grounds in royapettah, chennai.
More events at popular venues at chennai trade centre. The fair is usually held between the last week of december and the third week of january. In 2016, following the 2015 south indian floods, for the first. Chennai pongal book fair announced printweek india. Curtains were drawn for the day long book fair at ymca in nandanam on tuesday. Two lakh visitors and a good sale at the chennai pongal book festival at the ymca royapettah grounds have.
As a result the organiser bapasi has decided to postpone the book fair 2016 to a later date, may be around tamil new years day in april 16. The fair is typically held for about 10 days between the last week of december and the third week of january. Jul 23, 2017 on 23rd july 2017 cwa chose to meet at a book festival organized in ymca grounds, royapettah. Library memberships are open for all 18 years and above. Chennai book fair 2020 january 921, 2020 one of the. Chennai pongal book fair 2016 drawing contest i had participated in the chennai pongal book fair 2016 drawing contest held on january 15, 2016 at ymca ground, royapettah. Keeping with the digital age, the booksellers and publishers association of south india bapasi has launched a mobile application to guide book lovers about the 40th chennai book fair. A book fair was however held between 24 january 2016 at y. The booksellers and publishers association of south india. I visited chennai book fair on 15th i saw lot religious propaganda was taking place in the book fair. My painting is selected as one of the best paintings in the competition and given the books worth rs.
The 37th chennai book fair is organised will be held from january 10 to 22 at the ymca college of physical education, nandanam. In another upgrade, the stall area at the chennai book fair will be divided into two units housing five entrances each, and a loungelike area. More than lakh people visited the 43rd book fair, which was inaugurated on january 9. Two lakh visitors and a good sale at the chennai pongal book festival at the ymca royapettah grounds. It had 747 stalls in a 180,000squarefoot area, with 450 participants and 1 million titles. Nagarajan, publisher of bharathi puthakalayam, one of the book fair organizers. Though not as grand in scale, there was a smaller book fair called chennai pongal book festival was organised by another association at ymca grounds in royapettah from th january to 26th. Chennai book festival going on at ymca grounds, royapettah. The tamil nadu book sales and promotions association announced the chennai pongal book fair to be held from january to 24 at ymca grounds, royapettah, chennai. The hub of knowledge featuring 10 lakh titles, 250 tamil publishers, 127 english publishers and 37 media organizations wont be a less than a dream for any book lover. The hub of knowledge featuring 10 lakh titles, 250 tamil publishers, 127 english publishers and 37 media organizations wont be a less than a dream for any booklover. Showing results 14 for exhibition at ymca royapettah book fair jobs in chennai. Chennai book fair or madras book fair is an annual book fair organized in chennai, india by the booksellers and publishers association of south india bapasi.
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