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    'Celebrating 23 years of word power'
    23rd Kochi International Book Festival
    29th November to 8th December 2019
    'The largest Bookfest in Kerala'

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    Kochi Literature Festival 2019
    4th to 8th December 2019
    'A tribute to those who imagine immensities'

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    VARNOTSAVAM – All Kerala Painting Competitions 24th November 2019

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    All Kerala Literay Competitions 1st December 2019

CELEBRATING THE WORD

The 23rd edition of Kochi International Book Festival, (KIBF) one of India's premier book festivals and the largest literary event in Kerala, will be held from 29th November to 8th December, 2019.. With more than 300 publishers , distributors and book sellers filling the vibrant Ernakulathappan Grounds, Kochi, this smart, diverse gathering attracts thousands of book lovers of all ages.

The Antharashtra Pusthakotsava Samithy also hosts the Kochi Literature Festival 2019, from 4th to 8th December, at the Bookfest and other venues. Presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging writers, the Festival will include over 300 authors from all over the country and outside, speaking more than 15 languages, where readers of all ages gather to follow their passion for books and their creators.

KIBF, also one of the largest cultural events in Kerala, where the young and old from all walks of life converge to pursue their fervour for the performing and creative arts, to watch and interact with the leading artists in the field.

Welcome to Kerala's largest cultural and literary extravaganza; the celebration of books, ideas, authors and artists.