7th edition of ‘Kathakar – International Storytellers Festival
The 7th edition of ‘Kathakar – International Storytellers Festival’ has inaugurated by Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju in New Delhi on December 1, 2017. Kathakar is the only oral storytelling festival in India and is a part of Ghummakkad Narain- the Travelling Literature Festival which was started under the aegis of UNESCO in 2010. The Festival is an attempt not only to preserve the art form but also create new audiences for the same. This year festival will be hosted in Delhi, Gurugram, Noida and Mumbai.
Topics: Delhi • Geography of India • Kiren Rijiju • Literature • Ministry of Home Affairs • Narendra Modi ministry • Noida • Oral storytelling • Spoken word • States and union territories of India • Storytelling • Storytelling festival