Monday, April 26, 2010

World Book Day celebrated

The Library Media Centre at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Pattom celebrated the World Book and Copyright Day 2010 with competitions, exhibition and an author meet from April 22 to 24.

 There were bookmark designing and book review writing competitions and an exhibition of books written by William Shakespeare, whose birth and death day falls on April 23, which was declared as World Book and Copyright Day by UNESCO in 1995.

 In the author meet held on the final day, Dr Vilakkudy Rajendran, Malayalam writer and former editor and assistant director of Kerala Bhasha Institute, interacted with the students on books, reading, copyright and libraries. He asserted the importance of books in one’s life and asked the students to become the guardians of one’s own language.

Full report here New Indian Express

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