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KathaVana is a multilingual children’s literature festival organized by Azim Premji University since 2012 to promote interest in reading among school children and introduce them to the rich treasure of stories in various Indian languages.

Rejuvenating Children’s Literature in Kannada

The festival features book exhibitions, storytelling and story-reading sessions, meeting authors and illustrators, workshops for teachers and librarians, panel discussions, and fun activities for children and adults.

  • To raise awareness about the significance of literature in children’s lives.
  • To showcase some of the best literature in English and in various Indian languages.
  • To create forums for professional development and learning for teachers, librarians, and students of Azim Premji University.
  • To further a dialogue amongst all those involved in the development and use of children’s literature in educational settings.
  • To build stronger relationships with our partner organizations and practicum-schools.

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