Programme

Kritya International Poetry Festival 2017

(Poetry festival in collaboration with Raza Foundation  &  Bharath Bhavan


 9.11.2017
Inauguration – Bharat Bhavan (10 AM onwards)
Welcome - Pramod Payyanur - (Director -Bharath Bhavan)
Kritya, a Poetic journey - Rati Saxena  (Festival Director Kritya international poetry Festival) 
Presidential Address – Shri Ashok Vajpeyi, Poet, writer and Managing trustee Raza foundation 
Inauguration –  Shri. Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala
Felicitation –Ataol Behramoglu senior poet and Writer (Turkey)
Felicitation- Bas Kwakman -Director-Poetry International Rotterdam-Rotterdam, Netherlands
Felicitation- Prabha Varma– Indian - Malayalam poet
Vote of thanks – Savithri Rajeevan- Trustee Kritya

Session two (12.30 to 1.00PM)
 Tribute to Poet ONV KURUP -220px-Onv(27 May 1931 – 13 February 2016), a renowned Malayalam poet and lyricist from Kerala, India, won the Jnanpith Award, the highest literary award in India for the year 2007.
 Poetry in Painting 
Live painting by BD Dethan  -An Eminent Artist and Painter.
dethen-2ONV’s Poetry will Read by International poets in Chinese, Estonian, German, Dutch and Spanish. 
Readers- Doris Kareva, Frank Keizer , Zhao Fan, Heike Fiedler, Enrique Alberto Servín Herrera
 

 

Lunch- 1pm to 2 pm
A carnival of poetry, performance
Session three
 (Venue No-1 – Bharath Bhavan )
 2pm to 3.30 pm,
Sugatha Kumari- Malayalam (India)
Ashok Vajpyi - India
Ataol Behramoglu-Turkey
Doris Kareva -Estonian,
Frank Keizer- Netherlands
Prabha Varma –Malayalam -India
Neela Padmanabhan- Tamil -India
Yu jian - China
Enrique Alberto Servín Herrera- Mexico
Kamal Vora – Gujarat- India
Sukumaran -Tamil -India
Sreekumaran Thampi- Malayalam-India
Sebin Iqbal- Kerala
 

 B-Parallel session-

Venue -2- The State Central Library 
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Venue -2- The State Central Library 
Philip Meersman- Belgium
Étienne Lalonde: Canada
Lina Ekdahl- Sweadon
Selahattin Yolgiden- Turkey
Anitha Thampi-Malayalam -India
Siân Melangell Dafyddsmd- Welsh 
Sarabjit-Punjabi- India
Chandra Mohan-English India

 C-Parallel session- Three
 Venue -3 ,SN College Chempazhanthy, Trivandrum

Yolanda Castaño-Spain
Gihan Omar-Egypt
Zhao Fan – China
Efe Duyan – Turkey
Hemant Divate-Marathi –India
Jayant Parmar- Urdu


Venue- 4 - University College 
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Gökçenur Ç- Turkey 
Hadaa Sendoo- Mongol
Hugo Sanchez- Mexico
Gopikrishna Kottoor-Kerala
Anwar Ali - Malayalam -India
Chenqin Shaofu-China
Nolwazi Princes Makhathini- S Africa 
 

 

Session- Four Poetry for freedom of soul Venue Prison -–4.30 to 5.30
Prabha Varma-Malayalam
Ashok Vajpeyi-Hindi
Madhusudhan Nair-Malayalam
Ataol Behramoglu-Turkey
Doris Kareva-Etonia 
Nolwazi Mkhathini- South Africa
 Poetry films – (6.30 to 7 pm)
Session- Five-
Poetry films – (6.30 to 7 pm)
Film and poetry- Pramod Payyanur
Presentation-Rati Saxena
“And Yet the Books -Poet- Czesław Miłosz, "- Rachel Visser
The_Leash- Directed by Rachel Visser- Poet- Ada Limón,
P. Sipilä -I Have To Change- Directed by J.P. Sipilä
Of_the_forest (sleight of tree)-directed by J.P. Sipilä
The Future is Here - written by Bianca Stone, filmed and directed/produced by Helen Dewbery
Uffington Triology - written by Martin Malone, filmed and directed/produced by Helen Dewbery
 Session Six- (7 pm to 8 pm)
 Poetry performance – spoken words and music

Tebogo Khumo Moloise- Botswana

 
Dinner- 8 PM onward ( Bharat Bhavan )
 Nov. 10, 2017
Session One-

Flight of the words - (9.30 AM onward) at colleges
Mar Ivanios College, Trivandrum, Kerala

http://www.marivanioscollege.ac.in

Kritya international poetry festival. –an introduction to kritya
By Rati Saxena- festival Director
all the poets 



 Towards the Kovalam beach

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Dreaming with the Sea
Poetry at Beach in Collaboration with Books at Beach Lit Fest.
 (3 PM onward) 

 

 Nov. 11, 2017
 Session -one
Poetic offering to our masters
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 A visit and  Birthplace of Great Malayalam Poet
Maha kavi Kumaran Asan Smarakam,
Kayikkara, Thiruvananthapuram
 Kumaran Ashan (12 April 1873 – 16 January 1924), was one of the triumvirate poets of Kerala, South India. He was also a philosopher, a social reformer and a disciple of Sree Narayana Guru. He initiated a revolution in Malayalam poetry in the first quarter f the 20th century, transforming it from the metaphysical to the lyrical. 
 Session two
The Kumaran Asan National Institute of Culture, situated at Thonnakal, Thiruvananthapuram.
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At the work place of the poet



Poetic offering 
11.00 am to 1.00pm

Poets will read one poem each as the poetic offering to the great poet
Ataol Behramoglu-Turkey
Bas Kwakman 
Doris Kareva -Estonian,
Frank Keizer- Netherlands
Yu jian - China
Enrique Alberto Servín Herrera- Mexico
Kamal Vora – Gujarat- India
Yolanda Castaño-Spain
Efe Duyan-Turkey
Étienne Lalonde-Canada
Gihan Omar-Egypt
Gökçenur Ç-Turkey

Lina Ekdahl- Sweden
Hemant Divate-India
Philip Meersman- Belgium
Selahattin Yolgiden- Turkey
Sarabjit-Punjabi- India
 Jayant Parmar- Urdu-India
Hadaa Sendoo -Mangol
Heike Fiedler-Germany/Switzerland
Tebogo Khumo Moloise_ Botswana
Nolwazi Princes Makhathini- S. Africa
Kilimanur Madhu-Kerala
(Young poets from Kerala)
Arunlal Mokeri- Kerala
Abhilash Babu - Kerala
Sumesh Krishnan- Kerala
Girish Paynoor - Kerala
Vinitha Gopi- Kerala
Udaya Kala - Kerala
Meena Suresh- Kerala
Poets will offer poetic salute to the great poet at the birthplace of the great poet.
( Note for the poets- Poets have to get ready and come in the lobby at 7.30 after taking breakfast, as it takes one and half hour to reach the place
Session-three
Poetry therapy
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 (2 PM to 4 PM)
Meeting the children of Shelter Home
Valedictory Function, (6.30 PM to 7.30 PM)
Venue- Bharath Bhavan
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Welcome- Pramod Payyanur
Inauguration and chief guest- Sri A. K Balan, Minister for Culture, Government of Kerala
 
Vote of thanks -Rati Saxena

 

Poetic Drama Presentation

 

Extension programs -

Before the main Festival-8.11.17

The Poetic Rendezvous and performance 
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Marc Delouze 
& 
Team
Marc Delouze was born in Paris is a poet, writer and traveler. He published 20 books. he is translated into 20 languages.
He is great performer. 
12.11.2017
Extension Kritya Festival- After Main Festival
Venue –one
Maha kavi Kumaran Asan Smarakam, 
Kayikkara, Thiruvananthapuram
RESURGENCE  OF HUMANIST POETRY AGAINST XENOPHOBIC TERRORISM
Participants-
Frank -Based in Brussels and Amsterdam.
Yu Jian-China
Enrique Alberto Servín Herrera- México
Rati Saxena-India

Venue –Two
Book reading at the beach
Doris Kareva - Estonia
Yolanda Castaño-Span