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Tapas Das

Dr. Tapas Das, a veteran actor of Nandikar, Gananatya & other theatre groups during eighties. Himself the founder-director of the troupe, Dr. Das is a playwright too. Kolkata Doordarshan, E TV Bangla etc, telecast many of his play-productions. National Theatre Conference at Cuttack has honoured him with ‘Natyabhusan’ for his works on children’s play. He was the only Indian representative at International Directors Seminar on Children’s Theatre at Stuttgart, Germany last year. He also visited City Moon, a children’s group of Sydney, Australia & the Children’s Theatre Company of New York to get experience of children’s theatre there. This year he has attended International Theatre Fest for Early Childhood at Bologna, Italy, Reo-de-Jeneiro, Brazil and Buenos Airs, Argentina.

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Kerala, the most literate Indian state where reading is in the blood of common man and freedom of expression is sacrosanct, is at the forefront of nurturing a literary eco system that transcends beyond boundaries. Today, the Government of Kerala takes a leap and brings together literary lovers across the globe through an international platform – International Book Fair 2019. The fair which will be held from 8th -17th february 2019 at the Marine Drive grounds, Kochi, Kerala, will be a one of kind platform for international, national and local publishers who wish to reach out to the most well informed audiences with a rich literary lineage.

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