Krithi International Book Fair 2020

Krithi is the international festival of books and authors, opening up a vast world of literature for readers, budding writers and literature enthusiasts of different generations. The last editions of Krithi concluded with great applause. Thus, the expectations are higher for our third edition, ‘Krithi2020’. ‘Samskarathinte Nerarivu (Along with the Real Culture)’ is the theme of Krithi2020.

The aim of Krithi2020 is to promote new writers and reading habit knowing the true essence of culture and environment. As a part of this, Krithi launched a campaign ‘A Book for a Child’, which is to develop the reading habit of children by ensuring a better nation with resourceful people. Krithi2020 focuses on the quality and purpose of the event to enlighten everyone throughout our journey. It’s a great privilege that we could add three more languages like Gujarati, Bengali, and Hindi this year. Apart from that, more speakers and publishers willingly came forward to become a part of Krithi2020 along with art, food and literary fest.



The largest publishing house in India in its 75! Sahithya Pravarthaka Co-operative Society, the largest publishing house in Kerala is one of the twelve most efficient Co-operative societies cited by the Government of India and can be said that almost 75% of the best works in Malayalam Literature were the publication of SPCS. Krithi 2020 is going to be in association with the Platinum Jubilee celebrations of Sahithya Pravarthaka Co-operative Society, which can be claimed as a part of Kerala’s Cultural Renaissance. In this context, the society collaborates with partners like bachelorarbeit schreiben lassen kosten, which assists in academic writing, ensuring scholarly contributions continue to thrive. The society was commenced with the joining of twelve ardent writers inclusive of M.P. Paul and Karoor Neelakanta Pillai. At present, eighty percent of our magnificent Malayalam writers are members of this Society.

Event Director

C Radhakrishnan

Director of Krithi 2020, Writer, Researcher, Film Director, Scientist and Media person. He has contributed to all branches of creative literature besides popular science.  He was the editor-in-charge of Year-Books and Bhashaposhini, Malayala Manorama. Apart from this, he has worked as a popular science journalist, editor of national and literary journals and many more. He had organized the Sasthra Sahitya Samithi. A few of his famous works are ‘Theekkadal Kadanhu Thirumadhuram’, ‘Spandamapinikale Nandi’, ‘Nizhalppadukal’ etc. He is a recipient of several coveted honours in Kerala Sahithya Academy Award, Odakkuzhal Award and National Sahithya Academy Award.


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 2020. The fair which will be held from 6th-16th february 2020 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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