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KathaVana is a Children’s Literature Festival organized by the University to promote interest in reading among school children and familiarize them with the rich treasure of stories for children available in English as well as various India language.

The festival features book exhibitions of children's literature ( currently in Kannada, English and Hindi) , story telling and story reading sessions, workshops for teachers and librarians; panel discussions by experts on topics of relevance to children's literature; and fun activities for children and adults.

  • To generate awareness and create visibility for the significant role that literature can play in children’s lives.
  • To showcase some of the best literature in English and different Indian languages
  • To provide opportunities for professional development and learning to teachers, librarians and students of Azim Premji University
  • To generate a dialogue amongst stakeholders on 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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