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Sat, Aug 05


Indian Council For Cultural Relations

Solstice 2023

2 Day Program Book Launches - Talk Shows - Work Displays - Networking - Translation Roadshow Felicitation - Panel Discussion - And many more!!

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Solstice 2023
Solstice 2023

Time & Location

Aug 05, 2023, 12:00 PM – Aug 06, 2023, 4:00 PM

Indian Council For Cultural Relations, ICCR, 9A, Ho Chi Minh Sarani Rd, Kankaria Estates, Park Street area, Kolkata, West Bengal 700071, India

About the Event

"Creativity is intelligence having fun." - Albert Einstein

This time at our annual event, Solstice 2023, step into a world where literature and creativity intertwine, as we present an unforgettable event brimming with captivating book launches, thought-provoking talk shows, inspiring work displays, valuable networking opportunities, prestigious translation roadshow felicitation programs, engaging panel discussions, and a multitude of other enriching experiences. Prepare to embark on a literary journey like no other, where imagination knows no bounds and inspiration awaits at every turn.

Panel Discussion - Grand Translation Roadshow Felicitation Program - Book Launches - Talk Shows - Networking  - And many more!!

2 Day Program

Day 1:

Venue: Booker's Lounge, Kolkata

Time: 12 pm onwards

Agenda: Meet & Greet of Guests/Participants those who have booked for Book Launches, Translation Felicitations & Talkshows with Refreshments & Coffee/Tea

Day 2:

Venue: ICCR, Kolkata

Time: 10 am to 2 pm


National Anthem

Opening Session

Delegation Note by Guests of Honor - Part I

Panel Discussion by Eminent Dignitaries

Delegation Note by Guests of Honor - Part II

Book Launches


Felicitation of Authors for Translation Projects

Closing Session

Enthral the audience, visiting members and dignitaries with your Talkshow or Book Launch, (limited slots available due to schedule timelines)

  • 15min dedicated time on the platform/stage to address the audience about your work and all about yourself
  • Print Flex Banner display with your branding and details
  • Promotional Post on our official social media handles
  • Email Blast to target network database with links to your work
  • 1 Online Interview on our Social Media handles
  • Litteratura full page magazine feature with a complimentary print copy

Brand Flex (Both the Days),

  • Branding of printed flex banner with your details
  • Display of the printed flex banner at both the venues
  • 1 Online Interview on our Social Media


  • Entire program attendance
  • Networking with guests and delegates

Limited seats for booking on a first come first serve basis.

Prices are inclusive of all taxes with the entire program agenda

For any queries feel free to write to us at


Panel Members:


Prof. (Dr.) Anindya Sekhar Purakayastha

School of Translation and Cultural Studies

Institute of Language Studies and Research (ILSR), Kolkata, India

Professor, Department of English, Kazi Nazrul University, India

2022 Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies,

Goethe University in Frankfurt

Prof. Sayantan Dasgupta

Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Literature

Joint Director, School of Media, Communication and Culture

Coordinator, Centre for Translation of Indian Literatures

Jadavpur University

Prof. Aveek Majumder

Assistant Professor, Department of Comparative Literature

Jadavpur University

Prof. Rindon Kundu

Assistant Professor and Founder Director,

Sri Sri Centre for Translation and Interpreting Studies,

Faculty of Arts, Communication and Indic Studies,

Sri Sri University, Cuttack, India

Mr V. Ramaswamy

Eminent Independent Translator


  • Day 1+2: Brand Flex

    Branding display with printed flex banner with your details on both the days, Display of your work at the venue which you may send across to us, 1 Online Interview on our Social Media handles with author's/artist's branding

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  • Day 2 Delegate

    Early Bird Deadline is 10th July. Entire program attendance. Networking with guests. Bookings open till slots last.

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  • Day 1 FREE (for All)

    This ticket does not include refreshments. The venue is at Booker's Lounge, Kolkata.

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  • Day 1&2 (FREE for our Authors)

    This ticket is valid for authors published by us only. This ticket does not include refreshments and includes entry on both the days.

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