It’s that time of the year again when Lucknow book lovers flock to the National Book Fair to shop to their heart’s content! This year, Now Lucknow is happy to be associated as the Social Media Partner for the 17th National Book Fair in Lucknow.

DATES: September 20th to 29th
TIME: 11 am to 9 pm
VENUE: Moti Mahal Vatika, Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow

File photo from17th National Book Fair Lucknow

The theme for this year’s Book Fair is 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. So, expect to find a lot of books on Mahatma Gandhi at the fair this time. The Guest State is Gujarat, which means the focus will be on authors and publications from, and stories originating in the state.

Approximately 150 stalls with Hindi and English publications are participating in the fair. There are a host of literary events such as book releases scheduled during the fair. Also on the anvil are dance workshops, children’s programmes and cultural programmes. The schedule for the dance workshops, to be held 4 pm onwards everyday is:

September 21 – Bihu Dance Workshop
September 22 – Folk Dance Workshop Uttarakhand
September 23 – Folk Dance Workshop Uttar Pradesh
September 24 – Folk Dance Workshop Maharashtra
September 25 – Folk Dance Workshop Rajasthan
September 26 – Folk Dance Workshop Nepal
September 27 – Folk Dance Workshop Punjab
September 28 – Folk Dance Workshop Garba

Children’s programmes such as drawing competition are scheduled for 5.30 pm daily. Cultural programmes are slotted for 6.30 pm onwards everyday.

Stay tuned for more updates.