Birth centenaries of 10 literary giants to be celebrated

Last Updated: Thursday, May 27, 2010 - 19:33

Thrissur: The Kerala Sahitya Academy
(KSA) here would be celebrating the birth centenaries of l0
literary giants of the state in the current year.

Poet Vyloppillyy Sreedhara Menon, Thakazhi Sivasankara
Pillai, Romantic poet Changapuzha Krishna Pillai, Versatile
writers, K N Ezhuthacha, P K Narayana Pillai, Ponkunnam
Varkey, S K Pottekad, Sooranadu Kunjhan Pillai,, P K
Sivasankara Pillai and C B Kumar, Academy`s president, P
Valsala, told reporters here today.

Academy fellowships, awards and endowments would be
presented at a function here on May 29 and 30, she said.

As part of the literary enrichment programmes of the
academy, a two-day workshop on `Press Language` for journalsts
would be held next month.

An All-India Language Convention would be held at
Thiruvananthapuram in the first week of August,she added.

Foundation stone laying ceremony for the `Kamala Surayya
Cultural Complex at Punnaryurkulam, the poetess birth place,
would be held shortly.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, May 27, 2010 - 19:33
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