Kolkata, By Purabi: Uma Kismat, Chairman of Apeejay Surrendra Group inaugurated the Oxford Junior Literary festival with renowned singer Usha Uthup, actor, author and child right activist Nandana Dev Sen .
More than hundred delighted children from ten eminent school such as Modern High, Future Hope Heritage School, Sri Shikshayatan, Calcutta International were present for the festival.
The practice of reading books are some where missing from youth the objective of the initiative is to bring the youth back to books and reading.
The young children and students were very excited by the dramatized reading followed by an interactive session by Nabaneeta and Nandana Dev Sen. Anita Ratnam graced the festival with her energetic storytelling style accompanied by her mesmerizing dance which young audience thoroughly enjoyed. Anita Agnihotri an award winning author motivated students by her educative session an also inspired them to write.
Xquizit created a literary quiz session. And the program ended with theatrical event with performers from France and Kerala created by Metajingle