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Workshop on Diwali Ank

November 17, 2017 - November 19, 2017


Pustakanch Gaav in association with Granthasakha is proud to announce a weekend exhibition and workshop series, highlighting on the entire journey of this literary gem of Diwali Ank, from its origins, its making and to its esteemed place in the realm of Marathi literature. The exhibition will bring together over 1000 Diwali Ank, across various categories like short stories, prose, humour, spirituality, health, cookery, science and much more. Here the readers will be presented with a unique opportunity to savour the various styles of writings that add to the beauty of reading culture, through the medium of Diwali Ank.


In the course of these workshops, budding writers and aspiring poets will be guided through the process of creative writing, helping them improve their skills and explore the magic of the written word. These workshops will give them an insight into the art of developing Diwali Ank and the components associated with the making process.


This workshop is not just a tool to highlight on the working of Diwali Ank, this is also a tribute to the pioneers who shaped the foundation this literature style, making this a cultural phenomenon. Here, these pioneers will be remembered in a unique style of Pustakanch Gaav by dedicating a Kandil-sky lantern, illuminating their glorious contributions to the evolution of this unique literary form. Furthermore, the readers can pay a tribute to the recently deceased laureates who have made a place in the hearts of the readers, through their works. These tributes will be paid in form of a Diya, keeping their legacy alive.


Come join us on this journey and explore the history, making and legacy of the unique literary art of Diwali Ank.


November 17, 2017
November 19, 2017