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Indian Writers Festival

Dear Members:

India Club is delighted to be presenting the first Indian Writers’ Festival in Singapore on June 5th and 6th. We will shortly be sending you details of the exciting programme for the second day of the Festival (June 6th), but first we would like to invite all India Club members to the inaugural event on Friday evening, June 5th. The schedule for that evening is as follows:

5th JUNE

5:30 pm-6:30 pm
Registration
6:15 pm-6:30 pm
VIP’s expected, including a Singapore Minister and HE Dr. Jaishankar, India’s High Commissioner to Singapore
6:30 pm-6:45 pm
Talk begins - Intro & speech by PK Basu on IWF ‘09.
Introduction to the writers: Anita Jain, Shobhaa De, Loveleen Tandan, Sudeep Chakravarti, Neel Chowdhury, Venita Coelho, Poonam Surie.
6:45 pm-7:15 pm
Keynote Speaker - Anita Jain, author of the New York Times best-seller novel, “Marrying Anita”
7:15 pm-7:45 pm
Discussion with Shobhaa De Q&A
7:45 pm-8:15 pm
Poonam Surie (author of a book on Indian influences on China) in Conversation with Sudeep Chakravarti
8:15 pm-8:45 pm
Surprise Q&A with Lovleen Tandan, co-director of the Oscar-winning movie, “Slumdog Millionaire”
8:45 pm-9:30 pm
Dinner and Book signing

The event will be held at the Pod, in the National Library, a beautiful venue with a grand view of the Singapore skyline. It is free for members of the India Club, but we have a limited number of 50 seats available, which we will book on a first-come, first-served basis. Please register with office@indiaclub.org.sg or by phoning/SMSing Amrita Das at 92270957 by this Friday, May 22nd.

Warm regards,

PK Basu

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