The Fourth Gujarati Poetry Festival

The Gujarat Region Culture Program/ Center for the study of Hindu Traditions (CHiTra) at the University of Florida proudly presents The Fourth Suvarna D. Shah Gujarati Poetry Festival.

The event will be held at the Rosen Jewish Community Center (11184 S. Apopka-Vineland Rd., Orlando, FL 32836 [407-387-2740]) from  March 31 – April 1, 2018.

The event will feature Poet Laureates from India:  Bhagyesh Jha and Hiten Anandpara

And poets from the USA:

  • Dr. Dinesh O. Shah, Gainesville, FL.Dr. Snehlata Pandya, Merritt Island, FL
  • Rekha Shukla, Chicago, IL Bharat Desai, Chicago, IL
  • Sapana Vijapura, San Jose, CA, Preety Sengupta, New York, NY
  • Sushrut K. Pandya, Orlando, FL Venu Mehta, Gainesville, FL

Program

Sat.  9:00 am to 5:00 pm  Poetry Recitation

Sat.  6:30 pm to 11:00 pm Banquet

Sun. 9:00 am to 12:30 pm Poetry Recitation

Sun. 12:30 am to 2:00 pm Lunch

 

Registration for the entire Poetry Festival, $ 100.00

(includes lunches, coffee breaks, the banquet and the musical  program)

  • Banquet Ticket Only $ 40 per person
  • Poetry recitation sessions plus lunch on Saturday: $50
  • Poetry recitation sessions plus lunch on Sunday: $30

 

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION: please contact Comfort Inn and Suites,  7495 Canada Avenue, Orlando, FL 32819; Phone: – 407-351-7000                

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL: DR. DINESH O. SHAH, 352-871-4993 DR. VASUDHA NARAYANAN, 352-335-9812 or visit: http://chitra.clas.ufl.edu/gujarat/the-fourth-gujarati-poetry-festival/