About Us Contact Us Help


Archives

Contribute

 

Hindi Manch Rashtriya Mahotsav: A Voice To The Undiscovered Poets Of US

Press Release
10/25/2018

Sahitya Vibhag, Hindi Manch’s central body for literary dialogue, publication and promotion of Hindi, Urdu and related dialects like Awadhi, Brijbhasha, Bhojpuri, Khadiboli, Bundelkhandi etc will be inaugurating the three day Hindi Manch Rashtriya Mahotsav (HMRM) on Nov 30th featuring local poets in Boston, MA.

In what is set to be a pioneering event, Hindi Manch’s Sahitya Vibhag will be organizing the country’s first poetry event that will provide a platform for undiscovered but promising US based talent. Deepti Naval, renowned actress and poetess and Aalok Shrivastav, well-known Hindi poet from India, will grace the poetry event.

Hindi Manch’s President, Preetesh Shrivastava extremely excited and proud of this flagship effort, stated “Sahitya Vibhaag has hosted several Sahithyik Goshthis and organized Hindi Sahitya Sammelan annually in the past featuring Boston talent. What makes this year unique is that we are inviting entries from all over the US and we will fly selected poets to Boston. Our aim is to not just promote but recognize and foster both established and budding poets within the US. I take pride that HMRM will provide voice to local talent and create synergies for future collaborations.”

Sahitya Vibhaag is inviting entries from  all over the US for the Sahitya Sammelan Poetry Recital. The recital should be original work of the poet but the format can be a Kavita, Geet, Ghazal or Nazm in Hindi or Urdu. All genres including satire and humor are welcome.

Talking about the application and selection process, Maneesh Srivastava, Chair of Sahitya Sammelan explained,” A selection panel of renowned poets in India will be evaluating all the entries and select nine poets of their choice that will get once in a lifetime opportunity to recite their poetry along side Deepti ji and Aalok ji.

We have asked for entries to be submitted through Hindi Manch website www.hindimanch.org or email - sahitya@hindimanch.org in Devanagari script in a pdf format stating Name, Age, City and State of residence. A Video clip (approx 2 minutes) of the same must be sent along with the pdf. Alternatively, a web link (YouTube etc.) of the recital can also be shared. All entries will be masked when sent for review to the panel, so please refrain from mentioning your names in the video.

We are also inviting entries to be featured in Hindi Manch Rashtriya Mahotsav Patrika under the following categories:

Category 1 – Kavita Category

Category 2 – Laghu Katha (short Stories)

Age groups for both the categories are: (1) Up to 10, (2) 10 – 18 and  (3) 18+

Adding on, Preetesh said, “Our organization promotes and appreciates freedom of expression but we encourage poets to refrain from using any content that may hurt political or religious sentiments of people.”

The organization’s focus is to identify the literary talent in US and encourage budding litterateurs in quest to make the language relevant to the younger demographic and reflect India’s evolving literary focus.

Hindi Manch invites you to join the event to feel, see and hear an India that is on the move, which is changing and inventing new imagination, which is accommodative and inclusive, which lives and celebrates plurality through Poetry.





Bookmark and Share | Share your Comments

Comments :
Post a new message

In this Issue
LinkedIn Top Voices 2018: Health Care


Dr. Sachin Jain , President and CEO, CareMore Health, a division of Anthem has been recognized as a Top Voice in Health Care on LinkedIn.
[more]

LinkedIn Top Voices 2018: Health Care
4th Caleidoscope Indian Film Festival


4th Caleidoscope Indian Film Festival from Dec 3rd - 9th will screen top 2018 Indian arthouse films around Greater Boston and Providence including Turup, Song of Scorpions, Teen aur adha, Evening Shadows Pupa and Manusangada.
[more]

4th Caleidoscope Indian Film Festival
Our Voice And Yours


We wish all our readers a Happy Thanksgiving holiday!
[more]

Our Voice And Yours
Citizens Foundation Building Schools - One At A Time


Five years, ago, Masooma Bhaiwala, a resident of Andover visited a school in Karachi, Pakistan funded and run by an organization called the Citizens Foundation (TCF) and came home inspired and wanting to do something more.
[more]

Citizens Foundation  Building Schools - One At A Time
Weekend Entertainment


Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the upcoming events and concerts including Surmayee Shyan, Lokvani Community and Youth Celebration and MITHAS Membership.
[more]

Weekend Entertainment

You may also access this article through our web-site http://www.lokvani.com/







Home | About Us | Contact Us | Copyrights Help