CODISSIA book fest from July 19

Rotary joins to conduct Essay Writing Contest for School Children

The Coimbatore Small Scale Industries Association , CODISSIA has been organizing the Coimbatore Book Festival from 2015 onwards. This year’s book exhibition will be held from 19.7.2019 to 28th  2019 at CODISSIA grounds.

The main objective of the Book Festival is to preserve the culture identity of Coimbatore by encouraging the habit of book reading . The exhibition which is being conducted as a zero profit initiative, will have more than 100 stalls and more than a lakh of books offered at discounted prices. There will be cultural events conducted every evening which will be a treat to the eyes and will enrich the minds of the visitors. Literary groups will organize a face to face meet of the writers with the readers. Intellectual groups will organize speeches insisting on the importance of reading to school children.

Along with the book fest, the Rotary clubs of Coimbatore will jointly organize an essay writing contest for school children in order to make the book festival popular among school students. The competition is open for school children in the age group of 8 to 11 years in the topics “ My Favorite Book” or “Gandhi’s Ideology”. The students should submit a 3 – 6 page essay at the CODISSIA City Office before the 5th of July.

The selected students will receive prizes and certificates from famous writers. Prizes worth 3 lakhs will be distributed to the prize winners. For more details regarding the contest log on to and for further details contact 7502722000.

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