The Twelfth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Thursday, November 18th to Sunday, November 21st 2021

Virtual Festival
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Schedule for Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest 2020

The Little Festival

Osiris’s Coffin : De-coding Heiroglyphics

  • Tuesday, 17th Nov
  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am IST

Join Geetanjali Shetty as she unravels the history of inventions and mystery of this Egyptian ruler.

Pug marks on your page : Stories of The Pet Tiger

  • Tuesday, 17th Nov
  • 10:45 am - 11:15 am IST

An enchanting telling of the story, The Pet Tiger by theatre artist Neha Singh.

SPEAKERS:
Neha Singh

Quirky Tales From History

  • Tuesday, 17th Nov
  • 11:15 am - 11:45 am IST

Storytelling from The Swan Car of Nabha.

Blindfolded : Stories Ka Pitaara, Reloaded!

  • Tuesday, 17th Nov
  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm IST

Listen to Chetan Sharma’s  stories, blindfolded,  as he strums up your imagination through your other senses.

SPEAKERS:
Chetan Sharma

Magical Beasts And Where To Find Them : Workshop On Creating Mythical Creatures

  • Tuesday, 17th Nov
  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm IST

Anurima Roy creates a world of mythical creatures the kind you’d find in the pages of Narnia, Harry Potter, etc.

SPEAKERS:
Anurima Roy

Unknown Heroes : The Lesser Known Characters From The Mahabharat

  • Tuesday, 17th Nov
  • 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm IST

Author Arshia Sattar acquaints you with them, as she talks to Tariecka Sinh.

It Could Be Verse : Extempore Poetry

  • Tuesday, 17th Nov
  • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm IST

UK based author and poet, Sophia Thakur turns people into poems in a rap and rhythm kind of way.

SPEAKERS:
Sophia Thakur
  • Tuesday, 17th Nov
  • 2:45 pm - 3:15 pm IST

A musical re-telling of the iconic Hans Christian Andersen tale.

Grandparents’ Bag of Stories : An Inheritance of Tales

  • Wednesday, 18th Nov
  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am IST

Award-winning author Sudha Murty delights  young audiences with her new collection of tales, ‘Grandparents’ Bag of Stories’ talking with Naima Ramakrishnan.

A Character Sketch : Discovering Mumbai’s Marvellous Mix

  • Wednesday, 18th Nov
  • 10:45 am - 11:15 am IST

Run through some fun stories of the city’s different people, monuments, animals and trees with Miel Sahgal & Pereena Lamba.

My Aunt The Ant

  • Wednesday, 18th Nov
  • 11:15 am - 11:45 am IST

Wildlife tales of creatures that behave like humans.
Ranjit Lal, the teller of wildlife tales regales you with stories of creatures that remind you of your family and friends.

SPEAKERS:
Ranjit Lal

Planet Saviours : Eco Champions Of The World

  • Wednesday, 18th Nov
  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm IST

Bijal Vachharajani & Radha Rangarajan tell stories on some of our champions who are saving our planet.

Story-Board : Read A Story, Create A Game.

  • Wednesday, 18th Nov
  • 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm IST

Join Lopamudra Mohanty and hone your creative  skill in making board games of your  favourite characters.

SPEAKERS:
Lopamudra Mohanty

A Lark In The Dark : Telling Stories Through Shadow Puppets

  • Wednesday, 18th Nov
  • 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm IST

A backstage tour with I Made Sidia and Peter Wilson where children discover the magic of shadow puppetry.

Map Your Characters : Ideas On How Stories Create Worlds

  • Wednesday, 18th Nov
  • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm IST

Author Kiran Millwood Hargrave invites readers to share her ideas on how to build worlds from characters and characters from worlds. Expect island-building, name-picking, map-making.

Birdie Dance : Mudras Show The Story

  • Wednesday, 18th Nov
  • 2:45 pm - 3:15 pm IST

Learn the art of visual storytelling through dance and music with Swapnokalpa  Dasgupta as she brings the story of birds to life.