Floating book fair arrives at Chennai port

The world’s biggest floating book fair has docked in Chennai now!

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According to the paper DNA (Daily News and Analysis):

Doulos, recognised by the Guinness Book of Records as the oldest ocean-going sailing passenger ship, is now in Chennai to host the world’s largest floating book fair.
Doulos arrived at Chennai port on April 8 amidst much fanfare with the 320-member crew donning their national costumes and bearing flags…

The book fair will open on April 13th and is here till May 8th. So you have plenty of time to catch it. Don’t say that you weren’t informed!

News source: DNA
Images courtesy: Doulos

3 Comments so far

  1. sue (unregistered) on April 12th, 2006 @ 3:34 pm

    Nice blog you guys got here.

  2. Varun (unregistered) on April 13th, 2006 @ 1:56 pm

    Can you give us more details, like where to find it. I am not that well aware of chennai whereabouts.

    Also, while putting news resource link, put the link for the news not the homepage of the paper.

  3. kongarannakeya (unregistered) on April 27th, 2006 @ 1:34 am

    hey i remember having gone aboard this ship when i was a kid!! i think it was sometime in the early 90s probably in 91 or 92…this same ship Doulos had docked in then ‘Madras’ harbor.

    nostalgia! nostalgia!! wooohh!

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