Jeetumoni declared Sofura’s brand ambassador
GUWAHATI, Aug 27: The management of Sofura, a children’s magazine, has set up Sofura Cultural Centre at the Mahirshi Vidya Mandir , Guwahati in order to help development of the talents of children and declared Zee TV’s Dance India Dance L’il Masters title winner Jeetumoni Kalita as Sofura’s brand ambassador.
Sofura scholarship test
GUWAHATI, Oct 28 – The State-level ‘Sofura Talent Discovery & Scholarship Examination’ will be held on December 27 next from 11 am to 1-30 pm, according to a press release issued by Assam Book Hive, Panbazar, Guwahati.
Grassroots Comics Workshop conducted from 10th-15th July 2009 at Maharishi Vidya Mandir, Silpukhuri, Guwahati organised by New Ways Group in association with Sofura.
The most popular Assamese Children Magazine, at present, is undoubtedly 'SOFURA'. The magazine was launched from Bani Prakash, Guwahati in 1982. The main force behind the introduction of this magazine was Mr. Ambika Pada Choudhury, a noted Assamese writer. Dr..Bhabendranath Saikia, the famous literateur, playwright and film producer was the founder editor of this magazine. It is said that the publication of 'SOFURA' was a milestone in the history of Assamese Children Magazine. Initially 'SOFURA' was published as a 'monthly magazine', but later on, due to various reasons it was published as a bi-monthly. About ninety issues have been published till its last issue in 1996. Sofura stopped its publication in 1996.