The annual Delhi Literature Festival, the first of its kind in the city, is back in its 4th edition and will be attended by none other than the muffler man.
Delhi has an impressive literary and cultural heritage so it only makes sense that they have a festival to celebrate it. Spread over 3 days (January 8-10), the Delhi Literature Festival (DLF) is organised on annual basis and will be held at Dilli Haat this year inaugurated by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
The Delhi Literature Festival Trust, is a Delhi-based NGO with the aim of promoting Art, Culture and Literature. It endeavours to promote young and aspiring writers, authors, journalists, students for preserving and further developing our rich art, culture, heritage and literature. The festival, established in 2013, also witnesses active participation from the political class, government officials and diplomats with an interest in books and literature.
The festival will shed light on current social and public issues such as Coming of the Age of Intolerance. Some of the discussions to be conducted include Mythological & Historical Fiction in India, Literature in the Flash/Fast Age: Blogs vs Books, Bare it All: Voyeurism and Tell-alls, How to get Published? etc. Eminent personalities such as Barkha Dutt, Mani Shankar Aiyer, Dr. Kumar Vishwas, Saba Naqvi, award-winning author Vikas Swarup and Scottish historian William Dalrymple will grace the events with their presence and participation.
Head on over to the DLF and check out the amazing literary events ranging from panel discussions, book readings/launches, workshops, speaker events, to live performances, poetry, theatre and cinema.