Delhi Literature Festival
We all hear about the Jaipur Literature festival where authors meet, discuss and share some good thoughts with all of us. With media giving it a good coverage we get to know many things about books , authors and grow richer by that experience. This trend of organizing litfests is on the rise and we have the Delhi Literature festival also coming up. Here is some info regarding the Delhi Literature Festival.
The first edition of the Delhi Literature Festival 2013, was held on 8th and 9th February 2013 at the Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts, NewDelhi which proved to be a huge success.
The Festival was inaugurated by the then Hon’ble Chief Minister of Delhi Smt. Sheila Dixit in the presence of the Italian Ambassador and had participation from over 40 prominent authors for panel discussions, book launches, poetry reading and interactions at the venue. It received great response, support and participation from authors, publishers, bloggers, other literary figures, Embassies, Government bodies and general public especially the youth.
Delhi Literature Festival 2013 was presented by Unnati Fortune Group in association with Hindustan Times, India’s leading daily newspaper. It was also actively Partnered by Tata Sons, Nokia, Panasonic, ABP News, Big FM and many more. This year, Delhi Book Lovers is proud to be associated with the festival!
Motivated and highly encouraged with the colossal response during the first edition, the 2nd Delhi Literature Festival has been planned on the 7th, 8th and 9th February, 2014. Delhi Art, Culture & Language Department, ICCR and Delhi Tourism, Government of Delhi were also Key Partners for the Festival. This year the Chief Minister, Mr. Kejrival would be a part of the concluding session.
Delhi Literature Festival is one of the many initiatives to promote the literary world amongst all and also provide a platform to encourage and promote the young budding and independent authors and publishers.
If you are a blogger or a book enthusiast based out of New Delhi or a place closer to the national capital this is an event that would leave you with an enriching experience. Block your calendar and have good amount of fun and learning at the Delhi Literature festival.
For more details please visit: www.delhiliteraturefestival.org