Jaipur Literature Festival, a mecca for those who love literature, books and love to stay in touch with the artists and authors. This grand literary festival is organized every year in the third week of January, in the pink city Jaipur. According to leading online newspaper daily mail, it is the world’s largest free literary festival, something that makes us proud of.
So, what is the Jaipur Literature Festival? A celebration of literature.
It is the annual literary festival which takes place every year in the month of January at the beautiful historic Diggi Palace Hotel. This 200 years old Royal palace hotel is just a 5 mins walk from centre of Jaipur city.
It brings some of the greatest thinkers and writers, bookworms, from across the South East Asia and the world, at one place. The writers are not limited to local authors, but Nobel laureates, Man Booker Prize winners to debutant novelists, and other creatives like photographers, painters, journalists too participate in it. With an approximate footfall of nearly one lakh annually, the festival attracts group of literature lovers and guests from over the world during the 5-day event.
In the evening, after the day long rigorous sessions at the Literature Festival, evening is the time to take a break while the musicians take over the stage to wow the audience with their performance. The celebrations are moved to another location for the musical concert night. Many artists of various genres, from traditional folk to electronic to jazz, perform for the guests. Some of the popular Indian and international artists who’ve performed at the Jaipur Literature Festival have been The Jaipur Kawa Brass Band, Rajathani folk artists Kutle Khan and Karsh Kale, fusion rock bands like Advaita, Rock Veda and Medival Punditz.
Why You Should Not Missed The JLF?
If you are a word wizard or in love with the books, this place is the whole heaven. Great and famous personalities from different fields of arts and literatures, acknowledged writers and noteworthy personalities from the literature industry address the people and such speeches carry on throughout the day. Not only literary treats, there’ s a different section of foods and drinks. It’s also a great place to meet fascinating and interesting people and make new friends. And of course, meeting the famous poets who inspire you to follow your dream as an author or a poet is something not everyone gets. The Jaipur literature festival helps you in fulfilling you dream to meet your idol of poetry or a writer whom you admire and learn from their thoughts and ideas towards the sense of life.
The Jaipur Literature Festival will commence from 19th January to 23rd January, 2017. Though the speakers attending the Festival is yet to be announced the heartbeats of literature lovers are already increased as we are nearing towards the end of 2016. If you are also excited to attend this festival then all you need to do is, visit to www.jaipurliteraturefestival.org and register as a visitor for free! You can also register on the spot.
How to Reach Jaipur
The Jaipur Literature Festival starts at from 9.30 am and ends at around 10:30 PM including all the musical performances. For more information, you can visit the official website: https://jaipurliteraturefestival.org/
The festival creates a best platform for the people of Rajasthan and across India and the world to learn and exchange of opinions and perceptions from such an assemblage of great creatives.
Jaipur Literature Festival will give you a beautiful picture of the art scene in India and abroad with its purpose to work towards inspiring and provide motivation in the genre of arts and culture.