The ‘Maha Kumbh’ of Literature Begins With A Grand Start
January 21st, 2015 | by Web Desk
World famous authors to the local one, award-winning literature to newcomers, Bollywood celebrities to authors, and publishers to musicians, everybody is ready to become the part of the amazing Jaipur Literature Festival 2015. The eighth edition of this world famous five-day annual program started in 2006 is a talk of the town these days.
Date: Starting from 21st, January to 25th January, 2015
Venue: Diggi Palace, Jaipur, Rajasthan
How to Reserve Tickets:
Jaipur Literature Festival will take place at Diggi Palace, Jaipur. The festival is free and open to all. But you need to register for it, not a big deal. Make sure you have a valid Photo ID proof. It is better to register for the programme online to avoid the queues.
How to reach:
Once you reach Jaipur it is easy to reach the venue Diggi Palace. If you are planning to go by train, Diggi Palace is just 1.5kms away from Jaipur Railway Station (Junction). From there, you can hire an taxi or auto rickshaw. For people who are planning to travel by air, the airport is 12kms away from Diggi Palace which will be close to 30 minutes drive. You’ll easily get taxis from there. So, reaching there is not a problem because the areas of Jaipur are well connected and transport facility is really good.
The era of classic writings is not gone, literary brilliance still has the magic and this January is going to prove these words. Visit Pink City and be amazed by not just the beauty of royal Rajasthan, Jaipur Literature festival has so much to offer. Be with the most celebrated authors from every corner of the world and also enjoy a holiday with your family there. In the Asia-Pacific region, Jaipur Literature Festival is one of the leading literature events that welcome national and international authors with a wide array of activities such as debates, speech and much more.
The festival is a great opportunity to meet your favorite authors. You can participate in book launches and know the other writers. You can meet new people and get connected with them. To add rhythms of traditions and cultures, live performances by renowned musicians will be there to amaze you and yes you can buy the artwork there.
Some breathtaking programmes have been planned at beautiful Hawa Mahal and Amer Fort. People such as Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi would recite poetry.
With a huge number of national and international authors close to 234 authors will be attending Jaipur Literature Festival this year. The talented people from different backgrounds such as photography, art, Bollywood, history, regional, theatre and travel, environment, human nature and most importantly, the festival will cover entire literature world.